Events Archive

Animal   Blessing
Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 7:00am
Animal Blessing

Paws 4 Life from Clayton, Ga joined us for our UU Animal Blessing.,

Rev. Rebecca   Booher
Sunday, January 16, 2011 - 6:00am
The Economic Vision of Dr. King

Rev. Rebecca Booher.  If MLK had not been killed, we might have a more spiritually-based economic system.  Is "spiritual economics" an oxymoron?

Cecil   Bothwell
Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 7:00am
The Prince of War: Billy Graham’s Crusade for a Wholly Christian Empire

Cecil Bothwell. Memorial Day weekend. Cecil wrote the first biography of the world's most famous preacher to expose his unabashed support for wars from Korea to Iraq. Fully documented by research in the Billy Graham archives, the Library of Congress, presidential libraries and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center. Graham advocated genocide in Vietnam and, in the week before the first Gulf War, told President G.H.W. Bush that Saddam was the Antichrist and that it was Bush's historical mission to destroy him. Visit Cecil's website at

Cecil   Bothwell
Sunday, July 15, 2012 - 7:00am
Prudery in the Pulpit (or, how politicos manage to estrange bedfellows)

Cecil Bothwell. A look at how religion and politics have been mixed, using moral strictures, guilt, fear, prejudice and money to influence communities and garner power in America.

Cecil Bothwell is an author, gardener, member of Asheville's City Council and a recent candidate for U.S. Congress.

Cecil   Bothwell
Sunday, April 21, 2013 - 7:00am
Water, Water Everywhere?

Cecil Bothwell. No, not really. Communities around the globe are experiencing fresh water shortages as climate change crashes into population growth. Retreating glaciers, falling water tables, shrinking lakes and dwindling rivers are affecting agriculture, industry and the most basic need: safe drinking water.

2013 is the UN Year of Water Cooperation

Cecil   Bothwell
Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 7:00am
Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Rum

Cecil Bothwell. Black Death, white sugar and the quest for a Living Wage all figure in a discussion of how we value our own and others’ labor, the shifting lines of serfdom and freedom, and the sometimes puzzling consequences of population growth.

Cecil   Bothwell
Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 6:00am
Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Cecil Bothwell. Mr. Rogers vs. Thomas Hobbes on the human inclination toward trust, empathy and friendship.

Cecil   Bothwell
Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 7:00am
How Luther Owenby drownded and then we got the World Wide Web

Cecil Bothwell  will ruminate about rural electrification, net neutrality, intermarriage in the hollers, whitewater rafting and Apollo 13, not necessarily in that order.

Cecil   Bothwell
Sunday, January 17, 2016 - 6:00am
MLK and Questions of Belief

Cecil Bothwell  will discuss the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s life as a microcosm of the faith vs. work debate, the agnosticism of ministers, the emergence of human consciousness, the search for Artificial Intelligence and the Black Lives Matter movement.

Cecil   Bothwell
Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 7:00am
Talk to the Animals: Chomsky, Dr. Doolittle, and the Wellspring of Language

Cecil Bothwell.