Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 11:36 pm PDT

Featured Ministers

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Sanctuary

WORDS SPOKEN AT A VIGIL IN SUPPORT OF A CITY COUNCIL DECISION TO DECLARE OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON, AS A SANCTUARY CITY 2017-FEB-7 My name is Reverend Thomas, lead minister at the Olympia UU Congregation... [read more]

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Make America Wake Again

Oh, the Trump train is boarding, and all the powerful schemers are climbing abord. They are going to a land called America Great Again and they think we all will go with them.  But they are co... [read more]

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Hotei

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Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Peace in Wartime

In the coming years, we know that the fight for environmental justice, and the struggle to unwind American racism, and even the work to end homelessness, will be more difficult and complicated. How... [read more]

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Mimi Hubert

I served First Unitarian of Saint Louis for five very good years.  Sadly, as I was getting ready to leave one member of my congregation was going through her last days.  It grieved me not... [read more]

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Gun – Violence – Peace

Yet again our nation has been wracked by the bloody mix of guns, fear and anger. In one instance a loner, crazed by hateful thoughts, used a gun to kill many strangers. In another a police officer,... [read more]

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Of What Does the Lobster Dream

Recently I went to see the movie, The Lobster.    It is definitely a thought provoking movie, disturbing and funny and very wierd.  I plan to write an article about its theology, but... [read more]

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

My Dear People: Unitarian Hobbits

Remarks made at the First Unitarian Church of Saint Louis, April 23, 2016 My Dear People, long ago according to Mr. Tolkien, Bilbo Baggins gave a speech at his one-hundred-and-eleventh birthday par... [read more]

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

ULTIMATE JUSTICE

Often, while  marching in Ferguson, we chanted “No Justice, no Peace. ”  I thought to myself as I chanted, “Know Justice, know Peace. ”  However, during a lull in the cha... [read more]

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Rev. Thomas Perchlik

Fecundity with Worms

Last weekend I was cleaning out some leaves that January winds had left in our back stairwell. Beneath and amidst the layers were worms and centipedes.     It amazed me to see vibrant lif... [read more]

Rev. Thomas Perchlik