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Imagine a religion where people of different beliefs:

  • Worship as one faith
  • Respect the inherent worth of every person
  • Work for justice and peace

   – beginning in their own community.

Third Unitarian Church- A place to grow your imagined religion.

This Sunday

April 13, 2014

11am Service: "Church-State Separation: Why the Founders' Gift Still Stirs Up Trouble," Ms. Susan Jacoby, speaking.  Read More

10am Forum: "Ballot Access," Andrew Finko, Founder of Debtors Legal Clinic (DLC), speaking Read More

Upcoming Events

Susan Jacoby, lecture on "Church-State Separation: Why the Founders' Gift Still Stirs Up Trouble,"
Sunday, April 13 Read More

The Seven Wonders of the Buddhist World, a 10am Forum series
Sundays, March 30, April 27 and May 4 Read More

Minister's Corner

Midweek Meditation – April 10, 2014

The Gift That Keeps on Giving   In preparation for this Sunday’s “Celebration of Life” featuring Susan Jacoby and her presentation on church-state separation, I was surprised by the number of cases involving religious freedom currently being considered in US courts and legislatures—and by the continuing stream of criticism from those who consider the Establishment Clause of the US Constitution a hindrance. Ms. Jacoby is right—church-state separation, a gift from the Founders—is one that keeps on giving, because it’s still being tested on a regular basis.  Here’s a brief, but telling, list: the legislatures of […]

Minister's Corner

Midweek Meditation – April 10, 2014

The Gift That Keeps on Giving   In preparation for this Sunday’s “Celebration of Life” featuring Susan Jacoby and her presentation on church-state separation, I was surprised by the number of cases involving religious freedom currently being considered in US courts and legislatures—and by the continuing stream of criticism from those who consider the Establishment Clause of the US Constitution a hindrance. Ms. Jacoby is right—church-state separation, a gift from the Founders—is one that keeps on giving, because it’s still being tested on a regular basis.  Here’s a brief, but telling, list: the legislatures of Arizona and Mississippi sending “freedom of religious expression” bills to their governors, laws which would sanction discrimination to those in the LGBT communities in those states; the Supreme Court considering the legality of family-owned corporations—namely, Hobby Lobby—denying payment for certain medical services or products, like contraceptives, on the argument that doing so infringes on the company’s religious expression; notable politicians (former Presidential candidate Mike Huckabee and Representative J.C. Watts, as examples) decrying church-state separation as a scourge on the so-called […]

Minister's Corner

Midweek Meditation – April 10, 2014

The Gift That Keeps on Giving   In preparation for this Sunday’s “Celebration of Life” featuring Susan Jacoby and her presentation on church-state separation, I was surprised by the number of cases involving religious freedom currently being considered in US courts and legislatures—and […]