We are 58% there to our goal of having 100 Young-Adult-Led Worship Services about Climate Justice!
1. Tim DeChristopher and Murtaza Nek preached “Raucous but Reverent” at the People’s Climate March in New York City on September 23, 2014. James Ploeser was worship leader. ---https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VH-kBSKeNso 2. Julian Sharp preached at St. John in the Mountains Episcopal Church in Stowe, VT on April 12, 2015. 3. Tim DeChristopher preached at Old Cambridge Baptist Church in Cambridge, MA on April 12, 2015. 4. Elizabeth Mount preached in Greeley, CO on April 12, 2015. 5. Rev. Jennifer Channin preached at the Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego, CA on April 12, 2015 ---https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bp13WBgPuXU 6. Matthew McHale preached at First UU Church in Oakland, CA on April 19, 2015. Matthew's sermon can be found in the UUMFE Earth Sunday resource packet:http://uuministryforearth.org/earth-sunday-resources 7. Kenny Wiley preached at Prairie UU Church in Parker, CO on April 19, 2015. 8. Tim DeChristopher preached at First Church Boston, MA on April 19, 2015---http://www.firstchurchboston.org/media/earth-day-celebration 9. Rev. Heather Concannon preached at the Unitarian Universalist Area Church at First Parish, Sherborn, MA on April 26, 2015 . You can download and read a copy of Rev. Concannon's sermon by clickinghere. 10. Asha Philar preached at the First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa, Canada on June 6, 2015. You can listen to it here:http://ow.ly/T0rMk 11. Matthew McHale preached his sermon "Shifting Energy: From Fossil Fuels to Climate Action" at Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo, CA on June 21, 2015. 12. Kevin Mann and Mathew McHale preached at the UUA General Assembly in Portland, OR on June 27, 2015. Jennifer Nordstrom was the worship leader, and the service was a workshop hosted by the UU Young Adults for Climate Justice. Other relevant leadership from young adults: Music Director: Jen Hayman Worship Music Leader: Dave Ruffin Soloist: Rev. Sofia Betancourt Singers: Amanda Weatherspoon, Rev. Abbey Tennis, Jim Lewis, Anne Scott, Lisa Randall, Cledwyn Jones Piano: Jen Hayman Percussion: Rev. Leon Dunkley 13. Curtis Murphy delivered a sermon titled "On Civil Disobedience" in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on August 16, 2015. 14. Matthew McHale and Emmalinda MacLean delivered a worship at the PSWD Young Adult Camp, Camp de Benneville Pines, CA on September 5, 2015 15. Ariel Aaronson-Eves delivered a sermon titled "Mark 8:27-38 and Climate Justice" at the St. John's Episcopal Church in Great Bend, KS on September 13, 2015. You can read her sermonhere. 16. Aly Tharp delivered a sermon titled "Discovering Climate Justice" at the Arlington Unitarian Universalist Church in Arlington, TX on October 11, 2015. 17 & 18. Aly Tharp delivered a sermon for two services titled "Discovering Climate Justice" at Westside Unitarian Universalist Church in Ft. Worth, TX on October 18, 2015. 19. Evan Seitz delivered a sermon at First Parish in Needham, MA on October 25, 2015. 20. Amelia Diehl, and Beloit College's UU campus ministry presented at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Rockford, IL, for "Wonderful Wednesdays", on October 28, 2015. 21. Ariel Aaronson-Eves delivered a sermon at Pairie Unitarian Universalist Church in Hutchinson, KS on November 8, 2015. 22. Em Dumond delivered a sermon at the Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo, CA congregation on November 15, 2015. 23. Aly Tharp delivered a sermon at Red River UU Church in Denison, TX on November 15, 2015. 24. Aly Tharp delivered a sermon at Pathways UU Church in Hurst, TX on November 29, 2015. 25. Steve Sturdivant delivered a sermon at Horizon UU Church in Carrollton, TX on November 29, 2015. 26. Rev. Matthew McHale delivered a sermon called "Shifting Energy: From Fossil Fuels to Climate Action" at Berkeley Fellowship of UUs, Berkeley, CA on December 6, 2015. 27. Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom preached about climate justice at Third Unitarian Church in Chicago, IL on December 13, 2015. 