Towards a Thriving Future

“Towards a Thriving Future” Rev Brian J. Kiely A sermon for the Western Regional Fall Gathering, Edmonton, AB  October 20, 2019 31 years ago when I was ordained, church was…

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The Future is Nigh!

a sermon by Rev. Brian J. Kiely October 27,2019 Our theme for this month, borrowed from last weekend’s Western regional Fall Gathering, has been Towards a Thriving Future.  Now, for…

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Yin and Yang

Unitarian Church of Edmonton, September 22, 2019. A person is born gentle and weak. At death the person is hard and stiff Green plants are tender and filled with sap.…

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Upon This Rock

A sermon marking the commissioning of the Board of Trustees- Rev. Brian J. Kiely Unitarian Church of Edmonton, September 15, 2019 And I tell you, you are Peter, and on…

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Our Unitarian Ground

“On Unitarian Ground” a sermon by Rev. Brian J. Kiely Unitarian Church of Edmonton, September 8, 2019 Responsive Reading Reflection on the Seven Principles By Michael E. Sallwasser (abridged) We,…

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Finding Our Ground

a sermon by Rev. Brian J. Kiely September 1, 2019  Unitarian Church of Edmonton This week our home has been, in the word of one of our teen daughters, “angsty”.…

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Evolving Nation

a sermon by Rev. Brian J. Kiely March 31, 2019 I have this very fond memory of childhood.  My dad and I would go to the grocery store and come…

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Journey to This Land

A sermon by Rev. Brian J. Kiely Unitarian Church of Edmonton, March 17th, 2019 Every one of us is from immigrant stock.  Even First Nations ancestors trekked here from somewhere…

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Buddhism II: Spreading the Lotus

Metta Karuna Prayer   O Amida, Oneness of Life and Light, Entrusting in your Great Compassion, May you shed the foolishness in myself, Transforming me into a conduit of Love.…

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Buddhism I: The Man Who Became a God

Let us cultivate boundless goodwill. Let none deceive another or despise any being in any state. Let none in anger or ill-will wish another harm Even as a mother watches…

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