Monthly Archives: December 2010

To Resolve or Not to Resolve

So, I’m working on my sermon for Sunday.  The theme, New Years.  Sometimes the schedule works so that I use this theme before New Year’s Day.   This year, we will be 35 whole hours into the new year before the … Continue reading

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We Needn’t Fear the Darkness

We Needn’t Fear the Darkness Rev. Kathy Schmitz, Solstice 2010 First Unitarian Church of Orlando, FL We rail against the darkness, light our fires, dance and shout. And yet… We needn’t fear the darkness. It has its own purpose. It … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Planning

Once upon a time, a member of a congregation I was serving asked me “Why did you have to talk about Jesus in the service?”  I replied that if we were going to have Christmas Eve services, I thought it … Continue reading

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A Small World

When I received the call to First Unitarian, some people who knew me said things like “Well of course you would end up in Orlando.”  Last Sunday, I finally explained the reason for this to the congregation.  (Audio and text … Continue reading

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Well, I’m disappointed that I have already missed my goal of at least one post per week.  A little illness and a trip out of town are the culprits.  The wonderful thing is that there is, as is most often … Continue reading

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