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                                                                  Pulpit Presentations for 2014

April 6, 2014
Rev. Craig C. Roshaven, "Celebrating Our Community: The Flower Communion"

    The Flower Communion Service was created by the Rev. Norbert Capek in Prague, Czechoslovakia. All are invited to bring a flower and place it in a vase, signifying your choice to join with others in the community.
April 13, 2014
Rev. Craig C. Roshaven, "A Sense of the Holy"
    Despite the real diversity that exists in our congregations, there is a center to our faith that binds us together. What, then, is this center? In 1995, a convocation of Unitarian Universalist ministers answered this question: "The enduring center of our faith is a profound sense of the holy and a critical trust in the power of reason."
April 20, 2014
Rev. Craig C. Roshaven, "The Miracle of Easter"
    The miracle of Easter is that so many of us still believe, despite the horrors of history, despite the crucifixion, that the power of God's love can be made manifest here and now and that nothing can stop its unfolding.
April 28, 2014
Gaia Davies "Earth Day Celebration"
    May 4, 2014
    Rev. Craig C. Roshaven, "I Have Been to the Mountaintop (and No One Was There)"
      Imagine we are living in Greece during the time when everyone knew the Gods live on Mount Olympus. But what would happen if one of us managed to climb Mount Olympus and discovered that there were no Gods?
    March 2,2014
    Rev. Craig C. Roshaven: "Just Imagine . . ."
      We can believe in our message of hope, the dignity of every person, and the potential of the free human spirit but unless it is held up by stewardship it simply won't be expressed. Stewardship requires that we give more than a token pledge. Stewardship requires us to reflect on what we might have to give up in order to support our vision of the congregation we can be. Stewardship requires that we commit our treasure as well as our hearts.
    March 9,2014
    Rev. Craig C. Roshaven: Taking the War out of Glamour
      In considering how difficult it is to stop the irrationality of war, William James wrote,"the Military party denies neither the bestiality nor the horror, nor the expense; It only says that these things tell but half the story. It only says that war is worth them. So long as antimilitarists propose...no moral equivalent of war...they fail to realize the full inwardness of the situation." In today's sermon, we shall attempt to realize the full inwardness of war in an effort to stop it.

    March 16, 2014
    Rev. James Shoopman: "Lessons from the Holocaust"
      Dr. Shoopman is Assistant Professor of Humanities, Ethics and Comparative Religion at Embry-Riddle University. His undergraduate degree is from Stetson University, his M. Div. from New Orleans Seminary and his Ph.D.in Humanities and Religious studies from Florida State University.

    March 23, 2014
    Rev. Marni Harmony: "Has Anything Become Clear to You?"
      In this time of transition there's always a lot of waiting and uncertainty. We'll focus on the importance of waiting well and creatively. Rev. Harmony is the UUA Ministerial Settlement Representative assigned to our congregation during our upcoming search process for a settled Unitarian Universalist minister.
      After the service Rev. Harmony would like to meet with our entire congregation.

    March 30, 2014
    Rev. Craig C. Roshaven: "The New Jim Crow"
      "Now and then, a book comes along that might, in time, touch the public and educate social commentators, policymakers, and politicians about a glaring wrong that we have been living with, that we also somehow don't know how to face. the New Jin Crow...is such a book" - The New Your Review of Books
    February 2, 2014
    Rev. Craig C. Roshaven ôSpiritual Teachings of Earth Centered Traditionö
      In 1995, a sixth source was added to the Principles and Purposes of the Unitarian Universalist Association. It states that the living tradition shared by UUs draws from "Spiritual teachings of Earth-centered traditions which celebrate the sacred circle of life and instruct us to live in harmony with the rhythms of nature.ö
    February 9, 2014,
    Rev. Craig C. Roshaven ôLove and Marriageö
      We have assembled here to be witnesses to the marriage of this couple here standing. We celebrate with them the binding of their love and friendship with spoken words and the giving of symbols, for this is the ancient and hallowed custom of humankind.ö
    February 16, 2014
    Rev. Craig C. Roshaven ôA Vision of Justiceö
      True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar. It comes to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring.ö ľ The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
    Feb. 23
    Rev. James Shoopman ôLessons from the Holocaustö

    January 5, 2014
     Rev. Craig C. Roshaven: "Decades Service: Hopes & Dreams of 2014." 
           Some UU Congregations hold a "Decades Service" as the 1st service of the New Year.  We will invite one individual from each decade of life to share his/her goals, hopes and dreams for the coming year.

