Speaker: Rev. Dr. Stephen H. Furrer

Pursuing Excellence

Rev. Furrer preaches on what pursuing excellence here at ESUC would require of us going forward… and the manifold benefits it will generate for both our membership and the greater Bellevue community.

“Pursuing Excellence”

March 3, 2019

Mohandas Gandhi once made a list of
what he called The Seven … read more.

From Hopelessness to Hope

Rev. Furrer preaches on how not to commit suicide. On beating the mid-winter blues. Health and sanity in the midst of darkness and gloom.

“From Hopelessness to Hope”

February 17, 2019

This time
of year can be depressing for some people. The avalanche of snow over the last
nine days … read more.

Have We A Dream Too?

Unitarian Universalists’ promise and prospects for building beloved community in the days and months ahead. Notes on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement. Please note, the 11:00 a.m. service is a multigenerational service also focusing on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Have … read more.

Dr. King’s Spirit Now

During this multigenerational service we will hear stories about people now who are carrying on the legacy of Dr. King. We are all empowered to side with justice and love and the work of building Beloved Community.


New York Times article from May 2, 2013, … read more.


Dr. Furrer reflects on those moments and situations that usher in a whole new perspective; transformational beginnings in our lives and the lives of institutions.


January 13, 2019

When I was in seminary in Berkeley, quite fortuitously I
became student coordinator of a Nation Endowment for the Humanities … read more.


Definition: far-POTCH-ket (Yiddish): Something that is all fouled up, especially as a result of an attempt to fix it. [adjective]. Dr. Furrer preaching on how we sometimes make things worse by trying to improve them.


in our attempts to improve things, we just make matters … read more.