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August 1, 2021

July 25, 2021

July 18, 2021

This Sunday kicks off our August theme of "Widening the Circle". Rev. D. Scott Cooper examines how the updated lyrics of the folk hymn "What Wondrous Love" reflect the theology of our Unitarian and Universalist forebears, and suggest ways that we can be “Widening the Circle”.

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As we close our monthly theme "Gather the Spirit," Dr. Bossen reflects on what is transient and what is permanent about the human condition and how, despite the odds, we might yet build a better world.

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Each sermon this summer will take its cue from a beloved hymn from our Unitarian Universalist hymnals. For our July theme, “Gather the Spirit,” we chose hymns focused on gathering together in community.
 
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SPECIAL PRAYERS

January 19, 2021

January 6, 2021

November 3, 2020

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston joins our nation in this moment of reflection and shares this Pre-Inauguration Prayer for peace, prosperity, justice and health for all.

And as requested by President-Elect Biden, our church bell will be ringing today at 4:30 pm., remembering all lives lost to COVID-19.

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Astonishing and alarming events have unfolded in Washington this afternoon and evening. Treasonous actors stormed, vandalized, and broke into the U.S. Capitol, temporarily stopping the electoral vote. Because of the events of the day, our Senior Minister, the Rev. Dr. Colin Bossen has recorded this Prayer for Democracy. Please join him and your fellow congregants in praying for our country.

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Today First Church is offering a prayer for the election. It is an opportunity for everybody to find their center and join in community, albeit online. We invite you to join us!

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MINISTERS' FORUMS

July 7, 2021

June 30, 2021

June 23, 2021

Rev. Scott speaks with Moises Serrano-Cruz about the difficulties of growing up as an undocumented immigrant and queer in a rural area.

Moises Serrano-Cruz is an Immigration Advocate, Communications Specialist and Political Analyst with 10 years of experience. His expertise includes, Undocumented/DACA related Immigration Policy, Creative & Educational Cultural content, Public Speaking Coach, and Supervision & Management. He Produced the film "Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America".

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This week, Rev. Colin speaks with Rebecca Vilkomerson of Jewish Voice for Peace about the varied perspectives of the American and Israeli Jewish people, and how the view of the Palestinian liberation struggle differs among them.

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This week, Rev. Scott speaks to Kim Waller about the current state of COVID-19 infections, vaccinations, and some information about what we have learned since the pandemic began.


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SERVICIOS EN ESPAÑOL

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En este servicio en español de la Primera Iglesia Unitaria Universalista de Houston, el Rvdo. y Dr. Colin Bossen nos explica por qué los unitarios universalistas celebran este día especial y qué significa el humanismo.

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Bienvenidos a nuestro primer servicio navideño en español. En esta ocasión, el Rvdo. Jorge Espinel comparte con nosotros el verdadero significado de la celebración de nochebuena, así como su relación personal con la figura histórica, el maestro y guía espiritual, el Señor Jesús.
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En este primer servicio en español de la Primera Iglesia Unitaria Universalista de Houston, el Rvdo. y Dr. Colin Bossen nos presenta varios puntos claves de la fe Unitaria Universalista. En esta fe, uno de los principios de los unitarios universalistas es afirmar y fomentar el valor y dignidad propios de cada persona, sin importar su procedencia, decendencia ni el idioma que habla.

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