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The front office on the 1st floor is normally staffed Sunday to Thursday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm excluding statutory holidays.

About links below display calendar events for the services; Read links display the text of the sermons; Listen links play the audio; Watch links play the video. (The last three links are added if and when those media become available.)

Sermons are also available from other years: 2017, Archive

Date Sermon Title and Description Preacher/Participant
June 17 Break Not the Circle: Death, Ancestry, and the Wholeness of Life - About Curtis Murphy
June 10 The Rhythms of our Lives - About, Listen Rev. Carly Gaylor
June 3 Here Together - About, Read, Listen, Watch Rev. Lynn Harrison
May 27 Let Me Flower, Help Me Flower - About, Listen, Watch Rev. Shawn Newton
May 20 Moving To(o) Fast - About, Listen, Watch Christopher Wulff
May 13 Body of Knowledge - About, Read, Listen, Watch Rev. Lynn Harrison
May 6 "Take Me Out" - About, Listen, Watch Rev. Shawn Newton
April 29 What Does It Mean to Be White? - About, Read, Listen, Watch Rev. Shawn Newton
April 22 Things Have Changed - About, Read, Listen, Watch Rev. Lynn Harrison
April 15 Come Sleet, Snow or Hail - About, Read, Listen, Watch Rev. Shawn Newton
April 8 Question Box - About, Watch Rev. Shawn Newton &
Rev. Lynn Harrison
April 1 "I Feel So Much Spring" - About, Read, Listen, Watch Rev. Shawn Newton
March 25 Risking it All - About, Read, Listen, Watch Rev. Lynn Harrison
March 18 Risk Tolerance - About, Read, Listen, Watch Rev. Shawn Newton
March 11 Love and the World​'​s Religions - About, Listen, Watch Brian Carwana
March 4 At Risk - International Women's Day - About, Read, Listen, Watch Rev. Lynn Harrison
February 25 My Universalist Career - About, Listen, Watch Rev. Peter Hughes
February 18 Inter/Depend - About, Listen, Watch Rev. Dr. Stephen Atkinson
February 11 All Kinds of Love - About, Listen, Watch Rev. Lynn Harrison
February 4 The Complicated Webs that We Weave - About,
Read, Listen, Watch
Rev. Shawn Newton
January 28 The Burdens of Freedom - About, Listen, Read, Watch Rev. Shawn Newton
January 21 Making a Prophet - About, Read, Listen, Watch Rev. Lynn Harrison
January 14 New Horizons for Newcomers - About, Listen, Watch Rev. Lori Kyle
January 7 Lives Lived - About, Read Rev. Shawn Newton &
Rev. Lynn Harrison

About links below display calendar events for the services; Read links display the text of the sermons; Listen links play the audio; Watch links play the video. (The last three links are added if and when those media become available.)

