Yoga: Mindfulness in Motion


Yoga has steadily gained in popularity over the years and has come to mean different things. Come learn what the practice of yoga is here at TPUUF and in the U.S. The yoga group will lead the service and bring an experiential component to this multigenerational service, allowing young and old to experience yoga poses and breath work.

The Gifts of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels

From time-to-time in history, an individual or a comparatively small group of people exercise an enormous influence on the history of the world. These historical “moments” can even impact the way we think and the way we perceive our lives and our relationship with the universe. The early Hebrews, according to Thomas Cahill, are one of these groups and, in offering us a different human relationship with God, have had a transformative and permanent impact on all of humanity. In his sermon, Dave will discuss concepts outlined in Cahill’s book, their impact on our ancestors, their impact on ourselves, and their role in the development of present-day Unitarian Universalism.

Are There Angels in America?

In Tony Kushner’s play “Angels in America” (later an HBO series), angels appear to minister to those suffering in the AIDS crisis. Do such angels really exist? Is everyone who shows compassion to or sows compassion for those who are suffering an angel? What effect does a scientific background have on belief in angels? Jim’s sermon, which includes paintings of angels and poetry about angels, will explore answers to these and other questions.