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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 Viewing:  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. Link for Live Streaming Information: http://www.mnn.org/live/3-spirit-channel

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