Sermon Archive

The 5 Questions of Ms. Thought

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Years ago, in Thailand, a dear friend shared these questions with me. She told me that if I tried to answer them honestly and carefully, I might come to know myself better than before. Come this morning, and I’ll share them with you. Bring your friends along! Sermon by Rev. Craig Moro.

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Date: 
Sunday, April 24, 2016

Giving Back

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Emily Goetz is the managing director of a communications agency unique in that it works solely for causes. Emily will share about her own path toward defining a life and work that supports positive change and community, plus ideas on how others can explore what community means to them, including what the positive change is they can contribute.

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Date: 
Sunday, April 17, 2016

Getting Your Goat

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Folktales, like religious scriptures, have a bottomless quality. There’s no end to the meanings we can discover, if we keep looking. This morning, let’s cross a river with The Three Billy Goats Gruff and see what we can find on the surface, below the bridge, and over on the other side. This story is definitely not just for children! Sermon by Rev. Craig Moro. 

Please join us for our regular second Sunday potluck after the service. Bring a dish to share.

Date: 
Sunday, April 10, 2016

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.

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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

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