Sermons by Rev. Kevin Tarsa

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Religious Naturalism: Let the Mystery Be Sermon – Dec 9, 2018

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Religious Naturalism: Let the Mystery Be a sermon by Rev. Kevin Tarsa UU Community of the Mountains Grass Valley, CA December 9, 2018 Opening Words by Chet Raymo “I have a friend who speaks of knowledge as an island in a sea of mystery. Let this then, be the ground of my faith: All that […]

Thanksgiving Memories

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Thanksgiving Memories Rev. Kevin Tarsa Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains A sermon delivered November 25, 2018   “All life is a gift, which we are called to use to build the common good, and in so doing, make our own days glad.” What has the Thanksgiving holiday meant to you over the course of […]

Letting Your Life Speak – September 2, 2018 – Rev. Kevin Tarsa

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Letting Your Life Speak Sermon UUCM 9-2-18 Rev. Kevin Tarsa Letting Your Life Speak Rev.  Kevin Tarsa Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains A sermon delivered September 2, 2018 A reading from the Letter of St. Palmer to the Roamers: Before you tell your life what you intend to do with it, listen for what […]

Resurrecting the Spirit

I Am Learning by Carmen Riley  I am learning the endless joys of sobriety The multiple ways in which to calm my fears and mend my broken spirit The multiple ways to call back my power. I learn trust Take refuge against the spiraling vortex of my past I am learning… Learning to spread my […]

Courage!

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Courage! a homily by The Rev. Kevin Tarsa Reflections by Kristin Famula, Acting DRE delivered October 1, 2017 Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains Grass Valley, CA With this service, we enter our month-long exploration of the theme of courage. We’ve begun our work to identify our mission, we transition today from our Acting Director […]

Seeing Beyond Hate

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Seeing Beyond Hate a sermon by The Rev. Kevin Tarsa delivered September 24, 2017 Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains Grass Valley, CA In reaction to the white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, with its violence and its participants’ Nazi and anti-Jewish chants of “blood and soil” and “Jews will not replace us,” our national and […]

Welcoming our Full Selves

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Welcoming our Full Selves A Full Community Service September 10, 2017 Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains, Grass Valley, CA   Opening Words – The Rev. Kevin Tarsa When I first visited a Unitarian Universalist congregation 30 years ago I wasn’t sure what to expect and I wasn’t sure that the people would accept me […]