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Sunday, July 5, 2020 – Thinking Outside the Skull

Did you know that in 2008, scientists discovered that spiders use their webs to think? From webs to bees to trees, we are constantly discovering exciting new ways that thought, communication and perception happen in the natural world which would have seemed alien to us a short time ago. How do we humans perceive the world through our own connections?

Past Sermons

October 11, 2009 – East is East

October 11, 2009 - “East is East” - Rev. David Takahashi Morris
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October 4, 2009 – Margins Hold the Center

October 4, 2009 - “Margins Hold the Center” - Revs. David and Leslie Takahashi Morris

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September 27, 2009–Courage in the Face of Change

September 27, 2009 -  “Courage in the Face of Change” – Ministerial Intern Andy Karlson

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September 20, 2009–Handmade

September 20--  “Handmade” – Rev. David Takahashi Morris

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September 13, 2009–Facing Our Fear

September 13-- Rev. Leslie Takahashi Morris--Facing Our Fear

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September 6, 2009 –Drops of Water Turn A Mill

September 6 -- Revs. David and Leslie Takahashi Morris -- "Drops of Water Turn A Mill"

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August 30, 2009 – Building a Foundation of Religious Education.

MDUUC professionals in Religious Education -- "Building a Foundation of Religious Education" A compilation of…

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August 23, 2009 – Journey, Singing

Rev. David Takahashi Morris and friends--"Journey, Singing." Our new “Singing the Journey” hymnal supplements have…

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August 16, 2009 – Life as Haiku.

Rev. Leslie Takahashi Morris -- Life as Haiku. Our lives offer us many small snippets…

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August 9, 2009 – Universal Worship

- Rev. SierraLynne White- “Universal Worship”

This special service from the Sufi tradition incorporates joyous song, candles, and ritual as it deeply honors the world's major faith and wisdom traditions, and recognizes the unity of religious values and ideals beyond distinctions and differences.

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August 2, 2009 – The God Spot: Spirituality and the Brain

Rev. Bonnie Dlott - "The God Spot: Spirituality and the Brain" Listen to sermon. The…

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July 26, 2009 Sacred Sounds

Bonnie Reyes - "Sacred Sounds" In the beginning was the Word...or was it a word?…

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July 19, 2009 – The Herd Shot ‘Round the World

Dr. Leslie Polgar- “The Herd Shot 'Round the World ”: This year, 2009, marks a…

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July 12, 2009 -A Thousand Years

"End of Life" Group - “A Thousand Years”…a millennium of collective experience for fourteen members of our congregation that meet monthly as the “End of Life” group. During this service they will share some of their explorations into the questions of life, aging, death, and the pursuit of happiness. 

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July 5, 2009 – We Are Building A New Way!

“We Are Building A New Way! ”:  Revs. Leslie and David Takahashi Morris and our…

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June 28, 2009 – Unpetrify With Yoga

“Will the Real Yoga Please Stand Up?”: Yoga is a complex system which is being brought in bits and pieces to the United States. Rev. Alex McGee  led us in an exploration of how UUs can understand and practice yoga while respecting Hindu and Indian culture. Alex suggests how it can enhance our spiritual lives and provide sustenance during dark nights of the soul.   Listen to sermon.

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June 21, 2009 – Living With the Unexpected

“Living With the Unexpected”: What are our sources of strength when things don't go the…

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June 14, 2009 – Flower Communion

Revs. David and Leslie Takahashi Morris “Flower Communion”: Bring a flower (or a few!) from…

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May 24, 2009–The Last Full Measure of Devotion

Memorial Day was created to honor soldiers who died in war. In our ambivalence or…

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May 17, 2009–Coming of Age

Director of Religious Education Heather Sawyers and the youth participating in this year's Coming of…

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May 10, 2009–After the Flowers Fade: A Fresh Look At Mother’s Day

Rev. Leslie Takahashi Morris suggests that the true meaning of Mother's Day is worth reconsidering.…

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May 3, 2009–Whose Song Is This?

If a song, a ritual, or a reading from another culture touches me in some…

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April 26, 2009–Spirit of Service

Spirit of Service Revs. Leslie and David Takahashi Morris Gratitude is a spiritual discipline of…

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April 5, 2009–Reclaiming Universal Salvation

Reclaiming Universal Salvation Rev. Leslie Takahashi Morris and Jo Gelinas What do we inherit from…

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Abiding Grace, Abiding Heresy–February 8, 2009

Rev. Leslie Takahashi Morris and Friends February 8, 2009 In a sermon-length drama, we explore…

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January 4, 2009–The Decisive Moment

The Decisive Moment
Rev. Leslie Takahashi Morris

Leslie explores those times in our lives when what we do changes our lives.

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May 31, 2009 – Being Sanctuary

In the day-to-day of our lives, we all need places of peace and connection, places…

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