Sermons by Reverend Diana L. Smith

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What’s a Church For?

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– Reverend Diana L. Smith As we finish reflecting on Possibility, our theme for January, join us to explore what it means to be part of a congregation and the possibilities of being a church together. Rev. Diana and Chick Sweeney, a worship associate and member of the Transitions Team, will introduce the congregation’s collaborative […]

Seasons of Passage, Moments of Light

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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

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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

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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!

Sanctuary

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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.