Sermons

The Strength of a Lullaby (09-18-16 Sermon)

What could help us remember, through all the noise and violence of the day, the confusion and sadness of the broken world raging all around us, what could help us remember that this world is also resplendent and resilient and inviting and durable and filled with hope - all the things you want a child to trust: that every day, as the poet says, ordinary miracles begin again… – Rev. Victoria Safford, “The Strength of a Lullaby” Download 9-18-16-sermon pdf

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Visible Signs of Inward Grace (12-27-15 Sermon)

“When our eyes see our hands doing the work of our hearts, the circle of creation is completed inside us, the doors of our souls fly open, and love steps forth to heal everything in sight.” -Michael Bridge https://whitebearunitarian.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/12-27-15-audio.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS

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Mad, Bad, God (12-13-15 Sermon)

“The old gospel question, Who do you say that I am? is maybe best answered by another: Who do you think you are? or by those lines in our hymnal: Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going? The refrain is only mystery.” -Rev. Victoria Safford, “Mad, Bad, God” Download 12-13-15-sermon pdf

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Let it Shine (09-06-15 Sermon)

“For all the saints, with skillets and pans, brooms and saws, canvas and brush, trumpet and banjo, mind and heart – to what work and labor is your heart called? What tools are yours for the building up of humanity?” -Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, “Let it Shine” Download 09-06-15-sermon pdf

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Religious Freedom and Radical Thinkers: Early European Unitarians (08-23-16 Sermon)

“May we live into our own divinity, a spirit that breathes within each of us. May our own faith and acts compel us to recognize the spirit in all. May we recognize our belief that “revelation is not sealed” connects us to our earlier ancestors who martyred for heresy and “innovation” and asks of us to keep awake and open to that which we do not know. In this modern, pluralist time, may we open our hearts and minds to hear about other people’s faith perspectives and remain willing to evolve our own.” -Laura Smidzik, “Religious Freedom and Radical Thinkers: Early...

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