Sermons are also available from other years: 2016, Archive

Date Sermon Title and Description Preacher/Participant
December 31 Becoming Beacons - About, Read, Watch Rev. Shawn Newton
December 24 Twas the Night before Christmas - About, Read, Watch Rev. Lynn Harrison
December 24 Twas the Morning before Christmas - About, Watch Rev. Shawn Newton
December 21 "Twinkle, Twinkle" - About Rev. Shawn Newton
December 17 Presence in the Mystery - About, Watch Rev. Wayne Walder
December 10 "To Be Here" - About, Read Rev. Lynn Harrison
December 3 Showing Up in the Hard, Hard Times - About, Watch Chris Wulff
November 26 What’s in a Name? - About, Read Rev. Shawn Newton
November 19 Where Are We Going? - About, Read Rev. Shawn Newton
November 12 Who Are We? - About, Read Rev. Shawn Newton
November 5 Who Am I? - About, Read Rev. Lynn Harrison
October 29 All Shall Be Well? - About, Read Rev. Shawn Newton
October 22 "How to Heal" - About, Listen Rev. Dr. Mark Belletini
October 15 Healing and Wholeness - About, Read, Watch Rev. Lynn Harrison
October 8 The Healing Grace of Gratitude - About, Read Rev. Shawn Newton
October 1 Making It Right - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
September 24 "Keeping Covenant" - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
September 17 "Promises, Promises" - About, Read, No Audio Rev. Lynn Harrison
September 10 "Water Is Life" - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
September 3 "Unexpected Gratitude" - About, Read, Listen Rev. Lori Kyle
August 27 "Ideologies of Change" - About, Listen Danielle Webber
August 20 "Unitarian Universalist Individualism" - About, Read, No Audio Rev. Lynn Harrison
August 13 "S.O.S. (Source of Strength)" - About, Read, Listen Rev. Lynn Harrison
August 6 "What is Evil?" - About, Read, No Audio Danielle Webber
July 30 "Spiritual Practice in our Digital World" - About, Read, Listen Nicole McKay
July 23 "Horton's Motto" - About, Read, Listen Chris Moore
July 16 "Aboriginal Spirituality" - About, Read, Listen Danielle Webber
July 9 "What Makes an Elder" - About, Listen Danielle Webber
July 2 Canada150? - About, Read, Listen Danielle Webber
June 25 Kairos Blanket Exercise - About Danielle Webber
June 18 "The Longest Days" - About, Listen Rev. Lynn Harrison
June 11 "Leap Before You Look" - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
June 4 "Looking to the Future" - About, Read, Listen Danielle Webber
May 28 "Sweet, Impossible Blossom" - About, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
May 21 Saving one another; the power of compassionate living - About, Listen Rev. Fulgence Ndagijimana
May 14 The Door of Compassion - About, Read, Listen Rev. Lynn Harrison
May 7 Coming of Age - About Coming of Age Youth
April 30 Conscious Capitalism - About, Read, Listen Terri Marks
April 23 For all that is our life - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
April 16 Turning toward the Morning - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
April 9 Putting Up Resistance - About, Read, Listen Rev. Lynn Harrison
April 2 Satyagraha - About Rev. Shawn Newton
March 26 Not so Simple - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
March 19 Simplicity, Simplicity, Simplicity - About, Listen Danielle Webber
March 12 Simple Church - About, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
March 5 A Celebration of International Women's Day - About, Read, Listen Catherine Lake
February 26 Why Black Lives Matter - About, Listen Ashah Philar, Rev. Shawn Newton
February 19 Gilgamesh: A Drama of Life and Death - About Rev. Peter Hughes
February 12 All Kinds of Love - About, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
February 5 The History of a Nation, the Future of a Congregation - About, Read, Listen, Watch Danielle Webber
January 29 Ministers at The Improv - About, Watch Rev. Shawn Newton,
Rev. Lynn Harrison, Danielle Webber
January 22 On Origins - About, No Audio Rev. Shawn Newton
January 15 Pathways to Creation - About, Read, Listen Danielle Webber
January 8 The Gift of Creativity - About, Read, Listen Rev. Lynn Harrison
January 1 Fired Up - About, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
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On April 27, 2018, 8 - 10 pm, this musical fundraiser featured Dallas Bergen conducting the First Unitarian Choir, and performances by pianist Lisa Iwasaki and our Resident Musicians:

  • We Will Stand With You - Juleth Dawson & friends
  • Janacek piano excerpt - Lisa Iwasaski
  • Do Matki Boskiej Katynskiej - Resident Musicians
  • Even When He is Silent - Choir
  • You Asked Me to Speak - Choir
  • Let My Love Be Heard - Resident Musicians
  • Comfort Me - all
  •            -- INTERMISSION --

  • Bernstein Reading – Dallas Bergen
  • Farewell to Stromness  - Lisa Iwasaski
  • Poetry & Voice - Jewels Kraus & Tahirih Vejdani
  • Prayer of the Children - Choir
  • There is More Love Somewhere - all
  • Tshotsholoza - Choir
  • Take Down These Walls - Choir
  • About links below display calendar events for the services; Read links display the text of the sermons; Listen links play the audio; Watch links play the video. (The last three links are added if and when those media become available.)

