Do Not Be Alone (sermon)

First Unitarian Universalist Society Burlington December 3, 2023 Part....


Pastoral Prayer – November 12, 2023

This prayer was written for this morning's service, but because of a gaff, I....


Fear: Friend or Foe? (sermon)

First Unitarian Universalist Society Burlington November 12, 2023 “Tengo miedo.” I was just about to go on the down escalator when I heard those words. “Tengo miedo.” This is a true story. I was at Chicago O’Hare. I was....


An awful turn of phrase…

I recently officiated a memorial service for someone who died by suicide. I....


Reckoning with Heritage: Unitarian Indian Boarding Schools (sermon)

First Unitarian Universalist Society Burlington October 8, 2023 In her....


Beyond Apology (sermon)

First Unitarian Universalist Society Burlington September 24, 2023 For those of a certain age (older than me, maybe older than you), there may be a recollection of Art Linkletter’s mid-twentieth century television show, and book, which....


A Thousand Beautiful Things (sermon)

First Unitarian Universalist Society Burlington September 17,....


Closer to Fine (sermon)

First Unitarian Universalist Society Burlington August 27, 2023 When....


This Love

The following was the Call to Worship on August 20, 2023 at First Unitarian Universalist Society Burlington. The first line refers to a hymn we sung, a version of which is at the bottom of this post. This love: the world didn’t give it to us....


Love at the Center of All (sermon)

August 20, 2023 First Unitarian Universalist Society Burlington....