A culture of meanness is eroding our society. Hostile rhetoric is leading to violent action on the political front, while incidents of road rage, cyberbullying and vulgarity are features of daily life. Can congregations like ours become havens for civility and model respectful communication? Rev. Kowalski looks to the covenantal nature of our faith for answers. A talkback on UUCLC’s Right Relations Covenant follow the service with lunch at Nopalito’s on Mesquite afterward.