Sermons

Read, listen to, or download past sermons.  The most recent sermon is typically available online by 3 PM each Monday.
 
 
 
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Randall Tremba
August 23, 2015
This Meeting House is the site of many different kinds of events, but none more important than our meeting here alone or with others to be mindful of the presence of the Holy One.

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Randall Tremba
August 16, 2015
As dangerous as alcohol and pot can be, they are not the only dangers to our youth and our society. There is another evil out and about that is destroying our nation. It’s called fear mongering and it too is highly intoxicating, addictive, dangerous and destructive.

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Randall Tremba
August 9, 2015
Last Sunday afternoon, several hours after my sermon on forgiveness, an act of vicious aggression by one person against another occurred. It occurred in the back seat of my car.

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Randall Tremba
August 2, 2015
Many of us can’t imagine ourselves forgiving the murderer of our child. Such forgiveness we say must be divine.

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July 26, 2015
Anne Teresa
Psalm 145:10-18

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July 26, 2015
Michael Wisniewski
Ephesians 3:14-21

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Ethel Hornbeck
July 19, 2015
"We must practice pausing. Everything good begins there. Making space. Allowing our hearts to be broken over and over again until they break open enough to contain it all. All the sorrow and all the joy.”

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Rev. Patricia Donohoe
July 12, 2015

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Randall Tremba
July 5, 2015
I was born on July 5th, 1947—68 years ago. At the time I didn’t know I was white. I didn’t know I was male. I didn’t know I was heterosexual. And I didn’t know I was an American.

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Randall Tremba
June 28, 2015
There is an extraordinary and amazing spirit of forgiveness in Charleston, SC, but there are also tears. The weeping and the hurting will not end for a long to come, if ever.

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Randall Tremba
June 21, 2015

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Randall Tremba
June 14, 2015
Love is our identity. And learning how to express it is a life-long quest made up of many small, quiet choices. Love is becoming you.

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June 7, 2015
Alex Patchin McNeill

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Randall Tremba
May 31, 2015
Today is Trinity Sunday. This morning we meditate on this mystery the way a Buddist meditates on the sound of one hand clapping. The mind can’t grasp it, but the heart may.

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Randall Tremba
May 24, 2015
The power compressed in the atom was once a hidden secret. The hidden power of love in our hearts should not be a secret.

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Randall Tremba
May 17, 2015
This sermon is especially for you, our high school graduates. Today we send you into the world with an invitation to bear the light of Christ as St. Francis did in his day.

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Randall Tremba
May 10, 2015
The fires raging in Baltimore two weeks ago provoked my racist demon. What's the matter with those people, a voice within me screamed? Are they stupid or what?

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Randall Tremba
May 3, 2015
The call to love comes in many ways and there are many ways to answer the call to love.

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Randall Tremba
April 26, 2015
There is much in this world that can’t be cured or fixed. But there is nothing in this world to keep us from acting with compassion.

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Randall Tremba
April 19, 2015
The stories of the Resurrection may be seen as supporting an old argument put forward by our Jewish ancestors. It’s only an argument. So we can argue back.

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