Speaker: Alec Peck


Alec Peck has been a practicing UU for 23 years, and has a deep passion for the intellectual and spiritual challenges of exploring the six sources of our living tradition. He was raised in a UU church, chosen by his father, raised Quaker, and mother, raised Jewish (though both Humanist in praxis).

Alec has studied natural science at Creighton University, a Jesuit institution and is now completing his Ph.D. at UC Riverside and is the chair of the Worship Committee here in the Church.

Lessons from Star Trek

In 1966, Gene Roddenberry’s vision of the future came to life in the western-in-space, Star Trek. Roddenberry showed us an optimistic future: humanity’s internal problems, including racism, poverty, and violence have been solved, and the morality of humans is tested in the wilderness of … read more.

How Would “god” Manifest? A Rational Approach

UUism is built on many religious traditions which describe some type of theology, the most familiar being the idea of the Judeo-Christian God. Each religious tradition offers some form which the spiritual world takes, e.g., God, gods, spirits, etc. However, most UUs do not find … read more.