UUCV Sermons

Was Murphy an Optimist?

Worship Associates Celia Ortenberg and Joe Hutchins explore the origins and propose deeper meanings of Murphy’s Law, “If anything can go wrong, it will.” Delivered at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura, California on August 11, 2019.

MARVELous Theology

The Marvel Universe delivers entertainment to the world. evan austin explores what it may have to offer in the way of theology, in this sermon given August 4, 2019 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura, California.

Taoism, a Path for Tumultuous Times

Bill Garlington speaks on importance of Taoism in our turbulent political climate, past and present, along with a nod to Thoreau and Emerson, in his sermon “Taoism for Tumultuous Times” on July 21, 2019 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura, California.

Where Everyone Knows Your Name

Rev. Lee Marie Sanchez speaks on the importance of community in her sermon, “Where Everyone Knows Your Name,” recorded at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura, California, on June 23, 2019.

Love is our Liberation

Seminarian Matthew Taylor on the power of love to liberate us. Recorded at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura on June 16, 2019.

When Will It End?

Rev. Dana Worsnop and UUCV member Sharon Kufeldt reflect on death due to gun violence in this Memorial Day service, held May 26th, 2019 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura, California.

Ask Me A Question

Rev. Dana Worsnop answers questions submitted by the congregation on May 12, 2013 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura in California.

Unitarian Christianity

Rev. Dana Worsnop commemorates William Ellery Channing’s “Baltimore Sermon,” the beginning of the Unitarian strand of Christianity exactly 200 years on, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura, California on May 5th, 2019.

Creating Brave Space

Rev. Dana Worsnop considers what it means to create brave space, presented at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura on April 28, 2019.