Speaker: Susan Kaphammer

Embracing Possibilities

We are living in times of significant change.  The recent past has brought upheavals in daily activities, relationships, and social expectations.  Our UUCY congregation has been and continues to be experiencing changes in where we are, who we are, and what we do.  We are … read more.

What Does It Mean To Be a People of Expectation?

The topic of “expectations” seems particularly appropriate as UUCY is poised at the beginning of a new church year, in a space new to us, with (perhaps) new social and health rules.  In our liberal and humanist traditions, UUs tend to assume tremendous power of human … read more.

What Does It Mean To Be A People of Play?

“We all are playing.  Playing it up, playing it down, trying to play fair.  Playing for keeps, playing favorites, playing it safe, sometimes too safe. He plays hardball; They’re playing house; I’m playing it by ear, or at least learning to play it by ear.  She’s … read more.

What Does It Mean To Be A People of Story?

Our UU forebearers dared to believe that the story of humanity and individual stories of life, death and salvation are not predestined by God. This freedom carries the responsibility to be aware and careful as we create the stories of our own lives and the story … read more.

What Does It Mean To Be A People of Becoming?

We are reminded in our Unitarian Universalist Principles that we are seekers engaged in our own unique spiritual journeys — the free and responsible search for truth and meaning. This process of “becoming” isn’t just about moving into our true selves; it is also about untangling from … read more.

What Does Beloved Community Mean for Us?

Beloved Community calls for commitment, conflict resolution and hard work, particularly in encouraging, accepting and sharing with those who are “troublesome” for us. The challenge can be reframed in realizing that to others any one of us may be one of the “difficult” members. We … read more.

People of Imagination

Our search for a better world begins by imagining the world we want with more justice, more peace, more love. What we imagine moves us forward and makes us better. In our personal lives, imagination can connect us to the sacred by helping us see and … read more.

What Does Beloved Community Mean for Us?

Beloved Community calls for commitment, conflict resolution and hard work, particularly in encouraging, accepting and sharing with those who are “troublesome” for us. The challenge can be reframed in realizing that to others any one of us may be one of the “difficult” members. We are required … read more.

Healing from Brokenness In Ourselves and In Our World

To be alive is to be vulnerable, but how can one move forward when experiencing anxiety. fear, frustration, loss, and pain? This service will explore healing responses that reframe woundedness and lead to strength, courage, and love. Presented by Susan Kaphammer with resources from the Soul Matters series.

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