Speaker: Reverend Carole Yorke

Rev. Carole Yorke has been a Unitarian Universalist minister in Florida since 1998. She served several churches in Florida, including the First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Palm Beaches, up to her retirement in 2013. She continues to guest preach around Florida, from Gainesville to Miami, and fairly often for her home church, First Unitarian Church of Plainfield, NJ, thanks to Zoom.  She lives in Port St Lucie with her three Pomeranians.

A Pre-History of Mothers Day

Today is NOT Mother’s Day, as we know it. But we need a bit of history for today: Mothering Day and Julia Ward Howe fits the bill. She was a Unitarian whose influential 91-year life, spanned most of the 19th century and ended in 1910. … read more.

Be Who You Are

To be who you are is not to fake your existence. Each of us is unique, with unique flaws and gifts. The world doesn’t owe us a living; we owe the world a living, our very own. Let’s figure this out together.

Sermon:  “A Meditation on … read more.

A Meditation on Love

No, this is not about Hallmark cards for Valentine’s Day, nor anything like the Beatles’ song “Love Love Love”… So, who, what, and where? The Hebrew Bible, Jesus, the Buddha, Karen Armstrong, and Martin Luther King, Jr. And by the way, can you forgive your … read more.

We Must Get to Bethlehem

In the midst of the superficiality of an entire culture that preaches fear, sadness, hurt, and loneliness, Unitarian Universalism offers a way to peace and joy and healing. It is a way of life rooted in two principles: our belief in the power of love … read more.

Concerning the Ordinary

The ordinary, simply by being so ordinary, tends to make us ignorant and neglectful. When something does not insist on being noticed, we take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.