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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

June 17, 2018

Rev. Lyn Oglesby and Jamili Omar

 

© Rev. Lyn Oglesby


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

June 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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More Articles ...

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

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