Sermons

  • On Becoming Ourselves (and Unbecoming Who We Are Not)
    by Colleen Appel There are many reasons for writing. Several First UU poets will tell us why they write and how their writing has helped in “becoming themselves.” April is Poetry Month; join us in celebrating the poets among us. Moment of Perspective – On Ordinary Lives – AJ Fox […]
  • Becoming Alive Again
    by Rev Michelle Scott-Huffman The observance of both Easter and Passover provide an opportunity for us to remember sacred stories that have breathed life into weary people for thousands of years. As we feel the weight of our own weariness, may we be reminded that we, too, can become alive […]
  • Committed to Growing
    by Emmie Seaman Ode to Dirty Fingernails by Dacia Reid Echo of woodpecker wafts on morning airWorm spouts pock the pathPurple spears of crocus reach heavenward Repeating shrill of bird callCelebrates the golden pink dawn horizonand new blue sky line Burgeoning skeletal branchesMysteriously expand in the growing lightWondrous greening – […]
  • Spring Spirit
    Betty Ridge and Susanne Bounds offer a message observing and celebrating the spring equinox. Moment of Perspective – Spring is like a perhaps hand Persephone, our AV Coordinator, shares a few thoughts about Spring followed by a Spring poem by E.E. Cummings. The opening words are a quote by Thich […]
  • Committed to Serving
    by Rev Michelle Scott-Huffman I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything; but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do. May it be so for us today!