Speaker: Rev. Anthony Johnson

Resilience

As Unitarian Universalists we ask ourselves: How can we sustain ourselves as we resist divisiveness and hate? How can we stay strong for the fight? How can we remain resilient? This month we remind ourselves that being resilient is not a solo act. This month’s … read more.

One Thousand Miles to Freedom

This sermon will focus upon the true story of William and Ellen Craft, enslaved African-Americans who traveled “A Thousand Miles to Freedom,” and their relationship with Unitarian Universalist Theodore Parker. William and Ellen’s adventurous escape emanated from their natural desire to experience the love of … read more.

Integrity: A Story of Theodore Parker

Rev. Theodore Parker is arguably the most well-known and quoted Unitarian Universalist minister who ever lived. His words and popular quotations would later inspire speeches by Abraham Lincoln and Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Kids These Days”

Rev. Anthony Johnson will focus upon our newest generation, those between the ages of 3 and 23, who we may choose to call “Kids These Days.” Most of these young folks are still too young to have had a significant impact on our society but … read more.

African Indigenous Spirituality

In the creation of our Beloved Community this sermon will ask: What contributions does the ancient spiritual wisdom of Africa have to offer at this time? Indigenous African Spirituality differs from what we in the West may refer to as “religion.” There is no fixed … read more.

The Arc of Harvey

Patriarchy may be defined as the rule of systems and societies by male supremacy in all political, moral and cultural authority. Patriarchy is the abuse of power based upon gender. It has been around, in between and on top for a very long time. Our … read more.

What is Soul?

Ralph Waldo Emerson referred to the Soul as “the wise silence.” Lao Tzu called it the Tao. Plato called it the “good and the beautiful.” Aristotle called it “being.” In Zulu it’s called “Moya.” In Judaism some call it “Ein Sof,” that which is everything … read more.

Belonging to a Community

What does it mean to belong to a community? Well, asking for what you need is belonging to a community. Needing one another is belonging to a community. Sharing your gifts is belonging to a community. Sharing your weaknesses is belonging to a community.