Sermons

 

We invite you to join us each Sunday morning at 10:45 at the Meeting House for services led by Rev. Linda Simmons and music led and performed by our music director, Diane Lehman.  To review recent sermons by Rev. Simmons, guest preachers/speakers and lay leaders, please click on the links below.

August 2017

August 6, 2017

A New Map for Relationships, Rev. Linda Simmons, August, 6, 2017

July 2017

July 30

Radical Hope, Rev. Linda Simmons, July 30, 17

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July 16, 2017

Suffering and Forgiveness, Rev. Linda Simmons, July 16, 2017

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July 9

Blessing the Hard Places, Rev. Linda Simmons, July 9, 2017

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July 2

Flipping the Script on Independence, Rev. Linda Simmons, July 2, 2017

June 2017

June 18

Fathers, Myth and Meaning, June 18, 17

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June 11

Tell Everyone on the Train I Love Them, Rev. Linda Simmons, June 11, 2017

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June 4

Antigone’s Dilemma,Rev. Linda Simmons, June 4, 2017

May 2017

May 28

Abraham Lincoln and Memorial Day, May,28,2017

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May 14

Mothers, Heroes and Saviors, Rev. Linda Simmons, May 14, 2017

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May 7

Uplifting Each Other, Rev. Linda Simmons, May 7, 2017

April 2017

April 23

The Tao of Spring, Rev. Linda Simmons, April 23, 2017

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April 16

Rebirth, Rev. Linda Simmons, April 16, 2017

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April 9

In the Name of Love, Rev. Linda Simmons, April 9, 2017

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April 2

The Blessings of a Skinned Knee, Rev Linda Simmons, April 2, 2017

March 2017

March 26

Stories that Save Us, Rev. Linda Simmons, March 26, 2017

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March 12

Stories We Tell, Rev, Linda Simmons, March 12, 2017

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March 5

Stories and Identity, Rev. Linda Simmons, March 5, 2017

February 2017

February 12

Either or Both, Guest Speaker, Sana Saeed, February 12, 2017

February 5

The Home In The Hallway: Crafting a Spiritual Home Without Walking Through a Door, Guest Speaker Johannah Murphy, February 5, 2017

January 2017

January 22

The Web of Bravery, Rev. Linda Simmons, January 22,2017

January 1, 2017

The Moral Imagination, Rev. Linda Simmons, January 1, 2017

December 2016

December 25

Languages of Love, Rev. Linda Simmons, December 25, 16

December 11

Embodied Faith, Rev. Linda Simmons, December 11, 2016

December 4

Waiting for Godot, Rev. Linda Simmons, Dec 4, 2016

November 2016

November 27, 2016

Gratitude Makes Community, Lay Led Service, Kat Robinson Grieder, November 27, 2016

November 20, 2016

Holidays and Communication, Rev. Linda Simmons, November ,20, 2016

November 13, 2016

American Promises, Rev. Linda Simmons, November 11, 2016

Dr. Abrar Qureshi, November 6, 2016

Of Nations and Tribes: Moving Beyond Cavemen and Cavewomen

October 2016

The many faces of Frankenstein, Rev. Linda Simmons, Oct 30, 16

Relational Giving, Rev. Linda Simmons, October 16, 2016

September 2016

Our Founding Values, the Body Politic, the Common Good, and Personal Politics, Peter Panchy, September 25, 2016

God of Dirt, Rev. Linda Simmons, September 18, 2016

The Long Haul, Rev. Linda Simmons, Sept 11,16

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Labor of Love, Rev. Linda Simmons, Sept 4, 2016

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August 2016

Where Climate Change and Philosophy Meet, Rev. Linda Simmons, August 21, 2016

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Cultivating Empathy, Rev. Linda Simmons, August 14, 2016

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Being Muslim in the Modern World, Michael Wolfe, August 7, 2016

July 2016

Principles in Action, Rev. Linda Simmons,  July 31, 2016

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Taking Our Measure – Guest Speaker Dr. Alok Kalia, July 24, 2016

