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 Thirteen: Exorcising Shame

Deeper Episode Thirteen: Exorcising Shame

November 17, 2021

Rev. Elaine teaches how naming our shame can be life-giving and life-saving, and Foothills' Member Erin Valenti-Nelsen shares her experience of healing after being raped.

Deeper Episode Twelve: Living with Ghosts

Deeper Episode Twelve: Living with Ghosts

November 10, 2021

This week on the podcast we launch a new series - Living with Ghosts. This whole series we'll deal with our individual and collective past - how we can come to terms with the past so we can live into the future.

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 Ten: Cha Ching! Let‘s talk money.

Deeper Episode Ten: Cha Ching! Let‘s talk money.

October 26, 2021

Money can be uncomfortable to talk about, but that doesn't keep money from impacting us. Which is why in this week's episode we're addressing money head-on.

Deeper Episode Nine: Essential In Us

Deeper Episode Nine: Essential In Us

October 22, 2021

Reflect on how relationships are essential to your life. How can you intentionally hold space for others and build relationships that allow each person to be themselves without attempts to fix or change one another? Featuring Rev. Gretchen, Rev. Elaine, and Rev. Sean.

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 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.

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