Author: Caryl Tipton

Reflecting On My Thirty Years at UUCWC

Director of Music Ministry Caryl Tipton shares an excerpt of her homily from Sunday, October 24, 2021 where she reflected on the theme “All I Really Need to Know, I Learned at UUCWC.”

Thirty years is a long time.  A time filled with questions and searching, … read more.

Safe Singing

by Caryl Tipton, Director, Music Ministry

Our accompanist, Steve Ryan, and I have had emails/comments with concern about not wearing a mask at times while providing music for services on Sunday.

We are very aware of the many factors of COVID spread and especially singing. … read more.

Unitarians and Christmas

In many ways, Unitarians made Christmas what it is today. Of course, Christmas is the celebration of a Palestinian prophet named Yeshua, or Jesus. The early Christian church celebrated his birthday in April and then in June. They then co-opted the yule … read more.

Crossing Chorale Rehearsals Start Aug. 29

The role of the Crossing Chorale is to sing choral music for our worship services…to create beautiful music; enhance the topic of the month and/or sermon; offer different genres and diverse cultural music; give the opportunity for listening, joy and reflection; and to support the … read more.

Church Bulletin Music Bloopers

My articles for the past few months have been of a serious nature. Thought I’d share some church music humor with you this month!

Church Bulletin Music Bloopers:

The choir invites any member of the congregation who enjoys sinning to join the choir.
A bean supper will be … read more.

New Faces – and Voices – in the Choir

By now, you will have noticed that Crossing Chorale is filling up our “choir loft”. We’ve welcomed “old” friends back and some new friends have joined us.

We are thrilled to have Kathy Frey singing again after a few years away. And, Michael Howe-Smith is joyfully … read more.