The sermons of the Unitarian Society of Germantown in Philadelphia, PA

10.22.17, White Supremacy Teach In, Rev. Kent Matthies, Connie Simon, Debbie Ward and the USG Choir

We will explore building a Unitarian Universalist faith where every UU feels called to not just get involved but to reside in the struggle for racial justice for the long haul. How do we move to a deeper understanding of all levels of anti-racism work? A caucus will be available for People of Color.

10.15.17, What Does Make America Great? Mark Bernstein

What should spiritual people do in these interesting times? Is it time to give up, or redouble our efforts to save the soul of our country? A mythological battle. Mark Bernstein has been USG’s Board President and is now our Treasurer. Last year he retired after serving 30 years as a Common Pleas Judge .

10.8.17, Living with Chaos, Rev. Kent Matthies

If we are lucky, we grow up with some sense of order. Throughout our lives though, we all experience moments of disruption or chaos from mental illness, addiction, moving, a natural disaster or just having lots of surprises in a day. How do we come to identify, accept and work creatively and positively with chaos?

10.1.17, When the Story Breaks: 500th Anniversary of the Reformation, Rev. Kent Matthies

500 years ago Luther posted his 95 theses, a major catalyst to the Reformation. Religion, a social construct designed to meet personal and community needs, is often deeply interwoven with prevailing narratives. When the story breaks, like learning the earth is not flat and the sun does not orbit the earth, big changes can happen