Messages by Rev. Lee Paczulla (Page 2)

Messages by Rev. Lee Paczulla (Page 2)

The Most & The Biggest

Rev. Lee shares a message about how humans define their various ideas of “the most and the biggest” thing – that being god. She shares some interesting definitions of different theologies, and also tells a very funny story about what a college friend thought Unitarian Universalism was.

Wild & Precious Life 2023

Our annual Wild & Precious Life service, wherein we ask people in different decades of their lives to answer the question posed in Mary Oliver’s poem, The Summer Day, “What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”

A Higher Power

Rev. Lee talks a bit about a recent vacation she took where she encountered an unexpectedly comforting and intriguing roadside sign. She also takes some time to ponder all the different ways human beings have experienced and defined “god” over the years. Finally, she introduces us to the “Heaven Receptionist” videos on Tiktok.

Good Days

Rev. Lee begins her message by addressing the conflict happening in our world right now, and the many (and often invisible) ways it’s impacting all of us. Calling back to Rodney’s message last week, she acknowledges that we probably won’t be able to flip a switch and solve this, but we can keep putting good out in the world. She also introduces the congregation to the story of “Flamy Grant,” a queer, drag performer who writes worship music, and tells…

Who & What We’re For

In today’s message, Rev. Lee introduces the idea of getting “Off the Fence” and standing up for what we believe in. She points to the recent story of how the community came together to keep one another safe, while police searched our area for an escaped murderer. Sometimes, caring for your community can look as simple as a Wawa hoagie.

WellCome Back Sunday

Today, Rev. Lee talks a bit about our upcoming message series called “Off the Fence,” which highlights those moments where we need to take sides and stand up for your values. She also leads us in the Blessing of the Backpacks, as we send students of all ages on to another school year.