Church News and Announcements

Held In the Embrace | Steven Mead
Feb 2016 - To be held in the embrace of this church. You will hear me use this phrase often―be held in the embrace of this church. There's an intimacy i ..

From Rev. David Herndon
Feb 2016 - Believe it or not, First Unitarian Church is not the only Unitarian Universalist congregation! There are many other Unitarian Universalist c ..

Board Report – January 2016
Jan 2016 - Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Your Board met at its usual third Wednesday time. In the opening words, Bob Mitchell likened the Board’s inten ..

From Rev. David Herndon
Jan 2016 - Margaret Wheatley says: “Relationships are all there is. Everything in the universe only exists because it is in relationship to everything else.  ..

Board Report – December 2015
Dec 2015 - Your Board met twice in December. First was a Dec 2 special budget meeting, and second was the regularly scheduled meeting on Dec. 16. Wednesd ..

UU Seven Principles | Kid's Version - Steven Mead
Dec 2015 - There's believing and there's doing. I have talked elsewhere about how religions ask three things of us: to believe something, to belong to s ..

From Rev. David Herndon
Dec 2015 - One paradox of the December Holiday Season is that we have high expectations of what the holidays will provide for us – spiritually, aesthetically ..

Board Report - November 2015
Nov 2015 - Your Board met on November 11, a week earlier than usual, because of the PIIN Annual Meeting on the 18th. Brady’s opening words reflected his rece ..

We Trust You With the Holy Things-Steven Mead
Nov 2015 - The title comes from one of my favorite quotes from Lutheran pastor, Nadia Bolz-Weber. There are lots of holy things around a church--around  ..

From Rev. David Herndon
Nov 2015 - In the 1940s and 1950s, it was the Jefferson Club and the Thomas Paine Club. In the 1990s, it was the Twenties and Thirties group (aka TNTs). In 2 ..

Board Report - October 2015
Oct 2015 - Your Board held its October meeting on the usual third Wednesday of the month. Marty Lieb read opening words from a Buddhist parable on grace and  ..

From Rev. David Herndon
Oct 2015 - One of the best ways to build strength and vitality within our church community is for church members and friends to become better acquainted with ..

I Promise - Steven Mead
Sep 2015 - I Promise In This Special Place You will hear me use that phrase often - this Special Place. Special Place, the language we use to describe  ..

Board Report – September 2015
Sep 2015 - Your Board gathered on September 16, with Joan offering opening words from Thalassa, “To the Four Directions,” found in Singing the Living Traditi ..

Yearn For the Sea - From Steven Mead
Sep 2015 - Antoine de Saint-Exupery teaches us that “If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work,  ..

From Rev. David Herndon
Sep 2015 - One primary purpose of this church is to assist you with your personal spiritual journey, guided by the values and principles of our Unitarian Uni ..

Board Report for the Summer 2015
Aug 2015 - Your Board was very busy over the summer! The July 8 meeting began with opening words read by Becky from “Simple Morning Light.” Among announ ..

Board Report for May 2015
May 2015 - The May 20 meeting of your Board of Trustees began with Brady Hunsaker reading #434 in our hymnal reminding us of our connections to the universe, ..

Board Report for April 2015
Apr 2015 - Your Board of Trustees met at its usual time on April 15, 2015. Amy opened with a reading from W.E.B. DuBois on the need for imminent action. Kath ..

From Our Director of Ministries with Children and Youth and Our Senior Minister
Mar 2015 - Dear Members and Friends of First Unitarian Church, As the wheel of the year turns toward Spring and new beginnings, I bring you the  ..

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