“An Honest Reckoning” Rev. Rick Hoyt-McDaniels

November 27, 2022 10:00 AM, In-person and via Zoom I like to say that Unitarian Universalism is a “reality-based” religion. I mean both that we honor science and are skeptical of supernaturalism, and also that we wish to build our faith from the truth, even if it’s a hard truth. The American Thanksgiving holiday is a good example of how … Read More

November 13, 2022, “We Are the Heretics”, Rev. Rick Hoyt-McDaniels

The UU historian Earl Morse Wilbur named the core principles of Unitarian Universalism as “Reason, Freedom, and Tolerance.” Freedom means freedom of thought, freedom of speech, freedom to choose. Both the Unitarian and Universalist theologies were named heresies by the early Christian church. The freedom to counter orthodoxies is a cherished part of who we are.