Amidst our hectic lives, we often forget the power and importance of human connection and the power of community to help us lead happy and fulfilling lives. Let’s talk about connections, communities, and their impact on our happiness.
Speaker: Rev. Chris Hockman
Did you know that the number of American adults who reported struggling with mental health or substance abuse has risen to 40% since the onset of COVID-19? Based on the book by Jennifer Shannon, LMFT, let’s learn about stopping the cycle of anxiety, fear, and … read more.
Having first read – and loved – Henry David Thoreau’s Walden: Life in the Woods in high school, Rev. Chris thinks it’s time for a re-read of this classic from one of our most notable Unitarian ancestors. What passages still resonate? How is Walden relevant to our … read more.
In preparation for the congregational meeting after church, join the Minister and President of the Board of Trustees, Blaze Johnson, to hear about the State of the Congregation. How have we navigated an unprecedented church year during a pandemic? What does our community have to … read more.
Julia Ward Howe, a Unitarian suffragist, and peace activist penned The Mother’s Day Proclamation in 1870. In this service, we will learn more about Howe and the origins of Mother’s Day.
Based on the work of Kathy Escobar, let’s find practical, tangible ways to live a life of love, mercy, and justice in our divided, fragmented world. It is easy to feel overwhelmed by the world’s problems, with solutions to violence, poverty, and oppression seeming so … read more.
On this Easter Sunday let’s examine some particular interpretations of the Resurrection of Jesus – those described in the Gnostic Gospels. The Gnostic Gospels are early Christian texts that are quite different from those in the New Testament. What do these ancient texts have to … read more.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, learn about the life of Margaret Fuller, the Transcendentalist and nominal Unitarian who was a journalist, editor, critic, translator, and women’s rights advocate. Find out how she helped shape the Transcendentalist movement that changed Unitarianism forever.
Based on the work of Cloud and Townsend, come find out how having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy life and healthy relationships. A boundary is a “personal property line” between those things for which we are responsible and those things for which we … read more.
The Danish term Hygge (pronounced HooGah) means a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being. Let’s learn about hygge and find out how we may apply this “cozy concept” in our warmer South Texas climate. Find out how … read more.