Sermons on Holidays
The Easter story is replete with opportunities to interpret its “true” meaning. There are seven atonement theories that attempt to explain and give meaning to Jesus’s death on a cross. What if atonement weren’t the point at all? What if Jesus came to live, not to die? What if Easter is a metaphor with an entirely different hopeful message? Join Rev. Lee Anne as she explores the meaning of the Easter story and applies the metaphor to our beloved community.
Rev. Lee Anne Washington explores the actual good news that Jesus was on about (contrary to the modern Easter story).
Donna Janesky reviews 2021.
Listen to Blanche Williams, Penny Reid, and Jeff Funkderburk as they talk about fatherhood.
Each year as I prepare an Easter sermon I have in mind the words of Rev Dr. Frederick May Eliot, president of the American Unitarian Association from 1937 until his death in 1958. “When I go to church on Easter I expect to be reminded of the elemental truth that in this universe of ours with all its hesitancies and timidities and tragedy, the tides of life are flowing fresh, manifold, and free. I expect to find myself swept into…
Thomas Karst speaks on the Advent, on the hope for truth and love to make the world and our community right.
Our All Souls’ Service and part four of our Love is ______ worship series. Love does not let go of others, even beyond the grave.
In this Memorial Day sermon, Phillip reminds us of the horrors of war and the sanctity of the lives that we send into conflict.
Phillip recalls the radical origins of Mother’s day, springboarding into a general call for political activism.
In this Easter & April Fool’s Day service, Phillip treats us with a little magic and more than one surprise.