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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Poetry – A Celebration of Authenticity- July 31, 2016

- no title specified Poetry – A Celebration of Authenticity- July 31, 2016    WELCOME   PRELUDE/SILENT CANDLES   Music - Beethoven              OPENING WORDS/LIGHTING THE CHALICE The element of fire represents passion, veracity, authenticity, and vitality. If the…

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Morris Simons: Piano Man

By Audrey Brooks (Audrey interviewed Morris while accompanying him on his last cruise, to Hawaii, in October 2010. He died shortly after returning, on Nov. 16.)  Sunday, Oct. 3 “I…

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Cultural Competence

Rev. Brian J. Kiely: In February I got to spend some time with Weidlidi Speck, a First Nations educator in B.C. He will also be a speaker at our CUC…

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Truth and Reconciliation

Last year the Truth and Reconciliation Commission ended its cross Canada travels here in Edmonton. All who attended even a portion of the hearings were moved by the power of…

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Heart Attack

A sermon on Domestic Violence  Rev. Brian J. Kiely Unitarian Church of Edmonton November 23, 2014 The reading was entitled 7 Sobering Stats About Violence Against Women by George Stormboulopoulos…

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For Others

Rev. Brian J. Kiely,  Sunday, September 29, 2013 On Thursday, my daughters and most school children in the country participated in activities surrounding the Terry Fox National School Day Run. …

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Why I Am A Unitarian

By Rev. Brian J. Kiely  September 15,2013 This is the second sermon in a two part series exploring Unitarianism for newcomers. Reading: I asked people on the UCE Facebook page to…

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The Fine Print

By Rev. Brian J. Kiely, September 8, 2013 This is the first of a two part series on Unitarianism for newcomers.  The second is entitled "Why I Am a Unitarian"…

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Remembrance Day 2012

Remembrance Day, November 11, 2012  A sermon by Rev. Brian J. Kiely                 Unitarian Church of Edmonton.  Part One This service is born out of my confusion, my mixed emotions and…

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