West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church

West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church of Rocky River, Ohio exists to help people live lives of meaning and purpose. Unitarian Universalists believe that this life is sacred and that justice and compassion must be the foundation of our thoughts and deeds. Our focus in not on the afterlife, but on how we can make the life each of us is given to be more rich, meaningful and helpful for our own and for future generations. Please visit us at wsuuc.org for more information. Thanks for listening!


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episode 193: Our Universalist Heritage: How to Love with Integrity

by Reverend Anthony Makar and Jeff Modzelewski Worship Associate Love, we say, is of transcendent worth. We affirm our Seven Unitarian Universalist Principles and in this way affirm the ultimacy of love. But often with our actions, we fall short. Ofte...


 2019-10-14  52m

episode 192: Our Universalist Heritage: Loving the Hell Out of the World

by Reverend Anthony Makar and Judy Montgomery Worship Associate Universalism represents one side of our amazing historical heritage. Come explore Universalism's essential wisdom of "loving the hell out of the world" and its guidance on what it means t...


 2019-10-06  40m

episode 191: Re-Membering as a Spiritual Practice: Where Do We Go After This Life Has Ended?

by Reverend Chris Long, and Elizabeth Gerencser Worship Associate A special thank you to Jodith Janes and Tom Williams who purchased a sermon topic of their choice at this year’s Service Auction. As we all know, death is a part of life and living, and...


 2019-09-29  46m

episode 190: Four Noble Truths

by Reverend Anthony Makar and Ryan Rosu Worship Associate In the historical Buddha’s very first sermon, he presented the fundamental principles of his teaching, which have since become known as “The Four Noble Truths.” Come hear Rev. Makar’s contempor...


 2019-09-22  40m

episode 189: Growing Up. Growing Old. Growing True.

by Reverend Anthony Makar with Reverend Chris Long, Layne Richard-Hammock Director of Lifespan Faith Development and Marty Blachly-Cross Worship Associate Today, we begin a new year of religious education classes, and that means we begin again the ...


 2019-09-15  n/a

episode 188: Making the World More Beautiful

by Reverend Anthony Makar and Reverend Chris Long Gerry Meader Worship Associate Now that school has started again, and we have returned from summer travels away or “staycations” in Cleveland, we come home to West Shore and begin a new program year. ...


 2019-09-08  29m

episode 187: Bad at Meditation

by Christine Salontay and Vicky Warden Worship Associates “I can’t stop thinking.” “Am I doing this right?” “There is no way I can sit still that long” “This is boring.” We spend most of our lives lost in thoughts. And although there is a growing body...


 2019-09-01  n/a

episode 186: A Spiritual Perspective on Alzheimer’s

by Reverend Anthony Makar and Michael Miller Worship Associate Worldwide, there are approximately 50 million people with Alzheimer’s, and the ripple effects of this mean that millions of more lives of family, friends, and others have been impacted. It’s ...


 2019-08-25  47m

episode 185: Beauty and the Butterfly

by Reverend Anthony Makar Author, poet, and civil rights activist Maya Angelou once said, “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” We explore some of these changes in Maya Ange...


 2019-08-18  48m

episode 184: Instant Happiness

by Reverend Anthony Makar Life is full of challenge and change, and it can wear down even the strongest person. Today, join Reverend Makar for an exploration of ways we can proactively nourish our hearts and spirits. Our Unitarian Universalist spiritual...


 2019-08-11  54m