Sermons on Mental Health

  • Suicide a sermon by Roddy Biggs, delivered at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Falmouth, Massachusetts (October 4, 2020)
  • Principles a sermon by Rev. Barbara F Meyers Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Fremont, CA (September 1, 2019)
  • The Call, a sermon by Amanda Schuber, presented to Unitarian Universalist Church of Huntsville, Alabama (March 24, 2019) This sermon won the EqUUal Access Sermon Contest in 2019.
  • The Listening Post a sermon by Rev. Barbara F. Meyers Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Fremont, CA (November 26, 2017).
    See a video of this sermon.
  • Mental Health in Today’s Youth, a sermon by Julia Steele at Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Fremont, CA (August 13, 2017)
  • Letting Mental Illness Speak, a recording of a sermon by Savannah Underwood and her parents at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Elgin, (July 16, 2017)
  • Emotional CPR Service a sermon by Rev. Barbara F. Meyers Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Fremont, CA (April 9, 2017)
  • A Spiritual Teacher for Our Present Days, a sermon and readings by Rev. Mark Belletini, Unitarian Church of All Souls, New York City (March 19, 2017)
  • Dorothea Dix – Nurturing Reformer, a sermon by Rev. Tess Baumberger, First Parish Cambridge, Massachusetts (April 3, 2016)
  • Mental Health Solutions a sermon by Rev. Barbara F. Meyers Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Fremont, CA (January 10, 2016).
  • Paying Attention to ADHD a sermon by Rev. Barbara F. Meyers Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Fremont, CA and An ADHD Story, Homily by Mary Ann Davis (April 6, 2014).
  • Suitcases from a State Hospital Attic a sermon by Rev. Barbara F. Meyers Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Fremont, CA (February 23, 2014).
  • Spiritually Integrated Psychotherapy a sermon by Rev. Barbara F. Meyers Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Fremont, CA (July 28, 2013).
  • On the Spectrum a sermon by Rev. Barbara F. Meyers Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Fremont, CA (April 7, 2013).
    Read Monica Arce’s homily Patterns about a mother’s story of autism given at the same service.
  • Under Pressure, a sermon by Rev. Jeremy Nickel, Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Fremont, California (January 22, 2012)
  • They Walk Among Us, a sermon by Rev. Rev. Tracy Sprowls-Jenks, First Unitarian Society of Plainfield, New Jersey on February 12, 2012
  • Don’t Call the Casserole Committee, a sermon by Janet Holden, Unity Temple, Oak Park, Illinois (July 10, 2011)
  • Soul Dancing with Mental Illness, a sermon by Rev. Linda Goonewardene, Skylands UU Fellowship, Hackettstown, New Jersey. (May 2011)
  • Mental Illness and Oppression a sermon by Rev. Barbara F. Meyers Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Fremont, CA (May 29, 2011)
  • Dealing with Depression, a sermon by Rev. Steven Atkinson, North Shore Unitarian Church, West Vancouver, BC (December 12, 2010)
  • A Journey of Recovery, a sermon by Bill Norton, Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Church, Shoreline, WA (August 29, 2010)
  • Let’s Make the Connections, a sermon by Sharon Gresk, Unitarian Universalist Society: East in Manchester, CT (August 2010)
  • 2010 Mancuso ChI Journal Revealing Spiritual Wisdom of People with Mental Illnesses, a sermon by Rev. Laura Mancuso, published in the online Journal of the Chaplaincy Institute fo Arts and Interfaith Ministries, Berkeley, California,(March and August 2010.)
  • Falling Feels Like Flying … For a Little While, a sermon by Rev. Robert Moore and Jaime Moore, Pathways Church (30 May 2010).
  • Double Trouble a sermon by Rev. Barbara F. Meyers Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Fremont, CA (May 23, 2010)
  • It’s Not a Casserole Illness, a sermon by Rev. Dottie Mathews, Assistant Minister, Fox Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Appleton, WI (January 9-10, 2010)
  • Dealing with Depression, a sermon by Rev. Dottie Mathews, Associate Minister, Fox Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Appleton, WI (September 29-30, 2007)
  • Living on the Fringe, a sermon by Rev. Julie-Ann Silberman-Bunn of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Bridgeport (January 28, 2007)
  • Religious Impasse a sermon by Rev. Barbara F. Meyers Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Fremont, CA (August 13, 2006)
  • Stages of Recovery a sermon by Rev. Barbara F. Meyers Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Fremont, CA (July 16, 2006)
  • Wounded Healers a sermon by Rev. Barbara F. Meyers Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Fremont, CA (October 9, 2005)
  • Soul Survivor: Mental Health and Social Wellness Sermon, a sermon by Rev. Hilary Landau Krivchenia of Lafayette, Indiana. (April 3, 2005)
  • Dorothea L. Dix, a sermon by Rev. Julie-Ann Silberman-Bunn of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Greater Bridgeport (December 5, 2004)
  • Caring Congregations a sermon by Rev. Barbara F. Meyers Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Fremont, CA (June 1, 2003)
  • Jungian Transference in Real Life a sermon by Rev. Barbara F. Meyers Mission Peak Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Fremont, CA (August 27, 2002)
  • Stigma of Mental Illness , a sermon by Rev. Samuel A. Trumbore of the First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany, New York. (May 5, 2002)
  • How Depressing!, a sermon by Rev. Peter Morales, senior minister, Jefferson Unitarian Church, Golden Colorado, and later became President of the UUA (February 3, 2002)
  • Attacking the Stigma of Mental Illness, a sermon by Reverend Charles J. Stephens of the Unitarian Universalist Church at Washington Crossing in Titusville, New Jersey. (April 28, 2002)
  • Dancing on the Ceiling, Crashing to the Floor, a sermon by Rev. Robin Landerman Zucker, UU Church of Reading (November 12, 2000)
  • If No one Had Told Them, a sermon by Rev. Allison Barrett, First Unitarian Church of Hamilton, Ontario(c. 2000)

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