Past Sermons

Past Sermons - Unitarian Universalist Church of Akron

Past Sermons

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January 29, 2017- Way Out Of No Way (Rev. Tim and E. Reilly)

November 6, 2016- A Right and a Responsibility (Rev. Tim and S. Wynn)

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October 16, 2016- Putting God Second (Rev. Tim and S. Wynn)

October 9, 2016- My Sweet Lord: The Music and Vision of George Harrison (Rev. Tim and E. Reilly)

October 2, 2016- Peace Among the Pieces (Rev. Tim & W. Bartlett)

September 25, 2016- "The Talk" Racial Justive and UU (Rev. Tim, Akrista L'Bert, B. Bills)

August 28, 2016- Dwelling in Peace: Remembering Daniel Berrigan (Rev. Tim)

August 14, 2016- Dont Just Do Something, Be There! (Rev. Tim)

August 7, 2016- A Bridge and a Wall (Rev. Tim - Sabbatical Return)

April 10, 2016- Crossing the Bridge (LGBTQ Sunday - Helmuth)

April 3, 2016- Why An Atheist Goes To Church (Rolenz)
 

March 27, 2016- Walking Throught the Garden...Together (Easter Sunday)

March 13, 2016- Raising UUs or...? (Carvill-Ziemer)

March 6, 2016- Youth Service (Teens)
 

February 28, 2016- Tasting the Wild Grapes (Bartlett)

February 21, 2016- Affirming Life (Rina Shere)

February 14, 2016- God is Love, Kind of (Rev. Denis Paul)

February 7, 2016- Celebrating Our Journeys (D. Wynn & A. Laakso)

January 31, 2016- Hierlooms, Curiosities and Cast-offs (Rev. Renee Ruchotzke)

January 24, 2016- Story: The Bridge Between Science and Religion (Rev. Elaine Strawn)

January 17, 2016- Bending the Arc of the Universe Toward Justice: MLK Sunday (Rev. Joe Cherry)

January 10, 2016- Hitting the Reset Button: Sabbatical Sunday (Rev. Tim)

December 24, 2015- Christmas Eve Candlelight Service (Rev. Tim)

December 20, 2015- The Gift of Service (Rev Tim, McWhorter, Minder)

December 6, 2015- This I Believe (Credo Statements)

November 29, 2015- Hope for the Journey (Bartlett & Reilly)

November 22, 2015- Giving Thanks, Sharing Love - An Intergenerational Thanksgiving November 15, 2015- Why Black Lives Must Matter (Rev. Tim)

November 8, 2015- The Long Walk: Journeying in Covenant Together

November 1, 2015- The Wilderness of Loss: Rememberance Sunday (Garn Nunn)

October 25, 2015- The Second Amendment: A Religious Response (Rev. Tim)

October 11, 2015- If I Had a Hammer: The Music and Vision of Pete Seeger

October 4, 2015- Being Peace (Rev. Tim)

September 27, 2015- How Can We Forgive? (Rev. Tim)

September 20, 2015- A Different Trinity (Rev. Tim)

August 30, 2015- The Sound of Silence 

August 23, 2015- A Peaceful Day in the Neighborhood (Rev. Tim - Mr. Rogers)

August 16, 2015- Free Together (Rev. Tim)

August 2,2015- We, Ourselves, & I (Bills)

July 19, 2015- The Care and Feeding of Your Soul (Garn Nunn)

June 21, 2015 - I’m spiritual, not religious: Why the recent explosion in Science Fiction is good for Unitarian Universalism (Barlett)

June 14, 2015 - The Humanist Difference (Rev. Tim)

