Speaker: Joseph Bednarik

Joseph Bednarik is the Co-Publisher of Copper Canyon Press, a
nonprofit publisher dedicated to poetry. He studied philosophy at
Haverford College and speaks regularly at UU congregations throughout
the Puget Sound region.

Deadline or Due Date? – Video and References

Worship Leader: Mavis Cauffman
Story: Sandy Welch

The great American writer Mark Twain once said, “The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter—it’s the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.” Choosing “right words” can also be a … read more.

Nina Simone’s Gum – Video

Joseph Bednarik, Guest Speaker

Mavis Cauffman, Worship Leader

When asked to submit an artifact for an exhibit called “Stranger Than Kindness,” musician Warren Ellis offered a piece of gum once chewed by Nina Simone. Ellis had taken the gum off Simone’s piano after a 1999 concert, wrapped … read more.

Second Best Time – Video

Guest Speaker Joseph Bednarik with Ruth Richards.

Image by Matthias Boeckel on Pixabay.

The proverb goes like this: “The best time to plant a tree was twenty years ago. The second best time is today.” This sermon explores our ever-present second best time, and the lives … read more.

Principle Connections (Video)

Image by Chris Montgomery on Unsplash.

With Mavis Cauffman and Sandy Welch.

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During this intense period of multiple crises, numerous pressures have been testing the integrity of our social and spiritual connections. This sermon considers our many … read more.

They Saw Two Heads! – Video

Photo by Wesa Anderson.

With Mavis Cauffman, Worship Leader.

On this Mother’s Day Sunday, we will travel to the farthest reaches of the bell curve to explore one of the most sublime and powerful forces in the Universe:  Mother Love.  We will look beyond the commercialization and … read more.

Yes and How – Video

Image by My Life Through a Lens on Unsplash.

Worship Leader Jane Hayes with Effie Brown and Tim Mack. Special Musician, Jeannette d’Armand.

You would be hard-pressed to find shorter words in the English language than yes, and, how. Yet these teensy-weensy words are chock-full of power … read more.