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We invite you to join us on the journey…

Welcome!  We are so glad that you have found the website for the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Andover, which we affectionately call the UUCiA.  The tagline of this congregation is “A Liberal Religious Voice in the Merrimack Valley since 1847”.  We would

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Sermons archive: Listen to our podcast

Click here to see a list of sermons available in audio form.  If you would like a transcript of a sermon, please email Lara.

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Phone Bank and Postcards for Principles (PPP)!

Phone Bank and Postcards for Principles (PPP), Friday, January 26, 7pm: Put your Faith in Action! Be sure to bring your cell phone! We will have a list of folks you can call about various issues related to your UU

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Sermon [audio]: ‘Better Angels, Brighter Stars (Christmas Eve 2016)’

The following homily was delivered on Christmas Eve, December 24, 2016 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Andover by the Rev. Lara Hoke. The title of the homily is: “Better Angels, Brighter Stars.” Our sermon podcasts are made possible thanks

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Sermon with visuals: “Sacred Struggle: Reporting back from Standing Rock”

The following reflection was delivered on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Andover by the Rev. Lara Hoke. The title of the reflection is: “Sacred Struggle: Reporting Back from Standing Rock.” Rev. Hoke reports back from

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Sermon [audio]: “SIX, Lies, and Videotape: What I Have Learned from ‘Deflategate’”

“SIX, Lies, and Videotape: What I Have Learned from ‘Deflategate’” was delivered on Sunday, February 1, 2015 (“Super Bowl Sunday”) at the UUCiA by Rev. Lara Hoke. Our sermon podcasts are made possible thanks to the support and vision of

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Earned Sick Time is a moral issue

This coming Tuesday, November 4, is Election Day. Please, please vote! I cannot tell you what candidates to support, but I can encourage you to vote “yes” or “no” on various ballot initiatives. I strongly encourage you to vote Yes

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Sermon [audio]: ‘Spiritual Spring Cleaning’

“Spiritual Spring Cleaning” was delivered on Sunday, June 15, 2014 at the UUCiA by Rev. Lara Hoke. Our sermon podcasts are made possible thanks to the support and vision of Susan Stott, long-time member of  UUCiA member. The UUCiA podcast sermons can

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Sermon [audio]: ‘Sufism: To Be Intoxicated with Life, Love, and God’

“Sufism: To Be Intoxicated with Life, Love, and God” was delivered on Sunday, March 2, 2014 at the UUCiA by Rev. Lara Hoke. Our sermon podcasts are made possible thanks to the support and vision of Susan Stott, long-time member of  UUCiA

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Sermon [audio]: ‘Beautiful Losers’

“Beautiful Losers” was delivered on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at the UUCiA by Rev. Lara Hoke. Our sermon podcasts are made possible thanks to the support and vision of Susan Stott, long-time member of  UUCiA member. The UUCiA podcast sermons can be

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