Hope

Earth Teach Us Resurrection: Multigenerational Celebration – Sermon Text

(Section about Mount Saint Helens was written by Rev. Linda Hoddy, abridged by Pastor Kimberley) Easter may one of the most difficult holy days in all of the world’s religions for Unitarian Universalists. It begs us to set aside our propensity for reason and fact, our disbelief in the supernatural, our suspicion of anything called … Continued

The Joy of Protest – Text

Introduction                                                                                                             What the heck is going on here? Why are we sitting at tables? Why are there pencils and markers and sheets of poster board? And what’s with all the color? Today is a day of pulling some threads together – threads that seem unrelated. Yes, I’m about to connect a spring festival, some historical … Continued

The Mitten Tree – Homily Text

Reading  “The Mitten Tree” by Candace Christiansen   Homily In our story, it was a small kindness that made a huge difference. And that seems strange – counterintuitive, in fact. There’s so much big stuff we’re facing – the world seems to have lost its collective mind and there was already so much work to … Continued

Tennis Lessons

Linda Anderson returns to share a message of hope and encouragement.

After Life – Sermon Text

We live our lives in stories – this happened, then that, then the other thing, and happily ever after. We can imagine what happens after the prince kisses the princess, or the assassin goes to jail, or the war ends, or the last alien returns to their planet. But death – the story ends. We … Continued