Sermons

Religious Education: 200 Years of Change at First Parish

Sermon Date: 
Jun 2, 2019

This was a service delivered by the RE Director, Emily C Jones, and the assistance of the Reverend Lara K-J Campbell. The homily explaining change for the past 200 years of change was presented by Emily. On a special note, this church was the first church to have a Sunday School in Maine 200 years ago.

Memorial Day in Words and Music

Sermon Date: 
May 26, 2019

In remembrance for the fallen soldiers and their close ones, we respectfully honor this service with poems and chalice conversations, and music to help us reflect. The Reverend Lara K-J Campbell stayed silent but present  with laryngitis while volunteering congregants led. 

We Are The Witnesses!

Sermon Date: 
May 19, 2019

A most welcomed return of the Reverend Lara K-J Campbell from her sabbatical leave. Her first service and sermon was based on her research to understand the life of slaves and the involvement of our UU Church as a haven for slaves in the 1700 and 1800's in Kennebunk, Maine.

Venn Diagrams

Sermon Date: 
May 12, 2019

This service is the last one for our sabbatical minister, the Reverend Kimberly Debus, and we wish her the very best adventure in her future. The sermon expresses how we have come to connect with each other.

Trust: The Choice and the Practice

Sermon Date: 
May 5, 2019

This service and sermon was led by our guest visitor, a recently ordained minister on June 1, 2019, the Reverend Amy Fiorilli. 

Beauty

Sermon Date: 
Apr 28, 2019

This service was all about Beauty in the world. It was a splendor of stories, readings, and videos. A sprinkling of pictures that portrait people's best, 3 second awe inspiring clips and the Reverend Mark Glovin's choices of beauty displayed while he gave his sermon. 

Earth Teach Us Resurrection

Sermon Date: 
Apr 21, 2019

This service and sermon was presented by our sabbatical minister the Reverend Kimberly Debus. She gave a new way of thinking about resurrection and the link between a sustainable world, the voyage of Jesus, and our own spirituality. 

An Everything Seed

Sermon Date: 
Mar 31, 2019

We were honored to have this service include the Tri-Choir consisting of Sanford, Saco, and Kennebunk UU choirs assemble into one marvelous music voice. We were also honored to have the guest minister, the Reverend Shay MacKay, from the Sanford and Saco ministries. The sermon presented gave a great message relating our cosmos beginnings in relation to every precious seed born in this world. We regret that we had some technical difficulty in producing this sermon.

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