Rev. Dr. Todd Eklof

The Good News: Some Things that are Better than You Think

People have always lived in fear, whether of hungry predators or other humans posing a threat to our family-troops and tribes, or the angry gods expressing themselves through natural disasters and plagues, or the horror of oppressive governments, foreign invaders, and warfare

Conversations with Todd

This is an opportunity for me to field a few questions regarding topics you’d like me to address or go deeper into. I always enjoy the opportunity to think on my feet!

Born Okay the First Time: Moving Beyond the Fall/Redemption Paradigm

The Doctrine of Original Sin, which claims we are all born fallen, broken, even evil, to begin with, may not be something all of us profess to believe anymore, but western society has been so influenced by this idea that most of us instinctively presume it’s true.

The Oedipus Path: Learning To Successfully Limp Along

Life is a journey, and along the way we get wounded, make mistakes, change, and, hopefully, grow. What prevents us from moving along and growing is avoiding pain, wallowing in regret, and refusing to let go.

The Unitarian Trinity

This is a version of the sermon I delivered to our Partner Church in Felsőrákos, Romania during my visit there last August. Eastern European Unitarianism remains a Christian denomination, minus a belief in the Trinity, of course.

Channeling Your Inner Therapist: Techniques for Self Care and Fulfillment

If love, as Fromm says, includes a “sense of responsibility, care, respect, knowledge” of those we love, and if, it is not possible to love others without also loving ourselves, then it is necessary to take responsibility for our own well-being and unfolding. In this sermon we’ll explore some accessible ways of caring for ourselves. … Continued

December 24, 2018 Cosmic Advent 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Our annual candlelight service utilizing traditional Christmas hymns, readings from a variety of religions, and short homilies to help us celebrate the miracle of every birth and the birth of the Universe itself.