March 29, 2015-Be The Lion mp3

March 22, 2015-Celebrating Marriage Equality mp3

March 15, 2015-Interdependence Day mp3

March 8, 2015-Visionary Radicals mp3

Feb. 22, 2015-When Things Fall Apart mp3

Feb. 15, 2015-Healing, Wellness, and the Life of the Spirit mp3

Feb. 8, 2015-Celebrating Our Journeys mp3

Feb. 1, 2015-Blessing of the Animals mp3

Jan. 25, 2015-Journey to Inclusivity mp3

Jan. 18, 2015-The Selma Awakening

Jan. 18, 2015-The Selma Awakening mp3

Jan. 11, 2015-The Spirituality of Desire

Jan. 11, 2015-The Spirituality of Desire mp3

Jan. 4, 2015-A River or a Rock

Jan. 4, 2015-A River or a Rock mp3

Dec 7, 2014-The Mystic Way

Nov 16, 2014-Ferguson and Beyond

Nov 2, 2014-We Remember Them

Oct 19, 2014-Beyond Stigma and Shame

July 20, 2014-Moral Calculus

Mar 9, 2014 - With Principle and Spirit

Jan 26, 2014 - It Matters What We Believe: The Life and Legacy of Sophia Fahs

Jan 19, 2014 - But It's The Law: The Meanings of Justice - MLK JR. Sunday

Jan 5, 2014 - More Than We Deserve

Dec 8, 2013 - Centering Down

Nov 17, 2013 - The Wounds That Bind Us

Sep 15, 2013 - Imagine a World

Aug 18, 2013 - Follow the Drinking Gourd

Aug 11, 2013 - The Spirituality of I Don't Know

Jul 28, 2013 - Falling With Grace

Jul 7, 2013 - The Patriotism of Dissent

Jun 9, 2013 - The Better Part

Apr 28, 2013 - Beginning Together

Apr 21, 2013 - The Religious Challenge of our Time

Mar 31, 2013 - Journey From Darkness to Light

Feb 24, 2013 - Love Will Guide Us

Feb 17, 2013 - Re-Packing Your Bags ~ Guest Speaker Rev. Nancy O. Arnold

Jan 27, 2013 - One Church, Many Paths

Jan 20, 2013 - Precious Lord, Take My Hand - MLK JR. Sunday

Jan 13, 2013 - Emerson's Divinity School Address

Jan 6, 2013 - Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained

Dec 24, 2012 - Peace Be Still (Christmas Eve)

Dec 2, 2012 - The Meaning of Worship

Nov 4, 2012 - Of The People, By The People, For The People

Oct 28, 2012 - Love, Grief and Memory - Remembrance Sunday *AUDIO*

Oct 14, 2012 - The Bible and Social Justice *AUDIO*

Oct 14, 2012 - The Bible and Social Justice

Oct 7, 2012 - Spreading the Joy - Stewardship *AUDIO*

Sep 30, 2012 - Forgiveness and Compassion *AUDIO*

Sep 30, 2012 - Forgiveness & Compassion

Sep 23, 2012 - Gonna Lay Down My Sword and Shield *AUDIO*

Sep 23, 2012 - Gonna Lay Down My Sword And Shield

Sep 16, 2012 - Life Calls Us On *AUDIO*

Sep 16, 2012 - Life Calls Us On

Aug 26, 2012 - Radical Amazement

Aug 19, 2012 - Many Faces, One Path

Aug 5, 2012 - The Heresy of Spinoza

Jul 15, 2012 - The Wisdom of the Desert

Jul 1, 2012 - Creative Sacred Space

Jun 10, 2012 - The Meanings of Prayer

May 27, 2012 - A Summons to Peace

May 13, 2012 - Saving Lives, Creating Hope

Apr 29, 2012 - A Welcoming Congregation

Apr 22, 2012 - A Web of Love & Justice

Apr 8, 2012 - Above the Tree Line

Apr 1, 2012 - The Journey Home

Feb 19, 2012 - Sharing Our Journeys

Feb 12, 2012 - The Dance of Happiness

Feb 5, 2012 - A Religion of Me & We

Jan 22, 2012 - An Abiding Faith in Human Destiny: The Life and Legacy of Mary Livermore

