Recorded Sermons

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We thank our speakers for generously allowing us to record and publish their work.

2019

JackFord Rev. Jack Ford, September 29 – The Ministry of Money

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, September 22 – A Few Teachings from the Lotus Sutra

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, September 15

Rev Philip Baber, September 08 – Unitarian Universalism, the Narrowest Path – Permission from Rev. Baber to publish is forthcoming.

Mark Yount Dr. Mark Yount, September 1 – Invasion of the Soul-Sucking Postmodern Zombies

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, August 25 – Being a Buddha Among Non-Buddhas

JackFord Rev. Jack Ford, August 18 – An Examined Faith

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, August 11 – Your Emotion and Reality

Mark Yount Dr. Mark Yount, August 4 – How to Change the Past

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, July 28 – Instructions to the Cook: What does it mean to “practice” a religion?

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, July 21 – Souls: Who and Why?

Rev Billy Thomas, July 07 – Owning Your Path

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, June 23 – Letting Go

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, June 16 – Air

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, June 9 – Secrets Revealed

Mark Yount Dr. Mark Yount, June 2 – Life, Truth and Spirit Beyond the Culture Wars

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, May 26 – Doorway to the Divine

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, May 19 – Nature: The First Bible

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, May 12 – Mother Nature

Mark Yount Dr. Mark Yount, May 5 – The Tao of Failure

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, April 28 – God Bless The Children

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, April 21 – Rise Up! A Sermon of Easter, Passover, and Hope

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, April 14 – The Gift

Mark Yount Dr. Mark Yount, April 7 – Fountain of Sorrow

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, March 10 – To Pray or Not To Pray?

Mark Yount Dr. Mark Yount, March 3 – Beyond the War of the Worldviews: The Next Generation

Pia Dononvon Pia Kyri-yo Donovon, February 24 – The Beggar and the Businessman: Living in Awareness

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, February 17 – Rhythms: From Heartbeats to Drumbeats

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, February 10 – What Does It Take?

Mark Yount Dr. Mark Yount, February 3 – True Grit: Real Life Lessons of Positive Psychology

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, January 27 – Learning from the Past, Living in the Present

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, January 20 – Unity in Diversity

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, January 13 – The Spiritual Journey

Mark Yount Dr. Mark Yount, January 6 – Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli

2018

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, December 23 – Merry ChristBuddhaMas

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, December 16 – The Night the Animals Spoke

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, December 9 – A New Way to React


Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, November 25 – Hatred

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, November 18 – The Hello Habits

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, November 11 – The Hero’s Journey

Mark Yount Dr. Mark Yount, November 4 – A Sermon of Thanksgiving

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, October 28 – Unmasking Ourselves

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, October 21 – What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, October 14 – You’ve Got Another Think Coming!

Mark Yount Dr. Mark Yount, September 30 – Gathering Myself in Music

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, September 23 – Second Chances: Redemption, Renewal, Rebirth

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, September 16 – Joy?

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, September 10 – Where is God?

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, August 26 – Ullambana

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, August 19 – Jeopardy

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, August 12 – Wake Up Calls, Cosmic Kicks, and Land Mines

Mark Yount Dr. Mark Yount, August 5 – Now You See It

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, July 22 – Coming Home by Leaving Home

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, July 15 – Sacred Play

Various All-Souls Members, July 8 – Empathy Sunday

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, June 24 – The Paramitas

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, June 17 – The Science and Spirituality of Hope

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, June 10 – The G.O.D. Sermon

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, June 3 – Life As An Adventure

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, May 27 – Memorial Day and Peacemaking

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, May 20 – What’s in a name?

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, May 13 – Pondering the Soul

Mark Yount Dr. Mark Yount, May 6 – The Existential Monkeywrench

FredHoward Rev. Fred Howard, April 29 – Does Unitarian Universalism Have a Theology?

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, April 8 – All Things Being Equal

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, April 1 – Are You Ready?

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, March 25 – Buddhist Women

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, March 18 – Little Grrl Lost

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, March 11 – ‟It’s Only Business” and Other Lies We Tell

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, February 25 – The Dog has Buddha-Nature

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, February 18 – Trust

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, February 11 – Everyone a Butterfly

Rev. Lyn PlumbRev. Lyn Plumb, February 4 – Bozos on the Bus

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, January 28 – Heedfulness vs. Mindfulness

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, January 21 – Building Beloved Community: Learning how to belong

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, January 14 – Coffee, Donuts, and Creating a New Economic Reality

Dr. Nancy Smith Dr. Nancy Smith, January 7 – The Interdependent Web of All Existence as a Spiritual Tradition

2017

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, December 24 – Christmas Wishes

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, December 17 – Birth

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, December 10 – Strong Opinions, Loosely Held

Rev. Lyn PlumbRev. Lyn Plumb, December 10 – Let There Be Light!

