Unity Church-Unitarian Sunday Services Podcast (general)

Direct download: Thats_Not_Funny_Dane_Smith_and_Shelley_Butler_September_1_2019.mp3
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Direct download: Grounded_Faith_Rev._Lisa_Friedman_August_25_2019.mp3
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Direct download: Learning_to_Swim_Bob_Lies_and_Bob_Peskin_August_4_2019.mp3
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Direct download: Foraging_Alone_Alex_Askew_and_Bob_Peskin_July_21_2019.mp3
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Worship Associate is Maima Fant

Direct download: Defeating_and_Loving_Our_Enemies_Dane_Smith_September_2_2018.mp3
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Direct download: Called_to_Beloved_Community_Rev._Susan_Frederick-Gray_August_26_2018.mp3
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Direct download: Spirituality_and_Spiritual_Practice_Nelson_Moroukian_August_19_2018.mp3
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Direct download: Inherent_Worth_and_Dignity_Rev._Lisa_Friedman_July_29_2018.mp3
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Direct download: Knowing_and_Doing_Better_Jackie_Smith_July_22_2018.mp3
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Direct download: On_the_Run_2_Avi_Viswanathan_and_Kevin_Ward_July_15_2018.mp3
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Direct download: On_the_Run_1_Avi_Viswanathan_and_Kevin_Ward_July_8_2018.mp3
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Includes a reflection offered by Michael Orange.

Direct download: For_Peace_and_a_New_Hope_Rev._Rob_Eller-Isaacs_May_28_2018.mp3
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Direct download: Christmas_Eve_2017_10pm.mp3
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Direct download: Christmas_Eve_2017_7pm.mp3
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Direct download: Christmas_Eve_2017_10am.mp3
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Direct download: The_World_We_Want_to_Live_In_Celebration_Sunday_October_15_2017.mp3
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Direct download: Begin_Again_in_Love_Rev._Rob_Eller-Isaacs_October_1_2017.mp3
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Direct download: Merging_of_Waters_September_10_2017.mp3
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Direct download: Expect_Delays_Dane_Smith_September_3_2017.mp3
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Direct download: Nothing_Left_to_Lose_Rev._Kinga-Rka_Szkely_August_27_2017.mp3
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Direct download: Restless_is_the_Heart_Rev._Rob_Eller-Isaacs_August_20_2017.mp3
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Direct download: Whats_in_a_Name_Bryan_Smith_August_13_2017.mp3
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Direct download: The_Soul_of_Action_Rev._Lisa_Friedman_August_6_2017.mp3
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Direct download: Faith_as_Mixtape_Heidi_Huelster_and_Kevin_Ward_July_30_2017.mp3
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Direct download: Its_All_How_You_Look_At_It_Nelson_Moroukian_July_16_2017.mp3
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Direct download: Radical_Hospitality_in_the_Heartland_Rev._Lisa_Friedman_July_9_2017.mp3
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Direct download: The_Farm_Bill_is_a_Sacred_Text_Ann_Kirby_McGill_July_2_2017.mp3
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Direct download: Unfolding_the_Heart_Katy_Taylor_June_25_2017.mp3
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Direct download: A_Tolling_of_Bells_January_6_2017_FULL_SERVICE.mp3
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Direct download: This_Land_Is_Your_Land.mp3
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On this audio:

Excerpt from Lincoln's First Inaugural Address

Reflection offered by Bill Doherty

Excerpt from Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

Reflection offered by Rev. Rob Eller-Isaacs

Direct download: Why_Me_Why_Us_Why_Now_Celebration_Sunday_October_16_2016.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:56pm CDT

Direct download: Mr._Phil_and_the_Folly_of_Naive_Cynicism_Dane_Smith_September_4_2016.mp3
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This audio begins with a reflection offered by Rev. Dave Ruffin.

Direct download: What_Saves_Your_Life_Rev._Janne_Eller-Isaacs_August_21_2016.mp3
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Direct download: Where_Are_You_From_Avi_Viswanathan_August_14_2016.mp3
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This audio begins with a reflection offered by worship associate Angela Wilcox.

