4.24.16, Back to the Future, Rev. Bill Gardiner

In this current moment of environmental, economic, and political crisis we can look back at the 150 year history of USG for clues to how we can respond today with spiritual resources, resilience, and adaptabiity as we move toward the future. The Rev. Bill Gardiner served as a minister at the Unitarian Society of Germantown […]

4.17.16, Breaking the Code, Rev. Kent Matthies

Part II of the sermon series on the book “Blindspot.”  We are porous beings soaking up the cultural attitudes in our environment.  How do we become more aware of our preconceived notions and do better in changing how they impact our behaviors?  How do we break the code and actually start using stereotypes for the […]

4.10.16, Homo Categoricus, Rev. Kent Matthies

Psychologists Mahzarin R. Banaji and Anthony G. Greenwald’s groundbreaking book “Blindspot” will be the basis for a two part sermon series (April 10 & 17).  As we explore our spiritual theme of April, Privilege, we will “explore hidden biases we all carry from a lifetime of exposure to cultural attitudes about age, gender, race, ethnicity, […]