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Celebrating our 70th Anniversary: Pulpit Testimonials

Testimonials
Introduction
Jan 28 Jim Periale
Feb 11 Aston Bloom
Feb 18 Roger Steenland
Feb 25 Bruce Saunders
Mar 11 Randy Springer
Mar 25 Margot Garcia
Apr 8 Hinrich Bohn
Apr 15 Marion Leonard
Apr 22 Walker Smith
May 6 Susan Call
May 13 David Forgey
May 20 Janet Williams
May 27 Kate Mixon
June 10 Cubby Lash

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18-06-17: Keepin' Cool

May 17, 2018

Rev. Lyn Oglesby and Jamili Omar

 

© Rev. Lyn Oglesby


Messages
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18-06-10: America's Broken Heart

May 10, 2018

Rev. Lyn Oglesby

 

© Rev. Lyn Oglesby


Meditation and  Sermon
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18-06-03: One Step at a Time

June 3, 2018

Rev. Lyn Oglesby and Jamili Omar

 

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Meditation, Children's Message,  Sermon
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  1. 18-05-27: Life is a Highway: Bridging, Honoring Our Youth as They Continue On Their Journey
  2. 18-05-20: Courage
  3. 18-05-13: Celebrating our 70th Anniversary and Mothers Who Made It Possible
  4. 18-05-06: A Faith That Questions
  5. 18-04-29: What We Must Do (in Order to Rock and Roll)
  6. 18-04-22: Why Unitarian Universalism?
  7. 18-04-15: Poetry Sunday
  8. 18-04-08: All Together
  9. 18-04-01: Spring Holiday Messages
  10. 18-03-25: How Old Are You?
  11. 18-03-18: Building Reslience
  12. 18-03-11: High Hopes
  13. 18-02-25: Never Again!
  14. 18-02-18: You Bet We Can
  15. 18-02-11: From Muslim to Unitarian Universalist: My Journey
  16. 18-02-04: The 2nd Principle as a Response to Homelessness
  17. 18-01-28: Justice, Equity, and Compassion
  18. 18-01-21: Inherent Worth and Dignity
  19. 18-01-14: Are We There Yet?
  20. 18-01-07: A New UU for You
  21. 17-12-31: A Fresh Start
  22. 17-12-24: Causes for Optimism and Gratitude
  23. 17-11-19: A Heavenly Thanksgiving
  24. 17-11-05: Black Spirituals Matter, Empathy Through Listening
  25. 17-10-29: Connecting with Our Ancestors
  26. 17-10-15: State of the Church
  27. 17-10-08: Roots and Wings
  28. 17-10-01: Coping with Loss
  29. 17-09-24: Coping with Stress
  30. 17-09-17: Compassion
  31. 17-09-10: Turning Point - Imagine!
  32. 17-09-03: World Religions: A Liberal Perspective
  33. 17-08-27: Forgiveness
  34. 17-08-20: No More Hate
  35. 17-08-13: Living a Life of Learning
  36. 17-08-06: Comfort Me
  37. 17-07-30: The Yin and Yang of Public Policy
  38. 17-07-23: Now What Do I Do?
  39. 17-07-16: To Savor the World or Save It
  40. 17-07-09: Why Not Scientism?
  41. 17-07-02: America - Rekindling the Dream
  42. 17-06-25 Hope
  43. 17-06-18: The Meaning of Ministry
  44. 17-06-11: Washing Daily Life's Dust Off Our Souls
  45. 17-06-04: The Lessons from Interim Ministry
  46. 17-05-28: UU-Paganism and Earth-Centered Spirituality Practices
  47. 17-05-21: Creating the Future: Homage to Volunteers
  48. 17-05-14: What is Unitarian Universalist Mother's Day
  49. 17-05-07: Celebrating Agnes Paulsen
  50. 17-04-30: Secular Humanist Jewish Circle
  51. 17-04-09: Who Are We?
  52. 17-03-19: What Is To Be Done?
  53. 17-02-26: Aspire to Love
  54. 17-02-19: Why I Love This Church
  55. 17-02-12: Yes We Can (or the Sermon on the Amount)
  56. 17-02-05: Building the Beloved Community in Arizona
  57. 17-01-29: Return of the Chaos Monster
  58. 17-01-22: Question Assumptions
  59. 17-01-08: Mens Agitat Molem: Mind over Matter
  60. 17-01-01: This Land is Your Land, This Land is My Land, the Next Four Years