Direct download: Its_All_Real_Life_Terri_Burnor_August_7_2016.mp3
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Direct download: The_Familiar_Unfamiliar_Rev._Danny_Givens_Jr._July_31_2016.mp3
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Direct download: Life_Cycle_Jen_Niemela_July_24_2016.mp3
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Direct download: Finding_the_Capacity_to_Be_Vulnerable_Helen_Pohlig_July_17_2016.mp3
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Direct download: Saving_Universalism_Rev._Lisa_Friedman_July_10_2016.mp3
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Direct download: The_Flitcraft_Parable_Rev._Rick_Koyle_July_3_2016.mp3
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Direct download: The_Kindest_Thing_Katy_Taylor_June_26_2016.mp3
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Direct download: Flower_Communion_Family_Sunday_May_22_2016.mp3
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This audio includes a story for all ages offered by Rev. KP Hong followed by an Easter message offered by Rev. Rob Eller-Isaacs

Direct download: Practice_Resurrection_Easter_Sunday_March_27_2016.mp3
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This service begins with worship associate Rene Meyer-Grimberg reading March Parish Hall artist Ken Starlin's artist statement. Following Rob's reflection, there is a writing prompt offered by community editors from St. Paul Almanac.

Direct download: Creativity_and_Conflict_Rev._Rob_Eller-Isaacs_March_13_2016.mp3
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Direct download: Believe_What_You_Know_Rev._Lisa_Friedman_August_30_2015.mp3
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Direct download: Searching_for_Solitude_of_the_Heart_Richard_Foushee_August_23_2015.mp3
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Here are links to the books Dane references in his sermon:






Direct download: How_Radical_Should_We_Be_for_Racial_Equity_Dane_Smith_September_6_2015.mp3
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Direct download: Hope_for_the_Future_Chico_Hathaway_August_16_2015.mp3
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This podcast begins with a reflection offered by worship associate Avi Viswanathan.

Direct download: Why_am_I_HERE_Helen_Pohlig_August_9_2015.mp3
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Direct download: Growing_Pain_Jennifer_Niemela_August_2_2015.mp3
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Direct download: The_Habit_of_Keeping_Faith_Sherry_Essen_July_19_2015.mp3
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Direct download: To_Be_Awake_Terri_Burnor_July_12_2015.mp3
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Direct download: If_Only_We_Were_Free_Rev._Danny_Givens_July_5_2015.mp3
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Direct download: Radical_Acceptance_Katy_Taylor_June_28_2015_070715.mp3
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Arthur Foote Music Sunday Order of Service (PDF)

Individual Tracks: Please click HERE to listen to individual tracks.

  1. Spiegel im Spiegel - Arvo Pärt
  2. Words of Welcome
  3. Peace Flows Into Me - Jake Runestad
  4. Call to Worship/Peace Chant/Responsive Reading (Thich Nhat Hanh‎)
  5. Nada Te Turbe - Jake Runestad // Soloists: Brian Newhouse, Chris Crosby-Schmidt
  6. Prayer
  7. A Breathing Peace - Daniel Elder // Soloists: Cathy Crosby-Schmidt, Mary Baremore 
  8. Reflection
  9. Sing Wearing the Sky - Jake Runestad // Soloists: Jeannine Robinette, Anna Meek
  10. Offering words
  11. I Am - Melanie Horn
  12. Dansi Na Kiumba - Swahili partner song
  13. Deep in the Quiet Woods - James Weldon Johnson
  14. The Peace of Wild Things - Jake Runestad
  15. Reflection
  16. We Can Mend the Sky - Jake Runestad // Soloists: KrisAnne Weiss, Teresa Tierney, Blake Morgan
  17. Prayer and Benediction
  18. Postlude


Personnel List
Unity Choir
Unity Singers
Women's Ensemble
Children's Choir
Worship Associate: Marg Walker
Readers: Marg Walker, Don Lee, Brian Newhouse
Violin: Nancy Oliveros
Percussion: Elizabeth Giffin, Steve Lewis
Children's Choir Director: Kathleen Radspinner
Children's Choir Pianist: Priscilla Morton
Pianist and Musical Assistant: Kathy Kraulik
Director of Music Ministries: Ruth Palmer
Ministers: Janne and Rob Eller-Isaacs

About Arthur Foote Music Sunday
Arthur Foote was minister at Unity Church from 1945-1970. Upon his death in 1999 the Arthur Foote Music Fund was created as a permanent endowment to provide an annual music Sunday in his memory. Currently the endowment supports a portion of Foote Music Sunday expenses. Click here to make an online donation to the fund and include "Arthur Foote Music Fund" in the comments section. Thank you!

