Speaker: Rev. Diane Dowgiert

Tear Down the Walls

Walls may make us feel safe and secure, but they also keep us separate and divided. Trust is built by risking vulnerability, letting our guard down enough to allow others in. With so much mistrust in our world today, what must we do to tear down walls of fear and build bridges of trust? ... [Read More]

Trust Is at the Heart of Love

Both love and trust are matters of the soul. While love may make the world go ‘round, trust is what holds it together. Love draws us out of isolation and into relationship, satisfying our deepest yearnings for connection. Trust is what makes connection possible. ... [Read More]

This We Promise

A covenant is a sacred promise. As a non-creedal faith, Unitarian Universalism is held together not by belief but by covenant. Our promise to each other is that we will come together in mutual love and care to serve the larger, transcendent purposes of justice, hope, freedom, and truth. ... [Read More]

Ours to Do

In an age of climate change when the warnings of scientists are dire, how do we respond? Paul Hawken, environmentalist, activist, and author embraces the possibilities presented, saying not game over but game on. He asserts that with a game-on attitude, we can reverse climate change. The work is ours to do, individually and collectively.

What They Dreamed

Martin Luther King had a dream. It was not his alone but one he shared with a community of people working together for justice. MLK did more than articulate a vision for what was possible; he laid out a method for achieving the dream. Today we will rekindle the dream, envisioning the possibilities for the world we want to live in and the world we want to leave for our children and grandchildren. ... [Read More]