Who are you to change the world?

“The world changes according to the way people see it,” wrote James Baldwin. “If you alter, even but a millimeter, the way people look at reality, then you can change it.” On Baldwin’s 86th birthday, we ask: “Is it enough to change you…and the world?”

Our Wisdom Stories

This worship service explores the origin stories behind Unitarian Universalist principles 3, 4, and 5, which speak to how members of congregations should relate to one another. Their histories describe the collective spiritual journey of early Unitarian Universalism, and remain relevant today.

Apocalypse When? Weaving the World Anew

“Apocalypse” connotes the end of the world. Between the climate crisis, pandemic, massive inequality, and unending violence, it can feel like our world is ending. But what if we could replace our fear-causing stories with new ones that give us hope? A former ecologist, Rev. Leisa now serves the Napa Valley UUs, and works toward planetary sustainability, with love and justice for all.