How Far We’ve Come

Happy Thursday! To start: If you don’t know this song by MatchboxTwenty, I’d recommend familiarizing yourself. The music video is excellent, encouraging, and makes you feel good. Take a second to watch! “I’m waking at the start of the end of the world but it’s feeling just like any other...

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Epiphanies-R-Us?

Dear Church: In the early 1990s, my friend Denise and I wrote columns for a community newspaper we helped start in the San Francisco Bay Area. We took inspiration from San Francisco Chronicle columnist Adair Lara, who invoked the psychologist Carl Jung’s dictum: “What is most personal is most common.”...

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Building Bridges for a Just World

Happy New Year, Y’all! It’s 2019. It is a new year, new day, new you! It is that time of the year when we evaluate our past year, make commitments for the year to come, jot down goals for new habits and make plans to break old habits. 2019 brings new things...

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Eternal Light

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I hope that you all were able to have a meaningful celebration of Christmas this week and are able to find rest amidst the holiday hub-bub that tends to take over at this time of the year! I want to provide a little “light”...

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A Call to Response from the Discernment Committee

Lisa Cauble shared the following Call to Response in worship this morning on behalf of the Discernment Committee.  This is the time in our worship service where we invite the congregation to respond. If you are a visitor to UBC, and you feel like you’ve found a church home here,...

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