2020 Sermons

  • “Searching for the Sacred”

    The sacred is not fleeting, something that comes and minute by minute, seasons by season. Closer than our own breath, it is with us every moment. This Sunday we explore some of the ways we seek the sacred in our midst.

    Rev. Kent Doss
    November 22, 2020

  • “Leaps and Landings”

    We've all heard the term "leap of faith" and maybe we've even taken one ourselves. This Sunday, Rev. Peter Friedrichs, pastor of the Unitarian Church of Delaware County in Media, Pennsylvania reflects on both leapings and landings. How does faith help us step into the void?

    Rev. Peter Friedrichs
    November 15, 2020

  • “Building A New Way”

    Following the 2020 election, this Sunday we pause to reflect on a spiritually-grounded path forward for our country, for our congregation, and for ourselves.

    Rev. Kent Doss
    November 8, 2020

  • “Describing the Indescribable”

    This Sunday we open to hear some of the ways mystics, theologians, and justice leaders have described their relationship with the sacred. Perhaps their words will help us better understand the awe and wonder we occasionally feel in our own lives.

    Rev. Kent Doss
    November 1, 2020

  • Got Grace”

    Tapestry member Lauren Schmid shares a personal story about her parents, and how it expanded her definition of coping skills and grace.

    Tapestry member Lauren Schmid
    October 25, 2020

  • “Those People”

    As social distancing continues, screen time increases and political commitments meet their peak, we might find ourselves thinking others are fundamentally different. Empathy is a key component of emotional intelligence. This Sunday we reflect on what kinds of bridges to build with our neighbors and how.

    Rev. Kent Doss
    October 18, 2020

  • “What’s Your Story?”

    Each of our lives has twists and turns that provide unique perspectives. When we find the courage to share ourselves with authenticity, we become an invaluable gift to others. October 11th is National Coming Out Day, a day to recognize the struggle and the joy of coming out as a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or Queer person.

    Rev. Kent Doss
    October 11, 2020

  • “Emotional Intelligence”

    Our emotional lives present challenges and a goldmine of opportunities. This Sunday we will explore some of the current scientific understanding of how emotions are made and how we can navigate them to enrich our lives and our relationships.

    Rev. Kent Doss
    October 4, 2020