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All This, and More, Final Candidating Sermon

Final sermon for candidating for senior minister, foothills unitarian church, November 15, 2015 Listen to this sermon here. Reading: Now I Become Myself by May Sarton  Sermon: All This, and More “What would you say to those who aren’t sure … Continue reading

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In Shared Ministry

Before I went to seminary – despite being very active in my local UU congregation – I remained skeptical about the value of “church” in today’s world. I wondered if “church” was a concept we could do without. Then, in … Continue reading

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Like a Good Neighbor, Sermon June 30 2013

First Reading: “Of the Communion of Churches One With Another,” From the Cambridge Platform, 1648, Chapter 15 Although Churches be distinct, and therefore may not be confounded one with another: and equal, and therefore have not dominion one over another: yet … Continue reading

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Doing Church Through Learning Communities

I often ask those who are newer to the church – what brought you here? Perhaps not surprisingly – I don’t get too many who say “I was really hoping to join a Committee!” And yet, without the loving hands … Continue reading

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Core Values in Creating Worship

Multiple Voices: In worship, we perform our mission- the congregation we are becoming; and as we perform it, we make it true. As a result, it matters who stands in front of the congregation and how they interact. It matters … Continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for All Unitarian Universalists – Stories 7 and 8

Continuing to reveal 10 stories I wish every Unitarian Universalist knew….here are stories 7-8.  Story 7:  The Unitarians and the Universalists Fifty years ago, in stuffy rooms and over dinners, and breakfasts, and coffee, and other drinks, people of goodwill … Continue reading

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Top 10 Stories For All Unitarian Universalists (Stories 1-3)

Wouldn’t it be handy if we had a common set of stories that we could count on most Unitarian Universalists knowing? It could be great shorthand, similar to how Christians can say “sow your seeds in the good soil,” and … Continue reading

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