Podcasts

Sermon Podcasts

Click the links below to hear podcasts of sermons recorded at BRUU. You may also subscribe to our podcast feed at http://www.bruu.org/?feed=podcast

2017
Abundant Love By Rev. Madelyn Campbell (March 5, 2017)
Conflict in the World By Rev. Madelyn Campbell (February 26, 2017)
You Always Hurt the One You Love By Rev. Madelyn Campbell (February 19, 2017)
Why Can’t You Kids Get Along By Rev. Madelyn Campbell (February 5, 2017)
What Are We Saying By Rev. Madelyn Campbell (January 29, 2017)
Service, Sacrifice & Deep Listening By Guest Minister Rev. Scott Sammler-Michael (January 22, 2017)
What Did You Say By Rev. Madelyn Campbell (January 15, 2017)
The Language of Gifts By Rev. Madelyn Campbell (January 1, 2017)

2016
Rejoice in Love By Rev. Madelyn Campbell (December 11, 2016)
Giving Thanks in All Things By Rev. Madelyn Campbell (November 27, 2016)
Honor and Duty By Rev. Madelyn Campbell (November 13, 2016)
Holy Contracts By Rev. Madelyn Campbell (November 6, 2016)
The Dance We Do Together By Rev. Madelyn Campbell (October 16, 2016)
No recording is available for October 9, 2016 due to technical difficulties.
Who’s Got Your Back By Rev. Madelyn Campbell (October 2, 2016)
The Times They Are A-Changin By Rev. Madelyn Campbell (September 25, 2016)
Learning to Change By Rev. Madelyn Campbell (September 18, 2016)
The Power of Water By Rev. Madelyn Campbell (September 11, 2016)
The Winds of Change By Rev. Madelyn Campbell (September 4, 2016)

Rev. Scott requested that only some of his sermons be left posted on this webpage.
Unfortunately, we do not have a recording for one of the sermons that Rev. Scott requested be
available by podcast.

Bring Many Names By Rev. Scott McNeill (March 6, 2016)
One Heart By Rev. Scott McNeill (February 7, 2016)

Live the Questions By Rev. Dr. Debra W. Haffner (February 21, 2016)

2015

Sermon on December 6, 2015 ( No recording available )
Wonderfully Wicked By Rev. Scott McNeill (November 22, 2015)
Their Eyes Were My Eyes By Rev. Scott McNeill (November 8, 2015)
The Constant Challenge of Love By Rev. Scott McNeill (October 4, 2015)
Swiping Right on Life: Making Connections by Taking Chances By Rev. Scott McNeill (August 23, 2015)
Parenting Parables By Rev. Scott McNeill (May 10, 2015)

Life Should Come With Hard Hats
By Rev. Scott McNeill (January 25, 2015)

2014

Embracing #FOMO and #YOLO” By Rev. Scott McNeill (October  25,2014)

Lessons Learned Along the Way” by Rev. Greg Ward (May 15, 2014)
Umbilical Cords and Apron Strings – The transient and Permanent of Religious Communities” by Rev. Greg Ward (May 25, 2014)
The Promise of Peace and the Presence of a Protector”” by Rev. Greg Ward (May 11, 2014)
Why the Right Gets it Wrong and the Left Just Don’t Get It”  by Rev. Greg Ward (May 4, 2014)
A Life Less Ordinary” by Rev. Greg Ward (April 13, 2014)
Enthusiasmos ” by Rev. Greg Ward (April 6, 2014)
Five Dollars is Five Dollars” by Rev. Greg Ward (March 23, 2014)
What Women Really Want” by Rev. Greg Ward (March 9, 2014)
Abolition in the New Millennium” by Rev. Greg Ward (February 23, 2014)
The Languages of Love – or – Falling in Love is Like Traveling to a Foreign Yak Farm” by Rev. Greg Ward (February 9, 2014)
Most Important and Dreaded Talk We Seldom Have” by Rev. Greg Ward (January 19, 2014)
“Strange Fruit” by Rev. Greg Ward (January 19, 2014)
“When Diversity is Tested” by Rev. Greg Ward (January 12, 2014)

