Category Archives: Sermons – Text

Blessing of the Animals Sermon (text)

“The Blessing of the Animals” Rev. Bob Janis-Dillon The First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County May 25, 2014 I want to begin with what has to one of the most obvious statement of faith anyone has ever made: I … Continue reading

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Easter sermon (audio and text)

“And they walked with Him and talked with Him” Rev. Bob Janis-Dillon First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County 4/20/2014 You don’t know what it was you were looking for on that beautiful spring day. You told yourself, if nothing … Continue reading

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Passover Sermon (audio & text)

Here is my sermon for the Sunday during Passover (also Palm Sunday), titled   Living a Visionary Life Series “Right Relationship #5: The Quest for Freedom” Rev. Bob Janis-Dillon The First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County April 13, 2014 … Continue reading

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Stewardship Sermon: “The Math of Potlucks”

NOTE: I learned, after I wrote this sermon, that a few extremely generous people who raised their pledge during our Stewardship Sunday, and gave more than they already had decided they would. I want you to know this is the greatest, … Continue reading

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“Keeping Score” sermon

Living a Visionary Life- Right Relationship #4 “Keeping Score” sermon by Rev. Bob Janis-Dillon First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County March 23, 2014 Chalice Lighting: “Try to live your life in such a way that others live theirs better.”- … Continue reading

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“All Our Relations” sermon

“All Our Relations” Rev. Bob Janis-Dillon                                                              Sermon delivered at the … Continue reading

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Gratitude Sermon

“Grounded in Gratitude” Rev. Bob Janis-Dillon First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County November 24, 2013   To recap: we are on a spinning ball, in the middle of space, surrounded by fiery stars and humongous rocks and millions of … Continue reading

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Sermon on Moderation (text and audio)

(preceded by a few beautiful bars of music from Matt Gordeuk)   “Moderation: A Little of What You Like” Rev. Bob Janis-Dillon First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County 11/17/2013     The journey to see the Oracle at Delphi, … Continue reading

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Sermon for All Souls Day (audio and text)

  “All Souls Day” Rev. Bob Janis-Dillon First Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Hunterdon County 11/3/2013 “The are not gone who pass beyond the clasp of hand, out from the stone embrace. They are but come so close we need not … Continue reading

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Halloween Transformation Sermon (audio and text)

A sermon for Halloween: “Trying on a New Face”. Fiction: any resemblance to persons, living or dead, is purely coincidental. Happy Halloween! (First 5 minutes is a gorgeous original musical meditation by Andy von Aulock) “Transformation: Trying on a New … Continue reading

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