Sermons

When Hard Lines Fade

Of late, the term, “Stay in your lane” is heard often. It translates roughly to “You do your job, I’ll do mine.”  At this service with Rev. Sue Browning we’ll consider when this is helpful guidance, when it’s not, and reflect on what helps us … read more.

Day of the Dead

November 4th Day of the Dead Sunday Service talk by Jean Rhian

I have thought about this service a great deal over a long period of time, and find myself to be just overwhelmed with a myriad of thoughts.  I don’t know where to begin and … read more.

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.