Speaker: Rev. Lori Kyle

Earth Day 2021

Earth Day is traditionally celebrated on April 22, the birthdate of the modern environmental movement.   Rev. Lori will focus this service around Earth Day, with the assistance of our 7th principle team.

The Mystique (or mistake?) of Atheism

The monthly theme from our UUA is “the divine god” — an unusual theme for our congregation with a high percentage of agnostics and atheists with a scattering of buddhists and pagans.  A basic definition of the concept of ‘religion’ is a belief in/worship of … read more.

The Hope of Easter

Links for the service are in blue:

Here for the first half

Here for the sermon.

Here for the closing

Many people of varying theological backgrounds (and lack thereof) find inspiration in the message of Easter.   As Sarah Anderson once said, “Easter is the message of … read more.

The Choice to Live: A Shot in the Arm

The sermon can be found here.

How often have we recently heard in our First U chats literal day counts until someone is receiving their vaccine.  A majority of UUs join millions of others around the world in eager anticipation of receiving the shot(s) for … read more.

The 8th Principle: a Community Dialog

There was no sermon, because we broke out into discussion groups.

Several Sundays ago First U joined the Lexington UU congregation for a service centered around the 8th Principle, and last Sunday we continued our focus on this proposed new Principle in our own worship service.  … read more.

The 8th Principle: An American Dream

For Lori’s sermon click HERE.

As if over 400 years of evidence wasn’t enough, this past year has been a marker for the need for continued awakening regarding racial justice.  The need is in virtually every aspect of our culture, including religion, and more specifically, … read more.