The Challenge of Food Insecurity

THE CHALLENGE OF FOOD INSECURITY
a sermon by the Reverend Paul Oakley
11:00 AM, Sunday, September 23, 2018

 

 

At the beginning of my trek toward ministry, before I had started seminary, the Unitarian Universalist Association required me to undergo a formal career assessment, as … read more.

What Happened at General Assembly?

WHAT HAPPENED AT GENERAL ASSEMBLY?
And why should we care?
a sermon by the Reverend Paul Oakley
10:00 AM, Sunday, August 26, 2018

 

 

When I was back in Illinois at the end of July, Walter and I visited our home congregation in … read more.

Owning Your Religious Past

NOTE: This class was cancelled for fall 2018 because no one joined the first meeting.

This class can be scheduled again at some future time. Please talk to Rev. Paul and we can work to get this on the schedule.  

 

Many Unitarian Universalists have come to … read more.

Racial Equity

We will use books and other materials aimed at encouraging action for racial justice and grounding us in historic and current realities in racial justice. This is a continuation of the 10-session class offered in 2017-2018. This class will meet on … read more.

The Sources of Unitarian Universalism

THE SOURCES OF UNITARIAN UNIVERSALISM
a sermon by the Reverend Paul Oakley
10:00 AM, Sunday, August 19, 2018

 

 

In 2005, the Rev. Jason Shelton and the Rev. Kendyl Gibbons began an artistic collaboration that sought to do something really ambitious. They were prompted by … read more.

Elul – Introspection and Self-Assessment

ELUL – INTROSPECTION AND SELF-ASSESSMENT
a sermon by the Reverend Paul Oakley
10:00 AM, Sunday, August 12, 2018

 

 

Yesterday evening at sunset, a new Jewish month began, the last month of the Jewish year. With the setting sun, we moved from the 30th of … read more.

Atheism(s)

ATHEISM(S), or,
What do people mean when they talk about the big stuff ? Part II
a sermon by the Reverend Paul Oakley
10:00 AM, Sunday, July 22, 2018

 

 

We talked last Sunday about the ways people mean different things by the word “God” … read more.

Theism(s)

THEISM(S), or,
What do people mean when they talk about the big stuff? (Part I)
a sermon by the Reverend Paul Oakley
10:00 AM, Sunday, July 15, 2018

 

 

After Anne’s reading of “That Which Holds All” and Wendy’s playing of “Summertime,” we could end … read more.

Miriam, Moses, and the Case of the Burbling Rock

MIRIAM, MOSES, AND THE CASE OF THE BURBLING ROCK
a Torah teaching on Numbers 19:1 – 22:1 by the Rev. Paul Oakley
Unitarian Universalists for Jewish Awareness
UUA General Assembly 2018, Kansas City, Missouri
7:00 PM, Friday, June 22, 2018

 

 

In the Unitarian Universalist congregation … read more.

Inherent Worth and Dignity

INHERENT WORTH AND DIGNITY  – THE FIRST PRINCIPLE
a sermon by the Rev. Paul Oakley
10:00 AM, Sunday, June 3, 2018

 

 

This church year I have been preaching an eight-sermon series on the Principles of Unitarian Universalism. In September, I preached on the Seventh … read more.