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James Reeb UU Congregation

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We are a faith community rooted in Unitarian Universalist principles, called by love to welcome the seeker, cultivate relationship, nurture spiritual wholeness, and grow justice in the world.

We are a faith community rooted in Unitarian Universalist principles, called by love to welcome the seeker, cultivate relationship, nurture spiritual wholeness, and grow justice in the world.

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United States

Description:

We are a faith community rooted in Unitarian Universalist principles, called by love to welcome the seeker, cultivate relationship, nurture spiritual wholeness, and grow justice in the world.

Language:

English


Episodes

Why Would Anyone Join The Board of Trustees?

11/22/2020
MOSES is a non-partisan interfaith organization that works to promote social justice with a focus on ending mass incarceration. JRUUC is a member of MOSES. Each year they have a fund-raising gala with programs with paid ads to help raise operating funds. This Share the Plate ... read more.

Duration:00:19:27

Balance, Celebration, and the “New Normal”

11/17/2020
Our Share The Plate recipient this week is UU the Vote Campaign. With deadlines and polling locations shifting by the day, alongside massive voter suppression tactics from missing ballots and divestment from the postal service, we need all hands on deck to ensure every eligible voter has ... read more.

Duration:00:10:07

The Call of the Ancestors

10/31/2020
It’s time for our annual contribution to Goodman Community Center’s Thanksgiving Basket program. This year they expect a record 4000 households to request a bag of ingredients to make their Thanksgiving meal a reality. We can’t collect food donations in person this year, so please give in ... read more.

Duration:00:13:16

Stories of Queer Faith

8/16/2020
Our Share The Plate recipient is the Justified Anger Coalition. Justified Anger is a coalition of leaders, agencies, and employers within and outside of the Black community developing and implementing a plan of action to address long-standing and harmful racial disparities in social and ... read more.

Duration:00:27:18

Contentment as an Act of Resistance

8/9/2020
Our share the plate recipient is the Free The 350 Bail Fund. Free The 350 seeks to prioritize bailing out Black people incarcerated in the Dane County jail system, and also seeks to end the unjust and antiquated prison and jail system in general. ... read more.

Duration:00:24:01

With Liberty and Justice for All

8/9/2020
This morning, our Share the Plate donations will go to The Boys and Girls Club of Dane County, which works to inspire and empower all young people, especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible and caring ... read more.

Duration:00:32:49

Foolish Wisdom

8/9/2020
Our community partner this week is the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness. This local organization supports women to improve their health and quality of life, and to disrupt the disparities that impact our health outcomes. Their programming and advocacy focuses on health promotion, disease prevention, ... read more.

Duration:00:44:42

Service is Our Prayer

6/27/2020
This morning, our Share the Plate donations will go to The Boys and Girls Club of Dane County, which works to inspire and empower all young people, especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible and caring ... read more.

Duration:00:34:26

Feeding Compassion

6/13/2020
Our community partner this week is the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness. This local organization supports women to improve their health and quality of life, and to disrupt the disparities that impact our health outcomes. Their programming and advocacy focuses on health promotion, disease prevention, ... read more.

Duration:00:22:58

Share the plate – 4/19 and 4/26

5/19/2020
Our share the plate recipient on April 19th and 26th is the Voces de la Frontera Direct Relief Fund for Covid-19 Relief in Wisconsin. Voces de la Frontera are currently raising funds to assist the victims of the Covid-19 Pandemic, which threatens thousands of undocumented ... read more.

Duration:00:35:36

A God As Big As Lake Superior, or a Pandemic

5/2/2020
Our Share the plate recipient for May 3rd and May 10th is the Dane County Community Defense Team – founded in response to the COVID-19 crisis by the Madison IWW General Defense Committee. The CDT has been delivering direct financial assistance, food, emotional ... read more.

Duration:00:12:46

This I Believe

4/18/2020
Our share the plate recipient on April 19th and 26th is the Voces de la Frontera Direct Relief Fund for Covid-19 Relief in Wisconsin. Voces de la Frontera are currently raising funds to assist the victims of the Covid-19 Pandemic, which threatens thousands of undocumented ... read more.

Duration:00:24:48

Finding our way back Home

2/29/2020
Do you sometimes feel disconnected from the best part of yourself, in the grip of unwanted emotions? Join us as we find the way back through paradox to our inner wisdom and strength.

Duration:00:17:13

Finding the Good and Living a Compassionate Life

2/22/2020
Join us for a service where we will explore positivity, forgiveness, and compassion for all beings, including ourselves.

Duration:00:14:30

Stories of Possibility, Stories of Power

2/8/2020
All of us tell stories about our lives; they give us a narrative that gives meaning to our past, and guide us for the future. The stories we tell are crucial to our knowing who we are; they provide us a sense ... read more.

Duration:00:23:08

It’s Your Choice: No God or Know God

2/1/2020
Give yourself this opportunity to learn to be resilient by choosing to focus on “positives,” (acceptance, kindness, unconditional love, etc.) Our negative choices, (anger, hurt, judgments,, etc.) keep us from knowing that our True Self is Spirit, Soul whose nature is JOY. Our ... read more.

Duration:00:22:31

What does it mean to be a UU working towards justice?

1/25/2020
The Justice Leadership Team (previously called the Peace, Justice and Sustainability group) will be reflecting on how justice work is at the core of UU principles. Following the service there will be an opportunity for the congregation to consider what justice work JRUUC ... read more.

Duration:00:21:56

In the Face of Eternity

1/18/2020
As the seasons turn and we become aware of the larger cycles that happen on our planet, how do we avoid becoming lost? How can we be part of the 4.5 billion year old story of life on Earth and still have a ... read more.

Duration:00:21:27

With an Eye Toward Returning

1/11/2020
It’s a joy and an honor to have had over five years of ministry together, and it’s an act of integrity to give your minister time for rest and renewal. On this, the last Sunday before Rev. Karen’s sabbatical leave begins, we’ll celebrate ... read more.

Duration:00:19:35

Keep the Fire

1/4/2020
This first Sunday of the New Year, we gather in multigenerational community to look ahead and reflect together on the possibilities. This is our annual Fire Communion service, in which we seal our intentions in the ritual of the burning bowl.

Duration:00:12:30