How to Get Away With Murder

Sunday July 9, 2017 How to Get Away With Murder by Emily Blevins   Millennials. That generation following generation X, sometimes called generation Y. We were born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s, typically the children of the Baby Boomers. Wikipedia says we are “generally marked by an...

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Guided by Conscience

by Roland Richmond Presented on May 7, 2017 At First Unitarian Universalist Church   Hello.  Good morning.  This morning I wanted to speak to you about the UUA’s Declaration of Conscience, which we as a congregation voted to adopt a few weeks ago.  The Declaration of Conscience is, I believe,...

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How (and why) to Stay Centered When Everything is Awful

HOW (AND WHY) TO STAY CENTERED WHEN EVERYTHING IS AWFUL by Ruth Ann Jenkins presented April 23, 2017 at First Unitarian Universalist Church of Springfield   Before I begin I want to inform you that there will be some material in my message and my friend Gabriel’s poetry that you...

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Why I’m a Unitarian

September 27, 2015 A sermon by the Rev. J. Mark Worth, Unitarian Universalist Congregational Society of Westborough, MA READINGS: 1. From William Ellery Channing, “Unitarian Christianity,” 1820. Our leading principle in interpreting Scripture is this, that the Bible is a book written for men, in the language of men, and...

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Why I’m a Universalist

A sermon by the Rev. J. Mark Worth READING: 1. From Richard Trudeau, Universalism 101: God Is Love, self-published, 2009: God is love. This quotation from the New Testament (1 John 4:16b) has been dear to many sects, but perhaps to none more than the Universalists. More than 200 years...

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Celebrating our Sources: Humanism

From the Unitarian Universalist Associations of Congregations: The living tradition which we share draws from many sources: Humanist teachings counsel us to heed the guidance of reason and the results of science, and warn us against idolatries of the mind and spirit. Philosophical humanism dates from antiquity, but the logo...

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