Selected Audio Sermons

The Spirituality of Smell

We continue to explore what “embodied spirituality” means through the medium of the human sense of smell. What if we took smell seriously as something that could reveal to us the nature of ultimate reality and inform us about what it means to live a life of wholeness?

Walking Together

First in an occasional series of the basics of Unitarian Universalism
In our diversity as a religious community, what holds us together? What is the difference between a collection of individuals and a church?

Love Resists, Love Persists

When you shudder for the fate of the world and wonder if Unitarian Universalists make any difference at all, one of the ways to restore your hope is to remember the work of the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee. The UUSC makes us proud to be UUs!

Reaching Out

Creating space for strangers to become friends is one of the central acts of the church. Hospitality is not inviting others to become like us, but to help others find themselves while among us.

To Tip the Hovering Scale

Do you ever wonder whether what we do as a religious community really matters? I believe it does, but then if it weren’t for Unitarian Universalism, my story would be radically different.

The United States of Amnesia

One of the great perks of being white in America is the capacity to forget how whiteness caused black suffering. Denial and distortion of facts is nothing new; but, the past is always present when it comes to race.

Would He Come Here?

The story of the season speaks of the holy infant born in a forlorn land to a wandering couple amid the squalor of a barn. So divinity appears in the most uncommon places, even in our own lives.

Waiting

As the winter holidays approach, daylight diminishes, days are shorter and temperatures are (somewhat) cooler. It is a season of anticipation. So we wait for warmth, for light, for … what?