May 28, 2017: A Mosaic in the Making

What pleases your palate? Is it the American "melting pot" representing heterogeneous cultures blending together to form a singular, homogeneous society, or the "salad bowl" metaphor denoting the integration of many different cultures, each retaining its unique characteristics, yet combining to create a more robust whole? As we contemplate the

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“Fit for a ‘King'”

    Sunday Morning Forum, in content and scope, continues to give the royal treatment to its participants. UUFP Member Steve King was no exception in the transparency and authenticity with which he delivered his story: "From the Mind of Steve: the King's Way." From a place of deep introspection

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HEROES—THE ORDINARY & EXTRAORDINARY

  Astonishing heroes in history—the pioneers; the creative geniuses; courageous risk-takers of all ages, backgrounds and experiences who have made an impact on the world! No doubt each of us could name several, as did Sunday Morning Forum* Facilitator Rich Glenn-Albiez when he spoke about the "Heroes I Have Known."

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Let’s Talk (about) Politics

For all that is our life” by Rev. Andrew A recent article in UU World made a rather astonishing claim. For congregations to engage in social issues, such as by lobbying for laws that would promote equality and justice and against laws that would permit discrimination and prejudice, they need

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2017 General Assembly – Part I

The 56th General Assembly (GA) of the UUA was held in New Orleans, LA, from June 21-25, 2017. This annual meeting of Unitarian Universalists had over 4000 delegates representing more than 500 congregations. This includes over 490 off-site participants, which included Wayne Dawkins. On-site UUFP delegates were: Jaimie Dingus, Sandra

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