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.

Blessing of the Animals

Animals are part of the interdependent web of all existence of which we humans are also a part. Humans and animals have lived on our planet together for millennia, and they preceded us by hundreds of millions of years. We are grateful for their companionship, as well as the many other rolls they play in our lives. On this day we will bless our pets and the animals we love.

A Bigger Table

Around Thanksgiving we spend time cataloging our gratitudes, but Thanksgiving is also a time to see and appreciate our family, whether that’s blood relations, found family, or an entire community. This Thanksgiving, we invite you to reflect on what happens when we extend the warmth of family beyond our single dinner table.

Moving Forward

As we begin the process of coming together once again, we face a number of decisions that will define who we are as a church for many years to come.
Typewriter with paper that says, "Stories matter" type on it

The Purpose of Life

Stories are part of everyone’s life, whether we want them to be or not. I believe they’re more than just for entertainment, though. I believe they’re the most important thing in the universe.

Midlife: Crisis or Opportunity?

Introduction A lot is made of what it means to be at midlife, and about the so-called “midlife crisis.” What if we looked at such “crises” as opportunities? Let’s explore what meaning can be found in this life stage. Sermon In five days, I’ll be 45 years old. According to my friend Google, that is the beginning of midlife. The average lifespan of people in the U.S. is approximately 78.5 years. The math bugged me until recently (recently being two…

Growing a Soul

Our principles offer us the encouragement and challenge to spend a lifetime searching for truth and meaning. This is a personal process, but it is also deeply relational.

One Life at a Time

Many people believe in the idea of reincarnation. What wisdom can that philosophy teach us while we slow down and remember to only live one life at a time?

Lammas

Lammas is the first of three harvest celebrations in the Pagan calendar. Let us look at what it means to partake of the land, and what it takes to bring the harvest to our tables.

Uni-transcendental-tarianism

At the core of both Unitarianism and Transcendentalism is the belief in the inherent goodness of people and nature. This week, we will explore the confluence of the Unitarians and Transcendentalists.

My Heart Belongs to Daddy

This Father’s Day, we’ll take a loving look at father types and their evolving role in the family structure – from Provider to Nurturer, and all types in between.