The Unitarian Universalist General Assembly (GA) is where delegates from our many member congregations gather together to do the work of our larger faith. It’s an exciting opportunity to learn in a wide variety of workshops, to do expansive worship together, and to vote on … read more.
Author: David Kohlmeier
“It feels like everything is on fire.”
That’s what a local resident of Falmouth recently said to me about the state of our nation, and I agree. These are difficult times. It’s hard to keep track of which oppressed or endangered minority is being attacked now, … read more.
Yesterday at the vigil in solidarity with the Tree of Life Congregation, Rabbi Elias of the Falmouth Jewish Congregation told us one way we can show solidarity with the Jewish community: “support transgender rights.” How are these related? Because, as Rabbi Elias explained, when all … read more.
Recently a local Falmouth family had their “Black Lives Matter” yard signs stolen, and this isn’t the first time “Black Lives Matter” signs in our community have been stolen or vandalized. It’s a reminder that intolerance and racism are alive on the Upper Cape, even … read more.
Like many of you, I’ve been watching in horror and in anger as our government forcibly separates children from their families at the border. The callous manner in which families are destroyed and children traumatized in order to act as a “deterrent” for undocumented migration … read more.
Our fellowship is non-creedal, meaning there are no specific beliefs you need to have or pretend to have in order to be full members of our community. Our fellowship includes Atheists, Agnostics, and Theists (believers in a God). We include Humanists, Christians, Buddhists, Neo-Pagans, Jewish … read more.
What follows is the text of Rev. David’s sermon manuscript from April 15, 2018. The sermon references an essay by Amanda Poppei: the leader/minister of the Washington Ethical Society. You can read an excerpt from Poppei’s essay here.
Resurrecting the Humanist Heart
Unitarian Universalism … read more.
We Unitarian Universalists pride ourselves on our diversity. In our fellowship you’ll find Atheists, Agnostics, Christians, Jews, Buddhists, Goddess worshipers, and more, all trying to learn from each other and spiritually grow together. It’s truly refreshing, isn’t it?
But we’re not perfect.
Something we’ve struggled with for … read more.
Right now our fellowship is joining Unitarian Universalist congregations all over the country in discussing the book Centering: Navigating Race, Authenticity, and Power in Ministry. The book presents the first-hand experiences of UU ministers and religious professionals of color, and is an eye-opening account of … read more.
Sometimes I cringe when I turn on the news. I find myself wanting to cover my eyes when I click on news article headlines, afraid of what I might read. My heart aches, some days literally, over the slow erosion of all moral decency since … read more.