With inspiration from Jesus’ parable of the Prodigal Son, we will think about family ties, and the aspects of love and forgiveness that liberate us into meaningful relationships with others.
Speaker: Rev. Sarah York
Special Pulpit Guest
How we interact with strangers offers insight into our own ways of dealing with fear. In this sermon, Sarah reflects on the dynamics of trust and fear in the context of a global pandemic.
Rev. Sarah York, UUFVB Affiliate Minister, pulpit guest. Rev. Scott Alexander, worship host. Sarah writes, “As religious liberals, we are not motivated toward moral behavior by the fear of everlasting punishment or the hope of heavenly reward. What is it in our faith, then, that … read more.
Drawing from her pilgrim journeys to Nepal; Thailand; and Iona, Scotland; Rev. York explores the role of fear in our spiritual growth. Sarah is an author, spiritual director and retired UU minister serving part-time as UUA Consultant for Ethics in Congregational Life. She and her … read more.
An Intergenerational Holiday Service of Story and Song for All Ages
On this Sunday before Christmas, our entire community will celebrate the holidays with a festive service of story and song. We will tell favorite holiday stories, sing familiar holiday carols, and celebrate the positive … read more.
Pulpit Guest Rev. Sarah York; Pulpit host Rev. Scott W. Alexander. Rev. York writes: “While political and religious scandals highlight high-profile cases of sexual harassment or misconduct and stir memories and emotions, I will reflect on the subtle dynamics of gender and power that affect … read more.
Rev. Sarah York has been a friend and colleague of mine for more than 40 years. She is a highly-respected minister and author, certified spiritual director and consultant, who lives with her husband Chuck on a farm with their beloved goats (they raise them!) in … read more.