Sermons from 2021

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Whatever Comes Next – September 19, 2021 – Rev. Kevin Tarsa


There is often a significant gap between what we expect or wish for, and what actually exists. And, wow, the past two years have given us abundant opportunity to experience that! Wisdom traditions guide us away from using all our energy to lament and rail against the gap, and toward finding greater peacefulness by learning […]

Return Again: Water, Community, Spirit, You – September 12, 2021


Return Again: Water, Community, Spirit, You September 12, 2021 Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains, Grass Valley, CA with Rev. Kevin Tarsa Cheryl Morris and Gail Johnson Vaughan, Worship Associates This Sunday we launch into the September theme of “embracing possibility.” While the need to alter our face-to-face plans might seem counter to such a […]

This Old House – August 22, 2021 – Gail Johnson Vaughan

How can we make sense of the extreme divide over racial justice in our country? In this service our own Gail Johnson Vaughan gives us two keys to unlock the mystery and some suggestions for actions we can all take to remedy the fallout from the origins of our discontent.  Greeting Gail Johnson Vaughan  Song […]

Making Powerful Trouble – August 15, 2021 – Rev. Leela Sinha

Making Powerful Trouble A sermon delivered by Rev. Leela Sinha August 15, 2021 Chuck Champlin, Worship Associate Making Powerful Trouble: we’re accustomed to the idea that resistance has to come from below, from outside, from the Other.  But when we are the holders of power, how shall we resist then?  Rev. Leela Sinha is a […]

Right Speech – August 1, 2021 – Rev. Meg Barnhouse and Beth Karow

Right Speech (Gentle Words, Kindly Spoken) A sermon delivered by Rev. Meg Barnhouse August 1, 2021 Service led by Beth Karow, Worship Associate Actions may speak louder than words, but if we don’t tend to the words we speak and how we speak, them we can do great harm. This Sunday Rev. Meg Barnhouse, the […]