Foothills Unitarian Church
“Front Porch Faith” (7/5/20)

“Front Porch Faith” (7/5/20)

July 5, 2020

"Where I find hope these days is on the front porch. Not the fake front porch that white supremacy and capitalism push us to perform – but the front porch faith where we call each other in, and where we shrug off shame and the myth of self-sufficiency." - Rev. Gretchen

Listen in to this week’s homily where Rev. Gretchen considers community, human need, and hope for American democracy.

“From My Front Porch” (7/5/20)

“From My Front Porch” (7/5/20)

July 4, 2020
Civil rights activist and teacher Ruby Sales starts all of her Facebook reflections with “From my front porch....” In this reflection, read by member Debbie Gentry, she explains the meaning behind this phrase. https://www.facebook.com/ruby.sales.1
 
Learn more about Ruby Sales at her organization’s website http://www.spirithouseproject.org/
 
Listen to an interview with Ruby Sales from Krista Tippett https://onbeing.org/programs/ruby-sales-where-does-it-hurt/
“Here Matters 3: Because It’s Where the Future Begins” (6/21/20)
“Here Matters 2: Because It’s Who We Are and Who We Are Not” (6/21/20)
“Here Matters 1: Because It’s Where You Are” (6/21/20)
“Prayer: No Place Like Home” (6/21/20)

“Prayer: No Place Like Home” (6/21/20)

June 21, 2020

Rev. Kristen's prayer from June 21.

“To Know, To Love” (6/14/20)

“To Know, To Love” (6/14/20)

June 14, 2020
“To love your neighbors, you need to know your neighbors.” Listen in on Rev. Sean’s homily this week reflecting on our call to love where we live.  With featured music from Christopher Watkins Lamb, “This Old World.”
 
For more reflection on This Old World, check out this blog post: https://farfringe.com/stlt315-this-old-world/
“Tips for Awkward Conversations on Race” (6/14/20)

“Tips for Awkward Conversations on Race” (6/14/20)

June 14, 2020
Rev. Kristen gets specific in the call for “backyard practices for courageous love.” Starting with a conversation with her literal neighbors around race, and then with a few fun role plays with her partner.  Check it out - and share!
 
 
Especially be sure to check out their Toolkit for raising race-conscious children: https://www.showingupforracialjustice.org/raising-race-conscious-children-toolkit.html

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