November 6, 2016: Truth and Story

It begins with a stoning and it ends with a stoning, and in between there are some important teachings about truth and judgement, and there’s one big challenge.  That’s my 15-second synopsis of the 8th chapter of the Gospel of John, the passage my friend, and your pastor, suggested that each of us preach from this […]

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As the United Nations works for human rights, how does our faith intersect to call us to action?  As October 24 is United Nations Day, and the Unitarian Universalist Association has an office at the United Nations, we will reflect on healing through policy change. [Note:  Rev. Alex McGee will be preaching.] Theme Question:  What […]

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August 14, 2016: At Peace in the Soul

Read the Order of Service The theme of ministry in our congregation this month is Peace. Peace can be considered on many levels: international peace, national peace, congregational peace, family peace, and inner peace. Its this last one that I want to focus on today. Peace is great when it is truly present: we have ease […]

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July 10, 2016: The Road More Travelled

Read the Order of Service Thanks to Christine Gresser for brainstorming and reflecting together and contributing metaphors and phrases for this sermon. THE ROAD MORE TRAVELLED The poet Robert Frost wrote a poem called The Road Less Taken about a traveller who comes upon a fork in a road.  The traveller considers options for a […]

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Read the Order of Service. Monthly Theme: What does it mean to be a people of blessing? Blessings come in many forms and from many places. And often they are unexpected. This Sunday is both Mother’s Day and Music Sunday, and Rev. Alex will facilitate our explorations. Come and see where the spirit will move us. […]

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April 10, 2016: Creativity Is a Power

Read the Order of Service Worship for April 2016: “What does it mean to be a people of creation?” Please note: April is designated as “Jazz Appreciation Month,” so make sure to appreciate our own jazz master, Scott DeVeaux! April 10th: Creativity is a power that we can learn to harness for the good of the […]

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March 13, 2016: Out of This World

Read the Order of Service Spiritual liberation can feel ecstatic. Throughout history, world religions have found ways to keep a person grounded even while liberated from this world. Download a pdf copy of this sermon. — Out of this Word Sermon for March 13, 2016 Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church Unitarian Universalist By Rev. Alexandra McGee […]

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February 14, 2016: Come To Your Senses

Read the Order of Service February 14, 2016 – Our senses can help us to mindfully achieve our desires, or draw us away from our goals. With Valentine’s Day upon us, how can we reconcile its cultural messages in a way that delights our senses while at the same time honoring our whole selves? Download a […]

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November 8, 2015: Ancestry as Comfort ®

Whenever we have to rebuild a new identity, or mend an old one, we may find clues in our ancestry. Perhaps this is why so many world religions seek to remind us, to comfort us, to reassure us: no, you are not alone. Rev. Alexandra McGee led our exploration this week. Order of Service

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