Sermon Archive

This Thing All Things Devours

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We are all familiar with the passage of time; at moments it moves too slowly and at others too fast. Sometimes we lose time, and sometimes we find it. Join the Reed College Unitarian Universalist group in an exploration of time and the changes it has wrought.

Please join us for refreshments and conversation after the service.

Date: 
Sunday, April 3, 2016

The Light Within

Sometimes it is through suffering loss that we learn to go deeper and discover tremendous possibilities. Sermon by Rev. Mark Gallagher.

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Date: 
Sunday, March 27, 2016

The only thing I know for sure is that there's nothing I know for sure.

Feeling most comfortable with uncertainty, Wy’east congregant Paul Strohmayer will share some of the insights he’s gained by simple observation of his own philosophical evolution, human behavior, recurring patterns throughout the universe, and the relationship of it all.

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Please join us for refreshments and conversation after the service.

Date: 
Sunday, March 6, 2016

On Creating Communities

In which we learn lessons about community from bees, bacteria, and god (with a small g), plus lessons about resilience and compassion from refugees and missionaries. Sermon by Rev. Barbara Stevens.
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Social Hour: Please join us for refreshments after the service.

Date: 
Sunday, February 28, 2016

Hope for a Stable Climate

Vinh Mason will be speaking about his experience as a Climate Action Policy Coordinator at the City of Portland. After 23 years of dedicating his career to the climate crisis, he will share a perspective on why now, more than ever, there is hope for humanity to stabilize the world’s climate.
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Date: 
Sunday, February 21, 2016

Great Mystery Theology

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Careful observation has revealed a seamless natural Universe of breathtaking magnificence and mystery. Understanding ourselves as part of that magnificence opens the door to a deep and vital spirituality. Sermon by Rev. Mark Gallagher.
Wy’east Potluck Brunch: 11:30 a.m. Bring a potluck dish to share.

Date: 
Sunday, February 14, 2016

Compassion

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From the science of compassion to the challenges it offers us, founding Wy’east member Rev. Sarah Schurr will help us look deeply into this most important of religious acts.
Social Hour: Please join us for refreshments after the service.

Date: 
Sunday, January 31, 2016

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