Harmony UU Podcast

Harmony UU Podcast

Latest Episodes

Ep. 55: Rule Breaking
October 21, 2019

We all decide when it is OK to break rules, but how?  And are we doing so with principles in mind…or not?  Join Harmony co-founder Rob Rogan for a discussion on the place of rules in society and when it is ok to break them.  

Ep. 54: Building Your Own Theology
October 07, 2019

While most people adopt the bulk of their religious beliefs from one of the world’s many organized religions, the truth is, ultimately everyone is their own theologian. We pick and choose which parts we believe and don’t believe.

Ep. 53: Sequoia Service!
September 15, 2019

At our Sunday, September 15th service, our Sequoia class takes over Harmony!  The service explores the various projects the students have completed or are working toward, and includes a musical introduction and sermon by Maddie and Ella focusing on the...

Ep. 52: The Power of Humor Compels You
September 15, 2019

On Sunday, September 1, Harmony member Kim Chambers (they/them/theirs) examines how we use humor to cope, to teach, and to connect.

Ep. 51: Orphan Trains: A Dangerous Act of Kindness
September 15, 2019

On Sunday, August 18, Harmony member Kif Corcoran teaches us about a prominent NYC minister named Charles Loring Brace and his controversial social-economic experiment that greatly impacted 200,000 orphans sent to the Midwest on trains.

Ep 50: Love Languages
September 15, 2019

On Sunday, August 4th, Harmony member Amy Hardesty shared how to determine your primary love language and discussed how knowing that information can transform how you connect with those around you.

Ep. 49 | History Class is Boring, and Other Deadly Truths
July 21, 2019

At our July 21st service, Harmony member Erin Kotch describes the shortcomings of modern history education in the U.S.  The reasons for these shortcomings are varied, but interrelated, and the sermon focuses on ways to course correct and tie historical...

Ep. 47 | Holding On: The Value of Human Connection
July 21, 2019

At our June 16th service, Harmony member Jen Gillum discussed the value of human connection. The social neuroscience and research is clear—our brains respond to social engagement.  We are wired to connect. However,

Ep 46: NSFW: Clothes You Can't Wear, Words You Can't Say, People You Can't Marry
July 21, 2019

At our June 2nd service, Harmony member Paul Smith asks us to discuss culturally imposed rules about clothing, language, and marriage. We’ll explore our own preferences in these areas, why we feel the way we do about them,

Ep. 45: BOLD Judaism with Rabbi Robert B. Barr
May 31, 2019

On May 19, guest speaker Rabbi Robert B. Barr spoke about Congregation Beth Adam‘s approach to Judaism.  His engaging and wide-ranging talk was followed by a short Q&A with those gathered.  Enjoy!