Speaker: Linda Crawford

Linda and her husband Dale have been members of Buckman Bridge church for seven years. Linda has to admit that she originally joined to make friends. But in the past year or two, she has begun to explore the church’s deeper meaning in her life. This sermon is part of that exploration.

Video Service: The Bliss of Human Connection

Elizabeth DeCoux will lead our worship with a message by Linda Crawford entitled “The Bliss of Human Connection.”

It is a cliché to say that we need each other. But in these times of isolation and anxiety, that need becomes stronger. Perhaps Linda, as an extrovert, … read more.

How Linda Changed Her Mind About Christianity

Linda Crawford
“How Linda Changed Her Mind 
About Christianity”

Worship Leader: Elizabeth DeCoux
Accompanist: Dr. Gary Smart
Special Music by Dr. Gary Smart

(Don’t forget to move your clocks forward Saturday night! Daylight Saving Time Begins at 2 a.m. today!)

Linda is not a Christian and never … read more.

Spiritual Growth Through Substitute Teaching

Linda Crawford

“Spiritual Growth Through Substitute Teaching”

Linda is now in her fifth year of substitute teaching for Clay County schools. It has been scary, exhilarating, and humiliating, sometimes all at the same time. And most of all, it has been a driver of spiritual growth. … read more.

Change Your Story, and Change Your Life

Linda Crawford
“Change Your Story, and Change Your Life”
Worship Leader: Jennifer Stokes
Accompanist: Dr. Gary Smart
Guest Musician: Anne McKennon

As we go through life, we all build up a narrative about who we are, and our relationship to others. Our stories can be constructive, … read more.

“Who Do We Think We Are?”

About our Service:
Humans are storytellers. During the course of our lives, we are constantly refining a narrative about who we are and whom others perceive us to be. The problem is that, for many of us, that narrative is not very accurate. Linda will … read more.

Our Search for Meaning: A Personal View

Linda Crawford will present
“Our Search for Meaning: A Personal View”

Worship Leader: Jennifer Stokes
Accompanist: Gary Smart
Special Music by David Gall, Lute

About our Service:

What is the meaning of human existence? Linda gives two answers to this eternal question: giving and receiving.

About our Speaker:
Linda started … read more.

Spiritual Growth

Linda Crawford presents

“Spiritual Growth”

About our Service:
Our third principle asks us to encourage each other to grow spiritually. But what is spiritual growth? To Linda, spiritual growth is mostly about becoming as open and vulnerable as we can. That means we become … read more.

Our Seventh UU Principle

About our Service:
Our seventh principle applies our first principle – respect for the worth and dignity of each individual – to all life. It extends our faith’s compassion to the entire web of existence. Linda will discuss why this principle is so fundamental to … read more.

Our 6th UU Principle

Our 6th principle envisions a kind of Eden: A world community of peace, liberty, & justice. Right now, in 2018, that paradise appears farther away than ever. But that doesn’t mean that we Unitarian Universalists should stop working toward that goal.

The world is growing … read more.