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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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Fall Camp 2016

Fall Camp or Family Camp or Church Camp; whatever you want to call it, has been an OBUUC tradition for many many years. When my family started attending Olympia Brown UU Church, family camp was in the Wisconsin Dells and … Continue reading

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Parson to Person November 2016

Indonesian Thoughts on Gratitude Last month I wrote about some of the things I leaned in Indonesia when I spent several weeks there three years ago, thanks to a gift from the Teska family (and the gift of time from … Continue reading

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Parson to Person October 2016

Indonesia’s Daunting Drivers Many of you know that, because of a donation from the Teska family – and a donation of three weeks’ time off from the church! – I was able to visit Indonesia three years ago and experience … Continue reading

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Upcoming Sundays November 2016

Sunday, November 6, 2016 “The First Word in Funeral” Our (Adult) Choir will sing for us at our annual Day of the Dead service. Feel free to bring a photograph (or other memento) of a loved one, to be brought … Continue reading

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