Sermon Archives

  1. Events
  2. Sermon Archives

Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

Today

“The Myth of Perfectability”

UUCW 13001 W North Ave, Brookfield, WI, United States

The idea that perfection is achievable haunts our systems and our psyches. The desire to be perfect makes both repentance and reparations difficult if not impossible. Without repentance and repair, there can be no justice. Can we embrace perfection as [...]

“When Love Sleeps …”

UUCW 13001 W North Ave, Brookfield, WI, United States

When love sleeps, fear prevails. We will discuss the relationship between religion and politics by exploring the early conflicts that helped to form our new republic. The conversation will continue with our current affairs where political candidates are being elevated [...]

“A Just and Equitable Stewardship”

UUCW 13001 W North Ave, Brookfield, WI, United States

We know how to fairly distribute a pie. Cut it into equal pieces so that everyone gets a slice. But how do we distribute and share stewardship of this congregation? If we can't cut it into equal pieces, what do [...]

“Why Change?”

UUCW 13001 W North Ave, Brookfield, WI, United States

It would sure be easier to just stay the same, and yet a constant 'becoming' seems to be inherent to the human condition. Our ability to transform provides meaning, direction, purpose, and resilience. So, who are you becoming? Our theme [...]

“What Would Ted Lasso Do?”

UUCW 13001 W North Ave, Brookfield, WI, United States

Transformational leadership comes in many shapes and sizes, and maybe can't even be defined. Except when it happens, things shift. Everybody's altered. How could each of us be the transformational leaders that our world needs? (And don't worry. If Ted [...]

“Four Years Ago”

UUCW 13001 W North Ave, Brookfield, WI, United States

Can we even begin to name the many ways our world has transformed since March 2020? In too many ways perhaps, we have returned to the 'normal' that we so wanted to avoid. And yet we are forever changed. Are [...]

“Gifts of the Dark”

UUCW 13001 W North Ave, Brookfield, WI, United States

As the year turns to springtime and the days begin to grow longer, let's pause to consider lessons that darkness can teach us. How are seeds of transformation planted and nurtured in the quiet, dark stillness of our souls? Our [...]

“The Exuberance of Ephemerals”

UUCW 13001 W North Ave, Brookfield, WI, United States

On this Easter Sunday, let's celebrate where new life arises, within and without. Re-births and transformations may seem surprising and unplanned, and yet something prepared the way. For an explosion of spring flowers to happen, a network of mutuality and [...]

“Whose Are We?”

UUCW 13001 W North Ave, Brookfield, WI, United States

Do you believe (in the language of Thich Nhat Hanh) that we "InterBe" with all that is? Let's explore how a deep sense of belonging...that is, knowing whose we are...can enhance and enrich the lived experience of interdependence. Our theme for [...]

“And We Shall Inherit the Earth”

UUCW 13001 W North Ave, Brookfield, WI, United States

From whom? To whom does the earth belong? There are vastly different ways of relating to our mother Earth. At this Earth Day service, in order that we may be worthy heirs of what has been left to us, let's [...]

“Beauty’s Divine Breath” 

UUCW 13001 W North Ave, Brookfield, WI, United States

Human beings are seekers of beauty. With its ways of drawing us in and opening us up, beauty can be a powerful force for aligning our values and our lives. How can paying attention to beauty do this holy work? [...]

“A Sturdy Kind of Love”

UUCW 13001 W North Ave, Brookfield, WI, United States

Unitarian Universalism calls us to side with love, to embody love in our lives and communities. What kind of love are we talking about, and how does that matter for our future? Ministerial Candidate Jill Braithwaite leads the service followed by coffee [...]

Maypole! A Beltane Celebration

UUCW 13001 W North Ave, Brookfield, WI, United States

Join the Earth Spirit Team, Solstice Singers, Solstice Dancers, and our special guest Chet Celenza as we get out of our heads and into our bodies for Beltane. The Maypole dance has been performed through the ages to foster fertility and [...]

“So Many Possibilities”

UUCW 13001 W North Ave, Brookfield, WI, United States

On this Mother's Day, let's reflect on the African proverb "If you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go together." Inclusion and collaboration might slow us down, but together, not leaving anyone behind, [...]

Go to Top