Foothills Unitarian Church
Deeper Episode Fourteen: Outgrow Your Ghosts

Deeper Episode Fourteen: Outgrow Your Ghosts

November 24, 2021

Rev. Gretchen draws on religious traditions, current events, and the Thanksgiving story to explore what it means to acknowledge the ghosts of our past - our past selves, our past beliefs, our past ways of being - and tend fully to the harm, while not letting go of the hope.

Deeper Episode Eleven: At the Altar of Memory

Deeper Episode Eleven: At the Altar of Memory

November 2, 2021

This week we talk about death and memory. Participants in Foothills Unitarian's Thoughtful Endings class, share their experiences with end-of-life directives and explore how life and death are interconnected and inform each other.

Deeper Episode Eight: ”What is Essential?”

Deeper Episode Eight: ”What is Essential?”

October 19, 2021

Revs. Elaine and Sean kick off our Essential series, where we're taking a deep dive together into asking what matters most in this life? What is the essence of being human? In this time with so many distractions and a premium put on staying busy and achieving productivity, how do we remember what is most essential? How do we consciously live lives that reflect our understanding of what is most deeply important?

Deeper Episode Seven: ”I to We” with Rev. Gretchen Haley

Deeper Episode Seven: ”I to We” with Rev. Gretchen Haley

October 15, 2021

This week on the podcast, we invite you to listen in on a sermon on the tensions of individualism and community. You’ll also hear a conversation between Revs. Sean and Gretchen about some of the questions the sermon raises and the heartbreak and the hope of choosing community and the common good rather than reverting to individualism or tribalism.    

Deeper Episode Six: Transforming grief into growth with two trained birth doulas

Deeper Episode Six: Transforming grief into growth with two trained birth doulas

October 5, 2021

Rev. Gretchen speaks with birth doulas Sarah Lopez and Vita Malama about their experiences accompanying people through the birthing process and transforming grief and pain into growth, resilience, and connection with the beauty of life.

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 Three: Navigating Life‘s Rapids with Rev. Joseph Moore

Deeper Episode Three: Navigating Life‘s Rapids with Rev. Joseph Moore

September 14, 2021

Interfaith leader Rev. Joseph Moore helps us explore the combination of rage, grief, and goodness in the context of local faith community.

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.

Q&A with the Foothills Ministers (Part Two)

Q&A with the Foothills Ministers (Part Two)

August 23, 2021

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!

Q&A with the Foothills Ministers (Part One)

Q&A with the Foothills Ministers (Part One)

August 23, 2021

Rev. Gretchen, Rev. Sean, and Rev. Elaine answer your questions about the inherent worth & dignity of all people, where to find hope, sharing Unitarian Universalism with others, and more!

Rapid Fire Q&A with Unitarian Universalist Ministers

Rapid Fire Q&A with Unitarian Universalist Ministers

August 23, 2021

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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