    January 12, 2014
    Rev. Craig C. Roshaven: "Why I Don't Believe in a Personal God."

             This Sunday's sermon topic is at the request of Phil Green, who successfully won the bid for a sermon topic of his choice at last fall's auction.

    January 19, 2014 
    David Roth: "Honoring the Life and Work of Martin Luther King, Jr."

          Folksinger David Roth will be with us for a service in song honoring the life and work of Martin Luther King,
          He will return on Wednesday evening, January 22, for a 7 p.m. concert at our UU sanctuary.

    January 26, 2014
    Rev. Craig C. Roshaven: " To Be a Welcoming Congregation."

           The Welcoming Congregation program as administered by the UUA helps congregations to be welcoming to individuals who self-identify as Lesbians, Gays,Bi-Sexual, Transgender, or Queer. If we are to truly welcome everyone, we must do more than just be politically correct. We must put ourselves in the way of change and reduce the gap between how we think we should feel and how we actually feel. 

                                                    Pulpit Presentations for DECEMBER 2013

    Dec. 1 --Building Community --Dan Gribbin, Susan Garrison, Kurtland Davies

    Dec. 8 --On Being Faithful --Rev. Craig Roshaven Dec. 15 --Loss & RenewalŁ (with the Choir) --Rev. Craig Roshaven
    Dec. 22   The Light of Hope --Rev. Craig Roshaven

    Dec. 29 --Memories of 2013Ł (Quaker-style Service)--Ellen Nielsen


    NOVEMBER
    Nov. 3 --As We Remember Them All Souls Day Celebration --Rev. Craig Roshaven

    Nov. 10 --F.A.I.T.H. Moves Mountains -- Jessica Robillard

    Nov. 17 --60th Anniversary Celebration of our UUDBA Charter --Rev. Roshaven, Phil Elliott, Bill & Jan Ternent

    Nov. 24 We Lift Up Our Heart in Thanks--Rev. Craig Roshaven

    OCTOBER 2013
    Oct. 6, 2013 What I Think I'm Doing: The Role of the MinisterŁ --Pastor Craig Roshaven Oct. 13, 2013 The Great Story: Science and the Creation Story --Pastor. Craig Roshaven
    Everyone's familiar with the creation story in Genesis. For centuries this mythic narrative has ably served as the creation story. But the story that science supports, what some call the Great Story, is to me, an even more awe inspiring story.
    Oct. 20, 2013 The Promises We MakeRev. Craig Roshaven
    Our promises to one another are what make us a community, not something outside of us, but something between us, if you will. Rev. Dr. Rebecca Parker
    Oct. 27. 2013 "Unsung Heroes: Remembering Special People" Dan Gribbin
    SEPTEMBER 2013
    Sept. 1 Water Service Congregation participation, Ellen Nielsen
    Sept. 8 Come, Come, Whoever You AreŁ Rev. Craig C. Roshaven.

    These words are the opening of a poem by Rumi, a 13th century Sufi mystic. It is an invitation to embark on a journey. It invites everyone no matter how many times they have broken their vows. Can you imagine that you are on a journey?

