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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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Sermon [audio]: ‘Roots and Wings: The Inherited Past and Created Future of the UUCiA’

“Roots and Wings: The Inherited Past and Created Future of the UUCiA” was delivered on Sunday, January 12, 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

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Upcoming Events

Events are held at 6 Locke Street unless otherwise indicated. Questions? Is your event not listed? Please tell us! The deadline for newsletter submissions is Wednesdays at 6pm. See full calendar
  • May 4, 2018
    Pasta Pot Luck

    The Luisis provide the pasta; you bring salad, bread, beverage, dessert, we will gather at 6:30pm and start dinner…

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    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm6 Locke St.


  • May 6, 2018
    Sunday Service: TBD

    From the Sunday after Labor Day to the third Sunday in June, our worship services are held every Sunday…

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    10:30 am to 11:30 am6 Locke Street


  • May 10, 2018
    Board Of Directors

    Members and friends of the congregation are always welcome to attend Board meetings.

    Return to the UUCiA…

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    7:15 pm to 8:45 pm6 Locke Street


  • May 11, 2018
    pUUb Theology

    Come by at 6:30pm or later. We will gather in our sanctuary, transformed into a “pub” for the evening,…

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    6:30 pm to 9:30 pm6 Locke Street


  • May 11, 2018
    pUUb Theology

    Come by at 6:30pm or later. We will gather in our sanctuary, transformed into a “pub” for the evening,…

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    6:30 pm to 9:30 pm6 Locke Street


  • May 13, 2018
    Sunday Service: TBD

    From the Sunday after Labor Day to the third Sunday in June, our worship services are held every Sunday…

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    10:30 am to 11:30 am6 Locke Street


  • May 15, 2018
    Book Discussion Group

    The book group meets on the third Tuesday of the month at various homes. All are welcome to attend…

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    7:30 pm to 9:00 pmVarious Homes


  • May 19, 2018
    An Evening of Jazz and Blues

    Don’t miss the annual evening of jazz right here at the UUCiA! Jazz band “Day for Night” (featuring…

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    7:00 pm to 9:30 pm6 Locke Street


  • May 20, 2018
    Sunday Service: TBD

    From the Sunday after Labor Day to the third Sunday in June, our worship services are held every Sunday…

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    10:30 am to 11:30 am6 Locke Street


  • June 1, 2018
    Pasta Pot Luck

    The Luisis provide the pasta; you bring salad, bread, beverage, dessert, we will gather at 6:30pm and start dinner…

    More details

    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm6 Locke St.


  • June 3, 2018
    Sunday Service: TBD

    From the Sunday after Labor Day to the third Sunday in June, our worship services are held every Sunday…

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    10:30 am to 11:30 am6 Locke Street


  • June 8, 2018
    Cape Cod Retreat

    One of the UUCIA’s favorite traditions is the all ages annual retreat.

    Members and friends of…

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    12:00 am to 11:59 pmBrewster, MA, USA


  • June 8, 2018
    Cape Cod Retreat

    One of the UUCIA’s favorite traditions is the all ages annual retreat.

    Members and friends of…

    More details

    12:00 am to 11:59 pmBrewster, MA, USA