Speaker: Rev. Greg Ward

Seven Stories to Liberation

Although almost all people who have really considered it are drawn to the idea of Beloved Community, many modern theologians argue it is not a straight line from oppression to liberation. There is an evolution involved. Brian McLaren, Richard Rohr and other theologians think of … read more.

Holy Fool’s Day

This year, Easter lands on the precipice of another high holy day: April Fool’s Day. The proximity in date as well as in mission makes it appropriate to talk about the ways Jesus was a master of some long ignored and forgotten tricks of wisdom … read more.

The History of Women in Jeopardy

March is national women’s month and, although there have been many who have heroically advanced the role of women in the U.S. and around the world, it still remains astounding the roadblocks we continue to encounter in shattering the glass ceiling. In this, our annual … read more.

Questions and Answers of Sufferagism

March is national women’s month and, although there have been many who have heroically advanced the role of women in the U.S. and around the world, it still remains astounding the roadblocks we continue to encounter in shattering the glass ceiling. In this, our annual … read more.

How Am I Loving Us Right Now?

From birth, we learn to pay close attention to what will win the approval of caregivers. We carefully master ways to shape our behavior to what is wanted so we can get the love we know we need. We suppress our own needs to please … read more.

MPUUC’s Annual Love Hero Service

Last Year’s Love Hero Award went to Sergio Jaime Lopez who, after three long years, had been granted asylum in the United States. His wife and two boys have also just received permission to come to the U.S. This year’s Love Hero goes to another … read more.

The Lovers, the Dreamers and Me

So much about the world as it will someday be, requires us to imagine it and dream it into existence. The world of today is filled with conveniences, inventions and technologies that are simply the dreams of our forebearers that they pursued beyond the limits … read more.

And Now We Are Six

The various cultures that raised us have provided us with millions of ways to recognize loss and renewal. It goes all the way back to the eating of the apple in the Garden of Eden, but continues through Christopher Robin’s growing up (and going to … read more.