2013

“The Gifts of Greatest Price” by Rev. Greg Ward (December 22, 2013)
“Holiday Wars” by Rev. Greg Ward (December 8, 2013)
“The Rope” by Rev. Greg Ward (November 24, 2013)
“Just Gotta Sing the Blues” by Rev. Greg Ward (November 17, 2013)
“Are You Saved” by Rev. Greg Ward (November 10, 2013)
“The Amazing Spider-Man and the Independent Web” by Rev. Greg Ward (November 3, 2013)
“Lean on Me” by Rev. Greg Ward (October 20, 2013)
“When Angels Meet Giants” by Rev. Greg Ward (October 13, 2013)
“The Unforgiven Feeling” by Rev. Greg Ward (September 15, 2013)
“Water Communion as a Spiritual Practice” by Rev. Greg Ward (September 8, 2013)
“Articulating Our Faith” by Rev. Greg Ward (August 25, 2013)
“Tent Making Ministries” by Rev. Greg Ward (August 18, 2013)
“Abraham and the Peach Seed Monkey” by Rev. Greg Ward (June 16, 2013)
“Eyes Wide Shut” by Rev. Greg Ward (May 26, 2013)
“The Rapture” by Rev. Greg Ward (May 5, 2013)
“A Religion Willing to Say Hell NO!” by Rev. Greg Ward (April 7, 2013)
“The Easter Exam” by Rev. Greg Ward (March 31, 2013)
“Cost of Reaching Promised Land” by Rev. Greg Ward (March 24, 2013)
“Belum” by Rev. Greg Ward (March 17, 2013)
“The Sky is Falling” by Rev. Greg Ward (March 3, 2013)
“The Myths and Realities of True Love” by Rev. Greg Ward (February 17, 2013)
”A Stroke of Insight” by Rev. Greg Ward (January 27, 2013)
“A Vision for the Creatively Maladjusted” by Rev. Greg Ward (January 20,2013)
“Trying On Power Until It Fits” by Rev. Greg Ward & Martin Trimble (January 13,2013)
“Now We Are Six” by Rev. Greg Ward & George Glady (January 6, 2013)  – Unfortunately did not record

2012
“A Star is Born”  by Rev. Greg Ward (December 23, 2012)
“The Straight Skinny on the Fat Man in Red” by Greg Ward (December 2, 2012)
“Gratitude Sketched in Yellow Crayon” by Rev. Greg Ward (November 18, 2012)
“Power vs. Force” by Rev. Greg Ward (November 11, 2012)
An Open Letter to the Next President of the United States by Rev. Greg Ward (November 4, 2012)
“Dragons, Spiders, Webs and Churches” by Rev. Greg Ward (October 28, 2012)
“Perfect Strangers” by Rev. Greg Ward (October 14, 2012)
“Y’all Come Back Now, Y’hear?” by Rev. Greg Ward (September 30, 2012)
“Oooooops!” by Rev. Greg Ward (September 23, 2012)
“Bird By Bird, Stone by Stone” by Rev. Greg Ward (September 16, 2012)
“Noah’s Dilemma” by Rev. Greg Ward (September 9, 2012)
“God of Our Understanding” by Rev. Greg Ward (August 19, 2012)
“To Provoke One Another”  by Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd (June 17, 2012)
“Compassion: Addressing the Immigrant Experience” by Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd and Joanne Tyrell (March 18, 2012)
The Sock Monkey Sermon” by Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd (March 11, 2012)
More than Words: Stewardship Sunday” by Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd (March 4, 2012)
A Seminarian in Haiti” by Andrew Mertz (February 26, 2012)
Our Mission: What We Take With Us,” by Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd (February 12, 2012)
Leap, and the Net Will Appear,” by Rev. Beth Lefever (January 29, 2012)
When Nobody Talks Back,” by Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd (January 22, 2012)
A Vision of Justice,” by Rev. Craig Roshaven (January 15, 2012)
The Foolish Genius,” by Rev. Nancy McDonald Ladd (January 8, 2012)

2011
Creative Nonviolence (December 11, 2011)
The Avon Ladies and the Unitarian Universalists (December 4, 2011)
Life Abundant (November 20, 2011)
Veterans Day – what we bear (November 13, 2011)
To Glorify or to Transform (September 25, 2011)
How Do You Treat Your Goats? (September 18, 2011)
Excavating Our Souls (August 14, 2011)
What Can We Learn From the Losers, Like Lord Cornwallis and Robert E. Lee? (July 3, 2011)
Anthology: The Year’s Themes Revisited (June 26, 2011)
50 years of Unitarian Universalism. Learn and Let Learn: Lessons from Flying Trapeze (June 19, 2011)
To Feel It In Our Bones (May 15, 2011)
Earth Our Mother (May 8, 2011)
Necessary Betrayal Judas And The Seeds Of Redemption (April 17, 2011)
Now Is The Time Stewardship Sunday (April 10, 2011)
Prayer (March 13, 2011)
The Sound Of One Hand Clapping (February 27, 2011)
The Love That Will Not Let You Go (February 20, 2011)
Laughter In Church (February 6, 2011)
Swing Low Sweet Chariot (January 16, 2011)
The Space Between The Stars (January 9, 2011)
Doubt (January 2, 2011)