  61. 16-12-24/25: Christmas Eve/Day
  62. 16-12-18: Oy Vey, Maria
  63. 16-12-11: Is There Any Security?
  64. 16-12-04: Are You a Religious Naturalist?
  65. 16-11-27: Water Protection Action at the Dakota Access Pipeline
  66. 16-11-20: Where Do We Go From Here?
  67. 16-11-13: Giving Life the Shape of Justice
  68. 16-10-30: Are We a Hardy Church?
  69. 16-10-23: The Sky is the Limit!
  70. 16-10-16: Where Do We Go From Here?
  71. 16-10-09: The "We the People" Amendment and the UUA
  72. 16-10-02: Invisible Women: Homlessness in Tucson
  73. 16-09-25: Dying Better in the USA
  74. 16-09-18: In the Interim - A Call to Community
  75. 16-09-11: Optimism for the Future
  76. 16-09-04: Poetry Sunday
  77. 16-08-28: From Dark Gray Skies to Brighter Blue Skies
  78. 16-08-21: How Moral Clarity Fosters Change
  79. 16-08-14: Moving Prayer
  80. 16-08-07: Harmony Is Who We Are
  81. 16-07-31: Seek First to Understand
  82. 16-07-24: What We Can Learn from Others
  83. 16-07-17: Do You Fear the Unknown?
  84. 16-07-10: Love, Hope, Faith and Fun
  85. 16-06-26: Kindness and Ben's Bells
  86. 16-06-19: Amazing Grace
  87. 16-05-22: The Virtue of Sin
  88. 16-05-15: Spiritual Beings
  89. 16-04-10: I Call That Mind Free
  90. 16-04-03: Empowerment- Relating to it All: A Youth led Service
  91. 16-03-20: Elixir of Life
  92. 16-03-13: The Spirit of Generosity and Non-judgment
  93. 16-02-28: Dissecting the Anatomy of Trust: Boundaries and the Vault
  94. 16-02-21: BRAVING Trust
  95. 16-01-31: What Does It Mean to Forgive?
  96. 16-01-17: What Can We Do About Racism?
  97. 16-01-03: Does Size Matter?
  98. 15-12-27: Creating Beloved Community Through the Heart
  99. 15-11-29: Sheep in Wolves' Clothing
  100. 15-11-08: Hearing the Voiceless
  101. 15-10-11: Poetry Sunday
  102. 15-09-27: Changing Lives Through Music
  103. 15-09-06: Public Banking and Economic Inequality
  104. 15-08-09: UUs and the Spiritual
  105. 15-08-02: Interconnectedness Is Not Optional: Viewing Society Through The Lens of Science
  106. 15-07-26: In the Path of the Buddha
  107. 15-07-19: UU Myths
  108. 15-07-12: Finding a Happy Place
  109. 15-07-05: Songs, Identity, and America
  110. 15-06-28: Creating a Sense of Place
  111. 15-06-14: The Peace Corps: Toughest Job You'll Ever Love
  112. 15-05-24: The Healing Power of Music
  113. 15-05-17: Sacred Journeys
  114. 15-05-10: Self Discovery
  115. 2015: UU Testimonials
  116. 15-04-12: And Justice for All
  117. 15-04-05: To Life!
  118. 15-03-29: Youth-Led Service - What is Sacred?
  119. 15-03-08: Esperanza: Bringing Hope
  120. 15-02-15: Beyond Chocolate Hearts: Engaging Men in Making a Safer World for Women
  121. 15-02-08: The Liberal Church Finding its Mission: It's Not About You
  122. 15-02-08: UU Testimonial - Randall Springer
  123. 15-02-01: UU Testimonial - Zoey Speer
  124. 15-01-25: UU Testimonial - Michelle Maliniak
  125. 15-01-25: A Living Tradition
  126. 15-01-18: UU Testimonial - Steve Kraynak & Bob Gorden
  127. 15-01-11: Formed not Transformed by UU (Testimonial)
  128. 15-01-04: Mental Fitness for the New Year! The Tales and Tools of Two Therapists
  129. 14-12-28: My Politically Incorrect Ideas About Christmas
  130. 14-12-21: Mystery of the Big Question (A UU Testimonial)
  131. 14-11-30: Food for Thought
  132. 14-11-23: All You Need Is Love.... seriously?
  133. 14-11-16: Roots, Branches, and Wings
  134. 14-11-09: Lessons from the Town 10 Miles from Sin: Oberlin, Ohio
  135. 14-11-02: Not Just Some but All Souls
  136. 14-10-05: The Wind and the Stillness: Breath as a Tool for connecting Body, Mind, Heart, and Spirit
