Rev. Sasha Ostrom (Assistant Minister)

In Scorn of the Consequences

The mid-20th century farmer, Greek scholar and anti-racist activist Clarence Jordan defined faith as “a life lived in scorn of the consequences”. Sister Simone Campbell talked about “walking toward trouble”. Christians sometimes talk about being “Fools for Christ”. This April Fool’s weekend we’ll explore what it means to take risks to help manifest our vision of … Continued

Make a Joyful Noise! (UUA Southeast District Choir Festival)

Over one hundred singers from the (former) Southeast District of the UUA and the One Human Family Workshops Choir will perform several songs under the direction of Dr. Raymond Wise, Director of African American Choral Ensemble, Indiana University Bloomington. The combined choir will have rehearsed together all day on March 4. Rev. Sasha Ostrom, Assistant … Continued

In the Belly: The Promise of Rebirth

Imbolc, which is also called (Saint) Brigid’s Day, is a Gaelic festival celebrated around February 1st (halfway between the winter solstice and the spring equinox) that marks the beginning of the end of winter and the hoped-for return of spring.  

Chalica

Join us for this celebration of our Unitarian Universalist 7 Principles! Chalica first emerged in some congregations in 2005 out of a wish to have a holiday organized around Unitarian Universalist values.

Still Our Time

Our part in the 2016 Presidential race is now over, for good or ill, and regardless of each of our individual political persuasions, we have to live in community with people we disagree with, people whose feelings after the election may seem in sharp juxtaposition to our own. Join Rev. Sasha Ostrom and Erin Edgar … Continued

In Search of Home

Join Rev. Sasha this Justice Sunday for an exploration of the meaning of “home”.  What is a home, who is deserving of one, and what does it take to make sure every person can have a place to call home?  Our collection today will go to support the Raleigh Immigrant Community, which helps refugees become … Continued