In both the March and April 2019 Clear Light Messenger, was an article in which we tried to explain our rationale for advancing Rev. Howell Lind’s name for consideration as a Minister Emeritus of UUCB. We undertook this task, not as a “spur of the … read more.
Category: Clear Light Messenger
Our seven principles help ground and guide us as we attempt to live well and enact justice. The 7th principle: respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part, is most commonly cited when we think about environmental issues, … read more.
We honor members, friends, visitors
Our thoughts and good wishes continue to be with: With Henry Kroll on the death of his wife, Jean Marie Dorothy Wilting Kroll, on Wednesday March 27th. After a two day vigil and open house at Silver Sage Village — a … read more.
As a teenager I attended a UU summer camp at The Mountain Retreat and Learning Center in North Carolina. Every night, our cabin (usually eight boys and two counselors) would sit in a circle on the floor, light a candle, and reflect on the day … read more.
Start thinking about what Boulder County non-profit you might want to nominate for the coming year. Nomination forms for 2019-2020 Share Our Plate are available in front of the church office. You may vote for more than one. Forms are due on Sunday May 5.
May 12 – Child Dedication Ceremony
As Unitarian Universalists, instead of baptisms, we have a child dedication ceremony that celebrates each child as a unique part of our community and reminds us all of our responsibilities to help each child grow and develop in … read more.
Rabbi Marcia Prager teaches, where worry says, “oh no, what is going to happen?” curiosity says “oh wow! I wonder what will happen!”
Curiosity is our theme this month. It’s a good one for what we’re all going through here at UU Church … read more.
Nomination forms for 2019-2020 Share Our Plate are available in front of the church office.
You may vote for more than one.
Forms are due on Sunday May 5.
It is with very mixed feelings – joy, sadness, trepidation, hope – that I’m sharing that I will be leaving Colorado this summer and moving (back) to the East Coast. I have enjoyed working at UUCB in all of the different roles I’ve had – … read more.
March 27, 2019
Dear Members and Friends of UUCB,
Our beloved minister, Rev. Kelly Dignan, recently announced that she will be departing from UUCB to follow her calling to offer pastoral care within the community. The Board accepted her resignation with sadness and resolve: sadness … read more.
Mary Pierce and Dianne Ewing have been lining up hosts for informal Sunday afternoon gatherings on the third Sunday afternoon each month for a number of years. We have very lively and enthusiastic gatherings some months and smaller turn outs other months. And some months … read more.
By: Barb Richards, Caitlin Moore, Fred Cole, Jim Rowe
The title “Emeritus” is conferred when a person of distinction retires, or hands over a position, as a mark of distinguished service that is awarded to only a few. Given the meritorious service of Reverend Howell Lind … read more.
We have kicked off our 2019-2020 Pledge Drive, “Growing a Garden of Love”! If you’ve pledged before, make sure you’ve received your pledge packet either by mail or at UUCB. If you want to pledge for the first time to support UUCB’s mission, pick up … read more.
Music Sunday, May 5, 2019
“We will walk together you and I, walk together hand in hand, come on!” Many of us are familiar with the catchy tune by UU composer Clif Hardin. It is with the energy and vitality of spirit that we will sing … read more.
by Barb Richards
We honor members, friends, visitors
Our thoughts and good wishes continue to be with: Ann who is receiving aggressive treatment for melanoma. Paula Hansley who is recovering from back surgery that she had last month. Love and light to all who are suffering. David … read more.
For the month of April UUCB will be Sharing Our Plate with Teen Clinic,
(Boulder Valley Women’s Health)!
In April, UUCB splits our offering plate with the Teen Clinic and Youth Services Program of Boulder Valley Women’s Health Center. The program offers innovative educational and clinical … read more.
Over the last week, there have been a few questions about community ministry and what it entails.
Community ministers are ordained Unitarian Universalist (UU) ministers who take our message and care beyond the walls of an individual church. Each community minister affiliates with a UU … read more.
Dear UUCB Members and Friends:
UUCB is incredibly fortunate to have had Rev. Kelly as our settled minister for the last four years. Kelly is truly gifted in so many areas: spiritual leadership, interpersonal skills, pastoral care, and church management, to name just a few. She … read more.
March 14, 2019
Dear UUCB Members and Friends,
We have been on a journey together – one that has brought me great joy and fulfillment. When you invited me on your journey, none of us knew exactly how long I would companion you as a minister. We … read more.