This series of six sermons by Rev. Janet Broderick originally aired during week five of the 2020 summer assembly.
Sunday: The Iconoclast
“We don't care. We don't have to. We're the phone company.” – Lily Tomlin
Monday: "Pottery" Jeremiah 18:1-4
“Normal is nothing more than a cycle on a washing machine.” – Whoopi Goldberg.
Tuesday: "Story of the Boxes" 2 Cor. 12:8-10
“I’m not funny; what I am is brave.” – Lucille Ball.
Wednesday: "Masks" Exodus 34:29-35
“What do you care what other people think?” – Arlene Feynman.
Thursday: "Purification before Action" Matthew 12:11–14
“Remember, we’re all in this alone.” – Lily Tomlin.
Friday: "Staying Steady" Luke 23:33,34
“My Mom said she learned how to swim when someone took her out in the lake and threw her off the boat. I said, 'Mom, they weren't trying to teach you how to swim.’ ” – Paula Poundstone.
This program was made possible by The Gladys R. Brasted and Adair Brasted Gould Memorial Chaplaincy.
About Chautauqua Institution: Chautauqua Institution is a community on the shores of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York state that comes alive each summer with a unique mix of fine and performing arts, lectures, interfaith worship and programs, and recreational activities. As a community, we celebrate, encourage and study the arts and treat them as integral to all of learning, and we convene the critical conversations of the day to advance understanding through civil dialogue. CHQ Assembly is the online expression of Chautauqua Institution's mission.