Sermons on Racism

Widening the Circle of Our Heritage – Rev. Kristin Grassel Schmidt

In her book, “On Being Wrong” Katherine Schulz argues that it’s hard to know when we’re wrong. We get it at an abstract level; we understand that people aren’t perfect, we get that people make mistakes. But it’s harder when we think about the beliefs we personally hold, here and now, to know which ones of them will prove to be wrong.…

ON LINE WORSHIP: All Of Us Need All Of Us – Rev. Lyn Cox and the UUCSS Racial Justice Task Force

During stressful times, we may be tempted to retreat into notions of “us” and “them,” yet liberation and spiritual growth ask us to think about the inter-relatedness of all people. In the words of the Rev. Theresa Ines Soto, “all of us need all of us to make it.” This on-line worship draws from the…

Both Sides (6-30-2019)

Following the white supremacist march and fatal attack on anti-racist protester Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, VA, President Trump stated that there were “very fine people on both sides” of the protests. This service will explore how we, as a faith, can balance the need to view evil with clear eyes and simultaneously to resist the demonization and dehumanization of others.