April 25 Sermon: Playfulness as Spiritual Practice

Join us Sunday, April 25 at 11am, for a virtual sermon on – Fun! – as we explore the idea of Playfulness as a Spiritual Practice. In this service, guest speaker and Ministerial Aspirant with the Unitarian Universalist Association, Roddy Biggs, will share insights, reflections, and pearls of wisdom learned during the time they spent a few weeks prior engaging in Spiritual Playfulness work and rest at the Southeast UU Ministers Association Spring Retreat in the Smokey Mountains.

Email SpiritoLifeUU@gmail.com for the Zoom link to join us for this great service.

About Roddy Biggs

Roddy Biggs is a Middle Tennessee State University student finishing their bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies before pursuing seminary in the Fall of 2021. They study and work towards ordination in UU ministry. Roddy is currently a member of the First UU Church of Nashville. They are a worship associate, a lay minister on the pastoral care team, and serves as co-chair for the Social Justice Ministries at the church.

In addition to the work in their local congregation, Roddy is serving in an Academic Internship for the Unitarian Universalist Young Adult Revival Network, is on The Board of Directors for Unitarian Universalist Mental Health Network, and works as a lay-speaker on Sunday mornings whenever they have the opportunity to do so. Roddy has a passion for speaking on topics that have historically been left out of religious spaces, including topics of mental health challenges, queerness, and multiracial identities, and is planning to continue such vocation and advocacy as they continue their education and enter into life long service in Unitarian Universalist faith communities.

April Share the Plate

Share the Plate for April will be Unitarian Universalist Trauma Response Ministry.  The Unitarian Universalist Trauma Response Ministry provides culturally sensitive spiritual care to survivors of mass disasters and other significant trauma. 

UUTRM takes up this work in the spirit of our Unitarian Universalist faith, which calls us to respond in the spirit of respect and compassion for all people regardless of race, color, creed, gender, religion, national origin, citizenship status or sexual orientation.

UUTRM provides a 24/7 hotline, information dissemination, on-going counseling and follow-up, and virtual, as well as, on-site deployment.  As requests for services increase each year, your support helps ensure UUTRM is ready to care for UU’s around the country in times of crisis.

About Spirit of Life Unitarian Universalists

Spirit of Life Unitarian Universalists is covenantal and eclectic faith community located in Odessa, FL 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.

Please join us remotely each Sunday at 11am until we can join together in health and safety once more.