Monthly Archives: January 2017

Sermon: Walt Whitman-A Cosmos (audio only)

Sunday, January 29, 2017
Rev. Mark Ward
More than 100 years after his death, the poet Walt Whitman remains an urgent and prophetic voice of both unfettered spiritual seeking and celebration of the common dignity of all. Today we’ll explore how Whitman’s poetry offers a guide to others in the search. Click on title to continue.

Transformation

Make a bit of room. Leave a little space. That may not sound like anything radical or revolutionary. But it turns out that it is one of Life’s favorite ways to make us into something new.

Be cautious with those cultural messages about aggressively tilling and turning up your whole soil. Watch out for all the heroic talk about striving and perfecting, struggle and control. Much of the time, transformation is a much subtler art. It’s about stillness, listening and waiting to be led, not fighting with yourself and others to make sure you are in the lead. click on title to continue.

Sermon: Back to Work (Audio and Text)

Rev. Mark Ward, Lead Minister
Back to Work
Fifty years after the great legislative victories of the Civil Rights movement we look back with misty-eyed pride on its achievements. Yet, as we watch the gains of those times erode in areas ranging from voting rights to economic inequality it’s plain that much remains before us. It’s time to get back to work. Click on sermon title to continue.

Sermon:Called to Community (audio and text)

Sunday, January 8, 2017
Rev. Lisa Bovee-Kemper, Associate Minister
In so many ways and so many places, we are taught that individualism is the highest value. Unitarian Universalism is counter-cultural because we value relationship and connection so highly. Come into this space we share, and strengthen your connection to community. Click on title to continue.