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Parson to Person May 2017

“How Strict Are the Rules?” A number of you have asked me how strict the rules will be for my involvement with OBUUC members and friends when I retire from my ministry with you at the end of December. Well, … Continue reading

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175th Anniversary Kick-Off!

We will kick off our 175th Year Anniversary at the Annual Picnic on June 11th, 2017 at Cliffside Park. One of the projects for the year is to create a OBUUC quilt that, when finished, will be displayed in church. … Continue reading

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Upcoming Sundays in June 2017

Sunday, June 4, 2017 “Do We Need Advertising?” It’s everywhere, and most of us say we hate it. But would we want to be without it? (And could we?) Tony Larsen preaching. Since this is a first Sunday, we will … Continue reading

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Upcoming Sundays in May 2017

Sunday, May 7, 2017 Youth Sunday Service: “White Privilege” Our church’s high-school teens are creating a service based on Racism and White Supremacy. This service is partly in response to the recent hiring controversy in the UUA, which resulted in … Continue reading

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Upcoming Sundays in February 2017

Sunday, February 5, 2017 “But You Won’t Hear Many Jokes” A sermon on political correctness. During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump seemed to make being “politically incorrect” a badge of honor. Social and religious progressives sometimes appear to make it … Continue reading

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Parson to Person January 2017

“When the Gift Is in the Eye of the Beholder” When I was in college I had a friend who made “poster” art – that is, pictures with inspirational sayings inked over a multi-colored background that he designed with strips … Continue reading

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Parson to Person December 2016

“13 Reasons for Hope” A number of you asked for a list of the “13 Reasons for Hope” that I mentioned on Sunday, November 20th. The whole sermon would be too lengthy to include in this space, or course; but … Continue reading

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Upcoming Sundays January 2017

Sunday, January 1, 2017 – 10:00 AM Only “Letting It Be” Since a number of us will be out of town for the holidays – or sleeping in this New Year’s Day – we will have only one service at … Continue reading

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Upcoming Sundays December 2016

Sunday, December 4, 2016 “Saving ‘Faith’” Our own Wayne G. Johnson (former UW-P professor) will give us his own unique views on faith – and whether UUs actually have any. We will also have a Beyond-These-Four-Walls presentation on Segue Racine, … Continue reading

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Maybe Christmas Perhaps…

I love Christmas, it’s my favorite holiday of the year. When I was a child, Christmas was the only time we got new toys, so our Christmas tree was stuffed with everything a child could dream of. When my children … Continue reading

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