Today we remember the lives of our beloved departed.
The Bible is a genealogy of quirky families, a repository of intriguing histories, and a collection of beautiful writings and poetry. Moreover, it’s a sustained meditation on the necessity of grace and the redemptive nature of humankind. This morning will be the first of many explorations through Unitarian Universalism’s sacred sources.
Politics are all anyone seems to talk about these days. With Thanksgiving just around the corner, you might find it helpful to strategize how to maintain table manners in this period of polarization. So, let’s model civility this morning and remind ourselves that there’s plenty to hope for, even in these trying times.
Unitarian Universalism is a great religion, a cathedral window through which the world is reflected in a splendid array of unique colors. But can Unitarian Universalism be everything for everyone? This morning will be a meditation on the history of our faith, where we’re at as a denomination today, and where we might be headed.
On August 1, 2017, I rolled into Wausau, embarking on my first settled parish ministry. With this sermon, I’ll offer some reflections on my first year as UU Wausau’s minister and share some hopes for our future.