April 18, 2021
The Unequal Human Cost of Climate Change
by Rev. Leland Bond-Upson
The planet is warming. The ice is melting. The seas are rising. Humanity should have begun work on this in the mid-1990s. The effects will be felt by us all, but the burden will fall most heavily on those who are the most helpless. What is to be done?
April 25, 2021
Justice Revival: Taking a Collective Breath
by the Unitarian Univeralist Advocacy Network of Illinois
Programming Note: The livestream for this service will begin at 10am CDT. 25 UU congregations in Illinois are joining with the UU Advocacy network and UU Prison ministries to take a collective breath. As spring waits on the horizon, can we breathe? We can breathe as vaccines become available. We can breathe as we once again gather together. We can breathe into a new administration, breaths of accountability, breaths of attention. We have work to do to create a just world where everyone can find their breath. It is time to breathe. Let us take a collective breath together.
May 2, 2021
by Krista Wagner
Living a life driven by obligation often means the individual gets lost in priority. How does a life of “shoulds” becomes a life of intention? In the words of Brené Brown, the unraveling is “a time when you are challenged by the universe to let go of who you think you are supposed to be and embrace who you are.” So what happens next?