    Sept. 15 Forgiveness: Can We Begin Together Again, in Love?Ł Rev. Craig C. Roshaven
    If we can't forgive, we are doomed to become mired in resentment.
    Sept. 22 The Promise of Our FaithŁ Rev. Craig C. Roshaven
    The promise of our faith is a religious community based on freedom, reason, and tolerance and several other worthy ideals are we living up to that promise?
      Audio September 22, 2013 "ŁThe Promise of Our Faith"
      Sept. 29 "Spiritual Travels & the Dalai Lama Marilyn Sapsford & Valerie Smith
      AUGUST 2013
      August 4 -- Our Tenth Anniversary Celebration" -ill Ternent
      August 11 --"The Mystery WithinŁ --Martha Brandt

      August 18 -- Music is the LanguageŁ --Mike & Maggie McKinney

      August 25 --My Thoughts Manifest My Life ChoicesŁ --Ashley Moore

      JULY 2013

      July 7 --Lost and FoundŁ --Joan Thate & Dan Gribbin

      July 14 --"Religion, Enlightenment & the US ConstitutionŁ --Michael O'Neill
      July 21 --On Thinking Well: Reconciling Head and HeartŁ --Evan Rivers

      July 28 Quaker ServiceŁ --Ellen Nielsen

      JUNE
      June 2 --People of Color during the Civil War   --Mary Fears
      June 9 --Dare to Be Rare  --Elle Bratland
      June 16 --Islam s VariationsŁ--Charles Knause,
      June 23 --Why This MattersŁ --Melissa Mummert
      June 30 --Perils of Transgender LifeŁ --Robyn Kelly

      MAY
      May 5 --What If's --Cathy Giordano
      May 12 -- Choir Presentation --Dan Kerr
      May 19 --Whats True in the Bible?Ł -- Bill Lazarus
      May 26 -Authentic PowerŁ --Cliff Jackson
      APRIL
      April 7 --Tears in RainŁ --Pastor Bud Murphy
      April 14 --Regrets, I've Had a FewŁ --Pastor Bud Murphy
      April 21 --Earth Day and Air OccupyŁ --Shannon MacLeish
      April 28 --Good GriefŁ --Pastor Bud Murphy
      MARCH
      March 3 2013--A Different DrumbeatŁ --Pastor Bud Murphy
      March 10--Peace WarriorŁ --Pastor Bud Murphy
      March 17--Disaster into LaughterŁ --Ron Melvin
      March 24--"What If We All Applied Metta?" --Michael Kane
      March 31--Hope for the ResurrectionŁ Easter Sunday --Pastor Bud Murphy
      FEBRUARY
      February 3, 2013 -- Take HeartŁ --Pastor Bud Murphy
      February 10-- Just a RomanticŁ --Pastor Bud Murphy
      February 17-- "The Book of Job: Biblical Existentialism?"--Dan Kennedy
      February 24-- Stewards of 'Sister Water'Ł -Michael Humphreys
      JANUARY, Theme: IntentionŁ
      January. 6, 2013 -- "Its the Thought That CountsŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy
      January. 13-- JanusŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy
      January. 20-- What Is a Welcoming Congregation?Ł - Social Action Committee
      January. 27-- "Evangelicals and Gay Rights" --James Shoopman
      2012

      DECEMBER, Theme: "Light"
      December 2, 2012--- "Blinded" --Pastor Bud Murphy
      December 9, 2012---Dark Night Rises" --Pastor Bud Murphy
      December 16, 2012 -- Wendell Berry: Creating the Beloved Community.Ł--Ellen Nielsen
      December 23, 2012-- "This Little Light of Mine" --Pastor Bud Murphy

      NOVEMBER ,theme: 'Enthusiasm
      November. 4, 2012 -- "What Is Our UU Faith?" -- Rev. Meridith Garmon
      November. 11, 2012 -- Endless Song" -- Pastor Bud Murphy
      November. 18, 2012-- "All in the Name of Progress"-- Social Action Committee
      November. 25, 2012, -- "Gratitude" - Pastor Bud Murphy
      OCTOBER
      October 7, 2012 -- -- Good VibesŁ Pastor Bud Murphy
      October 14, 2012 Community Voices: What I Have Learned" -- Shannon McLeish
      October 21 2012öUniversalism: The Other U in UU" -- Dan Gribbin