Blessing, Rev. Judy Brain, July 17, 2017

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Blessings, Rev. Linda Simmons, July 10, 2016

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Independence, Tribe & Guns, Rev. Linda Simmons, July 3, 2016

June 2016

The Politics of Identity, Rev. Linda Simmons, June 26,2016

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People to People Democracy John Merson, June 12, 2016

Our Children/Ourselves, Rev. Linda Simmons, June 5, 2016

May 2016

Memorial Days and Being Called, Rev. Linda Simmons, May 29, 2016

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Mothers, Courage, Standing Together, Rev. Linda Simmons, May 8, 2016

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The Grace of Beltane, Rev. Linda Simmons, May 1, 2016

April 2016

When a Story is Heard, Lani Peterson, April 17, 2016

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Music and the American Ethos, Rev. Linda Simmons, April 10, 2016

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Holy Conversations, Rev. Linda Simmons, April 3, 2016

March 2016

Rebirthing Our American Vision, Rev. Linda Simmons, March ,27,16

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Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité, Rev. Linda Simmons, March 13, 2016

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Sacred Journey, Rev. Linda Simmons, March 6,2016

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February 2016

Intimacy & the Words that Never Leave God’s Mouth, Johannah Murphy, February 14, 2016

What the Winter has to Teach Us, Aisha Ansano, February 7, 2016

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January 2016

Ancestors, New Years and Promises, Rev. Linda Simmons, January 3, 2016

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December 2015

The Miraculous, Rev. Linda Simmons,December 13,15

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Tradegdy&Redemption, Rev. Linda Simmons, December 6, 2015

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November 2015

The Stories of Our Lives, Jack Weinhold, November 29, 2015

Turmoil,Holidays & Abiding, Rev. Linda Simmons, November 22,15

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What is Life Worth,Rev. Linda Simmons, November 8,2015

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A Theology of Immortality, Rev. Linda Simmons, November 1,2015

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October 2015

The Paradox of Giving, Rev. Linda Simmons, October 25,2015

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Utrum sit Deus, Is There a God?Rev. Jan Knost, Oct 18, 2016

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The Pope, Creativity and Faith, Rev. Linda Simmons, October 11,2015

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September 2015

The Great Chain of Being, Rev. Linda Simmons, September 13,2015

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Kindness, truthfulness and Daily Life, Rev. Linda Simmons, September 6, 2015

August 2015

August 23

Summer on Nantucket, Kat Robinson Greider, August 23, 2015

Running through the Fog, Kent Jarrell, August 23, 2015

August 16

Shadows & Finches, Rev. Linda Simmons, August 16,2015

July 2015

Celebrate Music Sunday, Lay Led Service Committee July 28, 2015

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A Prophetic Sisterhood,Rev. Linda Simmons, July 19, 2015

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Happiness, Rev Linda Simmons, July 12, 2015

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Patriotism and Radical Faith, Rev. Linda Simmons, July 5, 2015

June 2015

Ordinary Ethics, Rev. Linda Simmons, June 14,2015

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The Interdependent Web, Rev. Linda Simmons, June 7, 2015

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May 2015

Memorializing Matters, Rev. Linda Simmons, May 24, 2005.

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Abundance, Community and Covenant, Rev. Linda Simmons, May 17, 2015

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The Inherent Worth and Dignity of Every Being…Rethinking Our First Principle, Lay Led Service, Susan Richards, May 10, 2015

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Nantucket,Identity & Grace, Rev. Linda Simmons, May 3, 2015

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April 2015

Earthlings, Rev. Linda Simmons, April 29, 2015

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Ritual Stories, Rev. Linda Simmons, April 12, 2015

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Resurrecting, Rev. Linda Simmons, April 5, 2015

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March 2015

Ground of Being, Rev. Linda Simmons, March 29, 2015

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Sex, Faith and the Other, Rev. Linda Simmons, March 16, 2015

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Emptiness and Love, Rev Linda Simmons, March 8, 2015

