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Our Mission at The Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist is to grow as a caring, justice-making, anti-racist, diverse, spiritual community.

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Rev. Bruce Southworth
Senior Minister
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As a Unitarian Universalist congregation, we encourage one another "to grow our souls" -- to pursue our personal religious and spiritual journeys in a warm, caring and supportive community and to make a better world for all. Explore our site to find out how you can "grow your soul" at Community.

Grow Your Soul

This Sunday's Worship
Service 11 am

Religious Education & Family Ministries
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Sermons on TV


Cable TV Broadcast Changes

Cable TV - Sundays at 8:30 pm: The Community Church's Time Warner cable TV channel is 1997 (MNN3-Manhattan Neighborhood Network Channel 3 – Spirit Channel);  also broadcast on RCN channel 84 and FiOS channel 35.

If you are not in Manhattan or do not subscribe to cable you can still watch the show streaming live.  Link here for LIVE STREAMING information.
 

Share Your Gifts

“We, the members of The Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist, embrace the transforming vision of the "Beloved Community" — a just world in which all persons can share equitably in the wealth of the world, and freely develop their gifts and potential...read our vision
 

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Ministry of Hospitality
Visiting town or have friends or family coming to town? Visit our own Guest House Off Park Information Page or Check Room Availability.

Sermons & Multimedia - 2011-2012


2011-2012 Sermons will be available for downloading here as they become available.  Podcasts are coming soon!
We are also starting on YOUTUBE - Click here for "Spiritual Basics"

Living into Life's Answers - Question Box Sermon
Rev. Bruce Southworth - June 3, 2012

Precious Memories
Rev. Bruce Southworth - May 27, 2012

Talking About God... or Not?
Rev. Bruce Southworth - May 20, 2012

Buddhism: Spirituality Without God
Rev. Bruce Southworth - May 6, 2012 - Wesak Sunday

Revisiting a Not So Secret, Secret
Rev Bruce Southworth - April 29, 2012

The Essence (!?) of Unitarian Universalism
Rev. Bruce Southworth - April 22, 2012

Beginnings Without End
Rev. Bruce Southworth - April 8, 2012 - Easter Sunday

A Parade Without a Permit: A Centurion's Story
Rev. Bruce Southworth - April 1, 2012

The Decline of Violence: Really? Really!
Rev. Bruce Southworth - March 25, 2012

How To Grow Your Soul: Top Ten List
Rev. Bruce Southworth - Marrch 18, 2012

Growing Up or ? - Wisdom of Nikki Giovanni
Rev. Bruce Southworth - March 11, 2012

Ethical Ambition
Rev. Bruce Southworth - February 19, 2012

More Love Stories
Rev. Bruce Southworth - February 12, 2012

Unto the Church Universal?
Rev. Bruce Southworth - January 29, 2012

A Loose-Leaf Bible
Rev. Bruce Southworth - January 22, 2012

Sleeping Through a Revolution?
Rev. Bruce Southworth - January 15, 2012 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday

Heart Speaking to Heart...So Great a Cloud of Witnesses
Rev. Bruce Southworth - January 8, 2012

Holiday Presents and Presence
Rev. Bruce Southworth - December 18, 2011

Is Anything/Everything Sacred?
Rev. Bruce Southworth - December 11, 2011

Occupy!?!
Rev. Bruce Southworth - December 4, 2011

Spiritual Wisdom
Rev. Bruce Southworth - November 13, 2011

Good, Evil and the Light Within - Divali Sunday
Rev. Bruce Southworth - November 6, 2011

Curiousity - Yes - Thanks / UN Sunday
Rev. Bruce Southworth - October 23, 2011

Excellence
Rev. Bruce Southworth - October 16, 2011

Forgiving Your Enemies and Your Friends
Rev. Bruce Southworth - October 2, 2011

Uninteresting Lives? The Faith of Mark Twain
Rev. Bruce Southworth - September 25, 2011

Elevator Speeches and Bucket Lists
Rev. Bruce Southworth - September 18, 2011

Wounded Healers
Rev. Bruce Southworth - September 11, 2011

Live Into Life's Answers
Rev. Bruce Southworth - June 6, 2011

We Remember
Rev. Bruce Southworth - May 29, 2011

Being Here Now
Rev. Bruce Southworth - May 15, 2011

A Stream of Light and the Future of Our Faith: Now is the Time!
Rev. Bruce Southworth - May 8, 2011

We Live!
Rev. Bruce Southworth -  April 24, 2011 - Easter Sunday

The Kiss of Judas, of Thomas, and of Life?
Rev. Bruce Southworth - April 17, 2011

Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Rev. Bruce Southworth - March 27, 2011

Spring Cleaning
Rev. Bruce Southworth - March 20, 2011

Heaven on Earth?
Rev. Bruce Southworth - March 13, 2011

Langston Hughes - Seeking and Finding
Rev. Bruce Southworth - February 20, 2011

DisIntegration
Rev. Bruce Southworth - February 6, 2011

Mirrors (Unitarian Universalist Principles)
Rev. Bruce Southworth - January 30, 2011

"A Humanist's Prayer - 'Prayer Does Not Change Things...'"
By Rev. Bruce Southworth - January 23, 2011

Witnesses and Guardians
By Rev. Bruce Southworth - January 9, 2011

Children of the Spirit
By Rev. Bruce Southworth - Sunday, December 19, 2010

To Grow a Soul
By Rev. Bruce Southworth - Sunday, December 12, 2010 

The Way of Life: Spend, Tax, Cut – What? Congress’s Balancing Act and Ours
By Rev. Bruce Southworth - Sunday, December 5, 2010

Illusion and Evil? - Divali Sunday
By Rev. Bruce Southworth - Sunday, November 7, 2010

 

Ordering Sermons in Print
Contact: ttrent@ccny.org
If Sermon is available in PDF -we will email as an attachment.

Written transcripts (specifiy sermon title or date of WWRL broadcast date)

Individual Sermon: $3.50 ea. (to help defray cost)
These transcript (when available) include ALL sermons broadcast on Sunday listed below
Community Church Sermons are broadcast over WWRL 1600 AM each Sunday at 11 a.m.
TV: in Manhattan on MNN Channel 57 every Sunday evening at 8:30 p.m.
(specifiy sermon title or date of WWRL broadcast date)

Please allow time for the items to be prepared and mailed)

Make check or money order payable to:

The Community Church of New York
Mail to: 40 East 35th Street
New York, NY 10016 (attn: "Sermons")
Be sure to include your mailing address
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Special Sermon Series: $20.00
(10 specific sermons transcripts per year, as listed below.
May also order individually
email copies of series are NOT available.


Sermons 2009-2010

1)    “Our Greatest Delight & Spiritual Growth” (Homecoming September 13, 2009)

2)    “A Few More Virtues” (November 1, 2009)

3)    “Courage And Daring” (“If You Were On Trial For Being A Unitarian Universalist, Would There Be Enough Evidence To Convict You?)(November 8, 2009 )

4)    “Great Distances And Starlight” (December 6, 2009)

5)    “So Great A Cloud Of Witnesses” (January 10, 2010)

6)    “Nelson Mandela – The Struggle Continues”  (February 21, 2010)

7)    “Spiritual Basics” (March 21, 2010)

8)    “If I Had A Hammer…” (May 16, 2010)

9)    “We Need One Another” (Memorial Day Sunday, May 30, 2010)

10)   “Living Into Life’s Answers” (June 6, 2010)


 

Sermons 2008-2009 Preached Broadcast Date
#1. "Standing On The Side of Love" [9/14/08] 9/28/08
#2. "What Is Asked of Us? [9/21/08] 10/26/08
#3. "Gratitude and Reverence" [9/28/08] 12/28/08
#4. "What Next? Living In Interesting Times? [11/9/08] 11/23/08
#5. "So Great a Cloud of Witnesses [1/4/09] 1/11/09
#6. "The Change We Seek-The Power We Have" [1/25/09] 2/22/09
#7."Healthy Religion?"  [4/26/09]  6/28/09
#8."Living Into The Answers"  [6/6/09]  7/12/09
#9."Stumbling Upon Happiness"  [3/8/09]  
#10."Abundance And A Not -- So Secret Secret"  [3/20/09]  6/14/09

 

Sermons 2007-2008 Preached Broadcast Date
#1. "Courage And Daring" [9/9/07] 10/28/07
#2. "Truth & Non-Violence" [10/7/07] 11/25/07
#3. "Now Is The Time" [10/14/07] 9/14/07
#4. "Seeking And Finding" [10/28/07] 11/11/07
#5. "Race And America - The Risk of Honesty" [4/6/08] 4/13/08
#6. The Most Difficult LThing In The World" [4/13/08] 4/27/08
#7. A Buddhist Path (Wesak Sunday) [5/4/08] 5/11/08
#8. Slightly Lower Than The Angels? [5/18/08] 5/25/08
#9. In My Heart (Memorial Day Sunday) [5/25/08] 6/8/08
#10. Living The Question [6/1/08] 6/22/08

 

 

Last Published: September 10, 2013 4:50 PM