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, November 26 – Kindness

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, November 19 – Gratitude and Guilt

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, November 12 – Living Indigenously

Mark Yount Dr. Mark Yount, November 5 – From Pedestals of Privilege: Deconstructing Confederate Monuments

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, October 22 – Forgiveness: Why and How to Do It

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, October 15 – Anger Management

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, October 8 – Then They Came For Me

Rev. Lyn PlumbRev. Lyn Plumb, October 1 – Ahimsa

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, September 24 – Discovering the Divine: Contemporary Practices to Awaken to the Sacred (3 of 3)

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, September 19 – Stuff: You Can’t Take It With You

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, September 3 – Cultivating Happiness: Creating Joy through Contemplation (2 of 3)

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, August 27 – Stress Reduction Through Mindfulness and More (1 of 3)

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, August 13 – In the Light of Truth

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, August 6 – Ease, Please

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, July 30 – Learned Helplessness

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, July 23 – Yada, Yada, Yada

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, July 16 – Universal Salvation, Forgiveness and the Power of Hope

MichelleSensei Michelle Jouyo, July 9 – Renunciation

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, June 25 – All You Need Is Love

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, June 18 – Babel: Towers of Communcation

Rev. Lyn PlumbRev. Lyn Plumb, June 11 – Abundance

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, June 4 – If Not Now, When?

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, May 28 – Learning to Walk

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, May 21 – The Body of the Buddha

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, May 14 – Today, All Will Be Maya

Mark Yount Dr. Mark Yount, May 7 – A Question of Balance

FredHoward Rev. Fred Howard, April 30 – The Make-Believe World of Religion

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, April 23 – How to Tell the Truth

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, April 16 – EASTER: Lilies, Jesus, and Eggs

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, April 9 – Life is Divine

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, April 2 – The Origin of Evil and What We Can Do About It.

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, March 19 – A Very Gay Sermon

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, March 12 – Talking About Music, Dancing About Architecture

Mark Yount Dr. Mark Yount, March 5 – We Are All Queer

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, February 26 – Austerity

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, February 19 – Somewhere Beyond the Rainbow…

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, February 12 – The Gospel of Inclusion: Universalism in America

Annie Svetlik, February 5 – Museum Statement on Refugees
Laurene Beyer, February 5 – Love Of Community
Mary Groves, February 5 – Small Childhood Experiences Can Shape Your Views For The Rest Of Your Life
Carol Foil, February 5 – A Mighty Girl Can Change The World

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, January 29 – New Beginnings

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, January 22 – Spiritual Friends

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, January 15 – Focus:Attention and Distraction

2016

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, December 25 – A Christmas Conundrum

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, December 18 – Mary, did you KNOW?

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, December 11 – Apocalypse Now

Rev. Lyn Plumb, December 4 – A House of Hope

November 27 – Moments from our lay-led 2016 Thanksgiving service

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, November 20 – The Best Things Money Can’t Buy

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, November 13 – Sacred Activism: A Hope for the Future

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, November 6 – Deep Impact: An Awakening

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, October 30 – Feeding the Hungry Ghosts

Mark Yount Dr. Mark Yount, October 23 – We Are Golden

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, October 16 – Community

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, October 9 – Celebrating the High Holy Days

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, October 2 – Random Acts

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, September 25 – Light and Balance

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, September 18 – In Metaphor We Trust: How to hear the stories of others, both sacred and profane.

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, September 11 – Bread and Circuses

Dr. Nancy Smith Dr. Nancy Smith, September 5 – The Nuts and Bolts of Effective Relationships

FredHoward Rev. Fred Howard, August 29 – Impressionism and Grace: Aging and Dying as a Work of Art

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, August 21 – Swimming Lessons: It’s Back to School Time!

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, August 14 – Making Sense of Karma

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, August 8 – Radical Hospitality

Rev. Sandi Cooper Rev. Sandi Cooper, June 19 – A Tale of Two Rivers

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, June 12 – Demystifying Mindfulness

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, June 6 – To Comfort the Afflicted and to Afflict the Comfortable

Rev Tom Schmidt Rev. Tom Schmidt, May 30 – Eschew Obfuscation

FredHoward Rev. Fred Howard, May 23 – The Heart of Zen

JackFord Rev. Jack Ford, May 15 – Hold Your Tongue

Sekiyo Sekiyo Sensei, May 8 – Mothers and the Buddha’s Birthday

Liz Teal Rev. Elizabeth Teal, April 24 – Shaktiput Gurus, Bodhisattvas, and Jesus: a Universalist Sermon for the Interfaith Age

Rev. Sandi Cooper    Rev. Sandi Cooper, April 17 – Joy is Not a Detergent!

Sekiyo    Sekiyo Sensei, April 10 – How to be Amazing

Liz Teal    Rev. Elizabeth Teal, April 3 – SENSE-ABILITIES

JackFord    Rev. Jack Ford, March 27 – Easter – All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go

JackFord    Rev. Jack Ford, March 20 – Won’t You Be my Neighbor?

Sekiyo    Sekiyo Sensei, March 13 – Buddhist Perspective on Time

Liz Teal    Rev. Elizabeth Teal, March 6 – Deep Listening and Real Power

Rev. Sandi Cooper    Rev. Sandi Cooper, February 21 – The Power of Choice

Sekiyo    Sekiyo Sensei, February 14 – The Four Faces of Love

Liz Teal    Rev. Liz Teal, February 7 – Agnotology: The Study of Ignorance

Rev Tom Schmidt    Rev. Tom Schmidt, January 31 – Trapeze – The Art of Letting Go