Rev Susan Moran

Open Your Presents

For the third Sunday in Advent (Love) and the Sunday in the midst of Hannukah, Rev Susan will be reflecting on Open Your Presents , not only during the holidays, but every day. The UUSR choir will be performing, as well as Caroline Haines.
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The Other Jesus

Rev Susan will be preaching on a topic chosen by the winning bidder at last year’s auction, Roger Keith. Roger wants to hear about the gnostic gospels: these are the ones that didn’t make the final cut to the Christian … read more.

Beginnings, Middles and Endings*

Beginnings, Middles and Endings: A Reflection on the Poem, Aristotle,

by Billy Collins, Nov 26, 2017

©Rev Susan A Moran


This morning’s text is a poem written by Billy Collins called Aristotle. It’s in three parts, the first lines of which are: In the Beginning, In the middle, … read more.

New Member Sunday

Come celebrate New Member Sunday! Rev Susan will be preaching on why we need to be part of religious community, and the Headlands will be our musical guests.

Back to the Basics

Rev Susan will be preaching about the intersection of morality and our fourth principle: a free and responsible search for truth and meaning. Beloved and local Rockport singer, Marina Evans, will be in the house with her husband, Berna Baglioni, accompanied by Laura Evans.


Please join us for Celebration Sunday! Rev Susan will be in the pulpit and we will have a luncheon following worship, provided by the UUSR Board of trustees.

Jewish Days of Awe: Forgiveness

Dana Cohen, ace trombonist, and Amy Rich, soloist extraordinaire, will perform Avinu Malkeinu, the traditional prayer for the Jewish Days of Awe, which began Sept 20 with Rosh Hashana, and culminates in Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. Following this prelude, the service will feature Headlands (John … read more.

How Much Water Do We Need?

Please come with water that has special meaning for you and your family. This is an intergenerational service and everyone is welcome; there will be pew packets for the children, and Laura Evans will once again grace us with her piano playing.

Questions and Answers

Please come to worship prepared to write a question for Rev Susan. She will attempt to answer these questions during the service.

The Nature of Reality*

The Nature of Reality

Sermon offered July 16, 2017, by Rev Susan A Moran ©


Every year we have a wonderful Service Auction, and every year I offer the same service: people are invited to bid on the right to tell me what to preach about.  Last … read more.