Sermon Archive (Page 3)

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.

May Day Rituals

In this sermon by Rev. Dan Brosier circa 1994, we explore how holidays provide an avenue for examining our cultural past. Some holidays like Martin Luther King Jr. Day don’t have roots that go very far back in time. But others reach far back into our human heritage. What we believe and do today is shaped by what preceded us, even though we may not realize it. We will dig into the holy day that has many names but we…

Theological Reflection

Our Unitarian Universalist 4th Principle calls for a “free and responsible search for truth and meaning”, but actually sitting down and contemplating our beliefs is not something many of us do on a regular basis. This morning we’ll be discussing the importance of theology (the study of religious truth, not just “God”) on our lives and on the future of humanity.

Holy Week

Holy Week takes on a bigger meaning when we consider that Easter, Passover, the Vernal Equinox, and Oestre have come together in a joyous surge of spirituality. Let’s take a look back through time and see how these religious observances became entwined.

“Cancelled”

In today’s age of “cancel culture”, who we are is being shaped by the whims of whichever political party is in power. What does this mean for our collective future when millions of children are growing up with only half the story?

Laughter During the Dark

“If I didn’t laugh, I’d cry.” So the saying goes. It’s true, that when we’re surrounded by the dark, humor is one of those precious things that helps us get through. Whether it’s gallows humor or silliness with no point other than to be silly, laughter really is “the best medicine.”

The Melt and the Rain

The melt and rain are arriving, warmer breezes blow, birdsong returns. Spring is, as they say, blossoming. During dark times, winter’s retreat helps ground us in what is around us in our physical spaces. Grounding in the now can help ease the fear and anxiety that surrounds us. Come, breathe, and join us at our Spring Equinox service, followed by a reflective walk through our beloved labyrinth.

The Principles for Kids… for Adults!

The RE Program started the new year by observing the UU holiday of Chalica, and as it comes to a close we’ll reflect on different approaches to teach our kids about the UU Principles.