Worship for All

Unitarian Universalist worship is a time set aside for the experience of something special. Call it the Holy, a sacred hour, or call it community of active love, in the end it, should be a transformative experience from the ordinary to the extraordinary. Worship is made up of small and large moments tied together with bonds of joy, sorrow, lament and most of all love.

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Spoken and Written Word

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Audio and Video

The Written Word

I have very few full text sermons since I usually preach from notes.  A video archive at First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh can be found here. Mount Vernon audio recordings, and more recently, video recordings can be found here.

I particularly like these from Pittsburgh:

  • Sept. 26, 2021, Am I Wrong?

  • Oct. 17, 2021 The Joy of Conflict

  • Dec. 12, 2021 The Cosmic Christ

  • May 8, 2022  Our Bodies Ourselves

 

From Mount Vernon:

  • June 9, 2019, Let There be Music, Let there be Love

  • Aug. 18, 2019 Building Hope

  • Sept. 22, 2019 Happiness... Age of E-Friendship

  • Oct. 13, 2019 How do White People Talk about Racism Anyway?

  • April 19, 2020,  Deconstructed Beef Wellington

  • June 21, 2020, Strengthened by Uncertainty

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I love to write, it is my primary creative outlet. I've provided just a few samples of readings, prayers, opening words, written sermons, and a eulogy. Click on any item in the list below: 

Sermon: Imagination as the New Normal

Sermon: Losing Oneself

Sermon: Thank You

Opening Words and Prayers

Slam Poetry: Artist's Dilemma

Christmas Eve Homily

Readings

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Christmas Eve

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