Rev. Chris J. Antal

The Deaths of Others

Through story and ritual we will humanize and honor people killed by the U.S. in recent military strikes. Eight quilts from the drone quilt project will be on display in the sanctuary for this service and participants will have the opportunity to construct a quilt square. 

“White Supremacy Teach-In”

Everyone has to start somewhere and it takes commitment to disrupt business as usual. We will be participating with thousands of UUs around the country in this large-scale historic action.

Reframing

When we think about ourselves and the situations we face in more than one way we break out of the frames that bind us and open new paths to growth. 

Deep Remembering

Remembering the parts of our past that are painful is a necessary step towards transforming the art of the possible and making a new future.

The Dukes of Hazard

In pursuit of national security the U.S is risking unprecedented moral hazards. How ought an engaged citizenry respond?

Security Risk

Dialogue is one security risk essential to spiritual growth, necessary to any free and responsible search for truth.

Bring It On

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was among a core group of civil rights leaders who adopted and adapted the strategy of non-violent resistance in confronting the likes of Alabama politicians George Wallace and Bull Connor. The movement organized and overcame seemingly insurmountable obstacles with remarkable success. How is this movement alive today and what does it ask of us?

To Bigotry No Sanction

In 1790 Moses Seixas, the warden of the Hebrew Congregation of Newport, Rhode Island, wrote these prophetic words to the newly inaugurated President Washington, who then repeated them in his response, memorializing them in the nation’s history. With this as our starting point we consider the centrality of “sanctuary” to Unitarian Universalist identity, explore the history of sanctuary movements, … Continued