Sermon delivered by Senior Minister Rev. Alan Taylor on September 15, 2013.
Sermon delivered on this Homecoming Sunday by Senior Minister Rev. Alan Taylor on September 8, 2013.
Sermon delivered by Senior Minister Rev. Alan Taylor on April 14, 2013.
Sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Clare Butterfield on October 21, 2012. Rev. Dr. Butterfield is the Director of Faith in Place, an interfaith environmental ministry in Chicago that gives religious people the tools to become better stewards of Creation. Faith in Place congregations work together to support renewable energy, conserve energy, build markets for local sustainable agriculture and fair trade products, and train the next generation of stewards of the earth through urban agriculture with youth. Rev. Dr. Butterfield is an ordained Unitarian Universalist community minister. She has a D. Min. from Chicago Theological Seminary (2008) with a focus on faith and the environment, an M. Div. from Meadville Lombard Theological School (2000), a J.D. (University of Illinois College of Law, 1983), and a B.A in History (University of Illinois, 1980). Clare can be reached at Clare@faithinplace.org.
Homily delivered by Senior Minister Rev. Alan Taylor in this worship service for all ages on September 9, 2012.
Sermon delivered by Senior Minister Rev. Alan Taylor on June 3, 2012.
Homily delivered at this worship for all ages service by Rev. Emily Gage, Minister of Faith Development, on Sunday, October 30, 2011.
Sermon delivered by Rev. Bill Haney on October 23, 2011. Rev. Haney is the interim minister at the Green Valley UU Congregation near Tucson, Arizona. Prior to his call to ministry he was an architect. Bill attended Oklahoma University, studying under the architect Bruce Goff after having a private interview with Frank lloyd Wright to see if he would want to study at Taliesin. After a fulfilling vocation, he attended Starr King School for Ministry when he met and married Loretta Williams. He served the Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbia, Missouri for 21 years prior to his current position. Bill can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This service from September 11, 2011 celebrated the congregation's coming together with a water ingathering ceremony. Members were asked to bring water from their summer journeys or from wherever was meaningful to them. They then expressed on index cards the significance of their water offering. Some of the cards were read by Rev. Alan Taylor, Rev. Emily Gage and Rev. Scott Aaseng who will be our ministerial intern this church year. Sermon delivered by Rev. Alan Taylor.