Sermon: Sunday November 11, 2007

“We Affirm the Goal of World Community” By Rev. Jennifer Ryu, Co-minister Is the idea of world peace naïve? Is the UU goal of world peace, liberty and justice for all too idealistic and far-reaching? How do we hold in our hearts both the world’s suffering and our hope for healing? 177Guest Musicians, “InCluesion” joined our congregation for an inspiring …

Sermon, Sunday November 4, 2007

“Atheism: Faith without God” by Franz Gross, Do you believe in God? Can one have faith without believing in God? What do atheists believe and why do they come to church? What can the WUUs offer to someone who does not believe in God? The answers may surprise you. Listen: Listen: http://www.wuu.org/sermons/ser110407fgross.mp3 read: http://www.wuu.org/sermons/ser110407fgross.pdf

Sermon, Sunday, October 21, 2007

“Closeness and Otherness, Intimacy and Wound” by Rev. Preston Moore, Co-Minister The people closest to us should be the ones with whom our relationships are most kind, gentle, and loving, right? But then why do we nod our heads in sad recognition when we hear those old songs that go “you always hurt the one you love”? This Sunday we …

Sermon, October 14, 2007

“Now Is The Time” by Reverend Jennifer Ryu Co-minister UU Association Sunday President Bill Sinkford has just announced the launch of the first national marketing campaign for Unitarian Universalism in fifty years. Beginning in early October, as part of an effort to offer the good news of our faith to the larger world, the Unitarian Universalist Association will begin a …

Sermon, Sunday, September 16, 2007

“Intersecting Faiths: The Story of Hagar” the Sept 16 Sermon by Rev. Jennifer Ryu Co-Minister Islam, Christianity, and Judaism share the story of Abraham. One part of that story is often overlooked by all three traditions-the story of Hagar. Listen “Intersecting Faiths: The Story of Hagar”: http://www.wuu.org/sermons/ser091607jryu.mp3 Read “Intersecting Faiths: The Story of Hagar”: http://www.wuu.org/sermons/ser091607jryu.pdf

Sermon, Sunday September 2, 2007

“Things Commonly Believed Among Us?” the Sept 2 Sermon by Rev. Preston Moore, Co-Minister Without the question mark, a long-ago Unitarian leader gave this name to an essay on what holds us together. Now, after over a century of similar efforts, our national leadership is at it again-this time, a revision of the UU Principles and Purposes. Why do we …

Sermon, Sunday, September 2, 2007

“Things Commonly Believed Among Us?” the Sept 2 Sermon by Rev. Preston Moore, Co-Minister Without the question mark, a long-ago Unitarian leader gave this name to an essay on what holds us together. Now, after over a century of similar efforts, our national leadership is at it again-this time, a revision of the UU Principles and Purposes. Why do we …

Sermon, Sunday, July 8, 2007

Listen to Reverend Preston Moore’ sermon: The Devil Came to Blackburg http://www.wuu.org/sermons/ser070807pmoore.mp3 Read: http://www.wuu.org/sermons/ser070807pmoore.pdf

Sermon Audio, July 1, 2007

Sara Mackey, Director of Faith Development preached on “Ringing Freedom.” Listen to the audio of the sermon here: http://www.wuu.org/sermons/ser070107smackey.mp3