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Beyond Light Bulbs: Covenant and Collective Action (5/26/13)

29:14 – Selections from The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair’s Sunday Worship Service by Matt Meyer.

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THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

“The sky and the stars make music to you. The sun and the moon praise you. The gods exalt you, the goddesses sing to you.”
–Inscription on the Temple of Hathor in Dendera, Egypt (2nd Century BC)

PRAYER & MEDITATION

READING
From Rev. Dr. Mark Morrison-Reed and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

SERMON
“Beyond Light Bulbs: Covenant and Collective Action”
Matt Meyer

CLOSING WORDS

Liturgist: Charles Loflin

TODAY’S SERVICE IS BEING LED BY MATT MEYER.

Matt Meyer is a lifelong Unitarian Universalist who has lead music and worship for hundreds of congregations across the country.  He is a graduate of the Berklee College of music and has studied drumming in Cuba, Ghana, and Central America.  Matt also serves on the UU Association’s Council for Cross-Cultural Engagement and is active with the UU Musician’s Network.   He is also a founding resident of the Lucy Stone Cooperative, an intentional community grounded in the values and tradition of UUism.

Please note: All sermons are copyrighted by the author.

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About The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair is welcoming of all seekers after truth, beauty, justice and compassion cherishing their diversity of race, gender, sexual identity and orientation, religious background and perspective on life. We are a liberal religious community seeking transformation in our hearts, our homes, our community and our world. We come together to * Create a spiritual community that nurtures and inspires us as we search for meaning in our lives. * Reach out and welcome all who wish to be part of our community because diversity of race, culture, sexual orientation, and economic background enriches us all. * Guide and challenge our children in their lifelong journey of discovery and spiritual growth. * Explore religious and cultural traditions so that we may honor our differences and our common ground. * Take responsibility for helping to solve the problems of our community. * Promote social and economic justice, furthering our work to dismantle racism, homophobia, and all forms of oppression. * Celebrate artistic creation as a spiritual element of life. * Respect the beauty and mystery of nature by actively preserving our environment. * Invest our personal resources to build and sustain this community of aspiration. * Act together to keep this covenant alive. We are Unitarian Universalists, building upon our heritage as advocates for the rights and dignity of all. Our spiritual leaders are Rev. Anya Sammler-Michael and Rev. Scott Sammler-Michael, Co-Senior Ministers.

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