Sunday Sermon Archive – 2012

This page contains our archived sermon recordings from 2012.

Sermons are listed in reverse chronological order. To listen, click the sermon title; to download, right-click the title and then choose the Download option from the drop-down menu. Remember: start listening with the volume lower, then increase it as needed.

To return to the main Sunday Sermon Library page, click here.

Dec. 16, 2012 – “It’s the End of the World As We Know It by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 21:30, size: 5.2 mb)

Dec. 9, 2012 – “Seasons of Life” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 14:18, size: 3.4 mb)

Dec. 2, 2012 – “Let There Be Light!” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 17:15, size: 4.1 mb)
Note: The sermon has four 10- to 20-second periods of silence after Rev. Nori rings a bell.

Nov. 25, 2012 – “Evolving Grace, Evolving Gratitude” by Rev. Michael Dowd
(length: 34:41, size: 8.3 mb)
Note: The sermon has a 15+ second period of near-silence, as Rev. Michael entertains a question.

Nov. 11, 2012 – “Hand to Hand, Heart to Heart” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 16:34, size: 4.0 mb)
Note: There is a 5+ second period of silence, to observe the end of WWI, during the sermon.

Nov. 4, 2012 – “All in Favor, Say Aye!” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 21:03, size: 5.1 mb)

Oct. 28, 2012 – “Bless the Beasts and the Children” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 16:16, size: 3.9 mb)

Oct. 21, 2012 – “Clueless but Committed” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 13:53, size: 3.3 mb)

Oct. 14, 2012 – “I Love You, You Love Me” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 14:12, size: 3.4 mb)

Sept. 30, 2012 – “Imagine” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 14:36, size: 3.5 mb)

Sept. 23, 2012 – “Mission I’m Possible” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 12:53, size: 3.1 mb)

Sept. 16, 2012 – “The Days of Awe” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 17:14, size: 4.1 mb)

Sept. 9, 2012 – “I’m Ready” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 11:25, size: 2.7 mb)

Aug. 19, 2012 – “A Chance to Engage” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 19:58, size: 4.8 mb)
Note: The covenant-signing ceremony has been omitted from this recording.

Aug. 12, 2012 – “Remembering Hiroshima & Nagasaki” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 25:34, size: 6.1 mb)

Aug. 5, 2012 – “Where Do You Feel Connected?” by Rev. Dr. Ellen Johnson-Fay
(length: 22:59, size: 5.5 mb)

July 29, 2012 – “Where Are We Going and Why Are We in This Handbasket?” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 18:31, size: 4.4 mb)
Note: There is a high-pitched hum in the background during some of the first 2 minutes.

July 1, 2012 – “From the Center of the Flames” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 34:13, size: 8.2 mb)

June 17, 2012 – “Summer Solstice – What We Can Learn” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 17:15, size: 4.1 mb)

June 10, 2012 – “The First 50 Years of Childhood Are the Hardest” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 19:29, size: 4.7 mb)

June 3, 2012 – “Joys and Concerns” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 13.25, size: 3.2 mb)

May 27, 2012 – “That’s the Spirit!” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 23:02, size: 5.5 mb)

May 6, 2012 – “Shame On You!” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 21:26, size: 5.1 mb)

Apr. 29, 2012 – “Life-Partners” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 15:47, size: 3.8 mb)

Apr. 22, 2012 – “Hope for a Sustainable, Equitable World” by All Souls GSAC
(length: 57:28, size: 13.8 mb)

Apr. 15, 2012 – “Rites of Passage” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 10:41, size: 2.6 mb)

Apr. 8, 2012 – “Easter Cantata” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 13:20, size: 3.2 mb)
Note: At 03:15, there is a 20-second reduction in volume. For safety, do not adjust your MP3 player’s volume.

Apr. 1, 2012 – “Temples of the Heart” by Gini Courter
(length: 23:38, size: 5.7 mb)

Mar. 25, 2012 – “My Winter ‘Vacation’” by Lew Phinney
(length: 25:50, size: 6.2 mb)

Mar. 18, 2012 – “Starlight, Starbright” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 19:53, size: 4.8 mb)

Mar. 11, 2012 – “Ch-Ch-Changes” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 20:03, size: 4.8 mb)

Mar. 4, 2012 – “Reflections” by All Souls Readers Theatre (Bob Armintor, Phyllis Barron, Peter Camp, Bonnie Phinney, Lew Phinney, and Sherry Toepfer)
(length: 35:27, size: 8.5 mb)

Feb. 26, 2012 – “It’s the Principle of the Matter” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 25:07, size: 6.0 mb)

Feb. 12, 2012 – “What’s Love Got to Do With It?” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 14:56, size: 3.6 mb)

Feb. 5, 2012 – “The Reasons for Reason” by Rev. Nathan Mesnikoff (Community Minister, High Plains Church UU)
(length: 26:15, size: 6.3 mb)

Jan. 29, 2012 – “Resilience” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 19:23, size: 4.7 mb)
Audio slideshow by Cate Terwilliger (MP4 file, length: 8:59)
Note: The audio slideshow is a large file; depending on your connection, it could take several minutes to load.

Jan. 22, 2012 – “The Beginning of Love” by Rev. Jan Christian (Sr. Minister, UU Church of Ventura, CA)
(length: 20:06, file size: 4.8 mb)

Jan. 15, 2012 – “Founder’s Day” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 16:54, file size: 4.1 mb)

Jan. 8, 2012 – “The Great Aha!” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 19:09, file size: 4.6 mb)

Jan. 1, 2012 – “Out with the Old! In with the New” by Rev. Dr. Nori Rost
(length: 20:26, file size: 4.9 mb)