Video Sermon Archive

Watch any of our archived Sermons over the years on Youtube!

JUNE 6th, 2021

“Chop Wood…Carry Water”

Rev. Scott W. Alexander

As we move into the slower pace of Summer here on the Treasure Coast, I wanted to remind you of one of the most important spiritual qualities any human being can possess. I’ll give you a hint…it has to do with the everyday mindfulness.

JUNE 13th, 2021

“The Contrary Way”

Rev. Sarah York, Affiliate Minister

Early Celtic Christianity, derived from the Druids of Europe, was called “the contrary way” by the Roman Church, and Celtic Christians were persecuted for their heresies. This sermon celebrates their heresies, their mysticism, and their earth-based spirituality.

JUNE 20th, 2021

“So a Rabbi and a Unitarian Universalist Minister Walk into a Bar…”

Chancel Dialogue: Rabbi Michael Birnholz and Rev. Scott W. Alexander

For many years Temple Beth Shalom and UUFVB have had a special and congenial “sister congregation” relationship here in Vero Beach, starting when we were neighbors on 43rd Avenue. And for the last eleven years the congregation’s respective spiritual leaders — Rabbi Michael Birnholz and Rev. Scott W. Alexander – have enjoyed one another’s collegial company as they have worked together on many local interfaith projects.  As Rev. Alexander prepares to retire, they wanted to share a dialogue in this service…do be with us to hear their (theological/ethical/social) conversation. 

JUNE 27th, 2021

“Stonewall” LGBTQ Sunday

Rev. Carole Yorke, Pulpit Guest

Rev. Carole Yorke, pulpit guest. She writes, “June 28, 1969: For the first time, after years of repression, harassment, and violence by the NYC Police Department, gay men, lesbians, and transgendered people fought back in response to a routine police raid on the gay bar called Stonewall. This event changed the course of history for the millions of gay men, lesbians, and trans people in the U.S., as well as worldwide. The UU Welcoming Congregation was born, and I shall discuss how strongly we have Sided with Love.”

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