Foothills Unitarian Church
Playfulness Meditation | Rev. Gretchen Haley | April 25, 2021

Playfulness Meditation | Rev. Gretchen Haley | April 25, 2021

April 27, 2021

Rev. Gretchen Haley guides us in a meditation to shake off whatever may be weighing us down and to cultivate playfulness!

Homily: Gamify | Rev. Sean Neil-Barron | April 25, 2021

Homily: Gamify | Rev. Sean Neil-Barron | April 25, 2021

April 27, 2021

Rev. Sean explores how play can unlock joy, why it's worthwhile to find the fun in daily routine, and what we need for play to flourish.

Trees/Truths Meditation & Reading | Revs. Sean & Christopher | April 18, 2021

Trees/Truths Meditation & Reading | Revs. Sean & Christopher | April 18, 2021

April 19, 2021

Enjoy this guided meditation featuring readings from Richard Powers and Mary Oliver. Set to "Loosen Loosen" performed by Rev. Christopher. (Permission to use song granted by the original artist.)

Strong Tree Meditation | Foothills Family Ministry | April 18, 2021

Strong Tree Meditation | Foothills Family Ministry | April 18, 2021

April 19, 2021

Take a moment to ground yourself with this all-ages strong tree meditation from Foothills Family Ministry.

Homily Part Two: How We Talk About the Future | Rev. Gretchen Haley | April 18, 2021

Homily Part Two: How We Talk About the Future | Rev. Gretchen Haley | April 18, 2021

April 19, 2021

Rev. Gretchen frames our present culture of death and violence as a spiritual crisis and draws on lessons from the forest to teach us how we might reorient ourselves in service to the world and remember that "all of us need all of us to make it."

Homily Part One: Tree/Truth | Rev. Gretchen Haley | April 18, 2021

Homily Part One: Tree/Truth | Rev. Gretchen Haley | April 18, 2021

April 19, 2021

Rev. Gretchen draws on The Overstory by Richard Powers and her Pacific Northwest childhood in a family of loggers and mill workers to explore how trees humble us and how we must remember to see the bigger story, especially when we find ourselves in disagreement with others.

Homily: Kindred Voices: Holding Each Other Up | Melanie DeMore | April 11, 2021

Homily: Kindred Voices: Holding Each Other Up | Melanie DeMore | April 11, 2021

April 12, 2021

Melanie blends storytelling and song as she teaches us to develop our personal "Melodic Medicine Kit" - songs we can call on when we're struggling.

Homily Part 2: From Grief to Morning | Rev. Gretchen Haley | April 4, 2021

Homily Part 2: From Grief to Morning | Rev. Gretchen Haley | April 4, 2021

April 6, 2021

Rev. Gretchen invites us to reckon with truth and contradictions in stories. She examines where our profound human need to seek patterns - even where none exist - can become dangerous and explores the importance of intentionally moving from our individual stories into the collective story in a way that embraces diverse experiences.

Homily Part 1: From Trembling to Telling | Rev. Gretchen Haley | April 4, 2021

Homily Part 1: From Trembling to Telling | Rev. Gretchen Haley | April 4, 2021

April 6, 2021

Rev. Gretchen draws on the story of Easter and the history of the 1918 pandemic to illustrate the importance of telling our stories even when our impulse is to try to forget and just move on.

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