October 1:                         “Revival”                                               Rev. Michael

There is a difference between liberal religious values and liberal political programs—one that is important to understand and honor. What does liberal religion ask of us? Why is it more important now than ever before? What is needed from us to assure that open-minded, kind-hearted and justice-seeking religious ideals always inform and inspire the society? Today we will share our Joys & Concerns.

October 8:                      “Sing, Sing, Sing”                                     Betty Forrest

It has been some time since we had a hymn sing and Betty Forrest is back to lead this year’s edition. Betty will be joined by Vladimir and the KUUC Choir, and Jill will offer a music-based “Time for All Ages.” Look elsewhere in this bulletin to learn how you can suggest hymns for the service.

October 15:                    “Committed To What?”                           Rev. Michael

There is so much work to be done to bring healing to our community and the world, so many causes to support and issues to uphold—where does one church begin? Join Rev. Michael in an exploration of the intersection of mission & need. We also share our Joys & Concerns with each other.

October 22:                    “Salvation by Imagination”                     Rev. Michael

At some point, even great ideas and change strategies become stale, dated and insufficient to inspire people. Perhaps we need to focus on imagination to open new pathways to spiritual and social rejuvenation. The KUUC Choir shares its gifts with us and there will be a special Multi-Generational Moment based in our themeOctober 29:           “What I Love about Islam”           Rev. Dr. M’ellen Kennedy

The tension and misunderstandings between the Islamic World and the West are costly and severe.  This sermon is an effort to bridge that gap of misunderstand-ing.  What may be intriguing about Islam for religious liberals?  Join us for an opportunity to open our hearts and minds to what valuable life lessons we can gain from this powerful and inspiring religious tradition.