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Radical Acceptance and the Platinum Rule

As humans in a vastly complex and beautiful tapestry, we are called to constantly examine what healthy relationship and meaningful connection looks like. The 8th Principle invites us to consider that authentic care and compassion means thinking beyond our own preferences and values. We’ll explore the work of Jewish philosopher Emmanuel Levinas who invites us to consider that sacred moment when we are able to be fully aware of another’s way of thinking and being.

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Ways to Connect Virtually with the First UU Community

Sunday Morning Service @ 10:30 am
  • Meeting ID: 315 450 3463
Sunday Open Heart Meditation @ 9:15 am
  • Meeting ID: 953 7879 8980
Thursday  Knitting and Handwork Group @ 11:30 am
  • Meeting ID: 995 9581 0783
Thursday Choir @ 7:15 pm
  • Meeting ID: 315 450 3463
Sunday Choir @ 9:00 am
  • Meeting ID: 315 450 3463
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Our Stories

My husband and I are both totally blind and have two Seeing Eye dogs.  Not only have we been welcomed into this congregation, but we are accepted as equal participants in this caring community. Shortly after we began attending the services, we were provided braille … read more.

Lucy & Don

I like going to First UU because I know everyone there and they are friendly. I know the building well so I don’t get lost and it is fun to play hide and seek. My RE class is small without too many kids so I … read more.

Amelia