Sunday Services for June 2018

theme: Identity Services include sermons preached by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard unless otherwise noted. June 3rd: “A Bouquet of People” Flower Communion flowers in vases When we put together the flowers we have each brought with us for Flower Communion, we make a bouquet that represents the congregation. We appreciate

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What are we?

Rev. ​Andrew offered this homily on May 13th 2018 as part of a weekend celebrating the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula’s sixty years as a chartered congregation. Over the last eight years, I have asked a number of UUFP members to give Sunday morning testimonials about this special place

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Sunday Services for May 2018

theme: Vision Services include sermons preached by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard unless otherwise noted. May 6th: “Where do we come from?” Seventy years ago, a family in Colorado wrote to the American Unitarian Association, asking for help starting a local congregation, since the closest Unitarian church was too far away.

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Sunday Services for April 2018

theme: Generosity Services include sermons preached by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard unless otherwise noted. April 1st: “Why so serious?” Given its coinciding with Easter Sunday this year, April Fool’s Day has been cancelled for 2018 and will instead be celebrated twice in 2019. The change has been ordered by the

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Sunday and Special Services for March 2018

theme: Service Services include sermons preached by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard unless otherwise noted. March 4th: “Nevertheless, She Persisted: Another Tale of Two Ministers” The western frontier of late nineteenth century Unitarianism was found in Iowa, where a group of ministers endured great hardship to serve new and growing churches.

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New Year’s Resolutions

Editor’s note: The following sermon was preached by Mr. Jim Sanderson at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula in Newport News, Virginia on December 31, 2017. During the service Jim led the congregation in a New Year’s ritual of Passing the Light, whereby each member present was invited to

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Sunday Services for January 2018

theme: Wonder Services include sermons preached by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard unless otherwise noted. January 7th: “Breathe.” The new year has begun! As we move from 2017 into 2018, and following the busyness of the holiday season, let’s pause to catch our breath. Breathing is our most basic act, connecting

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Sunday Services for October 2017

theme: Stronger Together Rev. Andrew Clive Millard will return from sabbatical next month (November) and will resume regular Sunday preaching in December. October 1st: “Water Communion” An indigenous social activist from Guatemala, Rigoberta Menchú says, “I am like a drop of water on a rock. After drip, drip, dripping in

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