Jan 15, 2012 - Martin Luther King Jr. & Abraham Joshua Heschel

Jan 1, 2012 - Nothing is Settled, Everything Matters

Dec 18, 2011 - The Way of Compassion

Dec 18, 2011 - The Way of Compassion *AUDIO*

Dec 4, 2011 - The Prophetic Imperative

Dec 4, 2011 - The Prophetic Imperative *AUDIO*

Oct 30, 2011 - Love, Grief, Memory

Sep 25, 2011 - Buffet of Choices

Sep 25, 2011 - Buffet of Choices *AUDIO*

Sep 18, 2011 - All That We Do Together

Sep 4, 2011 - Unitarian Universalism & the Labor Movement

Aug 28, 2011 - Spirit, Spiritual, Spirituality

Aug 28, 2011 - Spirit, Spiritual, Spirituality *AUDIO*

Aug 21, 2011 - Original Sin

Aug 7, 2011 - In Praise of Heresy

Aug 7, 2011 - In Praise of Heresy *AUDIO*

Jul 24, 2011 - Back to the Future

Jul 10, 2011 - Making Sense of Religious Humanism

Jul 3, 2011 - Storyteller Potlucks

Jun 19, 2011 - Shades of Grey

Jun 12, 2011 - The Peace of Wild Things

May 1, 2011 - Holocaust Remembrance Day

Apr 24, 2011 - The Glad Surprise

Apr 17, 2011 - Ethical Eating: A Path to Harmony, Justice and Hope

Feb 27, 2011 - Skepticism & Awe: The Spiritual Life of Albert Einstein

Feb 13, 2011 - Celebrating Our Journeys

Feb 6, 2011 - Embracing Differences with Love

Jan 31, 2011 - I Speak for Myself: The Life and Ministry of John Haynes Holmes

Jan 16, 2011 - A Single Garment of Destiny: MLK Sunday

Jan 9, 2011 - The Bible: Text, Teacher or Tyrant?

Jan 2, 2011 - The Intimate and the Ultimate

Dec 26, 2010 - Resolve to be Unresolved

Dec 19, 2010 - Jesus and the Disinherited

Nov 28, 2010 - Canals & Reservoirs: Two Models of the Spiritual Life

Nov 21, 2010 - More Than a Feeling

Nov 7, 2010 - Religion for Our Time

Oct 31, 2010 - Thin Places, Shifting Plates & Strands of Love

Oct 10, 2010 - The Miracle of Mindfulness

Oct 3, 2010 - A House for Hope

Sep 26, 2010 - The Meaning of Forgiveness

Sep 19, 2010 - Letting Our Lives Speak

Sep 5, 2010 - Labor Day Reflections

Aug 15, 2010 - Poetry Sunday

Aug 8, 2010 - Remembering War, Creating Peace

Aug 1, 2010 - General Assembly Reflections

Jul 25, 2010 - The Soul's Mode: Carl Jung

Jun 27, 2010 - PART 2: We Make Our Plans, Then a Great Wind Comes

Jun 27, 2010 - PART 1: We Make Our Plans, Then a Great Wind Comes (from 3-12-06)

Jun 20, 2010 - In Gratitude

Jun 13, 2010 - In Praise of the Shirk Ethic

May 9, 2010 - Every Path Laid Open: Margaret Fuller

Apr 25, 2010 - Imagining our Future

Apr 18, 2010 - Ecology and the Spirit

Apr 4, 2010 - Finding Resurrection

Mar 28, 2010 - The Journey to Justice and Freedom

Feb 28, 2010 - Darwin's First Principle

Feb 14, 2010 - Standing on the Side of Love

Feb 7, 2010 - Creating our Song

Jan 31, 2010 - The Cathedral of the World

Jan 17, 2010 - The Unfinished Dream

Jan 10, 2010 - Articulating our Faith

Jan 3, 2010 - Going the Spiritual Mile

Dec 20, 2009 - Blessed are the Peacemakers

Dec 6, 2009 - A Path to Hope

Nov 15, 2009 - The Beauty and Challenge of Diversity

Nov 8, 2009 - Living the Questions

Nov 1, 2009 - Love Remembrance Death

Oct 18, 2009 - Rhythms of the Heart

Oct 11, 2009 - Let the Dancing Begin

Oct 4, 2009 - In the Beginning

Sep 27, 2009 - Forgiveness

Sep 20, 2009 - The Method is the Message

Aug 23, 2009 - Practices of Faith

Aug 9, 2009 - Science and Religion

Aug 2, 2009 - Beginning Together

Jul 12, 2009 - Reflection - Hippies and Communes

Jul 12, 2009 - Reflection - No Guru

Jun 28, 2009 - Truth and Beauty

Mar 29, 2009 - Church History by Norma Rios

Jan 11, 2009 - Inspiration Central

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