Videos of our worship services can be viewed on our Youtube channel for a month after the service.


2023

November 12, 2023 “Is It Religion, pt. 3: Communism and Capitalism” https://www.danielharper.org/archive/?p=1478

November 5, 2023 “Why I’m a Mystic (But Maybe You Shouldn’t Be)” https://www.danielharper.org/archive/?p=1456

October 29, 2023 “Chant as a Spiritual Practice” https://www.danielharper.org/archive/?p=1452

October 22, 2023 “Is It Religion, pt. 2: Christian Nationalism” https://www.danielharper.org/archive/?p=1298

October 15, 2023 “Why I’m Not a Buddhist (But Maybe You Should Be)” https://www.danielharper.org/archive/?p=1296

October 8, 2023, 2023 “Is It Religion, pt. 1: Sports” https://www.danielharper.org/archive/?p=1294

September 17, 2023 “Why I Don’t Pray (But Maybe You Should)” https://www.danielharper.org/archive/?p=1252

June4, 2023 “One Hundred Years of Flower Celebrations” https://www.danielharper.org/archive/?p=664

May 14, 2023 “Mother’s Day Peace” https://www.danielharper.org/archive/?p=1307

May 7, 2023 “Who Are We, Anyway?” https://www.danielharper.org/archive/?p=1305

April 30, 2023 “What the World Needs Now” https://www.danielharper.org/archive/?p=1303

April 23, 2023  “A Revolutionary Religion” Read the text to this sermon

March 26, 2023 “The Tree Spirit’s Mistake”  led by Bev Burgess — Read the text to this sermon

March 19, 2023 “The Problem with Grief” – Rev. Dan Harper — Read the text to this sermon

March 12, 2023  “Sleep” – Rev. Dan Harper  — Read the text to this sermon

March 5, 2023  “The Importance of Community” – Rev. Dan Harper  — Read the text to this sermon

Feb 26, 2023  “Evil in Our Time” – Rev. Dan Harper  — Read the text to this sermon

Feb 19, 2023  “Religion 101” – Rev. Dan Harper — Read the text to this sermon

Feb 12, 2023  “Universalism for Such a Time as This” – Rev. Dan Harper — Read the text to this sermon

Feb 5, 2023  “Religion vs. Spirituality” – Rev. Dan Harper  — Read the text to this sermon

Jan 29, 2023  “The Disabled God for Unitarian Universalists”- Rev. Dan Harper  — Read the text to this sermon

Jan 22, 2023  “Life, Received” led by the Rev. Dr. Anita Farber-Robertson

Jan 15, 2023  Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration – Rev. Dan Harper — Read the text to this sermon

Jan. 8, 2023, “Revising the UU Principles and Purpose,” Rev. Dan Harper — Read the text of this sermon

Jan. 1, 2023, Discussion of personal values, led by Steve Brown

2022

Dec. 25, 2022, “Dulce Domum,” led by Rev. Dan Harper

Dec. 18, 2022, No-rehearsal Christmas Pageant, Tracey Newman and children of First Parish

Dec. 11, 2022, “Three Hundred and One,” Rev. Dan Harper — Read the text of this sermon

Dec. 4, 2022, “Early Education and Unitarian Universalism,” Rev. Dan Harper — Read the text of this sermon

Nov. 27, 2022, “Our Congregation and Its Ministers, Part Two,” Rev. Dan Harper — Read the text of this sermon

Nov. 20, 2022, “Thanksgiving in Our Time,” Rev. Dan Harper

Nov. 13, 2022, “These Fleeting Temples,” Rev. Dr. Anita Farber-Robertson

Nov. 6, 2022, “Calming the Quarrel,” Rev. Dan Harper — Read the text of this sermon

Oct. 30, 2022, “How Can We Know What Is True?”, Rev. Dan Harper — Read the text of this sermon

Oct. 23, 2022, “Our Congregation and Its Ministers, Part One,” Rev. Dan Harper — Read the text of this sermon

Oct. 16, 2022, “Searching for Balance,” Tracey Newman, DRE

Oct. 9, 2022, “Meaning in Our Meeting House,” Rev. Dan Harper — Read the text of this sermon

Oct. 2, 2022, “Ritual and Balance,” Rev. Ann Fox

Sept. 25, 2022, “Ecological Spirituality and Our Congregation,” Rev. Dan Harper — Read the text of this sermon

Sept. 18, 2022, “Education and Our Congregation,” Rev. Dan Harper — Read the text of this sermon

Sept. 11, 2022, “Connected by Water,” Rev. Dan Harper

Sept. 4, 2022, no service, Labor Day holiday

Aug. 28, 2022, “Music from My Playlist: For a Rainy Day,” Mike Nakashima and friends

Aug. 21, 2022, “Cousins,” Eric Kluz

Aug. 14, 2022, “The View from My Porch,” Bev Burgess

Aug. 7, 2022, “Music!”, the Mulder family

July 31, 2022, “The Road Ahead,” Jeff Watson

July 24, 2022, “Small Gestures Can Empower Us and Others,” Steve Brown

July 17, 2022, “Death Cafe,” Holly Harris

July 10, 2022, “Transitions,” Holly Harris

July 3, 2022, no service due to Independence Day

June 26, 2022, no service due to South Shore Arts Center Festival

June 12, 2022, “Oh, and One Last Thing,” Rev. Bob McKetchnie

June 5, 2022, “The Joy of Music, and Thanks,” Rev. Bob McKetchnie

May 29, 2022, “The Journey of a Thousand Miles,” Rev. Paul Langston

May 22, 2022, “Many Hands Make Light Work,” Tracey Newman, DRE, First Parish

May 15, 2022, “Ministry for the Earth,” Rev. Bob McKetchnie

May 8, 2022, “Sculptors of Courage,” Rev. Bob McKetchnie

May 1, 2022, “Working Together To Make Change,” Vinnie Myles, Unitarian Universalist Urban Ministry

Apr. 24, 2022, “Negotiating the New Normal,” Rev. Bob McKetchnie

Apr. 17, 2022, “Waiting for Springtime,” Rev. Bob McKetchnie

Apr. 10, 2022, “Religious Pluralism,” Rev. Bob McKetchnie

Apri. 3, 2022, “Congregational Polity,” Rev. Bob McKetchnie

Mar. 27, 2022, “Book Challenges Stifle Stories,” Tracey Newman, DRE, First Parish

Mar. 20, 2022, “Essentialism,” Rev. Bob McKetchnie

Mar. 13, 2022, “Holding the Ukrainian People,” Rev. Bob McKetchnie

Mar. 6, 2022, “Building on a Strong Foundation,” Rev. Bob McKetchnie

Feb. 27, 2022, “A Renewal of Hope,” Rev. DL Helfer, UU Church of South County, R.I.

Feb. 20, 2022, “Claiming the Right To Question,” Rev. Bob McKetchnie

Feb. 13, 2022, “Keep it Simple, Cupid,” Rev. Bob McKetchnie

Feb. 6, 2022, “Looking Ahead,” Rev. Bob McKetchnie

Jan. 30, 200, “Claiming the Right To Question,” Rev. Bob McKetchnie

Jan. 23, 2022, “Stuff I Learned (Again) These Last Two Months,” Rev. Bob McKetchnie

Jan. 16, 2022, “Opening Your Heart,” Rev. Anita Farber-Robertson

Jan. 9, 2022, “Desire, Hope, and Imagination,” Rev. Anita Farber-Robertson

Jan. 2, 2022, “Not What We Expected,” Rev. Anita Farber-Robertson