Sept. 27, 2020 sermon excerpts. Discussion of the UU the Vote campaign, with perspectives from UUS member Jim Olson and Donna Hirst, the chair of the Voter Engagement Committee of the Johnson County Interfaith Coalition.
Dec. 13, 2020 sermon. Rev. Diana Smith reflects on how our sense of hurry and desire for quick results helps perpetuate systems that are oppressive, non-inclusive, and anti-democratic. Practicing stillness can help us better align ourselves with the larger goals of justice we seek.
June 14, 2020 sermon. UUS member Kirk Witzberger explores the current racial justice protests and movements that merit attention, and reflects on his own process for becoming a more effective antiracist.
Aug. 30, 2020 sermon. How do you talk with others about your needs, hopes, and boundaries during a pandemic? How can we have conversations about consent that feel good? Rev. Diana Smith reflects on how we can support each other in this pandemic school and church year.