The Sources of Our Faith

Rev. Alex Holt UU’s know the Seven Principles quite well but what about the Six Sources? This service will be the first of several to explore the meaning and power of the Six Sources that refresh and nurture the Principles in every generation.

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Stump the Minister

Rev. Alex Holt This is a service where anyone from Westside is welcome to submit a question to Alex for the service. He will not see or hear them until the service leader reads them nor will he know who is asking the question. Please submit questions to Shannon in

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Are We Believers?

Rev. Alex Holt So called ‘pop culture’ speaks to the power of change and possibility. So does transitional ministry. Alex will speak on the importance of belief and how the song “Believer” by American Authors can empower our hearts as well as minds.

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We Have Work to Do

Crystal Zerfoss, Seminarian We manifest love in the world whenever we build community and foster relationships, whenever we live into understanding and peace, whenever we work together for justice and equality. The arc of the moral Universe bends toward justice, yet it takes the effort of each one of us

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The Plight of Black Youth

Dominique Davis Dominique Davis, is Co Director of the 180 Program–a gang and criminal justice prevention program in the greater Seattle area. Dominique dedicates his life to helping youth “turn around their lives” hopefully avoiding the criminal justice system and its lasting negative consequences. Dominique will offer his own compelling

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Surely Joy Is the Condition of Life

Rev. Dr. Barry Andrews I find myself powerfully attracted to the cosmic optimism expressed in the writings of Emerson and Thoreau. Like strings of an instrument that quiver with the same music, their thinking resonates with my own. What I am searching for are the sources of this optimism in

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Compassionate Presence

Rev. Barbara Cornell People with a lived experience of mental illness and addiction, along with their families and friends, often struggle with bias, ignorance, misunderstanding, exclusion and a lack of support and funding for even the most basic of services. As one in five or six people struggle with mental

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