2010
Out Of The Brokenness: The Beginning (January 3, 2010)
Love (February 14, 2010)
In Praise Of Offensive People (February 21, 2010)
Ready To Walk (March 7, 2010)
Evil (March 14, 2010)
Yearning For A Faraway Place (March 21, 2010)
How Sweet It Is (April 11, 2010)
Transformation (April 18, 2010)
The Ocean Is The Beginning (May 2, 2010)
Raising Unitarian Universalists (May 9, 2010)
The Beginning Of All Things (May 16, 2010)
Gratitude (June 20, 2010)
Troubled Legacy (June 27, 2010)
To Call Ourselves Beloved (August 15, 2010)
Ready For The Feast (September 5, 2010)
CreatingChange (September 19, 2010)
Inverse Power Of Praise (October 3, 2010)
Vigilance – The Dance Of Trust And Fear (October 24, 2010)
If You Meet The Buddha On The Road (November 7, 2010)
Truly Interfaith (November 14, 2010)
Entering The Mystery Of The Season (December 5, 2010)
Who Is This Child (December 12, 2010)

2009
Forgiveness (January 4, 2009)
Walk Don’t Walk (January 11, 2009)
Crossing Jordan (January 18, 2009)
Bargains We Make With Life (January 25, 2009)
The Paradox Of Desire (February 1, 2009)
Rise In Body Spirit (February 8, 2009)
Beyond Dog Heaven (February 15, 2009)
Echoes Of Faith (March 1, 2009)
A Living Prayer (March 29, 2009)
Religion Without Belief (July 12, 2009)
Spiritual Hunger (September 27, 2009)
And There Is The Sea (October 11, 2009)
Entrances And Exits (October 4, 2009)
Atonement (October 18 2009)
Formed Of Clay (November 1, 2009)
Covenant (November 8, 2009)
Emptiness (December 6, 2009)
Story Shaped (December 13, 2009)

2008
By Heart (January 27, 2008)
To Be Transformed (January 20, 2008)
Servant Leadership (February 3, 2008)
Sacred Spaciousness (February 10, 2008)
Mormonism An American Faith (February 17, 2008)
Religion In Civil Society (March 2, 2008)
Plain Old Ordinary Day (March 9, 2008)
Guilty As Charged (March 16, 2008)
Community Commitment And The 2004 RedSox (April 13, 2008)
Passing Over (April 20, 2008)
Prove All Things (May 4, 2008)
Hope Is The Thing With Feathers (May 11, 2008)
Exodus Faith In 2008 (May 25, 2008)
God Is A Crazy Shepherd (June 15, 2008)
Pluralism (June 22, 2008)
The Beauty Of Impermanence (July 6, 2008)
Promises (August 17, 2008)
Abandoning The Raft (August 31, 2008)
Spiritual Risk Taking, Series 1 – Faith (September 14, 2008)
Turning Toward The Light (September 28, 2008)
Devotion (October 5, 2008)
Wrestling The Angel (October 12, 2008)
Spiritual Risk Taking, Series 2 – Mercy (October 19, 2008)
Guest Presentation: Kalen Fristad (October 26, 2008)
Post Christian Presently Pluralistic (November 2, 2008)
Hunger In Our Midst (November 16, 2008)
Spiritual Risk Taking, Series 3 – Humility (November 23, 2008)
Spiritual Risk Taking, Series 4 – Truth Telling (December 7, 2008)
Anticipation (December 21, 2008)

2007
Sermon (January 7, 2007)
Creating The Kin Dom (January 28, 2007)
Remoteness Of The Promised Land (February 4, 2007)
Sermon (February 11, 2007)
Reaching Beyond The Aisle (March 11, 2007)
We Are The Gold (March 18, 2007)
Bloom Where You Are Planted (April 29, 2007)
Pilgrimage (May 5, 2007)
Thinking As Prayer (May 20, 2007)
Sacrifice (May 27, 2007)
Painting Lilies (June 17, 2007)
Like Family (August 12, 2007)
Another Look At Forgiveness (August 26, 2007)
Puritan Heritage (September 23, 2007)
Surprised By Joy (September 30, 2007)
A Buddhist Perspective On Suffering (October 7, 2007)
Association Sunday (October 14, 2007)
Great Awakening (November 4, 2007)
Finding Faith (November 18, 2007)
Rise Of Fundamentalism (December 2, 2007)