Archive for the ‘Sermon Archive and Podcast’ Category

Annual Blessing of the Animals Service

Please enjoy the audio only for this service, including the occasional bark!  

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The Prophetic Voice of Unitarian Universalist Ancestors by UUCA Lay Ministers

We speak today of prophetic voice. In word, image, and song, we recall the deeds of our UU forebears in faith. We call them prophets for their vision and truth. Prophets are not soothsayers, but visionaries. Prophets are called—and call others—to justice, community, and action. They call us to new ways of being human. The […]

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The State of the Dream – Dr. Tony Stringer

The State of the Dream Dr. Tony Stringer In another week, it will be seven years since I became a granddad.  Congratulate me!              Thank you. I find that being a grandparent is very different from being a parent.  There is nowhere near the same level of responsibility, and hence, there is nowhere near […]

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Our Mr. Emerson

July 13, 2014 Our Mr. Emerson Rev. Jane Thickstun     “In this refulgent summer, it has been a luxury to draw the breath of life.” So begins Emerson’s Address to the Harvard Divinity School on July 15, 1838, when Emerson was a young man, his first child just two years old. And in […]

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Spiritual Gems of Islam

We begin with a remarkable story about George de Benneville, who in later years would become a leading prophet of Universalism in America. But our story takes place long before that, when he was a much younger man and travelling the world. In his own words, he says, Being arrived at Algiers, as I walked […]

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