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2019 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

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 "Blessing New Voices" Cole Bromfield Recording  
May 12 "Olympia Brown: Founding Mothers of Unitarian Universalism" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording  
May 5 200 Years Later: Why We’re Still Talking about Channing’s Most Famous Sermon Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Video  
Apr 28 "Gwendolyn Brooks" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording  
Apr 21 "Resurrecting Easter" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording  
Apr 14 "Winter Is Coming: Wizards, Prophets, & Climate Change" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Video  
Apr 7 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 "Finding True Peace (by forgiving everyone)" Bhante Sujatha Recording  
Mar 24 "Soaring" Megan Mathieson, Intern Minister Recording  
Mar 17 "Rewriting the Story" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording  
Mar 10 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 "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 "Turning Thunder into Grace" Shari Halliday-Quan, Intern Minister Recording  
Feb 17 "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 "The Book That Changed America" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text Video
Feb 3 "A More Beautiful & Terrible History" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Video
Jan 27 "We the Corporations?!" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording Text Video
Jan 20 "MLK's Dreams & Legacies: Who Is Forming You?" Rev. Dr. Carl Gregg Recording  
Jan 6 "Beginnings" Megan Mathieson, Intern Minister Recording Text  

Chronological Sermon Archive for Previous Years