The science fiction writer, Octavia Butler, once wrote a note to herself with the lines, “So be it! See to it!” She and other science fiction writers draw on the power of imagination to create new worlds and new visions. We, too, draw on our … read more.
Author: Joan Javier-Duval
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. imagined a world beyond the injustices of his day. He and many other prophetic leaders proclaimed futures that seemed impossible. Today, as we continue to grapple with racial injustice and white supremacy, we draw upon our prophetic imaginations to … read more.
The human imagination has brought forth stirring ideas that have shaped history, for good and for ill. The imagination has moved people to change course often in life-saving ways. The human imagination holds incredible power and possibility. How do we nurture and cultivate our imaginations? … read more.
“A Shift in the Wind”
250 years ago, the Rev. John Murray preached his first Universalist sermon in North America due to a shift in the wind that prevented him from moving on. He would go on to found Universalism as a denomination in America. … read more.
Please watch the video message above regarding possible unrest in our state capital in the coming days.
The UCM Executive Team has issued this statement regarding church community safety: “In light of last week’s violence at the Capitol and the uncertainty surrounding the potential for similar … read more.
In light of last week’s violence at the Capitol and the uncertainty surrounding the potential for similar conduct in Montpelier this Sunday, the Executive Team has instructed UCM staff to work from home on Sunday, January 17th, in order to ensure their safety. Similarly, the … read more.
The events that transpired yesterday at the United States Capitol were disturbing and disheartening. I imagine many of you watched with fear and dismay as armed rioters stormed the Capitol building while our members of Congress took part in their constitutional duty to certify … read more.
During our Christmas Eve service this year, we celebrate the hope and light of the Christmas season with a service of lessons, carols, and candle lighting. We will share in this time-honored tradition under different roofs rather than crowded in together under the roof of … read more.