Monthly Archives: June 2016

Sermon: A Way of Commitment (audio & text)

Rev. Mark Ward
Marriage means commitment. What could be simpler, right? Well . . . David Ehlert, a UUCA friend who at the 2015 auction made the winning bid to name a sermon topic for me, asked me to address “marriage: the ultimate commitment.” I’m not sure that marriage is the “ultimate” commitment, but especially after all the controversy in recent years over who sanctions marriage and how, it’s worth us exploring what kind of commitment we today take it to be. “Click on the sermon title to listen and/or read more.

Sermon:Widening Our Window (audio and text)

Rev. Mark Ward, Lead Minister
Recalling Carl Sagan’s observation that “science is not only compatible with spirituality; it is a profound source of spirituality,” we take a dive today down the rabbit hole that is the latest findings of astronomical physics. Click on the sermon title to listen and/or read more.

The Scoop:Youth Ministry Training Success

UUCA recently hosted a Healthy Youth Groups and Youth Ministry training for religious professionals, youth advisors, and youth from all over the Southern Region. The UUA has spent years of discernment to develop a new and dynamic way of thinking around Youth Ministry to equip leaders with the tools needed for a thriving youth group. We had 41 participants
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