  137. 14-09-21: Giving Life the Shape of Justice
  138. 14-08-31: The Importance of the Unitarian Universalist Faith
  139. 14-08-24: It's a Man's World: The Spiritual Influence of Patriarchy on the Border
  140. 14-08-03: Annual Poetry Service
  141. 14-07-27: Everybody Eats, or the Spiritual Side of Eating
  142. 14-07-20: What's God Got To Do With It?
  143. 14-07-13: Do We See Through Each Other, Or Do We See Each Other Through?
  144. 14-07-06: Sanctuary: Radical Hospitality
  145. 14-06-29: A Universal Message - world view in Judaism and Modern Israel
  146. 14-06-22: We Are The Ones We've Been Waiting For...
  147. 14-06-15: I Believe in Miracles (just not the Biblical or Hallmark ones)
  148. 14-05-25: What Happened to Easter?
  149. 14-05-11: Mothers, Mothers' Day, and Peace
  150. 14-04-27: No More Deaths 10th Anniversary
  151. 14-04-20: Why Easter?
  152. 14-03-30: The Joy of Music
  153. 14-03-23: Wellspring
  154. 14-03-02: The Fingerprint of Grief
  155. 14-02-16: One in Community
  156. 14-02-09: A Valentine for Liberal Religion
  157. 14-02-02: Discrimination in the New Generation
  158. 14-01-12: Mind, Body, and Spirit
  159. 14-01-05: Friendship in the Digital Age
  160. 13-12-29: Volunteering as a Spiritual Practice
  161. 13-12-22: Teach Us All You Can of Saying "YES!"
  162. 13-12-08: God and Beyond: Spirituality for Today and Beyond
  163. 13-12-01: Opening Into Grace
  164. 13-11-10: Mohammed: Community Builder and Prophet
  165. 13-11-03: You Don’t Fear People Whose Story You Know
  166. 13-10-20: Four Reflections on Trust
  167. 13-10-13: Service, Sacrifice, and Honor
  168. 13-10-06: The Courage to Trust
  169. 13-09-29: Unitarian Universalism is Dead, Long Live Unitarian Universalism
  170. 13-09-15: A Religon for One World
  171. 13-09-08: The One That Comes From Many
  172. 13-09-01: Practice Our Preach
  173. 13-08-25: The Seven Principles of Unitarian Universalism: Guideposts For Living
  174. 13-08-18: Five Smooth Stones of Liberal Religion
  175. 13-08-11: Seeing the Full Spectrum
  176. 13-08-04: Poetry Service
  177. 13-07-28: Private Prisons, Public Problems
  178. 13-07-21: What to Say About the Immigration Reform Legislation
  179. 13-07-14: My Trip to Israel
  180. 13-07-07: Can We Achieve Freedom From Fear, Anger, & Hopelessness?
  181. 13-06-30: From Promise to Commitment
  182. 13-06-23: Your Children or Your Money
  183. 13-06-16: Called
  184. 13-06-09: Beloved Community - Growing Beyond Congregations
  185. 13-06-02: Associating with the Sacred
  186. 13-05-26: Warriors in Training
  187. 13-05-19: Transforming our Lives, Transforming our Faith
  188. 13-05-12: This I Believe
  189. 13-04-28: The Doctrine of Discovery
  190. 13-04-21: Earth and Forgiveness Day
  191. 13-04-14; Truth and Reconciliation
  192. 13-04-07: Pre-forgiven
  193. 13-03-31: Easter Sunday
  194. 13-03-24: Who Are You?
  195. 13-03-17: Reflections on an Old UU Joke
  196. 13-03-10: The Beauty of Brokenness
  197. 13-03-03: The Paradox of Powerlessness
  198. 13-02-17: Evolution as Our Sacred Story
  199. 13-02-10: Standing on the Side of Love!
  200. 13-02-03: Love as a Spiritual Practice
  201. 13-01-27: Beyond Duality to Sanity
  202. 13-01-13: Adopting Goodness, not Evil!
  203. 13-01-06: Fallow Times
  204. 12-30-12: Make Time your Friend!
  205. 12-23-12: A God That Looks Like Me
  206. 12-9-12: Where is God Hiding?!?
  207. 12-2-12: Finding Quiet in a Noisy World
  208. 11-25-12: Transcending Individuality
  209. 11-18-12: How We Love: On Growing a Soul
  210. 11-11-12: Aspirations
