Sermons

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

About Risks – Lessons from Harriet Tubman

Sermon, Rev. Sue Browning, March 19, 2017 Reading Exodus 3:1-12 (NIV) (Moses and the Burning Bush) Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. There the angel of the Lord appeared to him in flames of … Continued

Living Boldly

Sermon by Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton Reading Adapted slightly from a writing by Marianne Williamson in her book A Return to Love “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens … Continued

Humor: Engaging with Mirrors

Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton   When I was young my family moved often. Entering a new school, I’d need to find my place and I wanted to be around kids who made me laugh. To have a chance, and for me it was never about entry into the cool group, (as … Continued

Guideposts in Times of Transition

Sermon by Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton   Reading Our reading this morning comes from late in Martin Luther King’s journey. It is from a sermon preached in 1967, well after the bus boycotts and the Voting Act was passed. An excerpt from “A Christmas Sermon on Peace” delivered in in December … Continued

Start Where You Are

Sermon by Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton   Reading Sojourner Truth was born a slave in 1797 in New York south of Albany. Our reading picks up a description of her life’s journey in 1844, when she would have been in her late 40s. From the book, “Sojourner Truth: Slave, Prophet, Legend” … Continued

The Gift We Actually Need

Sermon by Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton   Does anyone here recall taking interest and aptitude tests in junior high or high school? The tests often required completing surveys as they teased out – What might you be good at? What might you enjoy? Do you prefer working alone or depending on … Continued

Open to the Mystery

Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton   As we enter the Holiday Season, we often forget, and at times even deny, that the gatherings around Christmas and Hanukkah are at some level religious holidays. At least in part. And too the holidays are grounded in festivals around the shortest day of the year … Continued