Sermons from 2021
Our new minister Rev. Lee Anne Washington introduces herself to us in the context of her calling to pursue Justice. During this service, shares some of her professional and religious journey with us.
Peggie Weeks tells the story of her journey serving within her field of engineering, exemplifying our congregational affirmation, “service is our prayer.”
Eric Bannan explores reclaiming the sacred in our daily lives through ritual and spiritual practice.
In this sermon Darlene Larsen is using our UUCJ affirmations to learn more about our religion.
Part two of our 2021 series on Living our UU Principles. This week we hear from Blanche Williams on our first principle: The inherent worth and dignity of every person. With a background in literature, music, and information sciences, Blanche Williams earned a doctorate in psychology from the liberally-minded George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University. She has worked as a clinical psychologist in various settings across several states and now serves patients, families, and treatment providers at Baptist MD Anderson…
Teri Mitchell, Nancy Murrey-Settle, and Munsell McPhillips explore the values, virtues, and covenants of Unitarian Universalism.
Listen to Blanche Williams, Penny Reid, and Jeff Funkderburk as they talk about fatherhood.
Cee Cee Severin explores racism through the lens of her personal journey.
Pandemic isolation has had a deep impact on mental health and community dynamics. How can we show up with authenticity—virtually and in person—as we continue to exercise caution due to COVID-19? Rev. Erin Walter reflects on spiritual resources for mental health and our calling to community care, drawing inspiration from music, Mr. Rogers, and more.
Linda Hart Green muses on how our stories help us make sense of the world and of ourselves.