  211. 11-4-12: Our Daily Bread
  212. 10-28-12: All About UUCT's Covenant Circles
  213. 10-21-12: The Challenge of Covenants
  214. 10-14-12: Promises
  215. 9-30-12: Beyond Borders - Where Justice and Compassion Cross our Borders
  216. 9-23-12: Is There Meaning in Pain and Suffering?
  217. 9-9-12: Freedom From Fear
  218. 9-16-12: Turning Toward Freedom
  219. 8-26-12: Accepting Gifts, Receiving Grace
  220. 8-12-12: Poetry Sunday
  221. 8-05-12: Immigrants and Tucson's Federal Court
  222. The Interdependent Community: Pathways Out of Poverty
  223. 7-15-12: Reflections on an Old UU Joke
  224. 7-22-12: Intercultural Relations Across Europe
  225. 7-29-12: The Gentle Way: Similarities between Martial Arts and Religion
  226. Bringing It Home
  227. Nothing Less Than Saving the World
  228. Spirituality and Health
  229. Born and Re-born Again
  230. Kindness Can Heal Us
  231. What Do We Really Mean by "Democracy"?
  232. Mercy and Other Non-rational Acts of Kindness
  233. Family Values and Immigration Policy
  234. A Question of Worth and Dignity
  235. Standing on the Side of Fear: How can we stop bullying before it is too late?
  236. Coming Back to Life
  237. Five Steps to Building Beloved Community
  238. Shared Ministry
  239. Bringing Justice to Phoenix
  240. Out of the Garden: Original Sin or Original Blessing?
  241. Come Dream a Dream With Me
  242. Aria in Vermillion
  243. Cowboys, Conmen and Conservatives
  244. Personality and Spirituality
  245. Human Nature
  246. Reality Television and Interfaith Dialogue
  247. The Courage to Love
  248. Where the Paths of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Unitarian Universalism Crossed
  249. I Shall Not Live in Vain
  250. Ordinary Time
  251. An Old Agnostic's Sentimental Xmas: Virginia, Santa, Rudolph, Ralphie, Scrooge, Tiny Tim and Baby Jesus
  252. The Spiritual Benefits of R.I.C.E.
  253. Waiting
  254. What We Are Thankful For
  255. After the Apocalypse: Gratitude
  256. Occupy!
  257. The Worst Mistake the Church (Any Church) Can Make Right Now
  258. Day of the Dead
  259. DOGs and Other Super-Natural Beings
  260. Faith in Pink
  261. Living in a Multi-Religious World
  262. Morality and Human Nature
  263. Entertaining Angels Unaware
  264. Restoring Ruins
  265. DA/GA 2011 and 2012
  266. Coming Home
  267. The Ethical Side of Climate Change: Compassion
  268. Looking in the Mirror: Who are We?
  269. U.S Immigration and Border Policy: A Call for Compassion and Justice
  270. Not Just for Black History Month
  271. Genderqueer and Here
  272. Happy Birthday U.S.A.!
  273. Today's Ancient Wisdom
  274. Keepers of Light
  275. If Not Now, When? (A Look at the Election)
  276. The Flying Trapeze and the Fine Art of Freedom
  277. Trusting Life in the Presence of Death
  278. UUism in the French Speaking World
  279. Our Legacy: Honoring the Past, Looking Forward to the Future
  280. Letters From a Phoenix Jail
  281. What’s Your Worldview?
  282. Blindspots, Rearview Mirrors, and Headlights
  283. A Noisy Silence - Poetry Service
  284. 5 Vital Signs of Spiritual Health
  285. Family Resemblances and 'Language-Games'
  286. Chaos and Creativity
  287. Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Just as Well...Or Better?
  288. Reflections after Fifty Years in Ministry
  289. Don't Wait
  290. The Meaning of Welcome
  291. Independence and Interdependence: Thoughts on both Topics
  292. The Value of Vulnerability
  293. This Land Is My Land -- ?
  294. Spill Baby, Spill
  295. Vessels and Voyages
  296. Grace Across the Ages
  297. Happy 200th Birthday, Margaret Fuller
