UUCV Sermons

Can our UUCV Sunday Morning Change the World?

We feel that many of the forces affecting our lives today seem way beyond our ability to have a personal impact. But that’s not true: There is a great power in what we do in our local UU congregations, and it’s time to unleash it. Sermon by Rev. Maggie Yenoki, recorded at the Unitarian Universalist … Continued

Letting Go

The Venerable Kusala Bhikshu, an American born Buddhist monk, reflects on the causes of attachment and clinging, and the challenge of letting go. Kusala has spoken many times at UUCV sharing his wisdom, humor and music.

Connected to the Earth, Connecting to Each Other

In a sermon on the intersectionality of justice and environmental work, The Rev. Dana Worsnop introduces the UUA’s 2019 Common Read: Justice on Earth. Recorded on Feb. 17th, 2019 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura, California.

Spiritual and Religious

Sermon by Rev. Dana Worsnop, recorded at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura, CA, on Feb. 10, 2019.

Poetry as a Spiritual Practice

Poets of the Ventura Unitarian Universalist Congregation share poetry and process in this service, recorded at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura on Feb. 3, 2019. Congregational poets include Joyce Lombard, Mark Fargo, Annette Gale, Amada Irma Perez, Helen McPherson with musicians Donna Lynn Caskey “The Love Still Shows” ©℗2016 Donna Lynn Caskey Cordulia Music … Continued

Endless Possibilities

Sermon by the Rev. Dana Worsnop, recorded at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura on Jan. 27, 2019.

The Top X? Percent

Sermon by Rev. Dana Worsnop, recorded at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura, CA, on Jan. 20, 2019.

The Possibility of Pluralism

Rev. Lora Young explores the roots of our diversity as Unitarian Universalist, the importance of dissent and how learning to live well in the midst of diverse perspectives can deepen our own experience of life.Recorded at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura on Jan. 13, 2019.

The Perfect and the Good

Rev. Dana Worsnop speaks on the cultural meanings of the new year, and how we experience them. Recorded at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Ventura on Jan. 6, 2019.

Back to Junior High

Oncology chaplain and popular guest speaker, Michael Eselun will share some deeply personal reflections about junior high school, a pivotal and often painful time that leaves indelible memories for many of us. In dialogue with some of those 13-year-old’s perceptions, what might be discovered about inherent worth, dignity and compassion? Recorded on Dec. 30, 2018 … Continued