Unitarian Universalist Church of Urbana-Champaign
WorshipCast by CCS

Recorded live December 27, 2015. The Poetry of Winter, presented by Beth Cobb and the Worship Committee  

 

"The pine stays green in Winter ... wisdom in hardship."
- Norman Douglas

 

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Recorded live December 24, 2015. Christmas Eve Candelight Service, Sermon by The Rev. Dr. Janet Newman and Dr. Cindy Wakeland

 

 

 

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Recorded live December 13, 2015. A Nativity Story, by Anine Singh-DeGrood 

"For someone on earth will see the star, someone will hear the angel voices, someone will run to Bethlehem, someone will know peace and goodwill. The Christ Child is born!"
-Ann Weems

 

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Recorded live December 06, 2015. Community Capacity Building & Handwriting on the Wall, presented by The Partner Church Committee and the Rev. Dr. Janet Newman

"We have learned to be citizens of the world, members of the human community."

- Franklin Delano Roosevelt

 

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Recorded live November 29, 2015. Revisiting the Secret of Giving Thanks, presented by the Worship Committee  

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Recorded live November 22, 2015. Breaking Bread Together, sermon by the Reverend Dr. Janet Newman and Dr. Cindy Wakeland

"Harvest, oh! harvest your hour. While life is abloom with youth."
-Pierre de Ronsard

 

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Recorded live November 15, 2015. Into The Unkown, sermon by the Reverend Emmy Lou Belcher

"In the middle of the journey of our life, I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost."
-Dante AlighieriThe Divine Comedy

 

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Recorded live November 8, 2015. Veterans and Remembrance, sermon by the Reverend Dr. Janet Newman

“Praising what is lost makes the remembrance dear. "
- Shakespeare, All's Well That Ends Well

 

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Recorded live November 1, 2015. Hurtling Through Space, sermon by the Reverend Dr. Janet Newman

“Nobody likes change...except a wet baby."
- Source Unknown

 

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Recorded live October 25, 2015. Forgiveness in an Unforgiving World, sermon by the Reverend Dr. Janet Newman

“Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee, and I'll forgive Thy big one on me."
- Robert Frost

 

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Recorded live October 18, 2015. The United Nations at 70 and the Immigrant Experience, sermon by the Reverend Dr. Janet Newman

“We have learned that we cannot live alone, at peace; that our own well-being is dependent on the well-being of other nations, far away...."
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt

 

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Recorded live October 11, 2015. Heroes of Our Hearts, Part 1, sermon by the Reverend Dr. Janet Newman.

“Be free, all worthy spirits, and stretch yourselves for greatness and for height."
- George Chapman

 

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Recorded live October 4, 2015. Crossing the Bridge to Selma, sermon by the Reverend Dr. Mark Morrison-Reed

“One more river, that's the river of Jordan, One more river, There's one more river to cross."
- Anonymous

 

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Recorded live September 27, 2015. Our Lives as UUs, sermon by the Reverend Dr. Janet Newman and the Worship Committee

Always fall in with what you're asked to accept. Take what is given, and make it over your way."
- Robert Frost

 

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Recorded live September 20, 2015. We are the Promises We Make...And Keep, sermon by the Reverend Dr. Janet Newman.

“One must have a good memory to be able to keep the promises one makes."
- Friedrich Nietzche

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Recorded live September 13, 2015. Ministry: A Journey, not a Destination, sermon by the Reverend Janet Newman.

A Journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."
- Laozi

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Recorded live September 6, 2015. Hospitality as a Radical Practice, sermon by the Reverend Janet Newman

If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world."
- Francis Bacon

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Recorded live May 31, 2015. American Religion after Lincoln, sermon by the Reverend Martin Woulfe

 

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Recorded live May 24, 2015. Truly Liberal, presented by Sam Beshers and Chris Hannauer

Conservative, n.
A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal, who wishes to replace them with others."
- The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce

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Recorded live May 17, 2015. A Curious Faith, Sermon by the Reverend Axel Gehrmann

“Never lose a holy curiosity.”

-- Albert Einstein

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Recorded live May 10, 2015. “Sound Affects”

A Musical Service with Matt Sheppard, Axel Gehrmann and our Adult, CrUUners, and Children’s Choirs

 

"The only thing better than singing is more singing." – Ella Fitzgerald

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Recorded live May 3, 2015. Presented by David and Claudia Gross

“Me and you, we got more yesterday than anybody. We need some kind of tomorrow."

- Toni Morrison, Beloved

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Recorded live April 26, 2015. Sermon by Rev. Axel Gehrmann.

“All that we don't know is astonishing. Even more astonishing is what passes for knowing."- Philip Roth

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Recorded live April 19, 2015. Presented by Youth (9th through 12th).

"Rules are not necessarily sacred. Principles are." -- Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Recorded live April 12, 2015. Sermon by Rev. Axel Gehrmann.

“You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself…” - Dr. Seuss

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Recorded live April 5, 2015. Sermon by Rev. Axel Gehrmann.

"Behold, my friends, the spring is come; the earth has gladly received the embraces of the sun, and we shall soon see the results of their love!” - Sitting Bull

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Recorded live March 29, 2015. Sermon by Rev. Axel Gehrmann.

“What most counts is not to live, but to live aright.” - Socrates

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Recorded live March 22, 2015. Sermon by Rev. Axel Gehrmann.

"Fasting is an amazing thing.
 It gives people heart and soul.
" - Rumi

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Recorded live March 15, 2015. Sermon by Rev. Axel Gehrmann, our Immigration Task Force Members, and Jennifer J. Carrillo, Community Organizer, Illinois People's Action.

“There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before." - Willa Cather

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Recorded live March 8, 2015. Service by the Worship Committee.

"For this one hour, Spirit of Life, we let go."

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Recorded live March 1, 2015. Sermon by Rev. Axel Gehrmann.

“The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper." - Bertrand Russell

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Recorded live February 22, 2015. Sermon by Rev. Axel Gehrmann.

“Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable.” Charles Caleb Colton

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Recorded live February 15, 2015. Sermon by Rev. Axel Gehrmann.

“In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself.” -Krishnamurti

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Recorded live February 8, 2015. Service by the UUCUC Worship Committee.

"The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own." -Lao Tzu

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Recorded live February 1, 2015. Sermon by Rev. Axel Gehrmann.

"Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough." -Emily Dickinson

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Recorded live January 25, 2015. Sermon by Rev. Axel Gehrmann.

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.” – John Milton

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Recorded live January 18, 2015. Sermon by Rev. Axel Gehrmann.

“The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Recorded live January 11, 2015. Sermon by Rev. Axel Gehrmann.

“We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Recorded live January 4, 2015. Sermon by Rev. Axel Gehrmann.

“We are not free to use today, or promise tomorrow, because we are already mortgaged to yesterday.” – Emerson

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