Sunday Sermon – June 30: Being a Realistic Patriot

Photo by Christine Zichittella-Heeren

Visiting minister Rus Cooper-Dowda says, “UU’s focus more on reality than blind faith when it comes to theology. So how can we be loyal citizens and be true to our “realistic” nature? How can we be patriotic and still keep our blinders and rose colored glasses off?”

Youth and adult religious education programs begin at 10am. In our adult Community Conversations, we’ll consider the Global Workspace theory and the riddle of consciousness.  The global-workspace theory rests on the fact that it is possible to see something without being aware of it. Recent studies looking at the brain waves of babies between five and fifteen months old, aimed at constructing what the scientists refer to as a “biological signature of consciousness” and raised more questions about the nature of consciousness.

Spirit of Life Unitarian Universalists is covenantal faith community in Odessa that welcomes seekers from all spiritual, theological and philosophical backgrounds who wish to join in a free, rational and responsible search for truth and meaning in their lives.

Spirit of Life Unitarian Universalists is located at 18412 Burrell Road, just off Tarpon Springs Road, east of Boy Scout Road) in Odessa. Call (813) 792-1622 for more information.

All are welcome! Please join us!

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