Archive of Sunday Sermons
In addition to sermons by settled and interim ministers, the archive includes guest and lay-led services. In particular, it is our tradition that most summer services are organized by the Worship Associates with lay speakers, some of which are represented in the archive.
|Feb 19||Reconstructing by The Rev. Evan Keely, Interim Minister; with Carla Miller, DMRE; and Paul Wester, Worship Associate|
Many in our congregation are reading the book The Third Reconstruction by the Rev. Dr. William J. Barber. This book, and the moral movement it describes, has much to teach us.
|Feb 12||As Hearts Beat As One by The Rev. Evan Keely, Interim Minister; with Carla Miller, DMRE; Abby Wester, Worship Associate; the Chalice Dancers; and the Childrens and Adult Choirs|
We gather in community to remember what love demands of us.
|Feb 5||Membership in the World is Not Optional by Guest speaker Rev. Judith Morris; with Carla Miller, DMRE; and Beth Charbonneau, Worship Associate|
Rev. Judy Morris, a retired Unitarian Universalist Minister and current member at Paint Branch Unitarian Universalist Church will share thoughts about membership and its meaning for us as a community and as citizens.
|Jan 29||The Order of Melchizedek by The Reverend Evan Keely, Interim Minister; with Carla Miller, DMRE; Carol Carter Walker, Worship Associate; and the Choir|
Clergy leaders of one kind or another have been present in every human civilization for thousands of years. What does clergy leadership mean to us?
|Jan 22||Love, Love and Love by The Reverend Evan Keely, Interim Minister; with Carla Miller, DMRE; Mary Rooker, Worship Associate; and Scottish Fiddle Music by Sunita Pathik|
Its challenging to love, especially as we recognize that there are different ways to love, and that there are different kinds of love.
|Jan 15||The End of the Obama Era and the Rise of Trumpism by The Rev. Evan Keely, Interim Minister; with Carla Miller, DMRE; Paul Wester, Worship Associate; and the PBUUC Choir|
Racism has always been part of American culture, but after a time of some progress, the nation appears to have regressed. And so the work of justice and compassion must continue.
|Jan 8||Resolution by The Reverend Evan Keely, Interim Minister; with Carla Miller, DMRE; and Van Summers, Worship Associate|
A new year is as good a time as any to renew our commitment to being who we truly want to be.
|Jan 1||Kwanzaa: An All Ages Celebration, Assessment and Feast by Carmelita Carter-Sykes with Carla Miller, Director of Multigenerational Exploration, Worship Associate Will Snyder, and the Chalice Dancers|
This service sponsored by our Diversity/Anti Racism Transformation Team, (DARTT), will feature traditional music and rituals, drumming, stories, creation of art and the Chalice Dancers. In the Kwanzaa tradition of assessment as part of this end of year celebration, PBUUC members and friends will examine Black Lives Matter. The service will be followed immediately by the Kwanzaa Sharing Feast.