I am search of a contract or interim ministry position in Connecticut or NYC area, beginning in summer or autumn, 2023. Please contact the UUA Transitions Office to access my ministerial record. References are available upon request.
This page offers a selection of sermons, readings, published appearances and other materials to help prospective congregations get to know me better. Bit of an eclectic mix, but then I’m a bit of an eclectic minister. Any questions, please drop me a line. Thanks!
Since September 2021 I have been privileged to serve as contract minister at UU Congregation of the Catskills, in Kingston, NY. Check out the congregational Youtube page for examples of recent services:
In December 2022, I published my book of poems and stories, Heart-Treasure for the Mother of the World. Featuring Christmas and holiday poems, selections from the book have been read at worship services at over 25 congregations nationwide, and featured in the Inquirer Unitarian magazine in the U.K.
Check out my Medium page for sermons and articles, including:
A four-part sermon on the american crisis 2016-2020
A sermon on “how to be spiritual”
Poetry and prayers
An ode to moderation
A “choose your own spiritual adventure” spiritual game!
Article about our ministry in Warrington, UK
Here’s an article on welcoming Tibet’s Gaden Shartse monks to New Jersey. https://www.nj.com/hunterdon-county-democrat/2013/11/the_gaden_shartse_tibetan_monk.html
Sermon “Dayenu” – versions preached at various congregations in US & UK, here online during pandemic
Congregational “it gets better” video expressing support for those undergoing anti-LGBT hatred and bullying
Various writings and articles:
https://www.uua.org/worship/words/reading/among-syrian-refugees brief account of my time in Samos with refugees
https://www.uua.org/worship/words/poetry/let-artists-win a poem
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=494210870703524 video after congregational fast
https://www.hucklowsummerschool.co.uk/audio/ThemeTalk_BobJanisDillon_23August2019.mp3 audio from a talk on the Gospel of Mark and ecology