In her last sermon as First Unitarian church’s interim minister, Rev. Kathy consults her crystal ball to see what might be ahead for our congregation.
Speaker: Rev. Kathy Hurt
Reflecting on our July 4 holiday, this sermon considers the ways in which all of us mix up politics and religion, and why that might not be such a bad thing.
As we take up the theme of wisdom in our June services, this Sunday we consider the ways we can be our own worst enemies, and the wisdom we need not to trip ourselves up quite so much.
In this service marking Memorial Day, we consider all the costs of our continuing reliance on war to resolve our differences, as nations and as individuals.
This Sunday will be our annual Flower Communion Ceremony. Please bring a stem or two of flowers to share and each of us will go home with different flowers than we brought. Through the UU “miracle” of the flowers, there are always enough for everyone, … read more.
Our Easter service looks at the powerful image of life’s return or renewal as a complete transformation, most evident on Easter Sunday in stories of resurrection. Not all returned life is the same, and we often need to hear different accounts of what that renewal … read more.
Most spiritual traditions offer the possibility of deep and significant change, sometimes called transformation, sometimes called enlightenment, sometimes called salvation. Are all forms of spiritual change ultimately the same, or are they different? If different, what accounts for the differences?
The theme for April worship services is transformation, and this service considers the power that makes transformation happen. Where does that power come from, how does it work, and do we have any control over it or responsibility for it?
Continuing our monthlong focus on the theme of humility, this service considers what to do, if anything, about those flaws we recognize in ourselves, which ones merit the work to change and which ones instead challenge us to simply accept them, even value them.
In March our worship theme is humility, a quality not much in evidence or valued in a culture where self-promotion seems the key to happiness and success. What does it mean to live humbly, and how is that possible while also maintaining a healthy self-esteem?