Silence and the Discovery of Belonging

Silence and the Discovery of Belonging

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 @ 10:30am Perhaps the most important thing we bring to another person is the silence in us. Not the sort of silence that is filled with unspoken criticism or hard withdrawal. The sort of silence that is a place of refuge, of rest, of acceptance of...
When Children Lead The Way

When Children Lead The Way

Sunday, Sep 22, 2019 @ 10:30am If you’ve been watching the news, you know that school children around the world have been urging action on climate change. Rev. Lynnda White speaks about children leading the way, from the Doctrine of Discovery to gun laws to...
I Know This Rose Will Open

I Know This Rose Will Open

Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 @ 10:30am After the congregation sang “I know this rose will open”, Rev. Dave Clements invited them to explore their expectations and how something within us all can and will...
The Water Service

The Water Service

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 @ 10:30 am Rev. Lynnda White delivers the homily in the UU Church of Peoria’s annual “Water Service”, the first service of the fall...
Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Sunday, Jun 2, 2019 @ 10:30 am What does the story of the Beauty and the Beast teach us about beauty? What does thestory say about us as Unitarian Universalists and how we view the...
A Conversation with a Rabbi

A Conversation with a Rabbi

Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 @ 10:30 am There’s nothing like answering someone’s questions about what you believe in…or don’t believe in…to sharpen your focus on your faith. That’s sort of what happens with Rev. Dave and Rev. Lynnda in a...
Finding Yourself

Finding Yourself

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 @ 10:30 am As Rev. Lynnda White tells us, “finding yourself” shouldn’t require a GPS.   ‘Finding yourself’ is not how it works. You aren’t a ten-dollar bill in last winter’s coat pocket. You are also not lost. Your true self...
What Does It Mean to Be a People of Wholeness?

What Does It Mean to Be a People of Wholeness?

Sunday, Apr 7, 2019 @ 10:30 am We Unitarian Universalists understand the urge to restore what once was. But our faith teaches us that this is just not how the world works. What do we need to become whole? We Unitarian Universalists understand the urge to restore what...