Rev. Steve Cook

Hopeful Skepticism

One of the “Questions of the Spirit” I received some weeks ago asked, “How can we understand prayer in a Unitarian Universalist context?”  Here are some thoughts on that.

The Swiss Army Knife Profession

The TV show MacGyver features a brave and resourceful character who defeats the bad guys using non-lethal methods and tools, especially his trusty Swiss army knife.  We’ll consider that in relation to church.

Some of the People

Lincoln famously said in part, “You can fool some of the people all the time.” In view of the constant flood of misstatement, spin and outright lies that characterize the political party now in power, how can we cope? We will share the inspiring story … read more.

What About Jesus?

UUism is now highly diverse, yet we began as a liberal interpretation of the Bible, the Christian tradition and the place of Jesus in our theology.  For many of us, he is still important, but in what ways?

Singing the Living Tradition

People often ask what holds our highly diverse, UU movement together?  One important answer is our hymnal, Singing the Living Tradition, a repository not only of songs but also of our common hopes, yearnings and inspirations.

Questions of the Spirit

Come prepared to jot down on a card questions or themes you would like me to deal with.  I will respond to as many as I can within the service and keep them all for later sharing.