Sermons from October 2017

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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, by Bev Lyon


 COURAGE October 8, 2017 Somewhere in the back of my mind I had the romantic illusion that my ancestors had been driven from Ireland by famine. But when Lynn and I traveled there in 2010 I discovered that the dates were vague. Rather than starving refugees in the bottoms of leaky boats, it appears my […]

Courage, by Rev. Karyn Packard


COURAGE Rev. Karyn Packard October 8th, 2017 Courage… What conditions demand it?  Where does it come from?  What is courage…really? When I think about courage, what immediately comes to mind are those stories of soldiers throwing themselves over the bodies of their comrades to save them from being shot… valor in combat.  I think of […]



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 […]