Moving, Not Standing – Rev. Christopher Wulff

A little more than a century ago, Lewis Fisher, dean of the Ryder Divinity School in Chicago, a Universalist seminary, wrote “Universalists are often asked to tell where they stand. But the only true answer to give to this question is that we do not stand at all, we move.” In this month when we’re exploring transformation and change, at personal, relational, congregational and social levels, we begin with the question, “How do we change?” We’ll explore this with the help of Michael Pollan, adrienne maree brown, and a very hungry caterpillar. Worship Associate Mia Shaughnessy will lead us in

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What Do Y’all Believe, Anyway? – Rev. Christopher Wulff

Click here to join the livestream of this worship service on Sunday, January 30 at 10:30 am. For most of us it’s a good piece of work to reflect on that answer for ourselves from time to time. And it’s probably easier for most of us to answer that question as individuals than it is to answer for our community, our tradition. Within this congregation we have folks who come from all kinds of experiences, and all kinds of understandings, and all kinds of theologies. This diversity is one of the great gifts of Unitarian Universalism, but it can certainly

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Our Bodies, Ourselves – Rev. Christopher Wulff

Click here to join the livestream of this worship service at 10:30 am on Sunday, January 23, 2022. At the 49th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, we are overwhelmed by new laws, and the repeal of old ones, all seeking to limit access to abortion or reproductive health care. Unitarian Universalists have many decades of history supporting access to abortion and the rights of people to make the best decisions for their bodies. What are we called to do now to ensure that those who need care, especially those who have historically had trouble getting it, have access

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Lift Every Voice and Sing – Rev. Christopher Wulff

Across our country, the struggle for voting rights has been renewed in ways that seemed unimaginable short years ago. As we honor the 49th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, it seems more likely that it won’t see a 50th. How does our Unitarian Universalist history and theology respond to these challenges? What does it ask of us, and how might we respond? Click here to join the livestream of this worship service at 10:30 am on Sunday, January 2022.

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Finding Your Voice: Singing as Spiritual Practice – Scott Farrell

Click here to join the livestream of this worship service at 10:30 am on Sunday, January 9th, 2022.  Many of us have primary wounds around the use of our voices. Whether it’s feeling that what we say is not valid, or concluding that we can’t sing, we often find that we are constricted and restricted in our day-to-day lives in how we express ourselves vocally. Join Westside’s Music Director and members of the congregation as we explore our current relationships with our voices, and ways that we might find pathways to greater vocal empowerment. Order of Service can be found

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