Sermons and Presentations, Jul. – Sep. 2017

September 24, 2017 – Single Payer Healthcare

Adele Uphaus-Conner & Owen Connor – The Last Time I Fell In Love
Kristen Tuxbury – Chalice Lighting and Opening Words
Adele Uphaus-Conner & Owen Connor – Bodies
Jay Brock – Single Payer Healthcare
Kristen Tuxbury – Closing Words

September 17, 2017 – Let It Rain

Adult Choir – We Know The Way
Rev. Doug McCusker – Wonder Box
UUth Choir – Listen to the Rain
Rev. Doug McCusker – Reflection: Let It Rain
Rev. Doug McCusker & Elizabeth Cameron –  The Water Communion
Rev. Doug McCusker – Closing Words

September 10, 2017 – Animals Can Be Our Spiritual Gurus

Pati Dunn – Mister Rabbit
Chris Johns – Wonder Box
Rev. Doug McCusker – Opening Words
Pati Dunn – Swallow Tail
Rev. Doug McCusker – The Blessing of the Animals
Rev. Doug McCusker –  Animals Can Be Our Spiritual Gurus
Rev. Doug McCusker – Closing Words

September 3, 2017 – Lessons from C’ville

Elizabeth Cameron – This Land Is Your Land
Susan Kosior – Chalice Lighting
Rev. Doug McCusker and Chris Johns – Blessing of the Backpacks
Elizabeth Cameron – Blowin’ in the Wind
Susan Kosior –  excerpt from Letter from Birmingham Jail
Rev. Doug McCusker – Sermon and Closing Words

August 27, 2017 – Mindfulness: A Native Perspective

John Two-Hawks – Oyate
Kristen Tuxbury – Chalice Lighting
John Two-Hawks – Of Shadow and Light
John Two-Hawks – Mindfulness: A Native Perspective
John Two-Hawks and Rev. Doug McCusker – Centering Meditation

August 20, 2017 – The Spiritual Practice of Conversation

Karen Kallay – Friendly Persuasion
Rev. Doug McCusker – The Feather Pillow
Karen Kallay – I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Right Myself A Letter
Rev. Doug McCusker – The Spiritual Practice of Conversation (pdf)
Rev. Doug McCusker – Closing Words

August 13, 2017 – On Zoroastrianism

Laura Joy – Where I Sit Is Holy
Christi Bayha – Chalice Lighting and Opening Words
Laura Joy – Divine Emotion
Dr. Amin Tarzi – On Zoroastrianism
Christi Bayha – Closing Words

August 6, 2017 – The Inherent Worth and Dignity of Every Racist, Fascist and Terrorist

Robert Calvert – Wild Rider
Susan Kosior – Chalice Lighting
Susan Kosior and Sheldon Pratt – Introduction of Speaker and Reading
Robert Calvert – The Knight’s Tale
Sheldon Pratt – Reading and Meditation
Sheldon Pratt – Presentation and Closing Words

July 30, 2017 – Post-Truth and Alternative Facts

Karen Kallay – Oh! Susanna
Andy Cameron – Chalice Lighting and Opening Words
Karen Kallay – The Entertainer
Christi Bayha, Patty Davis, Jim Hall – Panel Discussion

July 23, 2017 – Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Lee Criscuolo – Why In Such A Hurry?
Steve Elstein – Awake
Lee Criscuolo – Heavy Burden
Dr. John McLaughlin – Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

July 16, 2017 – The Origins of God Belief

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July 9, 2017 – De Rerum Natura

Paula Durbin-Westby – Sonata
Elizabeth Cameron – Chalice Lighting and Opening Reading
Elizabeth Cameron – Wonder Box
Paula Durbin-Westby – Earth and All Stars
Rev. Doug McCusker – Reading, Sermon, and Closing Words (pdf)

July 2, 2017 – Should Healthcare be a For-Profit Industry?

Andy Cameron – Chalice Lighting and Opening Words
The Jolly Jumbucks – Make A Prophit
Dr. Patrick Neustatter – Should Healthcare Be A For-Profit Industry? / Closing Words