Sermons

Total loss. Then thankful just for shoes.

UUFE’s Gayle Scroggs shared her experience at our Gratitude and Grace service, November 19. Exactly ten years ago I was living five thousand miles away in Argentina, with my beloved Roberto, in a leafy gated community on the outskirts of his native city of San Nicolas. That was the Thanksgiving when I really learned the meaning of … Continued

Being Two Places at Once 

Sermon by Rev. Sue Browning   Let’s get right down to today’s question. Can you be two places at once?   Let’s say, for discussion, it is 10:40 a.m. EDT on Sunday, October 22. If you are here at this UU congregation’s service, can you also be in New York City at brunch? Or a few years ago my Dad had two grandsons graduate the same day – one in … Continued

Welcoming the Stranger

Sermon by Pete Lesher My fellow immigrants: Where did you come from? We all have an origin story—And for many of our families, it includes an immigration story. My English ancestors arrived on these shores in about 1661 (Tilghman), 1669/70 (Goldsborough) My German ancestors in 1727 My Irish ancestors in 1683 (Earle) and 1872 (Mulligan) But: … Continued

When Change Seems Impossible, or at Least Overwhelming

Sermon by Rev. Sue Browning Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton   Reading (An excerpt from the book ‘Just Mercy’ by Bryan Stevenson. For context, it’s the late 1980s and Bryan has working more and more closely with those facing execution. (p72-74)) ‘We relocated to our new office in Montgomery in the shadow of these two … Continued

What Happened to Me at the Eclipse

Sermon by Don Barker    Opening words are from New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, the book entitled The Acts of the Apostles: And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall … Continued

True to Myself

Sermon by Sue Browning, Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton. Service presented with Joshua Long.   Let me begin with a story told by Wayne Dyer in his book Wisdom of the Ages. “Two months ago my son and I cleaned out a wooded area in front of the townhouse where I do my writing. We … Continued

The Roots of Character

Sermon by Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton At last week’s service, Jim Richardson and Martha Hamlyn shared that UUFE’s long time minister, Rev. Daniel Higgins, had died on June 9. He was a Minister Emeritus here at this congregation – a life time honor – and he held that same distinction in … Continued

What Happened to Me on Election Night

Sunday sermon by Don Barker 11 June 2017   I want to tell you a story. I starts at the Five and Dime Ale House in Baltimore: And it ends at Jimmy’s Grille in Bridgeville, Delaware: In between were three days in Hell. The title of my story is, “What Happened to Me on Election … Continued

Intentional Yearning

Sermon by Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton   Reading ‘When I Am Among the Trees’ by Mary Oliver   Often we sense our hearts are reaching for something, but we can’t quite figure out what. When asked, ‘How are things going?’ we respond, “Good” or “Pretty Good.”  We’re grateful for the basics … Continued

Where is Home?

Sermon by Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton   Reading By Theresa Soto, Tracy Bleakney Original version in English by Tracy Bleakney, traducción en español por Theresa Soto A child journeys far from home Fearful and brave, in need of safe harbor. Guided by this chalice, may we seek to understand the causes of flight. … Continued