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Sermons by Rev. Denis Paul (Page 5)

April 5, 2020: “Sunday Service”

Click on each link to watch that part of the service. After each part, click your back button to get back to this page so you can click the next part Intro https://www.facebook.com/EastShoreUUChurch/videos/3884098941662579/ part one https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-IN7dkRL0uQ part two https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5xvH_AQrtg part three https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nl4Rmj6BbW4 part four https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJwIdTGGDfM

March 29, 2020: “Greeting Compassion and Wisdom”

Click on each link to watch that part of the service. After each part, click your back button to get back to this page so you can click the next part Announcement on Building Closure https://www.facebook.com/EastShoreUUChurch/videos/663423231149016/ Intro https://www.facebook.com/EastShoreUUChurch/videos/211409346762916/ Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2aro9HKhjfk Part 2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pCbMPOyh2ag Part 3 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3KNIaMZlQA Part 4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0WnQm7Rj56o Part 5 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBmBQxY3MMc

March 22, 2020: “Mother Necessity”

Click on each link to watch that part of the service. After each part, click your back button to get back to this page so you can click the next part Intro https://www.facebook.com/EastShoreUUChurch/videos/909288372858372/ part 1 Welcoming https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qL14STtvlaY part 2 Personal Reflections https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRan0cM5ECs part 3 Homily https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nvfkqg-L5Fg part 4 Joys and Cares https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0K4B0EX9bmA last part https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZp3rVgiuNo

February 23, 2020: “Dignified Indignity”

Former UUA President Peter Morales once described our occasional way of being as arriving to the conversation “pre-offended.” He was talking about the indignity that many of feel, in our association of congregations and in the world, as being roadblocks to genuine engagement.  But there must be some way to use that indignity in for a higher purpose.  Personal Reflection “Stronger Than I…

February 9, 2020: “Where We Make Our Stand”

Admitting that you have little control in the world can be the first step in building resilience and strengthening your relationships to yourself and other people.  For some, that means giving over control to a higher power.  Does a higher power have to be called God?  How do Humanists engage in that process? Sounding of the Singing Bowl                   Rev Denis   PreludeSicilienne from…

February 2, 2020: “A Gift to the World”

(With members of the Prayer Circle) Do you want to change the world?  The old adage is that you should start with yourself.  Make one big change, with the intention of making yourself a gift to the world, and you just might be able to.  If you set the intention. The first Sunday of each month is Food Sunday, when we collect…

January 12, 2020: “Whatever Happened to Greenwood?”

In its heyday, the Greenwood Neighborhood of Tulsa, Oklahoma was called the “Black Wall Street,” an exemplar of what a thriving community could like.  But that all changed.  And today, something different is coming into being, something that may be almost as radical.  Sermon “Whatever Happened to Greenwood?”      Rev. Denis Letourneau Paul “Vibrant” has to be one of the most overused words in…

January 5, 2020: “For Its Intended Purpose”

There is probably nothing more frustrating than trying to do a job with the wrong tool.  A poor finished product — or even failure — is almost guaranteed.  But when everything is used for its intended purpose things just go smoother. The first Sunday of each month is Food Sunday, when we collect non perishable food, toiletries and cash for our neighbors…