Sermon delivered by Rev. Dr. Matthew Johnson-Doyle on March 6, 2011. Rev. Dr. Johnson-Doyle has been senior minister of the Unitarian Universalist Church in Rockford, Illinois since 2008. He is a third-generation UU focused on the good news of Unitarian Universalism. "This is a religion," he says, "which can save lives and the world. People seek a spiritual path that integrates their whole selves, that inspires awe, that celebrates beauty, and grounds justice. We can offer a vision of the good life and the tools to make it real." Matthew is passionate about welcoming newcomers to church, building strong communities, the preaching life, and working in accountable and effective ways for justice among all creation. He can be reached at 815-398-6322 ext. 14, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: In his sermon, Matthew refers to several pieces of art which you can download as a PDF file and view at http://www.unitytemple.org/pdf/JohnsonDoylePhotos.pdf.