Videos by Unitarian Universalist Church of Oak Cliff in Dallas. Where Reason is the Partner of Faith. www.OakCliffuu.org Public Transportation is available from the DART Station at Westmoreland and Illinois - please call the church in advance if you need a lift from the station!
Paul Fucile - "God, The Apocalypse, & Rock and Roll"
Embrace Anger with Loving Kindness to Calm Ourselves & the World
Sunday, April 5, 2020 Let's consider Thich Nhat Hanh's teaching about negative emotions and how they could inform our path in the present moment. Stacey Smith Pankratz was in our pulput.
Sunday Service for March 29, 2020: Got Anxiety? With Renée Brill
"As a person with PTSD, I am expert level on coping with and chilling out your inner screaming lizard brain. Join us to learn how to get your lizard brain to relax and bask in the sun." - Renée Brill was in our pulpit for this online service
Hope is Cheap? Marx & Postmodern Church
Sunday Service: March 22th, 10:00 am Sending out a serious THANK YOU to all the members of our worship team who helped create our first complete service online. Hope is Cheap? Marx & Postmodern Church Is real hope cheap? What is a postmodern church? Where do we go from here? Paul Fucile was in our pulpit. "Rather than focus on the fear in this situation, I ask that you focus on the opportunity. This is a time to connect with your significant other, yourself, or your spiritual guides. A time to turn inward and seek guidance from the Universe." - Beth Ferree, VPm Please visit our website at oakcliffuu.org to make your donations to support our church.
Hope is Cheap? Marx & Postmodern Church
Sunday Service: March 22th, 10:00 am Hope is Cheap? Marx & Postmodern Church Is real hope cheap? What is a postmodern church? Where do we go from here? Paul Fucile was in our pulpit. "Rather than focus on the fear in this situation, I ask that you focus on the opportunity. This is a time to connect with your significant other, yourself, or your spiritual guides. A time to turn inward and seek guidance from the Universe." - Beth Ferree, VP Sending out a serious THANK YOU to all the members of our worship team who helped create our first complete service online.
Got Hope? Climate Change’s Effects on Our Economy, Food & Water
Sunday, March 15, 2020: Got Hope? Climate Change’s Effects on Our Economy, Food & Water - With guest Ariel Hoover "What are the impacts of climate change, and what can we do about it? This presentation and interactive discussion will help answer these questions. Come hear an explanation of the causes of climate change and its impacts on our economy, health and food and water supply as well as the huge threats to our future. Most importantly, we will share HOPE, because each of us has a role to play to ensure that our country’s future well-being and yours are healthy and sustainable. You will see that we have the tools already to change our trajectory. Discussion will follow the presentation." Ariel Hoover is an educator, grandmother and environmentalist. She grew up in Mt. Holly on a farm which helped set the course of her life as an environmentalist and now as a spokesperson for Climate Reality. Recently retired as an instructor at Tufts University, she has been a teacher in public schools for most of her teaching career. She was trained by Al Gore and climate scientists in Pittsburg in late fall 2017 and in Atlanta in March, 2019 as a Climate Leadership Corps member along with 1,500 people in 2017 and even more this spring from all over the world. Her talk and training were non-partisan. She is committed to helping all of us understand the issues and to showing how we, (yes, each one of us!) can make a difference in this epic battle to save life on earth.
“What Our Church Means to Us” - Susan Ammons, Jayde Harrington, Marco Bayllegas, Alicia Kalich, Richard Thompson
Sunday, Nov 10, 2019: Giving Thanks in the Year 2150 with Renée Brill
Giving Thanks in the Year 2150: Climate scientists have told us that unless we change our ways, we will end up in a hell of our own making. But we are committed to changing this vision for the future. Renée Brill imagines a future to be thankful for.
“Correcting a Corrupted Bible” with Larry L Brumfield Let's begin the process of revisiting, revising, and, in some cases, reversing ideas and concepts based on various cryptic interpretations of the Bible.
This Sunday is in gathering! And, to celebrate, we’re having a big water balloon fight! We’ll have games for the kids and the adults, a potluck, and an area to just sit and watch the fun. Give Summer a proper goodbye with us! Check out the video below for more information!
“Before the Rain” with Renee Brill On waiting, anticipation and relief. The heat will break and rain will fall.
"Five Smooth Stones" - Daniel Polk, August 18, 2019
"Five Smooth Stones" - Daniel Polk asks if there a core to liberal religion? He shares one developed by the leading UU theologian of the 20th century.
“Leaning In” with BeeBee Gafoor Going back to basics and really discovering how to navigate challenges within the self rather than distracting from them. Myss Terry
"Setting the table for blessed community: Why we need good community rituals and how to make them,” with Renee Brill.
“Whose Report Will You Believe?” with Larry L Brumfield. "Keep your hands off our Latinx brothers and sisters."