Sermons by Rev. Sian Wiltshire (Page 12)

Sermons by Rev. Sian Wiltshire (Page 12)

Redemption

My father was a passionate environmentalist and a smoker from the age of 14. How did he reconcile these contradictions in his life? How do we all face those parts of ourselves we don’t like, but can’t seem to get rid of?

Omelas

What would you be willing to suffer or to give up, in order to live in paradise? Some people are willing to have others suffer so that they can live in paradise. Others give up wealth and power to help others. Each of us may have to make that choice in our lives.

Throwing the First Stone

Rev. Sian addresses the issues around the continuing conflict between Israel and Palestine from a historic perspective and the admonition of casting the first stone being left to those without any sins. This was a sermon requested by the winner from the Fall OCUUC Auction.

The Spark of Creation

Billions of years ago, our universe was formed. What was that all about? How did it happen? And why should we care today? Hear what the beginning of time can tell us about ourselves.

Inspiration

Where do you get your inspiration from? Is it something that comes from inside of you or outside of you? Rev. Sian explores the theology of inspiration and perhaps will inspire you!

Losing God… To Find God

Do you still believe the God of your childhood? How has it changed? Rev. Sian explores the different ways we understand the Holy, even if you don’t believe in it.

Ethics

What is your personal ethical statement? Hear our fabulous youth give you their own personal ethical statements. Rev. Sian with OCUUC Youth Group.