Sermons

Is UU a Faith Community?

Sermon by Nancy Sawyer

The seed for this sermon was planted several years ago during a multilogue here at this Fellowship. During the multilogue I referred to our congregation as “a faith community.” Don Barker responded to my comment with his usual, questioning, curious manor with … read more.

Facing Our Uncertainties

Sermon at UUFE by Bob Cleg

Text:  Mark 16:1-8

I grew up in a Baptist church where it wasn’t a stretch to think dead people could come back to life.  Years later, I realized the statistical impossibility of that happening. In focusing my concept of religion … 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.

Nirvana is a Clearing in the Forest

(A Tale of What Happened to Me in Chicago.)

Opening Words – Buddhist Heaven and Hell

 

Our opening words are about heaven and hell, nirvana and samsara.  A Zen story we’ve shared here before:

A samurai approached the monk Hakuin and demanded, “I want to know about … read more.

Here We Have Gathered

Sermon by Rev. Sue Browning, March 11, 2018

(Stewardship Sermon for 2018-19)

This congregation was founded in 1960. It is 58 years old. I’m in my fifth year serving this congregation and if someone updates the written history of the congregation I’ll get a mention, as will … read more.

Never Be in a Hurry to Believe

Sermon Text by Dwayne Eutsey

A couple weeks ago, I was invited by an English teacher at Easton High School to talk to his students about Mark Twain. I was there for most of the day, talking to the four classes he has: two consisted of … read more.