Jan 17, 2010
Sermon delievered by Rev. Dr. C. Scot Giles, BCC, DNGH, on January 17, 2010. Scot served the Unity Temple Congregation (when it was known as the Unitarian Universalist Church in Oak Park) as its Parish Minister
between 1981 and 1991. He is a Board Certified Chaplain, a Doctor of Ministry, and a Diplomate with the National Guild of Hypnotists. He is also the Community Minister of Countryside UU Church in Palatine.
Scot is a member of the Advisory Board of the National Guild of Hypnotists. His hospital-affiliated practice focuses on medical hypnotism, and he is especially well-known around the country for his work with
Rev. Giles lives in Wheaton, Illinois with his wife and cats. Scot's wife, the Rev. Dr. Lindsay Bates, is the Senior Parish Minister to the Geneva UU Society. He can be reached at ScotGiles@comcast.net or through his website, www.CSGiles.org.
Jan 3, 2010
Sermon delivered by Rev. Emily Gage, Minister of Faith Development, on January 3, 2010.
Sep 13, 2009
Sermon delivered by Rev. Alan Taylor on Homecoming Sunday, September 13, 2009. Rev. Taylor can be contacted at email@example.com.
Aug 17, 2009
Sermon delivered by Jerome A. Stone, Ph.D. on August 16, 2009. Dr. Stone holds the positions of Adjunct Faculty at Meadville Lombard Theological School and Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at William Rainey Harper College. He is currently in Preliminary Fellowship with the Unitarian Universalist Association and is a former United Church of Christ minister. He can be reached at Jersustone@aol.com.
Jul 12, 2009
Sermon delivered by Greg Risberg, CSP, MSW, on July 12, 2009. Greg is a warm, funny motivational speaker who, for the past 20 years, has traveled to 48 states, Canada, Great Britain, and Australia with his “humor with a message” programs. He offers his audiences useful ways to improve communication, handle stress, and increase humor in their lives. Greg has addressed a wide range of audiences, from educators to bankers, from health care providers to insurance personnel.
Greg is the author of a chapter entitled "Humor, Hugs, and Hope!" in the recently published Humor Me! He is also the author of the soon to be published 52 Ways To Fill Your Life with Humor, Happiness and Hope.
Jun 21, 2009
Sermon delivered by Michael Leuchtenberger, Ministerial Intern, on June 21, 2009.
May 25, 2009
Sermon delivered by Michael Leuchtenberger, Ministerial Intern, on May 24, 2009.
May 10, 2009
Sermon delivered by Rev. Michael A. Schuler, Senior Minister at First Unitarian Society in Madison, Wisconsin (http://www.fusmadison.org/index.shtml). First Unitarian Society is a
community of 1450 adults and over 500 children, united in their passion for
learning, integrity, reverence, and social justice. They see theirs as a community "Where Spiritual Curiosity and Conscience Connect."
Mar 29, 2009
Sermon delivered by Rev. Clare Butterfield on March 29, 2009. Rev. Butterfield is ordained as a Unitarian Universalist Community Minister. Her ministry, as Director of Faith in Place at the Center for Neighborhood Technology, is a call to all people of faith in the region to reflect on their faith's teachings about environmental stewardship and to come together to act on those teachings.
As our Community Minister, Clare's eco-ministry is embraced by this congregation. She also facilitates social mission here at Unity Temple, and preaches in our pulpit once or twice each year, to keep us updated on her own work and the work of our social mission.
Feb 2, 2009
Sermon delivered by Rev. Alan Taylor on February 1, 2009.