Sermon delivered on June 1, 2014 by Brian Chenowith who has been UTUUC's intern minister for the past two years and who will begin a full-time ministry internship with the First Parish UU congregation in Concord, Massachusetts in the Fall. Following Brian's sermon, Senior Minister Rev. Alan Taylor presents his charge to Brian for his future ministry. The theme for June is gratitude.
Sermon delivered by Senior Minister Rev. Alan Taylor on May 25, 2014. This is the final sermon on the May theme of imagination.
For this Choir Sunday service on May 18, 2014, the Unity Temple Choir conducted by Music Director Marty Swisher and accompanied by the Metropolis Orchestra, performs Leonard Bernstein's Chichester Psalms. The featured soloist is boy soprano Henry Schellinger, an 8th grader at the University of Chicago Lab School. Marty begins by oresenting some background on Bernstein and a description of the work.
This service from May 11, 2014 was entirely designed and presented by the High School Youth Group. Each graduating senior shared thoughts about their life and faith in a reflection. In order, the seniors presenting are Zoe Ryan, Declan Riordan, Nik Maniotis, James kay, Cody Dowda, Jake Skubish, Daley Ripley, Liam Sheridan, Nora Watkins, Sara Blobaum, Levi Todd, Dania Einhorn, Tess Fisher,Zoe Kelley and Gabe Matesanz. Following the reflections, Minister of Faith Development Rev. Emily Gage and Senior Minister Rev. Alan Taylor address the seniors. All music in the service was performed by members of the Youth Group.
This service from May 4, 2014 was developed and presented by the 9th grade Coming of Age (COA) Program participants. COA Co-leader Pete Malecki introduces the program talks about the credos that each of the participants presents in this service. In order, the students reading their credos are Julia Borelli, Alex Ubogy, JT Sandoval, Gabriel Lewis, Leo Boler IV, Isabella Andries and Samanth Michaud. Grace Van Note represents her credo by singing "For Good." Minister fo Faith Development Rev. Emily Gage and Senior Minister Rev. Alan Taylor each address the group. All music at the service was performed by members of the COA group. The May theme for services is imagination.
Sermon delivered by Senior Minister Rev. Alan Taylor on April 27, 2014. This is the final sermon on the April theme of freedom.
Sermon delivered by Senior Minister Rev. Alan Taylor on April 20, 2014. This sermon is one in a series on the April theme of freedom.
Sermon delivered by Senior Minister Rev. Alan Taylor on April 13, 2014. This sermon is on the April theme of freedom.
Homilies delivered by Minister of Faith Development Rev. Emily Gage on April 6, 2014. The April theme is freedom. Nick Page, choir director at Unoty Temple 30 years ago, provided the music for the service.