Monthly Archives: August 2016

Sermon: Drop by Drop (audio only)

Rev. Mark Ward, Lead Minister and Joy Berry, Director of Lifespan Religious Education
(Water Service – a multi-generational service we do annually at this time of year that celebrates all the gifts we get from water.
From such a humble beginning one clear droplet falling from a leaf in the forest or the hood of a raincoat touches and changes so much on this Earth, linking us with all life. Our annual multigenerational Water Service will celebrate all the water gives to our lives. Please bring water from your travels or from a special place for you to contribute to our common bowl. Click on the sermon title to continue.

Covenant

The theme for September is Covenant “A covenant is a living, breathing aspiration, made new every day.” Rev. Victoria Safford What Does it Mean to be a Community of Covenant? Covenant is one of those words that can initially sound kind of stuffy, academic and out-of-date. But when you unpack its meaning and its practices, covenant holds
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Sermon: Moving Beyond Belief and Unbelief (audio only)

Rev. Dr. Mark Belletini
After almost 40 years serving Unitarian Universalist congregations, I have witnessed many changes among us. Former hymnbooks and styles of music no longer in use, while new sources of music and culture rise up. New symbols in worship…the chalice of flame, and in many of our congregations, more ceremonial. Far deeper and varied understandings about what ministers “look like,” or whom they love. What is going on? My first year of retirement from my life’s work has offered me new perspectives on this. Click on the sermon title to listen.

Sermon: Out of Time (audio only)

Rev. Lisa Bovee Kemper
In these politically and socially volatile times, it is important to take time to rest and replenish our spirits. At the same time, we must stay engaged in the struggle for justice. How might we find the balance between these two opposites? Click on the sermon title to continue.