Sermons

Look Up

Sermon Date: 
Jan 17, 2021

This service was led by our distinguished guest and member Paul Beach. He began the service with excerpts from a poem called Upstream by Mary Oliver followed by an exercise for all on UU principles and COVID-19. This was followed by two poems, Six Feet Apart and The Phoenix authored and read by Helen Rousseau. Paul completed this beautiful service with reflections on a positive note.

Bending Towards Justice

Sermon Date: 
Jan 10, 2021

This is a very special service with the outcome of recent events at our Capital, DC. Our minister, reverend Lara K-J Campbell, had the forethought to be ready to help us deal with this tragedy and we have posted two reflections, one song, and a reading in the following sequence so all can hear them again. 

Hindsight is 2020

Sermon Date: 
Dec 27, 2020

This service was lay led by Meredith Norris and Susie Desantis who reflected on past year's experiences and hopes we learned through hindsight how we might pursue this next year, 2021.

Something about Mary

Sermon Date: 
Dec 24, 2020

This service was on Zoom and it was extra special to see a 100 people all gathered in one session and lighting their own candles in darkened rooms. The reverend Lara K-J Campbell gave a reflection on Mary that led us to ponder how she was much more than just a symbol mentioned each Christmas.

Longest Night

Sermon Date: 
Dec 20, 2020

This service was focused on solstice, the longest night of the year. We added a reading, A Blessing for the Dark by Laurel Gray, read before and complementing the reflection given by the Reverend Lara K-J Campbell. 

What to Expect When You're Expecting

Sermon Date: 
Dec 6, 2020

Rev. Lara explains that sometimes it is hard to wait for something, be it pregnancy or be it Covid.

Who Listens?

Sermon Date: 
Nov 29, 2020

This service was Lay led by Ted Trainer with special guest and member, Chris Wells. His focus was on who listens to the call of opportunity even if it is touted as a God Send?

Thanks Anyway

Sermon Date: 
Nov 22, 2020

This service was led by the Reverend Lara K-J Campbell. We have added this audio of the sermon, which includes a virtual choir singing We Gather Together, A ten minute guided meditation, and the benediction.

Words and Deeds - Second, UU Prophetic Sources

Sermon Date: 
Nov 15, 2020

This service was about the second of the UU Prophetic Sources that support our seven principles. Led by the Reverend Lara K-J Campbell. 

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