What Past Presidents Were Afraid Would Happen

On this President’s Day weekend, we pause for a retrospective summary of what past American Presidents understood to be very real threats to our nation’s democracy, and to take a sober look at how some of what they feared most is being realized today. Finally, we will consider the moral and spiritual grounding and related […]

The Parable of the Mustard Seed: The Fruits of Compassion at Summit

On this Social Action Sunday we will consider some specific ways in which Summit is a force for good in the world. Come and be inspired. Speaker: Mark Wheeler, Summit Member Date: February 25th

What Past Presidents Were Afraid Would Happen

On this President’s Day weekend, we pause for a retrospective summary of what past American Presidents understood to be very real threats to our nation’s democracy, and to take a sober look at how some of what they feared most is being realized today. Finally, we will consider the moral and spiritual grounding and related […]

Saved from Our Spin

Pro-Life vs. Pro-choice. Liberal vs. Conservative. Socialized Medicine vs. Health-care for all. Undocumented vs. Illegal. Gun Control vs. Control by Guns. Democrats vs. Republicans. In the ubiquitous and futile blame-games that have taken over Washington and possessed social consciousness, we witness how “spin” is an inevitable part of the human condition. In this light-hearted reflection […]

Summit Safety Tip for February 2018

Hi Summitarians,  For this month, we are focusing on our fire extinguishers at Summit. We have six fire extinguishers mounted and ready to use in the following areas:  Office: Located on the wall between the office closet and the restroom door.  Library: Located on the wall just outside of the restroom door.  Sanctuary (two): One […]

Conjuring Justice-Spirit

We are pleased to have Dr. Coleman back in our pulpit this Sunday. Among other things, this service will be an extension and distillation of the previous day’s gathering of people from the Summit Community and beyond to explore what it means to “conjure justice” through art, writing and music. It is certain to be […]

“The Apocalypse We all Want

In times of great distress, many of us can find ourselves overwhelmed by feelings and forecasts of doom. Such experiences appear to be on the rise, but is there something of a silver lining behind the apocalyptic cloud. We find in the sources of wisdom, knowledge and inspiration available to us–especially in the sayings of […]

Sex in the Spiritual Community

Throughout history our thinking about sex and sexuality has been moralistic, repressive and poorly informed–ultimately alienating us from ourselves and others in very significant ways. In alignment with the humanistic influences of our Living Tradition, we UU’s have understood that nothing human (including our sexuality) is unworthy of our curiosity, care-full attention, and ethical experimentation. […]

A New Center for Dis-Ease Control

The hunger and struggle for power today is immense and destructive. Problems related to overpopulation, poverty, biological modification, and environmental change are only compounding this world-wide epidemic. How can we together begin to diagnose and effectively treat these dis-eases? Select the button in the lower right of the player to hear an audio of the […]

Gods’ No Return Policy

The default settings for human beings are now obsolete, and we are faced with figuring how, on our own and with each other’s help, to reprogram them. Do we want to continue living and contributing to the development of our Earth and our Universe? Here’s wishing you a metaphysical New Year! Select the button in […]

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