    Sermons are also available from other years: 2015, Archive

    Date Sermon Title and Description Preacher/Participant
    December 25 Holiday Presence - About, Read, Listen Rev. Lynn Harrison
    December 24 Great Expectations - About, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    December 21 Solstice Vespers Service - About, No Audio Danielle Webber
    December 18 How the Unitarians Created Christmas - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    December 11 Expecting the Unexpected - About, Read, Listen Rev. Lynn Harrison
    December 4 Looking at the Other - About, Read, Listen Doug Buck
    November 27 "Letting Go, Opening Up" - About, Read, Listen Danielle Webber
    November 20 “Now I Become Myself” - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    November 13 “An Altered Universe?” - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    November 6 "Hold on to what is good" - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    October 30 Everyday a Blessing - About, Read, Listen Danielle Webber
    October 23 To Bless the World - About, Read, No Audio Rev. Shawn Newton
    October 16 The Blessing Beyond Our Fears - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    October 9 Count Your Blessings - About, No Audio Rev. Shawn Newton & Rev. Lynn Harrison
    October 2 Blessed Being - About, Read, Listen Rev. Lynn Harrison
    September 25 Welcoming Deeper Understanding - About, Read, Listen Danielle Webber
    September 18 Radically Welcoming? - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    September 11 Come to the Water - About, No Audio Rev. Shawn Newton
    September 4 Stepping into our Second Nature - About, Read, Listen Michael Battenberg
    August 28 A Vision for this Place - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    August 21 A Vision from Sea to Sea - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    August 14 On the Road to Find Out - About, Read, Listen Stephanie Gannon, Summer Minister
    August 7 Teaching Each Other How to Be Human - About, Read, Listen Stephanie Gannon, Summer Minister
    July 31 Alone Together - About, Read Stephanie Gannon, Summer Minister
    July 24 Walking the Holy Road - About, Read, Listen Christopher Moore
    July 17 Opening to Grace - About, Read, Listen Stephanie Gannon, Summer Minister
    July 10 No Religion is an Island - About, No Audio Stephanie Gannon, Summer Minister
    July 3 To Be Loved - About, Read, No Audio Stephanie Gannon, Summer Minister
    June 26 Cultivating Character - About, Read, No Audio Rev. Lori Kyle
    June 19 Unplugged - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    June 12 Welcome to the Play Space - About, Read, Listen Stephanie Gannon, Intern Minister
    June 5 If I Can't Dance, It's Not My Revolution? - About, Listen Chris Wulff
    May 29 Habits of the Heart - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    May 22 A People So Bold - About, Read, No Audio Stephanie Gannon, Intern Minister
    May 15 Sunrise, Sunset - About, No Audio Rev. Shawn Newton
    May 8 Dealing with Extreme Cases - About, Listen Peter Hughes
    May 1 Technology and Tradition - About, Read, No Audio Rev. Shawn Newton
    April 24 The Writing On the Wall - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    April 17 In Celebration of the Earth - About, Listen Stephen Scharper
    April 10 Multiple Intelligences - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    April 3 Stay Tuned! - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    March 27 Begin Again in Love - About, Read, Listen Stephanie Gannon, Intern Minister
    March 20 Renewed - About, Read, Listen Dallas Bergen, Director of Congregational Music
    March 13 The Waiting Game - About, Read, Listen Stephanie Gannon, Intern Minister
    March 6 Spiritual Transformation & The Vagina Monologues - About, Read, Listen Stephanie Gannon and Members of the Cast of The Vagina Monologues
    February 28 Rhythmic Revelations - About, Listen Matt Meyer
    February 21 Beginning Again in Love - About, Read, Listen Stephanie Gannon, Intern Minister
    February 14 All Kinds of Love - About, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    February 7 Making it Right - About, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    January 31 Hello From the Other Side - About, Read, Listen Ben Robins, Seminarian
    January 24 The Lost Art of Getting Lost - About, Read, Listen Stephanie Gannon, Intern Minister
    January 17 How Can I Help? - About, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    January 10 Keep Going! - About, Read, Listen Rev. Shawn Newton
    January 3 Up in Flames - About, Read, No Audio Rev. Shawn Newton
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