Now is the Time to Plant

Now is the Time to Plant

by Emily McKinney March 29, 2020 I’d like to tell you a story. Three weeks ago, before staying home as much as possible became our new normal, Mark and I bought seeds for the garden. We had every intention of paying attention to the last frost date and what prefers Read more…

Healing Connective Tissue

by Susanne Bounds March 22, 2020 Greetings to everybody! This is an abbreviated version of what my message was going to be this March 22 spring equinox morning. This message and the ritual I have posted on YouTube will hopefully help us all ground and remember and draw on the Read more…

POSTPONED – Music and Mark Twain

Postponed until May or early June If you’d like a refund for tickets please contact us at admin@springfielduu.org April 4, 2020 – 7 pm First Unitarian Universalist Church of Springfield – 2434 East Battlefield Road – Springfield MO Come enjoy an special evening of music and performance. Humorist Samuel Clemens Read more…

Where are the Prophets?

February 2, 2020 by Rev Michelle Scott-Huffman Nancy McDonald Ladd shares these important words in “Powerful Honesty” published in the UU book A People So Bold. In recent decades, the mainline Protestant tradition has suffered what many see as a steady progression toward marginalization and relative powerlessness in social and Read more…

UU the Vote

UU the Vote

Sunday, January 12 – 2:30 pm In moments of moral crisis, Unitarian Universalists know we are called to show up. And 2020 is one of those moments. If we are to survive—as a human species broadly and as a UU religious community specifically—we are called to speak with moral courage Read more…

Racial Justice Action Team

Mission and Purpose Statement Mission: To provide interested congregants of First UU a method of focus and involvement with racial justice in our local, national, and international communities. Purpose: To provide opportunities for education about racial justice and to support and participate in racial justice actions. The goals of the Racial Justice Read more…