Unitarian Universalist Church of Urbana-Champaign
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Recorded live September 18, 2016. The Promises We Make: Our Covenantal Faithby the Reverend Joanne Giannino

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Recorded live September 11, 2016. Beginning, Again and Againby the Reverend Joanne Giannino

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Recorded live September 4, 2016. To Save or Savor the World by the Reverend Joanne Giannino

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Recorded live May 1, 2016. I Do, I Do, The Joy of Volunteering, by the Reverend Dr. Janet Newman 

  " Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart."
- Elizabeth Andrew

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Recorded live April 24, 2016. Every Day Is Earth Day, by the Worship Committee and Green UUs

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Recorded live April 17, 2016. Who am I? by the YRUU Class and Teachers

               

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Recorded live April 10, 2016. Generational Reflections: Honoring our Quadragenarians and Quinquagenarians, by the Reverend Dr. Janet Newman 

  " Idon't want to get to the end of my life
and find that I lived just the length of it.
I want to have lived the width of it as well."
- Diane Ackerman

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Recorded live April 03, 2016. The Handwriting on the Wall, Part 2, by the Reverend Dr. Janet Newman and the Transition Team

                     "For I dipped into the future,
                     far as the human eye could see,
          Saw the Vision of the world, and all the
                              wonder that would be..."
                              -Alfred, Lord Tennyson

 

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Recorded live March 27, 2016. So Much in Bud, by the Reverend Dr. Janet Newman

"And Spring arose on the garden fair,
Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere;
And each flower and herb on Earth's dark breast
rose from the dreams of its wintry rest."
-Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Recorded live March 20, 2016. What Are You Waiting For?
by the Reverend Dr. Janet Newman

"All things come round to him who will but wait.""
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Recorded live March 13, 2016. Reverence and Reverends: How They Got That Way, by the Reverend Dr. Janet Newman

"Great men, great nations, have not been boasters and buffoons, but perceivers of the terror of life, and have manned themselves to face it."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Recorded live March 6, 2016. Renewal, presented by Sam Beshers and the Worship Committee

 

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Recorded live February 21, 2016. Handwriting on the Wall, Part 1, by the Reverend Dr. Janet Newman

We want more soul, a higher cultivation of spiritual faculties. We need more unselfishness, earnestness, integrity of high and lofty enthusiasm, and beacons of light and hope. People ready and willing to lay time, talent, and money on the altar of freedom.

– adapted from Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

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Recorded live February 21, 2016. Generational Reflections: Honoring our Sexagenarians and Septuagenarians, by the Reverend Dr. Janet Newman

I think that, as life is action and passion, it is required of a man that he should share the passion and action of his time at peril of being judged not to have lived. 
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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Recorded live February 14, 2016. Unmentionables, Sermon by the Reverend Doctor Janet Newman.

With a title like this, what do you think of? What is unmentionable to you? Could it be (gasp) money? My sermon will risk offending as I speak directly about UUCUC, the Unitarian Universalist Association, and their spiritual connection to our lives.

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Recorded live February 7, 2016. Celebrating Our Caring Congregation, presented by the Care Core Committee.

In loving memory of Holt Babbitt, Peri Ceperley, and Carolyn McMahon

 "I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy.
  I woke and I saw that life is all service.
   I served and I saw that service is joy."
                                   - Kahlil Gibran

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Recorded live January 31, 2016. Mission: As Fire Exists by Burning, sermon by the Reverend Dr. Janet Newman

"The church exists by mission as fire exists by burning." - Emil Brunner

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Recorded live January 24, 2016. Moving Forward, presented by Sam Beshers and the Worship Committee

"Whatever there be of progress in life comes not through adaptation but through daring." - Henry Miller

" Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future." - Niels Bohr 

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Recorded live January 17, 2016. The Humanity of Heroism:
Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. , 
sermon by the Rev. Dr. Janet Newman

 

This sermon will explore the words of Dr. King in the context of a work of fiction by Ernest J. Gaines titled A Gathering of Old Men. Both thinkers have much to tell us about race relations in our time.

 

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Recorded live January 10, 2016. Generational Reflections:
Honoring Octogenarians and Nonagenarians
, Sermon by the Rev. Dr. Janet Newman and others

This is the first in a series of homilies in which congregants in different generations – beginning with the eldest one – will speak about their insights and observations through their years. We will learn from the wisdom of these elders this month, and other months will feature other generations. 

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