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February 2015

Biology, Wisdom and Change, Rev. Linda Simmons, February, 1, 2015

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January 2015

Holy Experiment Day, Rev. Linda Simmons, January 25, 2015

Beloved Community, Rev. Linda Simmons, January 18, 2015

Cultural Diversity, Michael Cozort, Superintendent, January 11, 2o15

New Year’s Crossings, Rev. Linda Simmons, January 4, 2015

December 2014

Holidays & Memories, Rev. Linda Simmons, Decemeber 21

Waiting for Forgiveness,Rev. Simmons, Decemeber, 7

November 2014

The Artist’s Way, Rev. Linda Simmons, November 30

Holidays, Families and Gratitude, Rev. Linda Simmons, November 23

Harvest Time, Michelle Whelan, November 16

Bowls & Bonds,Rev. Linda Simmons, November 11

Politics & Religion, Rev Linda Simmons, November 2

October 2014

Saved by Generosity, Rev. Linda Simmons, October 26

Coming Home, Rev. Linda Simmons, October 12

September 2014

A Feeling For the Organism, Val Hall & Creature Encounters, Jim Sulzer, September 28

Vocabulary and Vision, September 21, Rev. Linda Simmons

Geographies of Grace, September 15, Rev. Linda Simmons

Right livelihood September 7, Rev. Linda Simmons

August 2014

We Are Nature. August 10, Harrison Blum

Languages of War & Peace, August 3, Rev. Linda Simmons

July 2014

The Burning Bush, July 20, Rev. Linda Simmons

Eco-theology,July6, Rev. Linda Simmons

June 2014

A Year to Live, June 29, Rev. Vera O’Brien

The Better Part of Us, June 22, Rev. David Gyero

Authoring Our Lives, June 15, Rev. Linda Simmons

A Good Word for Magic, June 8, Dr. Dan McKanan

The Art of Forgiveness, June 1st, Rev. Linda Simmons

May 2014

Reflections on War and Peace, May 25th, Rev. Linda Simmons

Magic,Science and Vulnerability Sermon Rev. Simmons May 19

April 2014

The Devotion of Our Lives, April 20, Rev. Linda Simmons

Palms and Prophecies, April 13, Rev. Linda Simmons

Worth Dying For April 6, Rev. Linda Simmons

March 2014

Searching for Mercy Sermon March 23, 2014 Rev. Simmons

GA & Immigration – March 16 Sermon Rev. Simmons

What We Carry – March 9 Sermon Rev. Simmons

Re-imagining Home March 2 Rev. Linda Simmons

February 2014

Barbara White Presentation – Feb. 23, 2014

Metaphors of Place Sermon Feb. 2 Rev. Linda Simmons

January 2014

Good Things Happen Here – Rev. Simmons Jan 26, 2014 Sermon

Nonviolence and Beloved Community – Jan. 12, 2014 Sermon Rev. Simmons

New Years Doorway Sermon – Rev. Simmons January 5, 2014

December 2013

The Paradox of Christmas – Rev. Simmons sermon Dec. 22

Meeting Our Ministries – Rev. Simmons Sermon Dec. 15

Body of Evidence – Sermon by Rev. Simmons Dec. 8, 2013

The Reenchantment of Our Lives Sermon Dec. 1, 2013 – Rev. Simmons

November 2013

The Practice of Welcome – Nov. 17 Sermon by Rev. Simmons

The Gift of Belonging – Nov. 13 Rev. Simmons

Standing in the Storm Sermon – Nov. 3, 2013 Rev. Simmons

October 2013

Water Communion Sermon – Oct.2013 Rev. Linda Simmons

Givingsermon10.12.13

September 2013

September 15, 2013 Yom Kippur Sermon – Rev. Linda Simmons

To Be Worthy – Sept. 8, 2013 Sermon

Sept. 6, 2013 Shirat Ha Yam Service – Rev. Linda Simmons

Labor of Belonging – September 1, 2013

August 2013

Waiting With Hope-Rev. Linda Simmons sermon August18, 2013