Rev. Gretchen, Rev. Sean, and Rev. Elaine answer your questions about persevering in the face of despair, describing Unitarian Universalism to those unfamiliar with our faith, the history of the Foothills membership book, and more!
You can't help but smile while watching this rapid-fire Q&A with six Unitarian Universalist Ministers across the country. Not only is it fun, the ministers also answer questions that are really helpful for living in this moment.
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Rev. Gretchen uses storytelling to illustrate that, at its core, living in covenant means calling one another back to our truest selves over and over again - and to receive the message when we ourselves are lost and those with whom we are in covenant call us back to our authentic selves.
Rev. Gretchen teaches about the practice of mutual edification in the context of covenantal relationships (like we have at Foothills Unitarian) and explores how we each exist in a constellation of belonging and accountability.
Rev. Gretchen draws on Rev. Nancy Bowen's teaching about being in covenant with the whole world to explore what it means to embrace that there is no "them," there is only "us" even when our partners break our hearts.
Rev. Gretchen explains what it means to be a covenantal, rather than creedal, faith and explores how in making promises to each other, to ourselves, and to life itself - promises towards our highest ideals - we must also practice repair and forgiveness.