Sermon Archives: November2014

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November 30, 2014

Preparing for the Unexpected

Sermon by Rev. Sarah C. Richards At the Carbondale Unitarian Fellowship November 30, 2014 “I dug and dug/Deeper into the earth//Looking for blue heaven/Choking always//On piles of dust rising//Then once/At midnight/I slipped/And fell into the sky”[i] How much time do we spend with our heads down, digging and digging looking for blue heaven, for perfection…

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November 16, 2014

“Being a People of Grace”

Sermon by Rev. Sarah C. Richards At the Carbondale Unitarian Fellowship November 16, 2014 “Remember, you don’t fear people whose story you know. Real listening always brings people closer together.”[i] The truth of those words has been confirmed over and over in my first months at the Fellowship, hearing stories in Sharing Circles, in The…

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November 2, 2014

UU Theologies of Grace

UU Theologies of Grace Sermon by Rev. Sarah C. Richards At the Carbondale Unitarian Fellowship November 2, 2014 Note: Portions of this sermon refer to hymn #205, Amazing Grace in Singing the living Tradition hymnal. A couple of hundred years ago, in any Unitarian or Universalist church on a Sunday morning, we would have heard…

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