Speaker: Todd Covert

Sacred Cinema:

Julie Borden, Worship Associate

We will be discussing this months Sacred Cinema movie, Breaking Away. Winner of the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for 1979, Breaking Away is a coming-of-age story, a sports-underdog tale, and a portrait of class conflict between “town and gown” in a Midwestern college … read more.

Sacred Cinema: Leave No Trace

Melissa Marote, Worship Associate

This month’s offering in our “Sacred Cinema” series is Leave No Trace, directed by Debra Granik.  The film tells the story of pivotal moments in the life of a father and daughter who are living intentionally unhoused and off grid.  Our service … read more.

The Coming Out Process

In recognition of National Coming Out Day (October 11), Alicia Arballo—a transgender woman who made the decision to medically transition at 62 years old, and has supported numerous LGBTQIA+ students as a public school teacher and counselor—explores the coming out process: understanding grief, finding resilience, and developing positive … read more.

When the Goddess Acts Like a Guy

Julie Borden, Worship Associate

Goddess centered spirituality has long been a major current in Unitarian Universalism.  The Divine Feminine has been lifted up in our faith community not least as a corrective to a default stereotype of paternalistic male leadership in religion (and society in … read more.

The Curse of Culann’s Hound

Julie Borden, Worship Associate
Adam Nisenholz, Tech Associate

As we lament yet another act of violence by police officers against a Black man, protests intensify across our country along with calls to defund–or even abolish–the police. Can we? Should we? The long history of oppressive police violence against marginalized communities in the United … read more.