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Sermons 2012

  • "A Heart Big Enough for the World"

    Rev. Dr. Arvid Straube, Lead Minister
    Arvid talks about Step 11 in Karen Armstrong’s Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life.

  • "P.C.D. - Reflections of the Dalai Lama's San Diego Visit"

    Rev. Kathleen Owens, Associate Minister
    Kathleen talks about her experiences meeting the Dalai Lama when he came to San Diego in May.

  • "Transcending Stereotypes" Annual Youth Service

    Today's service featured Homilies from some of our Youth on the theme of Transcending Stereoptypes. In addition to a fully Youth led Service we also have our traditional Bridging Ceremony where the sixth grade move on to the Youth Program and the graduating High School Senior move on to the Young Adult Program. For the protection of our Youth, we are not able to post their Homilies.

  • "Beam Me Up, Scotty"

    Rev. Kathleen Owens, Associate Minister
    Kathleen talks about this month’s Worship Theme, Transcendence through allusions to Star Trek.

  • Annual Spring Service of Music

    Today's Service was our annual Spring Service of Music where all of our vocal ensembles brought some of their music to our Service. Due to copyright  law, we will not be posting audio or video of this Service, nor will our BookRoom be able to sell CD's from today's Service.

  • "The Times They Are A'Changin'"

    Because so much of today's Service contained the music and poetry of Bob Dylan, we are not able to post audio or video for this Service. If you would like to experience this Service first-hand, Rev. Arvid will be live with a very similar Service experience at our South Bay Campus on Sunday, May 13, 2012.

  • "Resurrection Before It's Too Late"

    Rev. Kathleen Owens, Associate Minister
    Kathleen talks about this month’s Worship Theme, Resurrection. She talks about the traditional perception of when this term is used and expands this definition to include all types of resurrection.

  • "Earth Risiing"

    Rev. Kathleen Owens, Associate Minister
    On Earth day Kathleen offers a thought-provoking and environmentally moving sermon talking about our connection to earth as people both chemically and spiritually.

  • Intergenerational Easter Service

    Rev. Dr. Arvid Straube, Lead Minister
    Arvid offers a homily for today’s Intergenerational Easter Service.

  • "Monsters We Love"

    Rev. Dr. Arvid Straube, Lead Minister We all have good and evil within us and with that knowledge, Arvid talks about how we need to consciusly choose the good.

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