Sermon Audio

MVUUF publishes audio excerpts from many Sunday services here on our website and as a podcast. Use the Audio Recording links below, or search for MVUUF in your favorite podcast app.

The audio we offer online will typically include only the sermon or featured speaker, in consideration of music copyrights and privacy. As always, full recordings of every Sunday's service are available to members and friends on compact disc at the fellowship.

Sermon Datesort ascending Speaker(s) Title Audio Recording
Sunday, February 11, 2018 Rev. Laura Thompson Persevering Pioneers of Unitarian Universalism: Olympia Brown Audio icon 2018.2.11+Olympia+Brown+Sermon.mp3
Sunday, January 28, 2018 Guest speaker Rev. Karen Hutt and Worship Associate Eve Bergmann Cabbage Town Audio icon 2018.1.28+Cabbage+Town+Sermon.mp3
Sunday, November 26, 2017 Rev. Laura Thompson and Gabby Vigliaturo. Abundance: When Do We have Enough? Audio icon 11-26-17.mp3
Sunday, November 19, 2017 Rev. Laura Thompson and Eve Bergmann with special music by Ann Reed. Gratitude; Practice, Practice, Practice Audio icon 11-19-17.mp3
Sunday, November 12, 2017 Rev. Laura Thompson You Are What You Eat Audio icon 11-12-17.mp3
Sunday, October 22, 2017 Rev. Laura Thompson and Worship Associate Lorna Prell It's a Good Day to Die Audio icon 10-22-17.mp3
Sunday, October 15, 2017 Rev Laura Thompson and Worship Associate Linda Hayen. The Courage of Vulnerability Audio icon 10-15-17.mp3
Sunday, September 24, 2017 Rev Laura Thompson with Worship Associate Linda Hayen. Come, Come Whoever You Are Audio icon 9-24-17.mp3
Sunday, September 17, 2017 Rev Laura Thompson & Worship Associate Carla Ries All are Welcome; Beloved Community Audio icon 9-17-17.mp3
Sunday, May 7, 2017 Minister Laura Thompson and Eve Bergmann The Cultural Embodiment of Racism: Audio icon 5-7-17.mp3
Sunday, April 2, 2017 Minister Laura Thompson and Worship Associate Linda Hayen Transforming the Fear of Transformation Audio icon 4-2-17.mp3
Sunday, March 26, 2017 Minister Laura Thompson and Worship Associate Betsy Carter Hungry for Truth; A Quest For Meaning Audio icon 3-26-17.mp3
Sunday, March 19, 2017 Minister Laura Thompson and Worship Associate Tom Bergmann Learning to Fly Audio icon 3-19-17.mp3
Sunday, March 5, 2017 Jack Gaede, Guest Speaker The Cracks Are Where the Light Gets In Audio icon 3-5-17.mp3
Sunday, February 19, 2017 Minister Laura Thompson and Worship Associate Betsy Carter Oops, My Bad; Valuing Imperfection, Vulnerability, Failure and Other Things We Don't Like About Ourselves Audio icon 2-19-17.mp3
Sunday, February 5, 2017 Minister Laura Thompson and Worship Associate Carla Ries Who are U(U)? Audio icon 2-5-17.mp3
Sunday, January 29, 2017 Minister Laura Thompson and Worship Associate Lorna Prell Prophetic Voices of Women Audio icon 1-29-17.mp3
Sunday, January 22, 2017 Kevin Kling The Prophetic Voice of the Arts Audio icon 1-22-17.mp3
Sunday, January 8, 2017 Minister Laura Thompson Worship Associate Doug Bruce Reclaiming Prophetic Witness: Liberal Religion in the Public Square Audio icon 1-8-17.mp3
Sunday, December 18, 2016 Laura Thompson, Linda Hayen The Presence of Angels Audio icon 12-18-16.mp3


