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2019/20 Sermons

Topical Sermon Archive


In addition to the chronological order below, also see our Topical Sermon Archive, which organizes all of Rev. Carl's sermons by category.

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Chronological Sermon Archive for 2019 - 2020

May 31 Why the Making of Asian America Matters Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording   
May 24 Shape the World: Creation Myths & New Pathways Jen Raffensperger, Intern Minister Recording Text  
May 17 High School Graduation Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg, Fiona Torok, Jen Raffensperger, Intern Minister Recording   
May 10 Founding Mothers of UU: Lydia Maria Child Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording   
May 3 Love, Capital, & Revolution Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording   
April 26 “What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”: The Life-saving, Ecstatic Poetry of Mary Oliver
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April 19 “If the Climate Was a Bank, They Would Have Already Rescued It”: Earth Day: Recent History, the Human Game, & Eco-dharma Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text  
April 12 What's Next?: A History of the Afterlife & What Happens If Everyone Matters? Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text  
April 5 A Free & Responsible Search for Truth & Meaning - Youth Service Nora Farahat, Maya Rowan Haas, Fiona Torok, and Kate Wells Recording   
Mar 29 Meaning, Purpose, & Love: How to Reimagine Your Life during a Pandemic & Physical Distancing Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text Video
Mar 22 Kindness, Courage, Connection, & Creativity amidst Coronavirus Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Jen Raffensperger, Intern Minister Julia Jones, UU Seminarian Rev Scott Hull Recording Text Video
Mar 15 Spiritual Practices for a Pandemic: Connection, Meaning, & Hope in the Time of Coronavirus Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Jen Raffensperger, Intern Minister Recording Text Video
Mar 8 Suffering is optional Bhante Sujatha Recording   
Mar 1 Apocalypse? We've All Been There Jen Raffensperger, Intern Minister Recording Text  
Feb 23 The Stories We Tell Matter: “An African-American & Latinx History of the United States” Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text Video
Feb 16 Diversity is Not the Point: Lessons Learned in Tulsa Julia Jones, UU Seminarian Recording   
Feb 9 The Tangled Tree of Life: Evolutionary Insights after Darwin Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg  Text Video
Feb 2 The Love of Wisdom & the Wisdom of Love: For the Ordination of Scot Hull as a Unitarian Universalist Minister Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg  Text  
Feb 2 The Radiant & Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text Video
Jan 26 Chinese Religion & Religion in China Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording   
Jan 19 The Last 31 Hours of a Contemporary Prophet Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording  Video
Jan 12 Recovering a Language of Reverence Pre-Rev. Scott Hull Recording  Video
Jan 05 Marie Kondo, Animism, & Changing Your Life Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text Video
Dec 29 For the Time Being Jen Raffensperger, Intern Minister Recording Text  
Dec 22 Why We Sleep & Why It Matters Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording   
Dec 15 Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording   
Dec 8 Huston Smith: Tales of Wisdom & Wonder Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording   
Dec 1 What Grows in the Dark? Jen Raffensperger, Intern Minister Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text  
Nov 24 Hope & Fear in America, Then and Now Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording   
Nov 17 The Opposite of ‘Racist’ Isn’t ‘Not Racist.' It's ‘Antiracist' Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text  
Nov 10 How Change Happens: Why do some social movements succeed & others fail? Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text  
Nov 3 How Democracies Die & An Education in Hope Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text  
Oct 26 Defense Against the Dark Arts: Harry Potter for Such a Time as This Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Jen Raffensperger, Intern Minister Recording Text  
Oct 20 Earthrise, Big History, & Deep Time Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text  
Oct 13 Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text  
