Tag Archives: Sexuality

How It Might Have Gone (My Universalist Dream Ballet Version of the Brett Kavanaugh Senate Hearings)

I was imagining all day yesterday how it might have gone. I keep thinking of it like my Universalist-Dream-Ballet version of the horrifying/captivating Senate Hearings. That is, a version of events fueled by my most idealistic notions of redemption and reconciliation.  And, … Continue reading

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#MeToo

Listen to this sermon on podcast here. See the whole service on video here.     Sermon – March 25, 2018 To be honest, before I found Unitarian Universalism, I thought all religion was patriarchal, and sexist. Finding this faith … Continue reading

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When God Had a Body

Text: The Education of God – The Incarnation by David Bumbaugh Sermon “When God Had a Body,” December 11, 2016 New Testament scholar and sometimes-skeptic Bart Ehrman tells the story of one special person who lived about 2000 years ago. … Continue reading

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Anger, Love, and the Hope for Change

For a month about simplicity (our church monthly theme), the current cultural moment is anything but simple. Since the news broke on Sunday about the terrible shooting in Orlando, I’ve been back and forth with all sorts of emotions: angry, sad, … Continue reading

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Good Sex: A sermon exploring a liberal ethic and theology of sexuality

Listen to the podcast for this sermon here. Reading – Honoring the Body – Sarah Gibb Millspaugh adapted from the words of Stephanie Paulsell  In her book Honoring the Body, Stephanie Paulsell writes of “the mending power of sexual intimacy” with … Continue reading

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“A Conversation Begins With A Lie…”

The last time someone called me a lesbian, I didn’t correct them.  Was it a colleague? A congregant? A reporter? I don’t know.  I only remember not correcting them.  These not-correcting moments tend to add up, like little dents in … Continue reading

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