Sermons Archive

Finding Our Pando
The Rev. Susan Milnor
Sunday, June 18, 2017

It's obvious to most of us how important resilience is for individuals in being able to survive and thrive, but what about congregations? And how strong is a community's resilience, and what is its source? Spiritual food for reflection at the end of a first interim year. Time to exhale and perhaps even celebrate a bit.

The Life in Your Years
The Rev. Susan Milnor
Sunday, June 4, 2017

Abraham Lincoln said, "In the end, it's not the years in your life that count; it's the life in your years." There is much that is challenging about aging in this culture, but what are the spiritual gifs of aging? It's interesting to think of the value of that to our Unitarian Universalist congregations.

Our Grandmothers' Gardens
The Rev. Susan Milnor
Sunday, May 14, 2017

So much is passed from one generation to another, legacies we cherish, ponder or regret. This is true whether the women who have played important roles in our lives have been birth mothers, adoptive mothers, mentors, or others. Mother's Day is a good time for reflecting and understanding, with a little help from writer Alice Walker, whose thoughtfulness on this runs deeply.

Listening with the Ear of Your Heart
The Rev. Susan Milnor
Sunday, May 7, 2017

One wish that has repeatedly emerged from our Transition Team's workshop is that we, as a congregation, could be more welcoming. What does it mean to be welcoming in this world? Is it a matter of strategy or something deeper? Today we welcome members who have joined FRS since January.