Possibilities

The Loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

It has not even been a week since Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died. She is already a legend, and we mourn her loss.

The news coverage has been intense. Many stories recap her life. Many more (it seems) offer speculation on her successor, and when and … read more.

The Courage to Pause

Some of my favorite ‘Opening Words’ are by Rev. Kathleen McTigue.

“We come together this day to remind one another
To rest for a moment on the forming edge of our lives,
To resist the headlong tumble into the next moment,
Until we claim for ourselves … read more.

Exhilarated, Hopeful, and Slightly Terrified

As we approach the first Sunday of the church year, I feel the excitement of past years. I picture folks hearing the opening hymn and sensing a return to shared community. My mind walks again and again through the planned service and I wonder, ‘Will … read more.

The Winding Down of this Summer

Something just feels “off” as we approach Labor Day.

September has long been the month when we return to our routines. Maybe we do so reluctantly, not wanting the warm, relaxing days to end, yet we are often ready to make the shift. This year feels different.

I’m … read more.

About the Transition to Fall

Greetings to all of you with ties to the congregation, and to those of you checking us out!

As we begin our church year and the return to our rhythms of fall, I find myself the reluctant to let summer go. Of late, I’ve been wondering … read more.

Finding What Excites You

(Sermon by Rev. Sue Browning, February 25, 2018)

Let’s start with a few scenarios on excitement. I want you to picture a big string across the front of the sanctuary. ‘Excites Me’ at one end and  ‘Nightmare – Are You Kidding Me?’ at the other end.

Imagine … read more.

The Meaning of Sacrifice

(A note on this sermon: I preached an earlier version of this sermon at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton on February 11. In light of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, I modified the sermon before offering it at the UUs of the Chester … read more.