28. Montana Steele delivered a sermon at San Gabriel UU Fellowship in Georgetown, TX on January 3, 2016. 29. Aly Tharp delivered a sermon titled "No War, No Warming" at the North Texas UU Congregations Award Luncheon in Dallas, TX on January 23, 2016. 30. Chance Whitby delivered a sermon about Commit2Respond at Open Circle Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Fond du Lac, WI on January 24, 2016 31. Tim DeChristopher delivered a sermon titled "Facing Fear, Confronting Change" for the Sunday Soul web-cast sermon, with the Church of the Larger Fellowship and the First Unitarian Church of Portland, OR on March 6, 2016. 32. Ariel Aaronson-Eves delivered a sermon at Prairie UU Fellowship in Hutchinson, KS on March 13, 2016. 33. Elizabeth Mount delivered a sermon at the UU Church of Bolder, CO on March 13, 2016. 34. Elizabeth Mount delivered a sermon at the Castle Rock UU Community, CO on March 20, 2016. 35. Evan Seitz delivered a sermon at the UU Church of Marlborough and Hudson, MA on April 3, 2016. 36. Amanda Weatherspoon delivered a sermon at the UU Church of Palo Alto, CA on April 10, 2016. 37. Ethan Bodnaruk preached at the First UU Society of Syracuse, NY on April 17, 2016 38. Christopher Watkins Lamb delivered a sermon titled "Have Your Earth and Eat it Too" at UU Church of Greeley, CO on April 17, 2016 39. Elizabeth Nguyen delivered a homily at a#StopSpectra rally in West Roxbury, MA on April 23, 2016. 40. Aly Tharp delivered a sermon titled "Commit2Respond for Climate Justice" at the UU Fellowship of Tyler, TX on April 24, 2016. 41. Elizabeth Nguyen delivered a homily at the First Parish Cohasset, MA on April 24, 2016. 42. Zarna delivered a service titled “Obedience to Oppression = Climate Injustice” at the Westside UU Church in Seattle, WA on April 24, 2016. -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=di9dUqAZ1OU&index=8&list=PLSzV7C3Xb3YGVRUyUdaUIgtOXLleorkhc 43. Rev. Matthew McHale delivered a sermon titled “A Religious Community for These Times” at Emerson UU Church, Canoga Park, CA on April 26, 2016. 44. Arielle Canning, Asha Phillar and Aly Tharp delivered a YA worship at the Canadian Unitarian Council Annual General Meeting Young Adult Mini-Con in Vancouver, B.C. on May 23, 2016. 45. Emma Finkle delivered a sermon at the UU Church of Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem, PA on June 26, 2016 46. Ariel Aaronson-Eves delivered a variation of her sermon titled "You Are What You Eat" at Central Unitarian Church in Paramus, NJ on June 26, 2016. 47. Ariel Aaronson-Eves delivered a variation of her sermon titled "You Are What You Eat" at Morristown Unitarian Fellowship in Morristown, NJ on July 3, 2016. 48. Ariel Aaronson-Eves delivered a variation of her sermon titled "You Are What You Eat" at South Church, Portsmouth, NH on July 3, 2016. 49. Chowgene Koay delivered a sermon at the Arlington UU Church, Arlington, TX on October 16, 2016. 50. Aly Tharp delivered a sermon at Red River UU Church in Denison, TX on October 16, 2016. 51. Chowgene Koay spoke at the Pathways UU Church, Hurst, TX on November 5, 2016. 52. Aly Tharp preached "Unitarian Universalists Commit to Respond for Climate Justice" atUnitarian Universalists of the Big Bend in Alpine, TX on February 5, 2017. 53. Elizabeth Mount gave a webinar sermon, "Growing from our Grounding" from Denver, CO on February 6, 2017. 54. Amelia Diehl hosted a web worship for World Water Day from Beloit, WI on March 22, 2017. 55. Five UUs participated in a forest walking meditation in Washington, D.C. on April 27, 2017. 56. Amelia Diehl and Clare Lanaghan, with Nancy Combs-Morgan and Rev. Ashley Horan, co-led a creative collaborative worship at UUA Mid-America Regional Assembly in Oak Park, IL on April 29, 2017. 57. Amelia Diehl gave a reflection titled "Moving Toward Climate Justice" as part of an Earth Day service to the Atonement Lutheran Church in Beloit, WI on April 30, 2017. 58. Aly Tharp preached "A Vision for Climate Justice" at Community UU Church of Plano, Texas on September 24, 2017. 59. Dr. Isabel Call gave the sermon "Imagining abundance into being" to the North Idaho Unitarian Universalist Church on December 9, 2018. Read it here.