October 8, 2017: Spiritual Roots

This month we are exploring the image of Roots.  I am especially moved by the images on the altar in which glass jars show the roots which support these plants and draw up nourishment from the water. Today I am enquiring about our spiritual roots.  I am encouraging all of us to know our spiritual […]

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July Worship

During the summer worship often takes on a more relaxed feel — we have only the one service at 10:00, and it’s a time for different voices in the pulpit.  On the 2nd, Rev. Wik will preach, and on the 9th it will be Rev Alex’s turn.  Sunday the 16th the preacher will be one […]

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June 11, 2017: Living Each Chapter Fully

“Rural Voices” Good morning.  The sermon topic that was advertised for this morning was about chapters of life and how to live in a spiritually full way at each stage.  I realized over the last few days that Erik covered that somewhat last week and I covered it in my April sermon.  So, I decided […]

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Sermon for TJMC UU Mothers Day 2017 By Rev. Alex McGee Note to reader:  This text was a general template for my comments, and some may have been changed or improvised on the spot.  Today is Mothers Day. Mothers Day can be looked at from different angles and experienced in different ways. Each of us […]

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The theme of our worship reflection this month is Transformation.  So, I picked the poem about the spider weaving its web because it has many images of transformation.  Erik read the poem to the children, and it is also printed in your order of service so you can post it on your fridge or share […]

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Read the Order of Service. “For those who believe in God, the current national situation may be bringing some disbelief.  And for those who need language to talk to your neighbors and relatives about God, we may need new perspective.  Come find some hope and tools for going forward.”

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January 8, 2017: The Prophetic Life

What does it mean to live a prophetic life?  What does it take to live a prophetic life?  What sorts of practices support living a prophetic life?  Rev. Alexandra McGee will help us to explore questions like these.  [Note:  This will be a Story Sunday.]

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November 13, 2016: The Long View

Rev. Alex McGee and Worship Weaver Cypress Walker will help us reflect on how the “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”  This quote is based on the theology of Unitarian leader Theodore Parker (1810-1860).  Come share in comforting songs and stories.  [Note:   this will be a Social Action […]

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