Category Archives: Sermons

These are sermons presented by anyone at UUCE. Full text of sermons may or may not be available.

Sermon, Nov 24, 2013: “What Do We Mean When We Separate Church & State?”, Robert Shetterly

Robert Shetterly is an artist and resident of Brooksville, ME. Well known for his portrait series, Americans Who Tell The Truth, Mr. Shetterly presented an alternative view on “separation of church and state” when he spoke at UUCE. Click the link below to read this sermon. 11.24.13 Separation of Church & State – Robert Shetterly  

Sermon, Sep. 15, 2013: The Doctrine of Christian Discovery

Mr. Dieffenbacher-Krall spoke on the origins of the Doctrine of Discovery, and how these doctrines affect Indigenous Peoples, especially those in Maine. Because the Doctrine of Discovery has become embedded in United States law through various Supreme Court rulings, non-Native citizens of the United States are also affected, whether they are aware of it or […]

Sermon, Feb 24, 2013: Spiritual but not Religious, Rev. Mark Worth

A growing number of Americans answer “None” when asked about their religious affiliation. Many say the are “spiritual, but not religious.” Spirituality is often understood as something we express individually, while religion is something we express in community. What does it mean to be “spiritual, but not religious?” Rev. Mark Worth has been full time […]

Sermon, Feb. 3, 2013: Global Warming-A Key Moral Issue of Our Time

On this date, Interfaith Power & Light ( a nation-wide “preach-in” on global warming in which UUCE had an opportunity to join with 1400 other faith groups to call for bold moves on climate. Participants were Dan Huisjen, Board Member of Maine Interfaith Power & Light, Pam Person, member of U. S. League of Women […]

Sermon, Jan 20, 2013: We Are Tied Together

On the occasion of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we celebrate his legacy as a great & courageous Civil Rights leader by thinking about we’re called to do, in our continuing efforts to dedicate ourselves to, what he called, “the long and bitter—but beautiful—struggle for a new world.” Rev. Sara Hayman Click the link below […]

Sermon, May 20, 2012: Living in Community

Our Unitarian Universalist faith tradition readily honors the worth & dignity of every person. The individual’s search for truth and meaning is nurtured and encouraged in our congregations, too. But what of community & striving together is honored & esteemed in our tradition? What’s the glue that binds us together in this congregation? This service […]