Personal Theology Alex PappasSundays, September through May at 9:30 a.m. in the Fireside Room.

The Personal Theology program was founded by Bernard Loomer, former Dean of the Divinity School at University of Chicago and leader in Process Theology. It was led by Martha Helming from 1991 to 2013. Participants listen to and engage with theological and spiritual leaders, as well as present their own topics and spiritual journeys. Seminars pursue the UU values of drawing inspiration from diverse traditions and deepening the spiritual life. This program is supported by contributions from the audience.

Personal Theology Committee: Gloria Merrill (Chairperson), Anne Wardell,  Barbara Rockhold, Dick Sherman, and John Maes (treasurer). Mac Lingo, Dwight Merrill, and Charlie Wright, audio technicians.

For information about Personal Theology or to suggest a speaker, contact Gloria Merrill at cudaviol@yahoo.com or 510-527-2681.

Upcoming Seminars
  • Personal Theology: Lois Snipes Atkinson
      04-28-2019

      Lois Snipes Atkinson is a retired social service worker and teacher, student of eclecticism, and UUCB member. “Religious, Not Spiritual.”

    • Personal Theology: Rev. Lehel Molnár
        05-05-2019

        Rev. Lehel Molnár is the 2018-2019 Balazs Scholar at Starr King School for the Ministry. After his graduating from the Unitarian Faculty of the Protestant Theological Institute in Kolozsvár, he was then appointed as the archivist. He is presently a PHD student at the University of Szeged (Hungary) where his dissertation is on the Cultural and Church History of Transylvania between 1690-1725. “The Hungarian Unitarian Church Celebrates 450 Years; Preserving its Archival Heritage.”

      • Personal Theology: Dr. Bernard Schlager
          05-12-2019

          Dr. Bernard Schlager is Associate Professor of Historical & Cultural Studies and Executive Director, Center for LGBTQ and Gender Studies, in Religion (CLGS) at Pacific School of Religion in Berkeley. His research interests include queer studies, the history of Christianity, LGBT pastoral care, and medieval social and religious history. He has published articles on ancient church history, medieval hagiography, the history of sexuality, and the history of education, and has recently co-authored with David Kundtz the second edition of their book: Ministry Among God’s Queer Folk: LGBT Pastoral Care (2018). Dr. Schlager will explore the connections between Christianity and the LGBTQ liberation movement in US History. “Queer and Christian.”

        • Personal Theology: Dr. Victoria Lee
            05-19-2019

            Dr. Victoria Lee is a UUCB member, holds a doctoral degree, two master’s degrees and a B.A. degree from Georgetown University, Western Graduate School, and George Washington University. Victoria is a licensed clinical psychologist, a couples’ counselor and a certified sex therapist. She is a past-President of Santa Clara Valley Marriage and Family Therapists, and is a past Director of the Masters in Counseling Program at College of Notre Dame. “Sacred Relationships and Sacred Sexuality.”

          • Personal Theology: Planning and Evaluation
              05-26-2019

              Please join us to help evaluate past speakers as well as offer suggestions for future topics and/or speakers. Your input and ideas are important to keeping the Personal Theology program current and meaningful.

            • Personal Theology
                06-02-2019

                Contact:  Gloria Merrill

                (510) 527-2681, cudaviol@yahoo.com

              • Personal Theology
                  06-09-2019

                  Contact:  Gloria Merrill

                  (510) 527-2681, cudaviol@yahoo.com

                • Personal Theology
                    06-16-2019

                    Contact:  Gloria Merrill

                    (510) 527-2681, cudaviol@yahoo.com

                  • Personal Theology
                      06-23-2019

                      Contact:  Gloria Merrill

                      (510) 527-2681, cudaviol@yahoo.com

                    • Personal Theology
                        06-30-2019

                        Contact:  Gloria Merrill

                        (510) 527-2681, cudaviol@yahoo.com