Building the Beloved Community

On this page we will curate content, including videos, to inspire ways of Building the Beloved Community that will Heal the Loneliness that Exists in the World.

 

VIDEOS (INCLUDES TEXT):

Media Outreach as a way of Building The Beloved Community

The Congregation is the People

The Beloved Community Playlist

 

External links to important things to consider when building The Beloved Community:

WAYS TO TRULY BE WELCOMING:

What If?

Your Welcome Mat to the World – PeaceBang’s Church Website Rant

Allow Congregants to be safe and come outside their spiritual closets – UUA GA 2015 Living Tradition Service by Rev. Marlin Lavenhar

Rev. Thandeka’s Love Beyond Belief

Prophetic Evangelism by Rev. Ian White Maher

Shifting Resources – Rev. Alison Miller’s thoughts

The Spiritual Practice of Right Relationship by Rev. David Miller

The Legacy of Dominant Culture

Rev. Ian White Maher

Blessed are the Crazy – Small Group Study – by Rev. Sarah Griffith Lund

Just Like Roller Derby – All in it Together – by Rev. Dawn Cooley

Rev. Dr. Daniel O’Connell about How to Respond to Complaints at Church

Don’t send Pulpit Committee to Hell

The Sacred LEGO by Liz James   …

Religious Ecology – Rev. Michael Dowd

UU Way of Life: Gentleness by David G. Markham

We Shall Overcome: Love Will Rise Again

Cathie Stiver’s Indigenous Soul Revival book and her Blog

Transcending Systemic Patriarchy 

Congregational Polity and the Myth of Congregational Autonomy by Sue Phillips 

Wonderful Resource from our UU siblings in Ireland:

Recordings