  298. Coming of Age in an Age of Uncertainty
  299. Be the Change: Three Crucial Changes for Times Such as These
  300. Earth in the Balance
  301. Beyond Local Thinking
  302. The Actual U
  303. Easter: A Time to Forgive
  304. Something About Addictions
  305. Taking a Risk for Justice
  306. Universalism: Past, Present and Future
  307. The Things We Do For Love
  308. Standing on the Side of Love
  309. What I Love About Unitarian Universalism
  310. Violence and Anarchy on the Border
  311. Confronting Evil
  312. I Have a Dream
  313. The State of the Church
  314. Looking Back, Looking Forward
  315. Struggles and Progress in Swaziland
  316. Night of Wonder, Night of Silence
  317. Enumerating God: None, One, or Many
  318. Three Miraculous Births
  319. The Gospel According to St. Lute
  320. The Lost Art of Thinking
  321. Stories of Hope: Guest at Your Table
  322. Question Authority
  323. Unitarian Universalist Service Committee (UUSC)
  324. A Conscience is a Terrible Thing to Waste
  325. An Agreement With Life
  326. The Community Food Bank
  327. Universalist Heritage
  328. Class Matters
  329. Wise Restraints That Set Us Free
  330. Free Pulpit, Free Pew
  331. To Whom It May Concern: A Sermon on Prayer
  332. One Family
  333. Poetry Sunday
  334. Who Knows What Will Come To You?
  335. Will the Minister Be Speaking in the Service Today?
  336. Life or Litter? The Value of People and Hope
  337. Parts of the Bible You Do Not Know
  338. Chaplain Stories
  339. Eating as a Spiritual Practice
  340. Gifts of Our Fathers
  341. Faith of Our Fathers
  342. To See Beauty, Even When It’s Not Pretty
  343. A Nomination for the Greatest Unitarian Ever
  344. We Remember
  345. Milestone Moments: A Service of Rituals
  346. Many Hands Make Light Work
  347. Ritual
  348. Earth Day
  349. Music of My Heart
  350. Friendship as Spiritual Practice
  351. Light, Life, Freedom, and Love
  352. Civil Initiative
  353. First Things First
  354. Three Keys for Abundant Living That Will Work Even Now
  355. Divine Creation
  356. Jazz and the Art of Making Justice
  357. Here I Am. Send Me.
  358. And a Child Shall Lead
  359. Getting Unstuck (While the Getting's Good)
  360. Willing to Forgive
  361. Weaving the Web of Trust
  362. New Beginnings
  363. Light One Candle
  364. Find a Stillness
  365. Where Justice and Compassion Cross All Borders
  366. Stone Soup for Thanksgiving?
  367. Loss: An Inevitable Journey
  368. Finding Hope in Troubled Times
  369. Out Many, One
  370. Growing in Spirit
  371. Seasons of Life, Seasons of Loss
  372. And the word is no
  373. Welcoming the Stranger
  374. Ministry in the New Millennium
  375. Diversity and the Interdependent Web of Existence
  376. Engaging Our Theological Diversity
  377. What Americans Believe
  378. Reflections from Nicaragua
  379. Deep Like the Rivers
  380. Seeking the Purpose of Life
  381. Bless this Home
  382. Language of Reverence
  383. Sharing The WUUrd: Poetry Service
  384. A New Look at the Universe
  385. Tell me your image of God and I will tell you your theology
  386. We hold these truths ...
  387. Integrity or Success?
  388. By Their Roots You Shall Know Them
  389. Peace Means the Beginning of a New World
  390. Desert Spirituality
  391. UUs Who Made a Difference
  392. Singing Our Peace: A Musical Contemplation
  393. Faith Without Certainty
  394. Our Unitarian Universalists Brothers in Africa
  395. Univeralists and Unitarians on Easter
  396. Always a Mother
  397. Just War or just War

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