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Topical Sermon Archive

This page is an archive of Rev. Carl's sermons at UUCF, categorized by topic. For the sake of simplicity, each sermon has been placed in only one topic even though many sermons connect to multiple topics. A chronological sermon archive is also available.

Artificial Intelligence (Big Data)

Bioethics

Broadway

Conflict Resolution/Transformation

Constitutional Law/Interpretation

Creativity

Death/Mortality

December Holidays

Democracy

("UU 5th Principle: The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large")

Pre-Election Sermon

Post-Election Sermon

Discernment / New Year's Resolutions

Embodiment ("Bodyfulness")

Emotional Intelligence (Compassion/Care, Heartfulness)

Forgiveness

Gratitude

Happiness

Jungian Spirituality

Linguistics/Grammar

Masculinity

Mother’s Day

Music

Ordination

Poetry

Philosophy: The Love of Wisdom

Privacy/Surveillance

Religious Freedom / Religious Liberty

Resilience

Six Sources of Unitarian Universalism

("UU 3rd Principle: Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations.")
("UU 4th Principle: A free and responsible search for truth and meaning.")

1st Source: “Direct Experience”

2nd Source: “Words and deeds of prophetic women and men"

3rd Source: “Wisdom from the world's religions"

Animism

Buddhism / Meditation

Chinese Religions

Daoism

Hindu Tradition

Interfaith/Multifaith/Pluralism (Religious Studies)

Islam

“Mormonism”

“New Religious Movements”

4th Source: “Jewish and Christian teachings”

Christian Tradition

Christian Tradition (Christmas Eve Candlelight Service)

Christian Tradition (Easter)

Christian Tradition (Non-canonical)

Jewish Tradition

Jewish Tradition (Hebrew Bible / TANAKH)

5th Source: “Humanist teachings (Reason and Science)”

Darwin Day

6th Source: “Earth-centered traditions”


Native American Spirituality (also see "Indigenous Peoples' Day)"

Paganism

Paganism (Spring Equinox / Ostara)

Paganism (Winter Solstice / Yule)

Paganism (Halloween/Samhain)

Sleep

Stewardship/Generosity

Social, Economic and Environmental Justice

("UU 1st Principle: The inherent worth and dignity of every person")
("UU 2nd Principle: Justice, equity and compassion in human relations")
("UU 6th Principle: The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all")
("UU 7th Principle: Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.")

Animal Rights & Tree of Life

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Bullying

Civil Resistance, Civl Disobedience, Nonviolent Activism

Classism / Poverty / Economic Justice / Wealth Gap / Inequality

Climate Justice

Criminal Justice Reform

Death Penalty / Capital Punishment

Disability Rights (Ableism)

Dismantling Racism / White Supremacy Culture (Racial Justice)


("UU 8th Principle: Journeying toward spiritual wholeness by working to build a diverse multicultural Beloved Community by our actions that accountably dismantle racism and other oppressions in ourselves and our institutions.")

Dismantling Racism (Centering Black Voices)

Dismantling Racism (MLK / The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.)

Eugenics

Gun Violence

Human Rights

Immigration

Indigenous Peoples' Rights: Decolonization

Labor Rights (Labor Day / International Workers' Day)

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender / Gender-Nonconforming Rights (LGBTAIQ+)

Mental Health

Reproductive Justice

Restaurant Worker Justice

Torture

Waging War and Waging Peace

Women's Rights

Theology

Transitions

Unitarian Universalism

Founding Mothers of Unitarian Universalism

General Assembly

Unitarianism

Universalism

Utopia

Water Communion



(The short link for this page is frederickuu.org/topical).