Rev. Liz Lerner Maclay

Creation

The great Jonathan Larson, creator of the Broadway musical Rent, put this wisdom in a line from the show: “The opposite of war is isn’t peace, it’s creation.” It’s such a rich insight. We’ll focus this Sunday on the idea of creation as our shared … read more.

Vocation is about Love

A Sermon by Rev. Liz Lerner Maclay
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Often when I’m researching a sermon I look all over for wisdom – magazines and journals, scripture, poetry, movies, music, Wikipedia (of course) and so forth.  When I was researching this morning’s topic, ‘vocation’ I was excited about … read more.

Blessing and the Space Between Us

We think of blessings as lofty, as religious, as formal; sometimes also as immediate, secular, and intimate – the blessing of a child, the blessing of a reprieve with a good medical result. But between the sublime and the mundane is another space and another … read more.

Beatitudes, Redux

Our service today turns on the beautiful musical composition Beatitudes by Arvo Pärt. In worship comprised of song and reflection, we’ll explore the Beatitudes, that central statement of Christian faith, and look at how it might fall to others – even Unitarian Universalists – to … read more.