Harmony UU Podcast

Harmony UU Podcast


Latest Episodes

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!

Ep. 44: Life Lessons I've Learned While Traveling
May 31, 2019

In our Sunday service on May 5, 2019,  Harmony UU member Tony Gross shared life lessons he’s learned while traveling.  Whether you’re well-traveled or not, his reflections will help you to see the world differently on your next trip.

Ep. 42: Democracy Working as it Should
May 31, 2019

At our Sunday service on April 7, 2019, Harmony UU member Dick Galloway discusses how We the People are not the Right or the Left. That’s a ploy used by those in power to divide us. No! “We the People” are the real center.

Ep. 41: May The Odds Be Ever in Your Favor
May 31, 2019

At our Sunday service on March 17, 2019, Harmony UU member Kif Corcoran delivered a timely sermon discussing the role of luck in science and religion. Hopefully you were lucky enough to have attended this St. Patrick’s Day service :),

Ep. 40: Smartphone Addiction
March 04, 2019

From our Sunday service on March 3, 2019.  Harmony UU member Alexx Cook discusses how our world is more digitally connected than ever before. But is that what’s best for us? Alexx explores some unintended consequences of constant smartphone use and inc...