Sermon audio can be found on each service’s page (select the service title below), followed by a video of the full service if available (starting April 12, 2020). If you want an audio recording for a Sunday service beyond just the sermon, please send an email to audio-recordings@uucpa.org and specify the date of the service recording you want.

Guns: The Real Story

Since the devastation in Newtown, Connecticut, almost ten years ago, the gun lobby has gone all out to convince us that the way to curtail gun violence is to have plenty of “good guys with guns.” Amy’s family knows from bitter experience that this is … read more.

Why Forgive?

Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto Sermons and Reflections
Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto Sermons and Reflections
Why Forgive?
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Why would you want to forgive someone who wronged you?  Even if you wanted to forgive them, how would you go about doing so?  During this service, we’ll consider what forgiveness is (and isn’t), why we might want to forgive (ourselves and others), and how … read more.

Teaching Our Children to Fall

Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto Sermons and Reflections
Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto Sermons and Reflections
Teaching Our Children to Fall
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As we celebrate both Father’s Day and Freedom, we turn our attention to the gifts that those of us who parent and share in the lives of parents, hardly ever cease to enjoy: the children we help to nurture. While all of us, no doubt, … read more.

The Ultimate Gift