Oct 6 "If You’re Not at the Table, You May Be on the Menu”: Principles of Social Justice Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text  
Sep 29 Open, Direct, Mutual, Present, Spontaneous—without judgement or agenda: Martin Buber’s Life of Dialogue (includes closing comments & benediction) Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text  
Sep 22 "This Life: Secular Faith & Spiritual Freedom" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text  
Sep 15 "My Journey to Unitarian Universalism" Jen Raffensperger, Intern Minister Recording Text Video
Sep 8 "How to Be 10% Happier" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text  
Sep 1 "Alienated Labor, Bullshit Jobs, & the Dream of a 15-Hour Work Week” Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text Video
Aug 25 "Moving from Radical Individualism to Compassionate Community” Steve Buckingham Recording   
Aug 18 "Singing in the Taizé Tradition” including original poetry: “Why I Wake Early” by Sabrina and Cecilia Smith, “Of Love” by Julia Jones, “Wild Geese” by Scot Hull, “Praying” by Nichole Hodges-Abbasi, and “Song of the Builders” by Renée Wilmer. Nichole Hodges-Abbasi Recording   
Aug 11 "From Panic to Hope: Responding to the Climate Crisis” Barb Trader Recording   
Aug 4 "Religious Humanism from a Planetary Perspective” Lora Powell-Haney Recording   
July 28 "Let the Darkness be Soil" Irene Glass Recording  Video
Jul 21 "What's Your Counter Narrative, UUCF?" Rev. Megan Foley Recording   
July 14 "Out of the Past: Where Do We Go from Here?" David Key Recording  Video
July 7 "The Battle to Forgive" Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd Recording  Video
Jun 30 "To Bless, to Hope, to Ordain: For the Ordination of Megan Mathieson" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg  Text  
Jun 30 "The Secret Life of Anger" Julia Jones Recording   
Jun 23 "Plot Twist: Our Lives are Stories We Get to Write" Scot Hull, M.Div. Recording   
Jun 16 "A Year Made Better by Our Care" Paula Cole Jones Recording   
Jun 9 "Beloved Conversations" Bob Clegg, Ph.D, M.Div Recording   
Jun 2 "Riots, Rebellion,Liberation, & Pride: On the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text  
May 26 "What Really Matters" Megan Mathieson, Intern Minister Recording   
May 19, 2019 "Blessing New Voices" Cole Bromfield Recording   
May 12, 2019 "Olympia Brown: Founding Mothers of Unitarian Universalism" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording   
May 5, 2019 200 Years Later: Why We’re Still Talking about Channing’s Most Famous Sermon Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Video  
Apr 28, 2019 "Gwendolyn Brooks" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording   
Apr 21, 2019 "Resurrecting Easter" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording   
Apr 14, 2019 "Winter Is Coming: Wizards, Prophets, & Climate Change" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Video  
Apr 7, 2019 Sermon, Parts 1-4 ("Universalism," "Universalist Theory," "Universalist Mercy," and "With the End in Mind"), incl Benediction Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg and UUCF Choir & Guests Recording   
Mar 31, 2019 "Finding True Peace (by forgiving everyone)" Bhante Sujatha Recording   
Mar 24, 2019 "Soaring" Megan Mathieson, Intern Minister Recording   
Mar 17, 2019 "Rewriting the Story" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording   
Mar 10, 2019 Sermon, Part 1 Sermon, Part 2 Sermon, Part 3 Sermon, Part 4 Sermon, Part 5 Cole Bromfield
Fiona Torok
Claudia Cruey
Nora Farahat
Joey Schuman
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Mar 3, 2019 "A Clock on the Floor Runs Slower than One on a Table—& Other Wild Truths about Time" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text  
Feb 24, 2019 "Turning Thunder into Grace" Shari Halliday-Quan, Intern Minister Recording   
Feb 17, 2019 "America’s First Mental Health Court: Moving from Stigma to Dignity"
“Symptoms to Success: People Make It Possible”
"In the Mood"
Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg
Susan Holt
Nancy Pace
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Feb 10, 2019 "The Book That Changed America" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text Video
Feb 3, 2019 "A More Beautiful & Terrible History" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording  Video
Jan 27, 2019 "We the Corporations?!" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text Video
Jan 20, 2019 "MLK's Dreams & Legacies: Who Is Forming You?" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording   
Jan 6, 2019 "Beginnings" Megan Mathieson, Intern Minister Recording Text  

Chronological Sermon Archive for Previous Years