“Believe nothing, no matter where you read it or who has said it, not even if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.”

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Podcasts

Here's a collection of some of our recent sermons as podcasts. Scroll down a bit and you'll also find some wonderful videos that were created as part of our services.

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Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

What is life calling us to do?

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04.10.16

Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

The Fellowship’s inspiration word this year is joy! Join us as we explore joy.

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01.10.16

Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

Join us as we welcome the New Year...

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01.03.16

Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

Breathe with me as the year winds down. Join us for a time of reflection, silence, and song in this contemplative service.

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12.27.15

Kathleen Moscato

All together at the same Unitarian Universalist table. Helping our children and youth prepare their hearts and minds to show up to the many tables of their lives.

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12.06.15

Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

We are always becoming...Becoming wider. Becoming more. Becoming toward what yet may be.

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11.29.15

Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

We will explore how we extend our covenant to all beings. We will honor Transgender Day of Remembrance.

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11.22.15

Michael Eselun

Are we defined by what we do? And what does that say about inherent worth and dignity? Popular guest speaker and oncology chaplain Michael Eselun will explore these questions.

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11.08.15

Eileen Maurer

Join Eileen Maurer as she explores the vampires, zombies, and werewolves that populate our modern world.

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11.01.15

Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

Is there such a thing as evil? What do the philosophical and theological traditions say about this? Does a concept of evil help or hinder morality?

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10.18.15

Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

We are in a time of great opportunity to join in the next civil rights movement of our time. We affirm Black Lives Matter and consider what our role might be in advancing the cause of racial justice.

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10.11.15

Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

Join us for our annual Blessing of the Animals Service. Bring your companion animals if they will be comfortable being out and about and with other animals. Or you can bring a picture. Stuffed animals often appear to bless us as well!

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10.4.15

Rachel Rott & Ann Kay

Lifeboats and Tiny Houses

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08.16.15

Eileen Maurer

Hands of Peace - Building Bridges

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08.02.15

Nicole Kent

Expanding our summer theme of BEing, BEcoming, BEloved Community with Love.

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06.28.15

Eileen Maurer

This sermon is a deep exploration of our first principle, the inherent worth and dignity of every person. Our UU principles are really a "bill of rights" and this sermon addresses how the definition of basic human rights has expanded from ancient times to now.

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05.31.15

Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

Learning our truths and knowing ourselves.

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05.24.15

Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

Reflections on Leonard Cohen’s iconic song, Hallelujah.

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05.17.15

Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

What if we "wrote" love everywhere? What does love "perceive?"

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05.10.15

Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

Living into the fullness of life. Let’s do that.

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03.15.15

Palomar Fellowship Humanist Group

"The more we know, the more we know we don't know." - Aristotle

This service features members of the Humanist Group presenting creation theories, including "The Big Bang" by George DeNeef, "Alternate Universes" by Bruce Thompson, and "Simulation Theory" by James Newton. Come speculate with us!

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02.08.15

Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

Informed by the Sacred Activism of Andrew Harvey and the Active Hope of Joanna Macy, we will consider how we will live into an activism that is effective, sustainable, and full of grace.

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Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

Grace happens – whether we notice or not. When we pay attention we are better able to discern those moments, momentous and otherwise, of unbidden, unexpected recognition of our "unity as part of a sacred whole."

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Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

You are warmly invited to this Contemplative Service of reflection, song, and silence on endings.

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Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

We will explore and celebrate peace in the various traditions.

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Eileen Maurer

Mia Farrow said, "I get it now; that life is about losing and about doing it as gracefully as possible...and enjoying everything in between." Join Eileen Maurer as she explores ways to prepare for loss while still retaining the capacity to feel peace and joy.

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Michael Eselun

Restringing the Beads

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Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

Seriously. Waiting for inspiration. Once or twice a year, I just have to wait.

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Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

These words by Thich Nhat Hanh invite us into reflecting on our relationship with earth.

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Rev. Dr. Beth Johnson

Unity in diversity is conducive to nonviolent thought, as it resonates with Gandhi’s principle of "heart unity" – the understanding, as Martin Luther King put it, that "I can’t be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be, and you can’t be what you ought to be until I am what I ought to be." From the Metta Center.

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