Foothills Unitarian Church
Deeper Episode Five: Loving our enemies and finding hope with Rev. David Williams

Deeper Episode Five: Loving our enemies and finding hope with Rev. David Williams

September 28, 2021

A conversation with Rev. David Williams about the grief and trauma that we are all carrying, loving our enemies, and finding hope in the actions of people combating evil through their lives.

Deeper Episode Four: The Evolution of Water Communion with Rev. Kelly Dignan

Deeper Episode Four: The Evolution of Water Communion with Rev. Kelly Dignan

September 21, 2021

Rev. Sean talks with fellow Unitarian Universalist Minister Rev. Kelly Dignan about the origin of Water Communion within the women's liberation movement. Plus, a bonus story about a little drop of water with dreams and the essentiality of community work.

Deeper Episode Two with Special Guest Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen

Deeper Episode Two with Special Guest Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen

September 7, 2021

Welcome to Episode Two of Deeper, a podcast from Foothills Unitarian Church! In this episode, Rev. Sean talks with special guest Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen about how rage, grief, goodness are showing up in folks' lives today. Rev. Elaine also guides us in a meditation to reflect on grief and its connection to love.

Deeper Episode One with Special Guest Rev. Karen Hutt

Deeper Episode One with Special Guest Rev. Karen Hutt

September 2, 2021

Welcome to Episode One of Deeper, a podcast from Foothills Unitarian Church! In this episode, Rev. Elaine talks with special guest Rev. Karen Hutt about rage, grief, goodness, and being human in the world today, and Rev. Sean guides us in a meditation for connecting with our anger.

Sermon: Duende | Rev. Mariela Pérez-Simons | May 16, 2021

Sermon: Duende | Rev. Mariela Pérez-Simons | May 16, 2021

May 17, 2021

Rev. Mariela teaches about duende as authentic self-expression that has an impact on the lives of others and helps connect us with our soul - the most whole part of ourselves. She draws on her experience growing up in Cuba and the work of Spanish writer Federico García Lorca to explore repression, vulnerability, and how duende can free us to be our most whole, authentic selves.

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: Something Far More Deeply Interfused | Rev. Bill Sinkford | February 7, 2021

Homily: Something Far More Deeply Interfused | Rev. Bill Sinkford | February 7, 2021

February 8, 2021

Rev. Bill Sinkford explores the church as a community of memory and of hope. He guides us in taking stock of the past and wondering about the quality of presence we will be called to embody as we move forward. Rev. Bill guides us in exploring how we will encounter the mystery some call Love and what will that encounter requires of us.

Homily Part 1: The Singing Revolution | Rev. Kimberley Debus | November 29, 2020

Homily Part 1: The Singing Revolution | Rev. Kimberley Debus | November 29, 2020

November 30, 2020
Rev. Kimberley Debus shares the story of how Estonians used music to express hope for freedom during the Soviet occupation. She explores the role of song in claiming one’s identity and liberation.
“UU the Vote” (10/18/20)

“UU the Vote” (10/18/20)

October 18, 2020
Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen is a Community Minister and works with the National Bail Fund Network as their Immigration Bond Coordinator. She joined us live on Sunday morning for our special UU the Vote worship service.
 
Rev. Elizabeth talks about how voting is just one part of the democratic system. In fact, it is the last part. She tells us about the need to organize, donate, protest, and demonstrate our UU values all season, not just on November 3rd.
 
Get involved with UU the Vote at https://www.uuthevote.org/get-involved/. Learn more about Rev. Elizabeth at https://www.uua.org/offices/people/elizabeth-nguyen.
 
“Faith for All Seaons” (8/9/20)

“Faith for All Seaons” (8/9/20)

August 9, 2020
Rev. Kelly Dignan, Spiritual Companion, continues our Good News of Unitarian Universalism series by asking the question “Why do bad things happen, and how are Unitarian Universalists comforted when they do?”
 
Visit https://www.kellydignan.com/ to learn more about Rev. Kelly.
 
 
“What We Can Save” (8/2/20)

“What We Can Save” (8/2/20)

August 2, 2020
Rev. Lee Paczulla, Executive Minister at Wellsprings Congregation, continues our Good News of Unitarian Universalism series with this heart-felt homily centered around the idea of saving what we love instead of fighting what we hate.
 
You can learn more about Rev. Lee and Wellsprings Congregation at http://www.wellspringsuu.org/new/.
“Belovedness as an Antidote to Fear” (7/19/20)

“Belovedness as an Antidote to Fear” (7/19/20)

July 19, 2020

Rev. Sara LaWall, Minister at Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, joins us as our next guest preacher to continue our series of the Good News of Unitarian Universalism. She speaks about the power of belovedness as an antidote to fear.

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