Archived Audio

2014 - 2015 Season

1-18-15 Rev. Myron Andes: "Honoring MLK"
1-11-15 Rev. Myron Andes: "Wisdom in the Dessert"
12-08-14 Rev. Myron Andes: "The Cool Hand Luke Sermon"
11-23-14 Rev. Myron Andes: "Thanksgiving Harvest Communion"
11-02-14 Rev. Myron Andes: "All Souls Are Worth Remembering"
10-26-14 Barb Olson, Spencer Baldwin, Robert Reedy, and Brenda Daly discuss their journeys to MVUUF
10-19-14 Rev. Myron Andes: "Chain of Emotions: Addressing Violence"
10-12-14 Rev. Myron Andes: "I Beg to Differ, Mr. Spock: Logic, Life, and Love"
10-5-14 RedHeart: "Healing The Hoops"
9-28-14 Rev. Myron Andes: "The Transitive and the Intransitive in Worship: What is the Object?"
9-21-14 Rev. Myron Andes: "Hello. I love you! Won't you tell me your name?"
9-14-14 Rev. Myron Andes on the Water Communion

Earlier seasons

8-24-14 Dale Lewellyn: "Inequality in America," PDF presentation with notes also available.
6-01-14 Rev. Myron Andes, candidate for called minister, on the Flower Communion.
5-25-14 Rev. Janet Newman: "I Do! I Do! The joy of volunteering"
5-04-14 Rev. Janet Newman: "I Have a Dream"
4-20-14 Rev. Janet Newman: "So Much in Bud"
4-13-14 Sally Mills and Green Sanctuary: "The Water of Life"
3-30-14 Rev. Janet Newman: "Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World"
3-23-14 Rev. Janet Newman: "If Music Be the Food of Love..."
3-09-14 Rev. Janet Newman: "Unmentionables" with intermezzo by Rita Phillips
2-23-14 Senior High youths: "Virtues of Life"
2-16-14 Rev. Janet Newman: "The Faces and Phases of Love"
2-2-14 Jan Fitzgerald, Rev. Janet Newman: "Gather the Spirit"
1-26-14 Jan Fitzgerald: "Upstairs/Downstairs"
1-12-14 Betsy Longley: "Science, Nature, and Spirituality" with discussion
1-5-14 Rev. Janet Newman: "For The Time Being"

David Olson, Melinda Conness of the transition team and Rev. Newman: "The Handwriting on the Wall"

Text of the homilies is also available: David's homily, Melinda's homily

12-1-13 Rev. Janet Newman: "What Are You Waiting For?"
11-17-13 Bruce Peck: "Collaborative Law: A Kinder, Gentler Way"
11-10-13 Rev. Janet Newman: "Remembrance and Veterans' Day"
11-03-13 Rev. Mark Kiyimba: "The Unity and Diversity in the 21st Century"
10-27-13 Martha Roberts: "Peace Education"
10-20-13 Rev. Janet Newman: "Moses and the Trapeze Artist"
10-13-13 Eddy Carrol and Mary Esther Johnson: "Beyond Categorical Thinking"
10-6-13 Rev. Janet Newman: "We Are The Promises We Keep"
9-29-13 Rev. Janet Newman: "Of Reverence & Reverends"
9-22-13 Rev. Frank Driesbach: "The Sense of Wonder"
9-15-13 Rev. Janet Newman: "Hospitality as a Lifelong Practice"
8-25-13 Rev. Janet Newman: March on Washington Anniversary
8-18-13 Kathy Park"The New Jim Crow"
7-21-13 John Peloquin: "Is Buying Locally Grown Food a Moral Imperative?"
7-14-13 Dale Lewellyn: "Can a Godless Church Be Spiritual?"
5-26-13 Rev. David Breeden: "The Moral Injury of War"
5-12-13 Eve Webster: "Reason or Rationality"
5-05-13 Rev. David Breeden: "Osiris Goes Green"
4-21-13 Green Sanctuary Committee (Sally Mills, Vanessa Iiams) and Rev. David Breeden.
4-14-13 Rev. Meg Riley, Senior Minister of the Church of the Larger Fellowship, with music written and performed by Namoli Brennet: "Some Ministry of Stars"

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