Sermons

Better Than Gold(en Rule)

by Rev. Christina Leone-Tracy Many of us have heard of the Golden Rule – “Do unto other as you would have them do unto you.” But is there anything better than gold? What about platinum? Let’s talk about how we can do even better!

Beauty and My Ill-fated Kayaking Trip

by Rev. Jim Coakley Sometimes the universe gives you one of those perfectly beautiful days in which a sense of the sacred surrounds you everywhere. Unfortunately, at those very same moments our self-absorption and ego often won’t let us appreciate it. Come let me tell you about one such day while kayaking a few summers…

Favorites

by Rev. Leah Hart-Landsberg Life has plenty of obnoxious circumstances. Most of us can readily list at least a few things that consistently annoy us. As a countermeasure, author T. Wise recommends a quick reset that he calls a “pet fave.” The opposite of a pet peeve, he defines a pet fave(orite) as “that kind…

This I Believe

by Will Zinth, Jean Kwaterski, Dave Velguth, and Amy Ongiri A Fellowship tradition returns with a wonderfully diverse array of friends sharing the stories of what they believe.

Eating Well: The Role of Hope in our Unitarian Universalist Lives

by Mark Bernstein Sir Francis Bacon wrote, “Hope is a good breakfast but it is a bad supper.” While Hope springs eternal, what good is it if we don’t spring into action? In this sermon, Mark will explore the relationship between hope and action and share his thoughts on our responsibility as Unitarian Universalists to…

“The World Comes In…”

by Rev. Leah Hart-Landsberg To be alive is to experience that, in the words of one of our readings, “the world comes in at every pore.” What better way to explore this idea than turning to two of life’s certainties, that babies will always be born and answers to life’s questions will always be sought?…

Come, Sing a Song

by Rev. Leah Hart-Landsberg You are cordially invited to join Rev. Leah and our music director Steve at a Fellowship hymn sing! You pick the hymns on the fly, Steve will accompany the singing, and Rev. Leah will offer some historical background and theological notes. Whether you have firm favorites you’d like a chance to…

Coming of Age Credo Service 5.19.19 9:00 am

May 19, 2019 at 9:00 am Coming of Age Youth: Brennen Haynes, Ben Thiel, Nolan Arnold, Irysa Bauer Our Coming of Age youth will lead the service.  This service–and especially the youth’s sharing of credos, or individual belief statements–is the culmination of their nine months in the Coming of Age program. This is a service not…

Coming of Age Credo Service 5.19.19 10:45 am

Coming of Age Youth: Rose Williams, Elijah Murphy, Aaron Thibodeau, Maddie Miller Our Coming of Age youth will lead the service.  This service–and especially the youth’s sharing of credos, or individual belief statements–is the culmination of their nine months in the Coming of Age program. This is a service not to be missed!

Like a Bridge

by Rev. Leah Hart-Landsberg Bridging Youth: Emma Frederick, Will Scheffler, Peter Sieck, Brooke Wait Our annual bridging service includes a special ceremony to ritualize graduating high school seniors’ transition to adulthood. Children, youth and young adults (18-35 years of age) will have special roles. Bridging youth will share about where they are in their spiritual…