      October 28 2012-- "Ingathering and Water Communion" -- Pastor Bud Murphy

      SEPTEMBER
      September 2, 2012 Pastor Bud Murphy -- Truth and Meaning
      September 9, 2012--Pastor Bud Murphy F.A.I.T.H. Works
      September 16 , 2012 Impact of Election Laws - eague of Women Voters
      September 23, 2012 - Community Partnership for Children -- Mark Jones
      September 30, 2012 Social Justice Program -ill and Eli Perras
      AUGUST
      August 5, 2012 -- Report from General AssemblyŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy
      August 12, 2012-- Scared Every Day ---Pastor Bud Murphy
      August. 19. 2012 -- Social JusticeŁ -- Melissa Mummert
      August 26, 2012 -- Florida Points: How You Can Get Them -- Mark Lane
      JULY
      July 1, 2012 -- Shared MinistryŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy
      July 8 , 2012 -- Interdependence DayŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy
      July 15, 2012 -- Achieving EquanimityŁ -- Jim Rothweiler
      July 22 , 2012 -- Great Unitarians: John & Abigail AdamsŁ -- Marylin McGinness
      July 29, 2012 -- "Turning Sufi" Martha Brandt
      JUNE
      June 3, 2012 -- Sheep and GoatsŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy
      June 10, 2012 -- Holy Days of Non-ObligationŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy
      June 17, 2012-- Comfortable in the Here and NowŁ-- Michael Kane
      June 24, 2012 -- Tai ChiŁ -- Morris Sullivan
      MAY
      May 6 -- I Was a StrangerŁ Pastor Bud Murphy
      May 13 -- MotheringŁ 'Mothers Day' Pastor Bud Murphy May 20 -- The Price of Demonizing the Opposition" -- Evan Rivers
      May 27 -- "Feeling Small? Standing Tall!" -- Dan Gribbin [A program in folk music] APRIL
      April 1 -- I Was Hungry, ThirstyŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy April 8 -- He Who Would Save His LifeŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy April 15 -- I Needed ClothesŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy April 22 -- Farm Worker Ministry." -- Bert Perry april 29 -- Flower ServiceŁ -- Ellen Nielsen, coordinator MARCH
      March 4, 2012 --Marching As To WarŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy March 11 --Spiritual DisciplineŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy March 18 --StewardshipŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy March 25 -Action for Social JusticeŁ -- Social Justice Committee Patty Devine
      and Shannon McLeish
      FEBRUARY
      February 5, 2012 -- Pastor Bud Murphy --FaithŁ February 12, 2012 -- Pastor Bud Murphy --"Hope" February 19 , 2012 -- Pastor Bud Murphy -"Charity February 26, 2012 -- Tristan Faith --"Trust and Faith" JANUARY
      January 1, 2012 Pastor Bud Murphy--In the BeginningŁ
      January 8, 2012 Pastor Bud Murphy--"Grit" January 15, 2012 Pastor Bud Murphy--"Let My People GoŁ January 22, 2012 --"Influence of the King James Translation" James Shoopman January 29, 2012 --A Celebration of Music" Dottie Mann and Choir 2011
      DECEMBER
      December 4, 2011 Pastor Bud Murphy-- Earth-Centered, Self-Centered" December 11, 2011 Pastor Bud Murphy-- Ritual as Spiritual Practice December 18, 2011 Jennifer Hancock-- The Power of CompassionŁ " December 25, 2011 Pastor Bud Murphy-- Love Incarnate" --(Christmas theme) NOVEMBER
      November 6, 2011 -- Pastor Bud Murphy-- Humanist Salvation "
