Sermons 2017-05-24T14:18:40+00:00

Sermons

Sunday, September 24, 2017

“All Those Pronouns!” - 9:15 and 11:00am Cis-gender? Transgender? Gender non-binary? Non-conforming? And why does the urinal upstairs have police tape across it? These questions, and more, about the many ways we can understand gender [...]

September 18th, 2017|Categories: Sermons|

Sunday, September 17, 2017

“A No Complaint World” - 9:15 and 11:00am What would the world look like without complaining? What would church look like? Our homes? Would everything fall apart without constant critique, or could we learn to [...]

September 11th, 2017|Categories: Sermons|

Sunday, September 10, 2017

“Gathering the Waters: Ingathering and Welcome” - 9:15 and 11:00am Come celebrate our annual water communion and celebrate our new members as we begin the church year. Rev. Bret Lortie leading.

September 5th, 2017|Categories: Sermons|

Sunday, September 3, 2017

"Identity, Intersections, and Impasses" - 10:00am In an age of identity politics and intersectionality, as we struggle to build a broad justice coalition, friction comes with the territory. How we move within and among that [...]

August 28th, 2017|Categories: Sermons|

Sunday, August 27, 2017

“Tools for the Work of Our Hands” - 10:00am Complex identities sometimes make it feel dangerous to move through the world authentically. But that very complexity can also prove an invaluable tool in our struggle [...]

August 21st, 2017|Categories: Sermons|

Sunday, August 20, 2017

“Unconditional Love: Our Annual Pet Blessing Service” - 10:00am It’s bring your pet to church day! They will worship with us, sing (or bark) along, and be celebrated as the important parts of our lives [...]

August 14th, 2017|Categories: Sermons|

Sunday, August 13, 2017

“Question Box” - 10:00am They say that UU churches are great at offering “questions for your answers.” On this morning, Rev. Bret Lortie will attempt to do better by addressing questions that you bring to [...]

August 7th, 2017|Categories: Sermons|

Sunday, August 6, 2017

"The Gods We Worship" - 10:00am In 2001 author Neil Gaiman wrote a book, American Gods, that would capture the essence of Emerson's warning "to be careful what we worship, for what we are worshiping [...]

August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Sermons|

Sunday, July 30, 2017

"The Courage To Be Whole" - 10:00am There is a courageous beauty in LGBTQ people’s struggle to live into their whole selves. Indeed this struggle to step into our own wholeness is one we all [...]

July 24th, 2017|Categories: Sermons|

Sunday, July 23, 2017

“Faith Healing” - 10:00am How can we be healed by our faith? Reflections on healing, faith, and the challenges we face. Charley Earp speaking. Charley Earp is a candidate for ministry, a student at Meadville [...]

July 18th, 2017|Categories: Sermons|
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