2014 Sermon Contest
Theme: Unitarian Universalist Values and the Pursuit of a Just Peace for Israelis and Palestinians
2014 Sermon Contest Details
No winner was selected this year.
2013 Sermon Contest
Theme: Confronting Religious and Cultural Entitlement in Israel-Palestine
2013 Sermon Contest Details
2013 Winner: Galina L. De Roeck, Mountain Vista Unitarian Universalist Church of Tuscon, Arizona
2013 Runner Up: Heather Concannon, Intern Minister, Winchester Unitarian Society, Winchester, MA and member, First Parish in Brookline, MA
Sermon: "Living Somewhere"
2012 Sermon Contest
Theme: What actions do UU principles, history and values call us to take in the movement to end the occupation and human rights abuses in Israel/Palestine?
2012 Sermon Contest Details
2012 Winner: Jill Baker, First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Ann Arbor, Michigan
2012 Runner-up: Debbie Espen, Boise Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Boise, ID
2011 Sermon Contest
Theme: Why are UU congregations reluctant to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and how can they overcome this reluctance to help our faith community contribute more meaningfully to the cause of peace and justice for Israelis and Palestinians?
2011 Sermon Contest Details
2011 Winner: Hanan Watson, All Souls Unitarian, New York City
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2011 Runner-up: Rev. Jason Lydon, Community Church of Boston
2010 Sermon Contest
Theme: Relating the Unitarian Universalist commitment to social justice and human rights to the quest for a just peace between Palestinians and Israelis.
2010 Winner: Rev. Bill Breeden, Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington, Indiana
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