Sermon Archive (Page 2)

We upload our weekly services to this archive so you can experience them even if you weren’t at the service. You can explore the archive chronologically, by topic, series, or speaker. If you’d like to see what topics we’ll be discussing next, visit our Upcoming Services page.

An Inescapable Network of Mutuality

Like family, we may not have chosen to join the network of all life on earth, but we are inextricably bound to it. Whoever believes they will win any one of the many battles being fought with perceived enemies is misguided. Protecting the welfare of all life on earth by living our values and making consequent choices is our chosen path.

Affirm the Right of Conscience

Local, communal decision-making and conventional agreements developed side-by-side in our tradition. What does it mean to be democratic and covenantal. How do we make choices together and care for each other and our community?

Celebrating the Darkness

It is that time of year when the dark seems to be pushing in on us from both sides. Do you notice it lingering in the morning, and descending earlier in the eve? On the Thursday it will be the time of year for the crossing over. On the autumn equinox the hours of light equals the hours of night. We will be in the season which has more darkness than light, And we are once more reminded of our…

Back to School Backpack Blessing

As the school year begins, we will reflect on how supportive communities can enable learning, and rededicate ourselves to the lifelong search for truth we are all called to by our principles.

Next Time Around

Most world religions exist to provide an answer to the big question of life: what happens after we die. This morning we present a sermon by Rev. Wayne B. Arnason where we’ll consider one possible answer – reincarnation – and how a belief in a starting over can make an impact on how we interact with the world around us.

The Secular Side of Unitarian Universalism

As someone whose identity lies somewhere in between atheist and agnostic, I’ve been asked the question “Why do you write sermons?” more than a few times. This week, we’ll take a look into what being a Unitarian Universalist means to our secular members and how Unitarian Universalism can play an important role in a society that’s been leaving traditional churches and religion behind.

Crisis of Faith

Have you ever had a moment when you suddenly realize that something you’d always believed to be true no longer seemed to be? And that shocking realization leads you to question one thing after another until you find yourself in an entirely new faith? I did – and that’s why I’m here. Also, please take a moment to enjoy this weeks Time for All Ages written by Martha Dallas and entitled “The First and the Last”. Follow this link to…

Lammas – The First of Three Harvest Celebrations

This holiday celebrates the first harvest and the first enactment of the death of the god of the fields and of the grain, who is cut down in the fullness of life. We are reminded that all life feeds on other life, This is a good time to reconnect with the foods we eat.

Love is Like a Box of Chocolates

Introduction Love means a lot of different things. People experience love differently, even love the might look the same on the outside may be different in meaning. This morning we will explore different forms of love and their meanings. Just like a box of Chocolates you never know what you are going to get.