Unitarian theologian James Luther Adams wrote about the power of covenant to resist oppression and injustice. Covenant is the basic building block from which we grow our UU church. As we continue to move out of Covid, the need for civil society is more important … read more.
Speaker: Rev. Alex Haider-Winnett
Rev. Alex Haider-Winnett is a UU minister and chaplain based in Davis, CA. He lives with his wife Rev. Christine Haider-Winnett, their son and two cats. They are also expecting a baby in January 2023. He holds a BA in Peace Studies from Earlham College and an MDiv from Pacific School of Religion. In his free time, he likes watching movies, working in his garden and eating burritos. In 2018, he won a second place ribbon at the California State Fair for pickles. He is currently working on a theology of mycology and fermentation.
For the past year, First Unitarian Church of Oakland has been in discernment about the future of Lifespan Religious Education. We have assessed our past, our assets, struggles and possibilities. Join us for worship and a final workshop on the future of Religious Education at … read more.
As we see our cities and state reopen, we are faced with more and more questions about health and safety. Families, in particular, are looking for ways to connect and receive support in ways that are thoughtful and intentional. Interim Director of Religious Education Alex … read more.
What do you call little acts of bettering yourself and community? Interim Director of Religious Education Alex Haider-Winnett shares some easy ways to make your daily life more grounded in theological reflection and spiritual practices.
Recordings of past worship services can be found on our … read more.
To whom do we belong? To those who know our names. In this reflection, Interim Director of Religious Education Alex Haider-Winnett asks us to notice those who call us into greater being. Utilizing scripture, science, and poetry, we will listen for those who call our … read more.
People are complicated. In working for a Beloved Community, we must acknowledge our unique needs and challenges. We will consider how disabilities–both visible and invisible–are an important part of our lives. Join interim director of religious education Alex Haider-Winnett and others.
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Interim Director of Religious Education Alex Haider-Winnett invites us to consider the role of lifespan religious education in our community’s work for transformative justice. More than just Sunday School for kids, Religious Education is for all ages and abilities. Worship team includes Rev. Theresa Soto, worship associate … read more.
What calls us to community and to our greater selves? Seminarian Alex Haider-Winnett looks to the something deep inside each of us that calls us to something larger than any of us can be alone.