Sermons

Service is Our Prayer

October 22, 2023
Each week we say “service is our prayer” as part of the words of our covenant. Today, we will delve deeper into what that means, both in terms of what…
This week we have watched with fear and grief as the war in Israel and Palestine escalates. How do we hold onto our humanity, and the humanity of all those…
Indigenous Peoples Day is a fairly new concept, as it has always been Columbus Day. And not every community celebrates Indigenous Peoples Day. What does this naming and name changing…
Today’s sermon will offer snapshots of our Unitarian and Universalist histories with stories from the lives of two very different ministers. One is Quillen Shinn, the 19th-century Universalist circuit rider…

Perfectly Imperfect

September 24, 2023
Today Yom Kippur begins, the holiest days in the Jewish calendar, a time for atonement and reconciliation. Atonement and forgiveness are related but not the same thing, and one does…

The Beginning Is Near!

September 17, 2023
If reading or watching the news these days makes you feel overwhelmed, you are not alone. Today’s service will be a meditation on the relationship between human agency and hope,…

Reflection

June 18, 2023
The ceremony of the flowers was first developed and led in 1923, by Rev. Norbert Čapek at the Unitarian congregation he founded in Prague. It has since become a meaningful…