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June 6, 2021

May 30, 2021

May 23, 2021

Can we use our intuition to “feel things in our bones” and help us live our most authentic lives, and create safe and welcoming spaces for others?

Join us as we celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month and our theme of the sixth source by discussing Intuition (“the power or faculty of attaining to direct knowledge or cognition without evident rational thought and inference.”)

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How do different cultures and belief systems process grief through mourning, and what have Unitarian Universalists learned from humanists about the importance of living our one life to the fullest while we’re together on Earth?

Join Rev. D. Scott Cooper for this Memorial Day weekend.

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"There are symbols to inspire us to pursue justice all around us," Dr. Bossen shares with us in today's service. "We need not turn to God for such inspiration. We can turn to our ordinary experience, to our regular life, and to the regular human lives of others, for such inspiration."

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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

June 9, 2021

May 24, 2021

May 12, 2021

This week, we're sharing a throwback to Rev. D. Scott Cooper's August 2020 conversation with Dr. Ann J. Robison about the opportunities that the The Montrose Center offers the LGBTQ community as well as the challenges in serving them during the pandemic.

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This week, Rev. Colin is joined by Dr. Sherene Seikaly. They talk about the current situation in Israel-Palestine, the history of the area, as well as how it relates to other conflicts in the world.

Dr. Sherene Seikaly is an author and co-editor of the Journal of Palestine Studies, and an Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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This week, Rev. Colin speaks with Tim Schauer about how the Texas Legislature works and what they are working on during this session, including bills about voting access and dealing with trans youth. Tim Schauer has more than 25 years of government relations experience working in Houston, Austin and Washington, DC. 

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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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