      November 13, 2011 -- Pastor Bud Murphy-- -- Humanist ManifestoŁ November 20, 2011: -- Dan Gribbin -- Quiet Retirement? " The Dangers of the Lee ShoreŁ
      November 27, 2011 -- Pastor Bud Murphy-- Grateful to Whom It May Concern" OCTOBER
      October. 2, 2011 -- Saving GraceŁ --Pastor Bud Murphy
      October 9, -- A Celebration of PoetryŁ -- Ellen Nielsen October 16 I Love HumanityŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy October 23, 2011 Our Environmental EthicsŁ -- Michael Humphries October 30, 2011 American Transcendentalism and Unitarian Universalism" ôDan Gribbon
      SEPTEMBER
      Sept. 4, 2011 -- Crossing BordersŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy
      Sept. 11, 2011 -- Water CommunionŁ Pastor Bud Murphy ---- Story for All Ages ô Creation" Sept. 18, 2011 -- Halifax Urban MinistriesŁ Rev. Troy Ray Sept. 25, 2011 -- Love's Promise" -- -- Pastor Bud Murphy AUGUST
      August 7 -- Jesus: Who Knew?Ł Bill Lazarus August 14-- "How to be Church: Lessons from Native America," Margaret Karda August 21 -- "Permaculture," Jenny Nazak August 28 -- A Quaker Service,Ł Ellen Nielsen JULY
      July 3, 2011 -- Justice in the Middle East?Ł Gerald Honigman July 10 -- Why I Am a UUöand a ChristianŁ Rocky Rivera July 17 -- "A Turning Point" Jim Rotweiler July 24 -- Spiritual Leaders of Our TimeŁ-- Marilyn Sapsford, Martha Brandt, Dan Gribbin July 31, Reagans 100th: The UU Connections,Ł Barbara Sandberg JUNE, Theme: Interdependence
      June 5, 2011 'Trials of a Human Rights Lawyer' Morris Wolff June 12, 2011 "Spidey Sense" Pastor Bud Murphy June 19, 2011 "Fabric of Space" Pastor Bud Murphy June 26, 2011 Ordinary EnlightenmentŁ Cliff Jackson
      MAY, theme:World Community
      5/1/11 Peace, Liberty and JusticeŁ Bud Murphy 5/8/11 The Maternal InstinctŁ Bud Murphy. Story for all ages M O T H E R 5/15/11 Nation BuildingŁBud Murphy 5/22/11 Freeing Unconditional LoveŁ Susan Marion 5/29/11 The Goal of World CommunityŁ Bud Murphy APRIL, theme: Boundaries
      April 3 --Conscience and Self-GovernanceŁ--Pastor Bud Murphy April 10--Orderly GrowthŁ-- Pastor Bud Murphy .....Story for All Ages
      April 17 -- A Shade of DifferenceŁ -- Jack Moeller April 24 --Life EverlastingŁ--- Pastor Bud Murphy
      MARCH, Theme: The Search
      March 6, 2011 --Free and Responsible Search" -- Pastor Bud Murphy March 13, 2011-- Deletions, Distortions & GeneralizationsŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy Story for All Ages ô The Boy Who Cried śWolfŁ
      March 20, 2011--Chance versus ChoiceŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy March 27, 2011--The Universe Is Our ClassroomŁ-- Shannon McLeish,et all
      FEBRUARY, Theme: Principled Purpose
      February 6, 2011 Pastor Bud Murphy -- Inherent Worth and DignityŁ February 13, 2011 Pastor Bud Murphy -- Justice, Equity, and CompassionŁ
      February 20, 2011 -- Pastor Bud Murphy -- Acceptance of One AnotherŁ February 27, 2011 Doug Worthington -- Nurturing Loving RelationshipsŁ JANUARY, Theme: Justice
      January 2, 2011 -- Whats Happening at Habitat?Ł -- Lori Gillooly January 9, 2011 -- Heroics OptionalŁ -- Pastor Bud Murphy January 16, Systemic ChangeŁ-- Pastor Bud Murphy January 23 -- Just IceŁ Pastor Bud Murphy January 30 -- Living the Song of BlessingŁ -- Rev. Naomi King

     

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