Speaker: Kevin Whitaker

The Unitarian Universalist Sources of our Living Tradition

Unitarian Universalist congregations affirm and promote seven Principles, which we hold as strong values and moral guides. We live out these Principles within a “living tradition” of wisdom and spirituality, drawn from sources as diverse as science, poetry, scripture, and personal experience.

Ingathering: Water Communion

Each year we invite folks to bring water from a place or experience that was meaningful from the past year, share that experience with the congregation, and then pour that water into the well of the community. Do not worry if you did not set aside any particular water, we will provide symbolic water so everyone can participate. We want to share with one another not only where our water comes from, but share what it means to us—what it symbolizes in our own lives. First we will have a chance to share water that reminds us that while some have abundance, others struggle in scarcity. Second we will share water … Continue reading Ingathering: Water Communion

Is there a reason under the hood of conservatism?

This weekend Kevin Whitaker will speak and lead a discussion related to the UU Principles of compassion in human relations and the right of conscience in the democratic process. More specifically, I grew up surrounded by small c conservatives: people who revere tradition, religion, and generally drag their feet against what many would consider “progressive” (yes, these things apply in a political realm as well, but I’m attempting to come at this a bit more broadly). It’s a mindset that has always baffled me, and, to some degree, still does. However, in trying to understand what makes these people who they are, I’ve come across some insights that make some … Continue reading Is there a reason under the hood of conservatism?

The Six Sources of Unitarian Universalism

Cache Valley Unitarian Universalists is a lay-led congregation. Rather than relying on a full-time minister, members and friends of our congregation and invited guests, give of their time and talents to provide our worship experience, mirroring the diversity each of us brings to this community.

Social Justice in Action

Politics in 2016 and 2017 have been rather surreal for many people. This Sunday we will talk about ways to get politically or socially involved, including tools that can help us in getting involved, and have some discussion.