Sermons for February 2018

Deeply Flawed and Deeply Loved

Last week we heard Jane’s sermon based on an inspiring story from the movie, Moana. We’re going to go in an altogether different direction today. This sermon owes credit to Chicago journalist Sam Charles, author and UCC Pastor, Barbara Essex, and an acquaintance of mine named Gerardo. I’d like to tell you a part of… Read More

“Heart Space”

As the movie “Moana” begins, Moana’s grandmother is telling the children of the village an old legend. The goddess, Te Fiti, she explains, is their mother island; she is creator of all the islands. Long ago, Maui, a power hungry demi-god, stole the mother island’s heart. Without her heart, Te Fiti cannot sustain her creation…. Read More