Speaker: Rev. Chris Rothbauer

Rev. Chris Rothbauer is the second settled minister at Auburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

Labor in a Time of COVID

COVID-19 has highlighted some of the stark realities of the working class and their disposability to an unjust system. In this service, we’ll examine what we can do to protect vulnerable people in our society.

What Divides Us Can Save Us

So often, people view difference as something to be either overcome or tolerated, but what if the things that divide us can actually be our salvation? In this service, we’ll look at how what makes us different could actually bless us in the end.

Friendship as a Spiritual Practice

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “The glory of friendship…is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship.” In this service, we’ll examine how friendship can be a spiritual … read more.

Mindful of the Pain

Well-meaning people will sometimes say that there’s a meaning behind everything or that God won’t test us more than we can handle, but such cliches can leave us feeling unheard and gaslit. In this service, we’ll examine a more constructive method of understanding suffering and … read more.

Discernment as a Spiritual Practice

Many people feel today that they can’t trust what others tell them, whether it’s a distrust of the government or a belief that there’s more to stories we’re being told. In this service, Rev. Chris will examine the ancient spiritual practice of discernment and ask … read more.