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July 2021 Worship Services

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"Time to Slow Down"

Sunday, July 4, 10:50 AM

Meg McGuire, Ministerial Intern, preaching

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These are urgent times. They long have been. And yet, there are powerful voices, many at the center of justice work, urging us to slow down. We’ll engage this paradox and the spiritual and practical lessons it might offer to us. 

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"Relinquishment"

Sunday, July 11, 10:50 AM

Rev. John Buehrens, Guest Minister, preaching

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As many of you know, John was Senior Minister at UUSF from 2014 until his retirement in 2017. He had earlier been President of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations, 1993-2001, among other posts in religious leadership. He first began pondering relinquishment as he gave up thousands of books before moving the West Coast. He was helped by his witty wife Gwen observing, “I’ve never yet seen a hearse pulling a U-Haul!” Yet some of our most difficult relinquishments are not about things – but about less material attachments. This continues to the very end. Still, we are spiritually wiser if we start the practice earlier.

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"Crisscrossing Humanity"

Sunday, July 18, 10:50 AM

Meg McGuire and Carmen Barsody, preaching

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From Cathedral Hill to the Tenderloin, from one side of the city to the other, the many moments where our paths cross are invitations to discover and re-discover our common humanity. Bringing in lessons from the vision and work of the Faithful Fools Meg McGuire and Carmen Barsody reflect on the practice of encountering one another, and the healing, celebration and community that comes from it.

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“Summer Musings”

Sunday, July 25 10:50 AM

Rev. Vanessa Rush Southern, Senior Minister preaching

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