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What Do the Holidays Want for Us?

I wonder what Christmas, St. Lucia Day, Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, Kwanzaa or New Year’s Eve want for us. If they could speak, what would they invite us to do and be?

Earlier this week, I tried an experiment. I sat for my regular morning meditation, … read more.

Our 5th Principle – Vote Today

Our 5th Principle calls on us to vote: The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large.

As of today (November 2), it is no longer possible to mail your ballots.  Be sure to vote in person … read more.

Tea Houses

We won’t have a November Tea House, since the date comes at the beginning of Thanksgiving week, when many are leaving town or getting ready for out-of-town guests.

 

We will have a super-special Tea House and holiday sing along on Sunday December 16, from 2 … read more.

Faith Formation Focus

Our Preschool Class

In November, the RE preschool lessons, activities and books will highlight things we are glad for (thankful for): changing seasons, light/dark, and family celebrations (Thanksgiving). The children will make a “thank you” to share, learn the song, “The Little Leaves are Whirling ‘Round…,” … read more.

My grandma said, “Vote. It’s Important.”

The theme for November is Memory – The practice of honest remembrance & honoring the shoulders on which we stand.  

I have many memories of my paternal grandmother. Ninie was her “grandma name”, a name she inherited from at least two grandmas before her. When … read more.

New Banner Proposal

We are proposing a replacement for our weather worn Black Lives Banner. We’d like to replace the banner with the new UUA colorful and all inclusive sign shown below:

 

We think that this new sign not only demonstrates our support for “Black Lives Matter” it … read more.

UU 9th Grade Trip

September 25, 2018

The Religious Professionals (Ministers & Religious Educators) of the congregations who have historically participated in the UU 9th Grade Trip have collectively made the decision to discontinue our participation in and financial support for the 9th Grade Trip. We will enter a period … read more.