Rev. Furrer preaches on the Transcendentalist Unitarian Henry David Thoreau and his legacy.
Speaker: Rev. Dr. Stephen H. Furrer
A Unitarian Universalist understanding of the death and resurrection symbolism found in the Easter story.
Rev. Furrer will take time this morning to preach on Passover and Palm Sunday.
A whimsical look at the scientific study to determine the world’s funniest joke. Holly House vote following worship.
Eric Lane Barnes has been Interim Music Director for over a year. The Personnel Committee and the Board of Trustees join with our Developmental Minister in formally installing him as ESUC’s third Director of Music. Special guests include Eric’s predecessor Bob Kechley and his colleague, … read more.
Eric Lane Barnes leads this service filled with joyful music! Send your favorite hymns (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Rev. Furrer preaches on what pursuing excellence here at ESUC would require of us going forward… and the manifold benefits it will generate for both our membership and the greater Bellevue community.
March 3, 2019
Mohandas Gandhi once made a list of
what he called The Seven … read more.
Rev. Furrer preaches on Taoism’s Middle Way. With notes on the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin twenty-five years ago, the poetry of Robert Frost and Jack Kerouac, and Aristotle’s Golden Mean.
“Restoring Balance in Religious, Civic, and Personal Life”
Restoring Balance in Personal,
Religious, and Civic … read more.
Rev. Furrer preaches on how not to commit suicide. On beating the mid-winter blues. Health and sanity in the midst of darkness and gloom.
“From Hopelessness to Hope”
February 17, 2019
of year can be depressing for some people. The avalanche of snow over the last
nine days … read more.
Rev. Furrer will be drawing several themes together in an effort to help members and friends draw together and move forward together as the congregation decides what you’re going to do about Holly House and how you’re going to celebrate that decision.
Our March Second Sunday … read more.
Unitarian Universalists’ promise and prospects for building beloved community in the days and months ahead. Notes on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement. Please note, the 11:00 a.m. service is a multigenerational service also focusing on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Have … read more.
During this multigenerational service we will hear stories about people now who are carrying on the legacy of Dr. King. We are all empowered to side with justice and love and the work of building Beloved Community.
New York Times article from May 2, 2013, … read more.
Dr. Furrer reflects on those moments and situations that usher in a whole new perspective; transformational beginnings in our lives and the lives of institutions.
January 13, 2019
When I was in seminary in Berkeley, quite fortuitously I
became student coordinator of a Nation Endowment for the Humanities … read more.
Definition: far-POTCH-ket (Yiddish): Something that is all fouled up, especially as a result of an attempt to fix it. [adjective]. Dr. Furrer preaching on how we sometimes make things worse by trying to improve them.
in our attempts to improve things, we just make matters … read more.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service with story, music, and song.