FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH
ALTON, ILLINOIS


 



Sunday Services from Church Year 2015-2016

 

Previous Year's Sermons

Next Year's Sermons

 

Colorful Chalice June 26, 2016  - "Change, Challenge, and Dedication"

Full Service

Dee Evans

Colorful Chalice June 19, 2016  - "Bring It On - A Vision for First Unitarian Church of Alton In 2040"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

Colorful Chalice June 12, 2016  - "Non Ministrare Sed Ministrare:  The Role of the Minister"

Partial Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

Colorful Chalice June 5, 2016  - "Your Gifts, Your Ministry"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

Colorful Chalice May 29, 2016   "Another View of the Resurrection of Jesus"

Sermon

Full Service

Dr. Ron Glossop

Colorful Chalice May 22, 2016  - "The Transcendent Brahma"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice May 15, 2016  - "The Wisdom of the Arts"

Full Service

Yomi Kinder

 

Colorful Chalice May 8, 2016  - "Margaret Fuller and Transcendentalism:  A Mother's Day Service"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice May 1, 2016  - "Hold to Things Not Eternal"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice April 24, 2016  - "The Peril and Promise of Transformation"

Sermon

Full Service

Alison Reiheld

 

Colorful Chalice April 17, 2016  - "Abundance Sunday"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe and Rev. Bill Sasso

 

Colorful Chalice April 10, 2016  - "Life's Journey of Possibility"

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice April 3, 2016  - "Chrysalis"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice March 27, 2016  - "Keeping Saturday:  An Easter Service"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice March 20, 2016  - "Broken"

Sermon

Full Service

Sayer Johnson

 

Colorful Chalice March 13, 2016  - "In Search of a Shore:  Beyond Body Shaming"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice March 6, 2016  - "Keeping a Shelf for Broken Things"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice February 28, 2016  - "Poems of the Heart"

Full Service

Dee Evans

 

Colorful Chalice February 21, 2016  - "The Wisdom of Rumi:  Beloved and Allah"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice February 14, 2016  - "Justice Is What Love Looks Like In Public"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice February 7, 2016  - "Love - You Keep Using That Word"

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice January 31, 2016  - "Climate Change As a Social Justice Issue"

Tracey Howe-Koch

 

Colorful Chalice January 24, 2016  - "The Box:  The Changing Face of War and Peace"

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice January 17, 2016  - "Living a Life of Justice In the Face of Oppression: A. Phillip Randolph"

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice January 10, 2016  - "Justice and the Unitarian Universalist Principles"

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice January 3, 2016  - "Inner Peace When Outer Peace is Hard to Find"

Rev. Krista Taves

 

Colorful Chalice December 27, 2015  - "Ringing in the New"

Full Service

the Worship Associate Team

 

Colorful Chalice December 20, 2015  - "Would You Like to Hold the Baby?"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe, Ron Glossop, and friends

 

Colorful Chalice December 13, 2015  - "Hope without God"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice December 6, 2015  - "Hopefully Speaking"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice November 29, 2015  - "Let It Go ... or Not"

Full Service

Joy Hoeft and friends

 

Colorful Chalice November 22, 2015  - "Breaking the Chains:  A Service of Thanksgiving/grieving"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe and friends

 

Colorful Chalice November 15, 2015  - "Forgiveness and Action:  The Words of Cornell West"

Full Service

Sabrina Trupia

 

Colorful Chalice November 8, 2015  - "In Memoriam:  A Ritual of Blessing"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice November 1, 2015  - "The Costumes of Our Souls:  A Halloween Service"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice October 25, 2015   "The United Nations at 70:  Its Past and Future"

Sermon

Full Service

Dr. Ron Glossop

Colorful Chalice October 18, 2015  - "Wisdom of the Books of the Dead"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice October 11, 2015  - "Death to the Closet; Long Live the Closet"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice October 4, 2015  - "A Good Death"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice September 27, 2015  - "Nothing New Under the Sun"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice September 20, 2015  - "Getting Beyond Categorical Thinking"

Sermon

Full Service

Jerry A. Carden

 

Colorful Chalice September 13, 2015  - Homecoming Sunday  –  "Faith in Humanity"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice September 6, 2015  - "FaithfUUlly"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice August 30, 2015  - "Risking Joy"

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice August 23, 2015  - "Understanding Islam:  The Haddith of Gabriel"

Sermon

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe

 

Colorful Chalice August 16, 2015  - "Turn and Face the Strange"

Sermon

Full Service

Rev. Julie Taylor

 

Colorful Chalice August 9, 2015  - "#BlackLivesMatter and Unitarian Universalism"

Reflections and Sermon

Full Service

Rev. Sunshine J. Wolfe and friends

 

Colorful Chalice August 2, 2015  -
"Planting the Seed:  Rev. William D'Arcy Haley — 2nd minister of our congregation  1853-1856"

Sermon

Full Service

Mary Johnson

 

Colorful Chalice July 26, 2015  - "Sharing my story through music"

Full Service

Joy Hoeft

 

Colorful Chalice July 19, 2015  - "Declare Your Independence"

Sermon

Full Service

James Croft

 

Colorful Chalice July 12, 2015  - "Tell me a Story"

Sermon

Full Service

Yomi Kinder

 

Colorful Chalice July 5, 2015  - "The Upside of Anger"

Sermon

Full Service

Sabrina Trupia

 



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