Recent Sermons

Broken or Whole – Now What?

BROKEN OR WHOLE – NOW WHAT?
a holiday sermon by the Reverend Paul Oakley
11:00 AM, Sunday December 23, 2018

 

 

Six years ago in Springfield, Illinois, I led the Abraham Lincoln Unitarian Universalist Congregation in a “Blue Christmas” service. We were trying it on … read more.

Ethical and Spiritual – The Third Source

ETHICAL AND SPIRITUAL
– THE THIRD SOURCE –
a sermon by the Reverend Paul Oakley
11:00 AM, Sunday, December 9, 2018

 

 

When I first became a Unitarian Universalist and learned about the sources of our living tradition that are named in the bylaws of … read more.

Confronting Evil with Justice, Compassion, Love

– THE SECOND SOURCE –
CONFRONTING EVIL WITH JUSTICE COMPASSION AND LOVE
a sermon by the Reverend Paul Oakley
11:00 AM, Sunday, November 11, 2018

 

When all that you see is children starving,
poisoned forest, and cities burning —
And their eyes, haunted eyes, … read more.

You’re Enough!

YOU’RE ENOUGH!
…and what to do when you’re not enough…
a reflection by the Reverend Paul Oakley
11:00 AM, Sunday, November 4, 2018

 

 

Unitarian Universalism is an optimistic faith. We have counterparts with a lot of theological sharing in various places around the world: … read more.