Sermons from February 2018

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BETS WIENECKE, Minister Emeritus at Live Oak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Goleta, was interviewed a few weeks before she passed on December 28, 2017. In this remarkable and moving interview, Bets demonstrates her unconditional love for family, friends and colleagues, as well as her courage and honesty. As you will see, Bets exudes loads of wisdom […]

Bending the Arc


It is said that justice properly understood is love. Today we consider the words of Micah (6:8): “Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world’s grief. Do justly, now. Love mercy, now. Walk humbly, now. You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to abandon it.”

Not Another F*#!ing Growth Experience!


How shall we live when life seems determined to knock us down again and again? What does our faith teach us about living through hard times? Whether we are struggling in our personal lives or struggling with “the times” this morning we explore how we can build up our ability to respond in constructive and […]