Sermon Archive

“The Gospel of Climate Change – Where is the Hope?”

Climate change is having an increasing impact on the earth, including human society. The basic equation of climate change, as explained in last year’s UN report, requires that carbon emissions drop steeply within the next several decades. Can we do this? Yes! We have lots of exciting technologies and strategies for reducing fossil fuels. Will we? Well…. We’ll explore the practical, political, and spiritual challenges of transitioning to a low-carbon society.
Service led by Wy'east Member and Trained Climate Reality Project Volunteer, Karl Arruda.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

A Celebration of Love

Join us in this musical and poetic exploration of love in its many forms. This service will feature the talents of the Wy’east choir as well as poets from our congregation.  Service led by Wy’east members.

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Friend, Why Are You Here?

Francis David and Giorgio Biandrata were two early founders of the Unitarian movement, back in the 1500’s.  They were masters at using new communications media to tweak the sensibilities of the religious conservatives of their day.  What fun—for a time. Rev. Craig Moro will share what happened next with you this morning.

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Sunday, February 17, 2019

In the Details

I had the good fortune to study the book of Revelation under the guidance of the late Rev. Daniel Berrigan. Dan was the first Roman Catholic priest to make the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List for his anti-war activism.  After serving time in prison, the Catholic Church had “silenced” his teaching and preaching for several years. His class on Revelation—the vivid, violent, and visionary last book of the New Testament—was his first chance to teach after this silencing.  What I recently found in my old class notes speaks even louder today than it did forty years ago!  Sermon by Rev.

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Light without Heat: The Celtic Holiday of Imbolc

In Celtic mythology, the first signs of spring, the snowdrops popping up through the hard group, were said to be the steps of the goddess Brigid. Spring was considered to be just peeking its head out of winter's grip, thanks to the appearance of Brigid. Brigid, who became St. Bridget over time, the patronness of Ireland. Come explore with us as we look at the holiday, as well as the tranformation of a pre-Christian figure into a saint welcomed into the life of a complex Celtic Chrstianity.  Service by Rev. Catharine Clarenbach.

Sunday, January 27, 2019

Comforting Quilts

Using donated fabrics, members of NW Quilters, Inc share their time and skills by piecing, quilting and distributing quilts to 18 local charities.  Wy’east Member, Linda Burk and Sue Hatt from NW Quilters, Inc will share their experience and inspiration from this work of providing quilts to those in need of comfort one stitch at a time.

Sunday, January 13, 2019

Ants and Elephants

Here’s a proverb from Indonesia: “We don’t notice the elephant on our own eyelid, but can spot an ant on the other side of the sea.” I see this or that in you and in your actions.  But when it comes to that’s another story! Come hear such a story on this first Sunday of the new year.   Sermon by Rev. Craig Moro

•Today we will also have a ceremony of welcome for new members.

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Sunday, January 6, 2019