Sermons from 2021

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Opening to Joy: Odes to Hope – Dec. 5, 2021 – Rev. Kevin Tarsa and Gail Johnson Vaughan

Opening to Joy: Odes to Hope Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains December 5, 2021 Rev. Kevin Tarsa, and Gail Johnson Vaughan, Worship Associate This service introduces the December theme: Opening to Joy. Let’s face it, we are dealing with a lot of impediments to joy – an ongoing pandemic, steady escalation of extremism in […]

Holding History: Gratitude – November 28, 2021 – Rev. Kevin Tarsa

Holding History: Gratitude Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains November 28, 2021 Rev. Kevin Tarsa, with Jeff Stone and Cheryl Morris, Worship Associates A number of us have engaged in the spiritual practice of listing gratitudes – taking time to notice and write down a brief list of those things for which we are grateful, […]

Holding History: Meaning 3.0 – November 21, 2021 – Rev. Kevin Tarsa

Holding History: Meaning 3.0 Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains November 21, 2021 Rev. Kevin Tarsa, with Chuck Champlin, Worship Associate Jamie Wheal claims that the world has entered a third stage in the human effort to make meaning: beyond the first, religious stage which linked meaning to salvation and exclusion, beyond the second stage, […]

Holding History: Body, Mind, and Spirit – November 7, 2021 – Rev. Kevin Tarsa

Holding History: Body, Mind, and Spirit Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains November 7, 2021 Rev. Kevin Tarsa, with Cheryl Morris, Worship Associate What does it mean to “hold our history” when history tells us so much more about how we see ourselves now than about what happened in the past? Or, are those two […]

What Is Remembered, Lives – October 31, 2021 – Beth Karow, with Rev. Kevin Tarsa

What Is Remembered, Lives Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains October 31, 2021 Beth Karow, with Rev. Kevin Tarsa All Hallows Eve, Día de Muertos, All Souls, and All Saints days invite us each autumn to remember our ancestors and our beloveds who have died. These tender days on the way to winter even open […]

Getting to Know One Another – October 24, 2021

Getting to Know One Another Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains October 24, 2021 Our fourth in a series focused on cultivating relationship, this interactive, café style service offered people a chance to connect several times in small groups for conversation. Envisioned and planned by Wendy Wernigg and Chuck Champlin, Rev. Kevin joins Chuck to […]

Me, Myself, and I: Cultivating a Relationship with Ourselves – October 17, 2021

Me, Myself, and I: Cultivating a Relationship with Ourselves Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains October 17, 2021 with Dawn Bateman, Janet Bullock, Stu Matthews and Jordan Thomas-Rose, Jeff Stone, Worship Associate How does living through a pandemic influence our relationship with ourselves. And how does that work in the context of living in relationship […]

In Respectful and Right Relationship: Beyond the Words – October 10, 2021 – Shelly Covert and Frank Lawrence, with Rev. Kevin Tarsa

In Respectful and Right Relationship: Beyond the Words Cultivating Relationship Shelly Covert, Spokesperson for the Nevada City Rancheria Nisenan Tribe, with Frank Lawrence, and Rev. Kevin Tarsa. Jeff Stone, Worship Associate.   Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains October 10, 2021 UUCM members have chosen to include in UUCM’s budget a contribution to the Ancestral […]