Speaker: Rev. Dr. Stephen H. Furrer

Radical Hospitality

Dr. Furrer, preaching with help from several congregants in an effort to help members know how to be more effective in reaching out to visitors and truly welcoming them. With special attention on what NOT to do. This is also a perfect lead in to … read more.

Beloved Community

Honoring the Liberation Leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We will hear the prophetic voice of Dr. King’s ministry and leadership centered in liberation. He not only had a dream, he worked tirelessly for the rights of the poor and working class. He fought … read more.

Unitarians in Other Lands

Most UUs tend to think of our religion as confined to North America, and while that’s pretty much true, it was never wholly true and is less true as time goes on. A tribute to the Partner Church Movement with special attention paid to the … read more.

2019 Holiday Pageant

Holiday Children & Youth Service, replete with pageant. All-ages services and led by Rev. Furrer and Director of Lifelong Learning Aisha Hauser.

Holiday Pageant

Speaker 1:     It’s Christmas
time, so let’s listen to the traditional story about Jesus’ birth.  Here’s how it goes.

Speaker 2:     (recites) “Luke 2 King … read more.

Demythologizing Christmas

Rev. Furrer will speak on the heart of Christmas when its stripped of all the schmaltz and commercialism.

“Demythologizing Christmas”

I want to talk about the heart, the essence, of Christmas.
It’s a holiday laden with myth—all holidays are laden with myth though few so
clearly as Christmas. … read more.

On Sophistry and the 2020 Election

Plato considered the two greatest threats to the state to be the tyrant, and the sophist. Of the two, he considered the sophist far more dangerous.

“Sophistry and the Forthcoming 2020 Election”

This morning I shall be preaching
on the national election in 2020—367 days away. I … read more.

The Spiritual Legacy of Christopher Columbus

We used to celebrate Columbus Day. Now we celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day. The ambivalent legacy of Christopher Columbus and how it affects great swaths of Global social location, identity, and cultural understanding.

“The Spiritual Legacy of
Christopher Columbus”

This past week we celebrated
Columbus Day. I want to … read more.

Love Is As Love Does

In tribute to National Coming Out Day on October 11, I will be preaching on the life and research of Evelyn Hooker. Dr Hooker’s death in California twenty years ago passed relatively unnoticed, but people looking for modern heroes and heroines should take note: Evelyn … read more.