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An Invitation from Rev. Mary: I invite you to a joint Oberlin/Olmsted UU Visioning Retreat for Transforming Sunday Services, Saturday, June 10, 10-3 p.m. at Lewis House & Multifaith Center, Oberlin College, 68 S. Professor St., Oberiln. Claire Ramsay, Katie Cross, Mary Melaragno and I attended an inspiring workshop and will share techniques for […]
How do we balance the needs of our democracy with the needs of ourselves during these tumultuous and challenging times? I will share my journey as a high strung, stressed out activist seeking to stay engaged without going crazy.
In this meditation, Dr. Julieanna Frost considers some historic, scriptural, and personal understandings on displaced persons. Julieanna Frost, Ph.D. is Professor of History at Siena Heights University. Her main areas of research include American Culture, Religious Studies, and Women’s Studies. She is the author of the books, Teaching the Pure Lutheran Gospel: The Life of […]
Sharing personal stories allows us to see beyond self/other, to connect heart-to-heart, which energizes us to work for justice. To learn more and know about Transgender Resources, click on “Read More” [gview file=”http://www.ouuf.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/ResourcesTransgender.docx”]
The great cycle of birth, death, liberation and rebirth is celebrated across the world’s religions: Easter, Eostre, Passover, Moksha. The week-long observance of Passover starts April 11. What do you leave behind in order to be free? What must we collectively leave behind to be free?
With deregulation of polluting industries, dismissal of climate science, dismantling of governmental structures of environmental protection, we recommit ourselves as a Green Sanctuary, to the vision and work of sustainability and responsibility to the interdependent web of life.
Sometimes growth is thrust upon us. Some opportunities for growth are eagerly embraced. Some we miss because they are concealed or cryptic. Some we resist, or turn our backs so we needn’t acknowledge their presence.
#UUWhiteSupremacyTeachIn!!** “I don’t like that phrase? Are you talking about me? What is White Supremacy? Exposing our hidden self.” Franklin Swinehart is a Nursing Home Administrator who serves Edgewood Manor in Port Clinton, Ohio. Frank has worked in healthcare for his whole career, with facilities located from country areas to inner city neighborhoods. Franklin is […]