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Why I Am (Still) a Unitarian Universalist

Why I Am (Still) a Unitarian Universalist
Rev. Dan Schatz
Unitarian Congregation of West Chester
June 3, 2018


To all who seek comfort:

Come in.
Let the warmth of this community feed your soul. 

To all who seek … read more.

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Practice Loving Kindness

Practice Loving Kindness
Unitarian Congregation of West Chester
April 15, 2018
Rev. Dan Schatz

 

I become more and more certain, as the years go by, that wherever friendship is destroyed… or precious ties are severed, there is a failure of imagination.  Someone … read more.

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A Larger Circle

A Larger Circle 
by Rev. Dan Schatz
Unitarian Congregation of West Chester
March 4, 2018

The year was 1954.  A couple of dozen members of the First Unitarian Church of Wilmington, Delaware met for dinner every month.  All of them lived in the same … read more.

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Science, Religion and Truth

 

Science, Religion and Truth
Rev. Dan Schatz
Unitarian Congregation of West Chester
February 25, 2018

Reaching out from our own existence,
we explore the universe –
learning, growing,
seeking to understand our world.
Astounded by wonder,
our hearts thrill to the exploration
… read more.

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The Republic of Heaven

The Republic of Heaven
Rev. Dan Schatz
Unitarian Congregation of West Chester
October 15, 2017

 

 

Readings

“But what does Lord Asriel intend?” [she asked,] “What is this world, and why has he come here?” 

“He led us here because this world is empty. Empty … read more.

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Chocolate Is Just the Beginning

Chocolate Is Just the Beginning
(a celebration of the Feast of Decadent Chocolate)
by Rev. Dan Schatz
Unitarian Congregation of West Chester
February 12, 2017

 

Poem:  Ode to Chocolate, by Sarah Hyson

The darker, the better,
rich thou art in theobromines,
your fermentation eases my heart.

Whether solid … read more.

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Day of Justice

Day of Justice
by Rev. Dan Schatz
with readings from Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Unitarian Congregation of West Chester
January 16, 2017

Come in to this place of memory and justice,
where the spirit enlivens and calls us forward,
… read more.

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Bigger On the Inside: Unitarian Universalism and Doctor Who – Rev. Dan Schatz

 

Readings:

I am and always will be the optimist. The hoper of far-flung hopes and the dreamer of improbable dreams.

– the 11th Doctor, The Almost People

 “When you’re a kid, they tell you it’s all… Grow up, get a job, get married, get a house, … read more.

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New Member Sunday: What Is Unitarian Universalism For? – Rev. Dan Schatz

In the old days of Universalist evangelism, circuit riding ministers traveled from town to town, preaching the message of a loving and forgiving God, freedom of thought, reason in religion, and respect for the beliefs of others.  At a time when fire and brimstone dominated … read more.

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