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September 24: DIY Virtues for An Age of Challenge

This is the first in a series of occasional sermons by Rev. Leslie Takahashi positing that some ways of being DO offer a path to Building Beloved Community in our world. In this sermon, Rev. Leslie Takahashi will make the case for attention to how we are and act, a new definition of virtue for our age, with a focus on the virtue of humility.

Past Sermons

September 17: Stories We Don’t Tell

Our world is full of challenges and heartache. Yet, so often we remain silent about…

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September 10: Why Faith Matters in A Faithless World

In our techno-saavy and jaded world, what is the relevance of faith? Why do we…

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September 3: Our Life Flows On. Our Water Communion Service.

Originally performed in 1980 as a feminist ceremony in honor of women's spirituality, the Unitarian…

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August 27: Got Transformation?

Rev. Neal Anderson, Minister for Engagement and Justice, will explore the tension between our call…

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August 20: The Spiritual Lessons of Pit Bulls

Life often gives us challenges we did not expect—and gifts as well. Rev. Leslie Takahashi…

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August 13: Exuberantly Multicultural…Explained…

This past Spring, one of the visions our congregation decided to include on our Roadmap…

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August 6: FLOUR Communion: Sharing Food for the Journey

We often speak of our dream of "beloved community." But, just as a community changes…

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July 30: In Every Generation

Our living tradition is regularly changing, shifting, and growing. Summer Minister Jim Lewis will explore…

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July 23: Sources of Our Faith

Unitarian Universalists have deeply rooted beliefs from a variety of sources. MDUUC's young adults delve…

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July 16: Empty Net

It is difficult to create the lives we want when we focus on what others…

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July 9: To Interrupt and be Interrupted

Exploring the intersections of our agency and complicity in the systems around us via Hamilton…

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July 2: GA Reflections: Resist, Rejoice, Renew

Join MDUUC members fresh from their trip to General Assembly in New Orleans.  Journey with…

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June 25: Infinite Complexity

Lead by Worship Associate Carol Sue Cain

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June 18: Just Another MDUUCing Growth Experience

Join Intern Minister Jim Lewis and Lead minister Leslie Takahashi and as they explore the…

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June 11: Thin Moments

There are occasional moments when the veil between reality and the transcendent seems thin, and…

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June 4: The Beauty of Resistance

Our Annual Flower Communion Service: Join Rev. Leslie Takahashi, Rev. David Usher, Rev. Ranwa Hammamy,…

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May 28: Duty and Deep Calling

On this weekend that we remember those who have died in military service, we reflect…

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May 21: Annual Youth Service

One Service begins on this day.

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May 14: Promise The Children

In the world in which we live, our children face new challenges, one to which…

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May 7: Bending With the Arc

Recent events within the Unitarian Universalist Association have created space for conversations, questions, and debate.…

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April 30: A UU Theology of Resistance

Resistance is a word heard in many context today. What do we mean by it…

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April 23: Too Soon to Tell

There was once a poor old farmer who had worked his fields all his life,…

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April 16: Rolling Away the Stone

A celebration of Easter. Though a literal resurrection story is not a source of comfort…

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April 9: Two Truths and A Lie

How do we look at honesty as a spiritual discipline. In a world of truths…

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April 2: Bright Abyss & A Large Frame

Okay, so traditional images of the Divine leave you flat? And yet what face do…

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March 26: Commitment Celebration

One Service at 10:15 a.m. Our Commitment Sunday Service! Flying Together. What inspires the starling…

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March 19: Life Beyond Acceptance

Many observers would tell us that tolerance is too small a word. It suggests that…

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February 26: One Hand Clapping

One of the greatest tyrannies of our age is the persistence of loneliness. How can…

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February 19: Moving Towards Trouble

Rev. Allison Miler, candidate for UUA president, will lead this service with Rev. Leslie Takahashi.…

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February 12: UU in the 22nd Century – A Plan for Resilience

Rev. Jeanne Pupke, candidate for UUA president, will lead this service with Rev. Leslie Takahashi.…

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