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Sermons recorded live during Sunday Services in the sanctuary of the Unitarian Congregation of West Chester, Pennsylvania

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The Meaning of Caring: Eric Sweet

09-01-2019

Everyone has cared for another person or received care at some time in their lives. Members of the congregation will reflect on their experiences with giving and receiving care and what that has meant for their spiritual journey.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 16.79MB - Duration: 35:27 m (66 kbps 44100 Hz)




The Faith of the Open Mind: Rev. Dan Schatz

08-25-2019

As the Summer comes to end, we turn to thoughts of our congregation, and explore what it is that makes Unitarian Universalism unique and important in the world and our lives. This is a good service to invite friends to.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 10.6MB - Duration: 22:16 m (67 kbps 44100 Hz)




Restoring the Broken Covenant: Rescuing our Democratic Faith: Rev. Kate Rohde

08-18-2019

Today our Democracy and our Democratic ideals are under attack both from other nations and from within. This morning is a call to reinvigorate our faith and practices of democracy and to mend our broken community.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.64MB - Duration: 30:46 m (71 kbps 44100 Hz)




Unalienable: Michael Werner

08-04-2019

Are the moral imperatives guiding society objective or subjective?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 21.5MB - Duration: 45:03 m (67 kbps 44100 Hz)




Of Kayaks, Bicycles, and Basketball Hoops: Rev. Dan Schatz

07-14-2019

During the Summer many of us recall childhood trips with the family, long days of playing, or just lazing under the trees after work. What we think of as “recreation” is not just a break from our “real world,” but an essential part of our spiritual lives.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 10.1MB - Duration: 21:23 m (66 kbps 44100 Hz)




Cracked Pots: Janet Hutchison

07-07-2019

We are all imperfect. Janet will share thoughts on being imperfect and the delightful gifts that can bring.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 11.61MB - Duration: 23:16 m (70 kbps 44100 Hz)




From Pakistan to Chester County: Bushra Qureshi

06-23-2019

Growing up in Pakistan, to Bushra Qureshi America was where Mohammed Ali reigned and Michael Jackson sang, where Hollywood movies were made, and Disney made dreams come true — a true melting pot where all could live the American Dream.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.93MB - Duration: 32:15 m (69 kbps 44100 Hz)




RE Sunday, Growing Up UU: Pam Baxter,

06-09-2019

“RE Sunday” is the annual service in which we celebrate classes and recognize teachers and other volunteers.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 9.83MB - Duration: 19:56 m (69 kbps 44100 Hz)




Ask the Minister: Rev. Dan Schatz

06-02-2019

For the past month, our minister has been collecting questions from you. This morning he will give some answers.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 16.47MB - Duration: 34:16 m (67 kbps 44100 Hz)




Memorial Day Eulogies

05-26-2019

In the spirit of Memorial Day, members of the Congregation will deliver eulogies for people who have died in war worldwide throughout history.In the spirit of Memorial Day, members of the Congregation will deliver eulogies for people who have died in war

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 13.57MB - Duration: 27:14 m (70 kbps 44100 Hz)




Bring Forth Beauty: Rev. Dan Schatz and Pam Baxter

05-12-2019

The Flower Celebration is one of the most important and celebrated Unitarian Universalist rituals in the world, a celebration of the beauty in diversity as we each give a flower and come home with a different flower.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 11.15MB - Duration: 23:13 m (67 kbps 44100 Hz)




The Old and the New: Rev. Dan Schatz

05-05-2019

On the 200th anniversary of William Ellery Channing’s definitive statement of Unitarianism, we’ll look at what has changed and what hasn’t since the famous “Baltimore Sermon.”

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 11.01MB - Duration: 23:06 m (67 kbps 44100 Hz)




Promises: Rev. Dan Schatz

04-28-2019

What are the promises all of us give to children and to society?

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 9.14MB - Duration: 19:22 m (66 kbps 44100 Hz)




Saying Yes to Life: Rev. Dan Schatz

04-21-2019

In the season of Easter and nature’s rebirth, we celebrate the rebirth of spirit in many forms.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.99MB - Duration: 34:11 m (65 kbps 44100 Hz)




Caring For Souls: Rev. Dan Schatz

03-31-2019

Our congregation is a place of learning, of spiritual connection, of growth, and of community. It is also a community in which we care for one another. This service will include our annual candlelight ritual of blessing, connection, and caring.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 8.71MB - Duration: 18:30 m (66 kbps 44100 Hz)




Stories Of Justice: Rev. Dan Schatz and others

03-24-2019

The actions each of us take for justice can make a large difference in the world.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 15.56MB - Duration: 32:53 m (66 kbps 44100 Hz)




A Healing Faith: Rev. Dan Schatz

03-17-2019

We Unitarian Universalists pride ourselves on being a faith of the free, of exploration and inquiry. We are also a healing faith, both in our individual journeys and in our approach to the world.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 17.88MB - Duration: 28:27 m (88 kbps 44100 Hz)




Is It Good to Be White?: Rev. Kate Rohde

03-10-2019

Ironically, lots of people who mark “white” on forms that ask for our race, don’t often think about what that means. This is a sermon of reflections both sociological and theological on one of today’s most difficult topics.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 23.17MB - Duration: 36:44 m (88 kbps 44100 Hz)




Seeds of the Harvest

03-03-2019

Together, we harvest the power, and we plant the seeds of a harvest yet to come. Come celebrate our UCWC community with words from Rev. Dan and members and special music from The Spirit Singers.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 16.51MB - Duration: 25:57 m (89 kbps 44100 Hz)




Within Us

02-24-2019

True spiritual depth is about something deeper and more important than perfection.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 17.2MB - Duration: 27:18 m (88 kbps 44100 Hz)




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