Sunday, September 19

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“Separation of Church and State: They Really Meant It!”

If July 4th and the Declaration of Independence represent the birth of our nation, then September 17th symbolizes when America moved into adulthood — when 39 hot, tired, sweaty men dressed in stockings signed their names to the Constitution in 1787.  During recent culture wars, the religious right has fought to change school curriculum to teach that America’s founding fathers were devout Christians who created America as a Christian nation, built on Christian principles.  But, according to several historians, it’s simply not true.  Many of the early patriots (and U.S. Presidents) were either Unitarians or deists who rejected the divinity of Jesus and the relevance of the Bible.  And that separation of church and state thing – they really meant it!

THIS WEEK’S SERVICE

Church News & Updates

Free concert

Chaminade Music Club Chaminade Music Club free concert, donations accepted, this Sunday, October 31, 2 p.m. at Murray Unitarian Universalist Church featuring Margaret Clark, piano; Joanne Mouradjian, soprano; Zarina Irkaeva and Thomas Conrad, viola da gambas; and Ann...

Sunday, October 31

“U.U. Characters of Campassion” It’s a multi-generational Halloween service!  Murrayites of all ages are invited (but not required) to come dressed as your favorite Unitarian, Universalist or Unitarian Universalist person/being whose story or values inspire you.  Or...

Sunday, October 24

“Try a Little Tenderness” This has been a long, bone wearying year and a half.  We’ve had to endure huge disruptions in our lives.  We’ve learned to live with fear and uncertainty as our new normal.  We are SO ready to get past Covid and get our lives back.  Yet here...