This contains updates and information about the UU Young Adults for Climate Justice's 100 Climate Justice Worship Services campaign.
We are 45% there to our goal of having 100 Young-Adult-Led Worship Services about Climate Justice!
Note: the Successful Services page on the UUYACJ website is updated more frequently than this page.
On this interactive map, upcoming worship events are marked in pink, and past events are marked in green. You can click on the markers to find out more information about events in locations of interest to you!
Please email UUYACJ@gmail.com if you would like to schedule a sermon or add one to the map!
- 1. Julian Sharp preached on April 12, 2015 at St. John in the Mountains Episcopal Church, Stowe, VT
- 2. Tim DeChristopher preached on April 12, 2015 at Old Cambridge Baptist Church, Cambridge, MA
- 3. Elizabeth Mount preached on April 12, 2015 in Greeley, Colorado
- 4.Rev. Jennifer Channin preached on April 12, 2015 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego, CA --- https://www.youtube.com/watch?
- 5. Matthew McHale preached on April 19, 2015 at First UU Church Oakland. Matthew's sermon can be found in the UUMFE Earth Sunday resource packet: http://uuministryforearth.org/earth-sunday-resources
- 6. Kenny Wiley preached on April 19, 2015 at Prairie UU Church, Parker, CO
- 7. Tim DeChristopher preached on April 19, 2015 at First Church Boston, MA --- http://www.firstchurchboston.org/media/earth-day-celebration
- 8. Rev. Heather Concannon preached on April 26, 2015 at the Unitarian Universalist Area Church at First Parish, Sherborn, MA. You can download and read a copy of Rev. Concannon's sermon by clicking here.
- 9. Asha Philar preached on June 6, 2015 at the First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa, Canada. You can listen to it here: http://ow.ly/T0rMk
- 10. Matthew McHale preached his sermon "Shifting Energy: From Fossil Fuels to Climate Action" on June 21, 2015 at Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo, CA
- 11.Kevin Mann and Mathew McHale preached on June 27, 2015 at the UUA General Assembly in Portland, OR. 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
- 12. Curtis Murphy delivered a sermon titled "On Civil Disobedience" on August 16, 2015, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- 13. Matthew McHale and Emmalinda MacLean delivered a worship on September 5, 2015 at the PSWD Young Adult Camp, Camp de Benneville Pines, CA
- 14. Ariel Aaronson-Eves delivered a sermon on September 13th, 2015, titled "Mark 8:27-38 and Climate Justice" at the St. John's Episcopal Church in Great Bend, Kansas. You can read her sermon here.
- 15. Aly Tharp delivered a sermon titled "Discovering Climate Justice" on October 11th at the Arlington Unitarian Universalist Church in Arlington, TX
- 16 & 17. Aly Tharp delivered a sermon for two services on October 18th, 2015, titled "Discovering Climate Justice" at Westside Unitarian Universalist Church in Ft. Worth, TX
- 18. Evan Seitz delivered a sermon on October 25th, 2015, at First Parish in Needham, Massachusets
- 19. Amelia Diehl, and Beloit College's UU campus ministry presented at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Rockford, IL, for "Wonderful Wednesdays", October 28th, 2015
- 20. Ariel Aaronson-Eves delivered a sermon November 8th at Pairie Unitarian Universalist Church in Hutchinson, KS
- 21. Em Dumond delivered a sermon on November 15th, at the Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo, CA congregation
- 22. Aly Tharp delivered a sermon at Red River UU Church in Denison, TX, November 15th, 2015
- 23. Aly Tharp delivered a sermon at Pathways UU Church in Hurst, TX, November 29th, 2015
- 24. Steve Sturdivant delivered a sermon at Horizon UU Church in Carrollton, TX, November 29th, 2015
- 25. Rev. Matthew McHale delivered a sermon called "Shifting Energy: From Fossil Fuels to Climate Action" on December 6, 2015, at Berkeley Fellowship of UUs, Berkeley, CA
- 26. Montana Steele delivered a sermon at San Gabriel UU Fellowship in Georgetown, TX, January 3rd, 2016
- 27. Aly Tharp delivered a sermon titled "No War, No Warming" at the North Texas UU Congregations Award Luncheon in Dallas, TX, January 23rd, 2016
- 28. Chance Whitby delivered a sermon about Commit2Respond at Open Circle Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Fond du Lac, WI, January 24th, 2016
- 29. 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, March 6, 2016
- 30. Ariel Aaronson-Eves delivered a sermon at Prairie UU Fellowship in Hutchinson, KS, March 13th, 2016
- 31. Elizabeth Mount delivered a sermon at the UU Church of Bolder, CO, March 13th, 2016
- 32. Elizabeth Mount delivered a sermon at the Castle Rock UU Community, CO, March 20, 2016
33. Evan Seitz delivered a sermon at the UU Church of Marlborough and Hudson, MA, April 3, 2016
34. Amanda Weatherspoon delivered a sermon at the UU Church of Palo Alto, CA, April 10, 2016
35. Ethan Bodnaruk preached at the First UU Society of Syracuse, on April 17, 2015
36. Christopher Watkins Lamb delivered a sermon titled "Have Your Earth and Eat it Too" at UU Church of Greeley, CO, April 17, 2016
37. Elizabeth Nguyen delivered a homily at a #StopSpectra rally in West Roxbury, MA, April 23, 2016
38. Aly Tharp delivered a sermon titled "Commit2Respond for Climate Justice" at the UU Fellowship of Tyler, TX, April 24, 2016
39. Elizabeth Nguyen delivered a homily at the First Parish Cohasset, MA, April 24, 2016
40. Rev. Matthew McHale delivered a sermon titled “A Religious Community for These Times” at Emerson UU Church, Canoga Park, CA
41. 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., May 23, 2016,
42. Emma Finkle delivered a sermon at the UU Church of Lehigh Valley,
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