Sermons recorded live during Sunday Services in the sanctuary of the Unitarian Congregation of West Chester, Pennsylvania
In an era when increasing numbers describe themselves as “spiritual, but not religious,” Unitarian Universalism offers a unique path.
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As UCWC celebrates The Feast of Decadent Chocolate, the congregation gives attention to the joy in living as elucidated by Rev. Dan.
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From the crew of a starship understanding faith through the experience of a robot, look deeply at representations of the world far more than lasers and aliens. UCWC members share their personal reflections on spirituality in science fiction.
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There is much to be concerned about in today's world — yet also promise, hope, and progress. The key to that promise lies within each of us and the lives we choose to live.
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In this very special podcast, UCWC honors the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by speaking his words. Rev. Dan gives attention to the work that lies ahead of us. Piano by Jason Schafer-Valerius
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We live, move, and have our being in time. How do we make our time sacred?
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In this busy time of the year — fraught with tension and stress — Rev. Dan delivers reflection, fun, and surprising peace in a special, winter solstice sermon. Featured is a hymn sung by the Spirit Singers under the direction of Miriam Davidson.
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For over fifty years, the British TV show Doctor Who has featured a man who travels through time and space in a blue police box which is bigger on the inside. Oddly, this has a lot to do with who we are as Unitarian Universalists.
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On New Member Sunday, Rev. Dan muses on the purpose of our liberal religion for the congregation and the world.
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A German scientist’s daughter immigrates to America with her family after World War II. What awaits her young life are many twists and turns which she deals with by coping and overcoming. Intro poems read by Jaan Troltenier.
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The act of sharing bread is an ancient way of bringing people together. In our traditional UCWC Bread Communion, we will celebrate our diverse pathways and backgrounds and the common humanity that brings us together in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
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On the morning of our Installation service, Rev. Schatz reflects on his personal call to ministry and the lessons he has learned in the fifteen years from when he was ordained to now.
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A day set aside to remember our ancestors — all of those who have come before us, whether they are ancestors of blood or simply people now gone whom we honor — this very special service gives all of us an opportunity to honor our ancestors and loved ones.
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Halloween is traditionally a time to face, acknowledge, and make light of our fears. Where do we find the strength to confront the very real fears of life? Rev. Dan to be installed - public service at UCWC 11/13/2016 at 4pm http://repository.ucwc.org
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With roots in Quakerism, Walt Whitman is generally not claimed by Unitarian Universalists as one of our own. Yet much of his poetry speaks to our values as UUs. Flo explore his life and works in terms of what it means to be a UU in today’s world.
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As we honor our youngest children in our ceremony of dedication, we will examine our responsibility toward all children. This service will include a dedication ceremony for young children.
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The Jewish High Holy Days are a time for reflection, forgiveness, and turning to new ways of being, as the people’s names are written in the Book of Life. Each of us has reason to forgive others — and ourselves.
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Islam is one of the largest religions in the world, and also one of the most frequently misunderstood. How can Unitarian Universalists approach Islam on its own terms, finding wisdom and common ground?
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