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Be Spiritual – Episode 20

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It’s a privilege to bring you this reflective and enlightening conversation with Rev. Dr. Marilyn Sewell, Minister Emerita of the First Unitarian Church of Portland, Oregon. Last fall I heard and was fascinated by Marilyn’s dialog with Christopher Hitchens, the well-known atheist, that was sponsored, posted, and published by the Portland Monthly magazine. What first […]

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Be Spiritual – Episode 12

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If you want to understand the essence of Unitarian Universalism, spend a half-hour listening to this episode. You’ll hear voices from previous conversations, distilled to the core of our spirituality as a faith community. I find this episode quite moving and hope you, too, will find it meaningful. If you’re new to Unitarian Universalism and […]

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Be Spiritual – Episode 11

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In this episode, I talk with a dear friend, Patricia Rose. Patricia is a long-time member of the First Unitarian Church of Dallas, which is where we met when I lived in Dallas. Patricia’s spirituality is an eclectic blending of themes: her Jewish roots, the Latin Mass, Buddhism, and activism — all tied together by […]

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Be Spiritual – Episode 5

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Our fifth episode features Tess George, a member of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashua and former Executive Director of the Unitarian Universalist Action Network of New Hampshire. Raised Catholic, Tess left the church after questioning the virgin birth of Jesus. She became Unitarian Universalist while in college, and her spiritual exploration subsequently led to […]

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Churches and Social Justice

Nevada Newsline, a program produced by Reno public radio station KUNR, recently addressed the church’s role in promoting social justice. Neal Anderson, the minister of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada, and John Auer, minister of the First United Methodist Church of Reno, shared their views on the topic with host Dan Erwin. You […]

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