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Sermons from September 2020

The Radicalization of Theodore Parker

Theodore Parker has been acknowledged as the premier Unitarian minister and theologian of the 19th century. A founder of the transcendentalist movement and a leading abolitionist, he believed, along with William Ellery Channing, in peacefully ending slavery through legislative means. Eventually, however, Parker became radicalized leading him and other Unitarians to violence. We’ll have a glimpse of 19th century Unitarians and explore…

A Soul Inventory on the High Holy Days

Judaism has much to teach us all about the power of repentance and forgiveness – of deep introspection of the soul.  I invite us all into a journey of overlapping paths crisscrossing over various beliefs and truths of both Judaism and Unitarian Universalism as we pause to reflect on the High Holy Days, obtaining ancient Jewish wisdom.  To see a video, click…

The Oneness of Water

(Water Communion Service) This year, we use this day to celebrate the interdependent web of which we are all a part. Connected to one another by the elements of the earth, we will offer a symbolic act to rejoice in our sacred community. We will connect with each other, as well as those in our…