On 12/11/16, Doug Muder (who writes for UU World, etc.) delivered a fabulous sermon here at UUCPA on the winter solstice, the nature of hope in dark times, and why UU’s insist on congregating together.
He has now posted the sermon text online at his blog: http://freeandresponsible.
blogspot.com/2016/12/season- of-darkness-season-of-hope. html