Posts with the tag “love”
I Believe in Love: It Came Upon the Midnight Clear
by FPUU Admin on December 7th, 2020
Throughout the ages, people have gathered during the long nights of winter to tell stories of death and rebirth. They may be stories of bravery called out from unexpected people, of a quest fulfilled after long hardship, or of ghosts returning from the dead to offer a message of new life.
Toward the Light - Sunday June 7, 2020
by FPUU Admin on June 10th, 2020
"We come to church to practice the harder job of love. Love takes others. And here we find others committed to the practice. Our worship is just the start of our practice. And so if we’re going to lean in so that love may flow out, I’d like to invite you to think about church differently. It’s not a time or place you pop into when you need to be fed. It’s a commitment to a practice. We sho...
Love's Twist - Sunday March 29, 2020
by FPUU Admin on March 29th, 2020
"Love will not stop disease nor protect our bodies from what may come. We are mortal. But love does offer our spirits a softer journey over the road we travel, cushioning us from the fear for the future which makes the present worse. Love’s twist, like the Mobius strip, rounds our lives into a wholeness comprehending all. Let us rest in this love whatever the coming days may bring." Read the ...
The Upside Down - October 27, 2019
by FPUU Admin on October 27th, 2019
Today in my annual Halloween sermon, we’re exploring what wisdom and examples the Neflix series Stranger Things might offer us. Every year I choose a topic thinking it will be funny and campy, and every year I find the topic offers a serious connection to our world. This year is no different. For in many ways we are living in a Stranger Things world. Read the rest of the sermon here: ...
A Wrinkle in Resurrection - Easter Sunday April 1, 2018
by FPUU Admin on April 1st, 2018
"This is the good news the angels offer to the women at the empty tomb and that they, beyond the bounds of the story, offered to the other disciples. Love – love which calls them back into their stories as actors, spreaders of the good news of the power of love, beings of love incarnate, as Jesus was and every other dancer of Life. And this good news comes to us also, inviting us into the dance,...
Gratitude for the Whole - November 19, 2017
by FPUU Admin on November 19th, 2017
What would it mean for your Thanksgiving table if this year you gave thanks for risks, for risks you have taken and for those you are still gathering the courage to attempt? How might you look differently at your life and what you have cause to be thankful for? .... Read the entire sermon here:...
Reminders of Who You Are - January 8, 2017
by FPUU Admin on January 8th, 2017
"Perhaps the most important contribution we as a Unitarian Universalist community have to offer today is our good news of the inherent worth and dignity of each individual. Let us preach the gospel of light and love, the good news that each person is precious and loved and must be treated with loving care. " Read the whole sermon here:...
What Is a UU?
by FPUU Admin on October 7th, 2014
We believe that each of us is loved and lovable; that we receive that love from many hands and gain understanding of it from many voices; and that the purpose of our lives is to pass that love on to others. This is our good news. To read the whole sermon, click here. ...
When Lawyers Hear Stories - a sermon by the Rev. Ms. Anne Robertson, March 31, 2019Weekly What's Happening - April 3, 2019In Debt to Life - April 7, 2019Weekly What's Happening - April 10, 2019Weekly What's Happening - April 17, 2019We Are the Parade - Easter Sunday April 21, 2019Weekly What's Happening April 24 - May 4
"Cosmic Webs" by Kate Glennon - July 28, 2019Weekly What's Happening August 7-17"Through Hardship to the Stars : Per Aspera Ad Astra" by Brian Sutton - August 11, 2019Weekly What's Happening August 14 - 24"Can You Hear the Stars?" - August 25, 2019Weekly What's Happening August 28 - September 8, 2019