Sermons by Reverend Diana L. Smith

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Seasons of Passage, Moments of Light


Join us for a multigenerational Full Community worship service as we explore the sheltering dark and the growing light of this special season. We’ll also join in a ritual of transition to mark the changes in religious education at WUUC and create a welcoming space for our new Director of Lifelong Learning who will begin […]

Wondering & Wandering


How do you experience mystery? How does your experience of mystery guide your life? As Rabbi Lawrence Kushner wrote, “A mystic is anyone who has the gnawing suspicion that the apparent discord, brokenness, contradictions, and discontinuities that assault us every day might conceal a hidden unity.”

A Lamp in Every Corner, A Light in Every Heart


For Full Community worship, we’ll celebrate All Souls Day by exploring a Transylvanian Unitarian story and making a table of remembrance with photos and pictures of loved ones (people or animals) who have died. We’ll also take up a change collection for UNICEF, so please bring your coins!



We’re creating sanctuary for ourselves and each other all the time, but how? And who are the people we’re creating sanctuary for? What are we doing to damage it? Join us to explore these questions.

Storying a Vision


While our past doesn’t dictate our future, it affects it. Join us to reflect on how the stories we tell help us create a vision of who we were, who we are, and who we’re going to be.