Direct download: Single_Service_Playback_Edit.mp3
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This sermon podcast begins with a reflection on Coming of Age offered by Drew Danielson, Unity's Coordinator of Youth and Campus Ministry, and then a Collage of Voices of the 2015 Coming of Age class credos. 

This podcast begins with a reflection offered by worship associate Heidi Mastrud.

Direct download: Benediction_October_12_2014_Rev._Vanessa_Rush_Southern.mp3
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Direct download: When_Love_for_Labor_is_Lost_Dane_Smith_August_31_2014.mp3
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This audio begins with a reflection offered by worship associate Heidi Mastrud.

Direct download: The_Importance_of_Place_Helen_Pohlig_August_17_2014.mp3
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Direct download: Scarcity_in_the_Midst_of_Abundance_Jen_Welsh_August_10_2014.mp3
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This podcast begins with a reflection offered by worship associate Diane Ross.

Direct download: Walking_Together_Benedek_Csongor_July_27_2014.mp3
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Direct download: Expanding_Our_Spiritual_Comfort_Zone_Mary-Margaret_Zindren_July_20_2014.mp3
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Direct download: What_Were_You_Thinking_Ray_Wiedmeyer_July_15_2014.mp3
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Three reflections offered (in order) by Rick Koyle, Joan Velasquez, and Segundo Velasquez.

Direct download: Adapt_or_Perish_Sherry_Essen_June_29_2014.mp3
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This podcast begins with a collage of reflections from Unity's 2014 Coming of Age class.

Direct download: What_the_Test_Didnt_Ask_Rev._Janne_Eller-Isaacs_April_27_2014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:52am CDT

This podcast begins with eulogies for public figures who died in 2013.

Direct download: What_the_Heart_Cannot_Forget_Rev._Janne_Eller-Isaacs_January_5_2014.mp3
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Direct download: We_Hear_Your_Knocking_Rev._Janne_Eller-Isaacs_December_22_2013.mp3
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Direct download: Gods_Confronting_Partners_Michael_Cowan_December_10_2013.mp3
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This sermon is from Pledge Drive Sunday.

Direct download: Celebration_Sunday_A_Matter_of_Individual_Choice_October_6_2013.mp3
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Direct download: Our_Workforce_Equity_Imperative_Dane_Smith_September_1_2013.mp3
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Direct download: On_Any_Given_Day_Richard_Foushee_August_25_2013.mp3
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Direct download: The_Nature_of_Nature_Terri_Burnor_August_11_2013.mp3
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Direct download: Everyday_Faith_Rev._Lisa_Friedman_August_4_2013.mp3
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Direct download: Whats_up_with_the_Goddess_Katy_Taylor_July_28_2013.mp3
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Direct download: Why_I_Garden_Patricia_Ohmans_July_23_2013.mp3
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A compilation of reflections offered by members of Unity's Mano a Mano Community Outreach Ministry Teams.

This podcast begins with the Buddhist parable, "The Monk and the Strawberry."

This sermon podcast begins with a reflection offered by Drew Danielson, Unity's Coordinator of Youth and Campus Ministries, about Coming of Age. It also includes a Collage of Voices from Unity's 2013 Coming of Age class.

Direct download: A_New_Community_Rev._Rob_Eller-Isaacs_April_28_2013.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:56pm CDT

Direct download: A_Letter_From_Beyond_Buy_Shares_April_14_2013.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:18am CDT

This sermon podcast begins with a Story for All Ages told by Unity's Director of Religious Education Kerri Meyer.

Direct download: Circling_the_New_Jim_Crow_Rev._Rob_Eller-Isaacs_January_20_2013.mp3
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Includes eulogies from Rev. Janne Eller-Isaacs and Hallman Ministerial Intern Mae Gibson Wall.

Direct download: A_Tolling_of_Bells_Rev._Rob_Eller-Isaacs_January_6_2013.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:47am CDT

Direct download: A_Simple_Way_to_Save_My_Sanity_Rev._Dr._William_Schulz_December_9_2012.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:26pm CDT

Direct download: The_Color_of_Our_Labor_Dane_Smith_September_2_2012.mp3
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