Podcast: Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society

Putting Love at the Center

As you know by now, UUA (that’s us!) is engaged in a process of reviewing and updating the foundational statement that says what UUism is, in our time.  In a characteristically UU way, we are being invited to help determine language that captures … read more.

Between Memory and Hope

“Beloved Community” is a term of art that we UUs use sometimes to characterize religious communities. What’s it supposed to mean? Where did it come from? Beloved of or by whom? Are you “in” or “out”? How can one be sure? Should it … read more.

Love & Money

ON SITE & ZOOM. We all know how important love is (or how important we want it to be) in our lives. As Unitarian Universalists, we proclaim love as a guiding principle in all of our choices…and sometimes we can even live that way. … read more.

Looking Back, Looking Forward

This year of change and experimentation marks a new chapter in the ongoing story of CVUUS. Meanwhile, the evolving institution of Unitarian Universalism is also moving into a different time, as the work and role of “organized” religion is questioned from all directions. … read more.

The Politics of Time

Led by Abenaki leader Vera Sheehan (they/them), lecturer on Abenaki language and culture at Middlebury College, who reflected on the racial politics and environmental ethics of how we tell time. We’ll be sharing our offering with our UUA affiliate DRUUMM (Diverse Revolutionary UU Multicultural Ministries. … read more.

Practicing Death

We know that there’s one thing we can count on in this life: that it will end! How can we prepare for this, and know that we’re not alone in the journey? Through looking at religious and cultural perceptions of death and our personal relationship … read more.

New Beginnings

Cold and darkness may still surround us, but the calendar declares a new year has begun. Most of us get lots of opportunities to begin anew in our lives. Of course, we’re always free to move past any chance to start over, to try again, … read more.