Author: Robin Pugh

Our Principles and Purposes Are a Living Tradition

by Robin Pugh, Director of Lifespan Faith Engagement

Did you know that our denomination is currently reviewing the by-laws that contain the UU principles?

When the Universalist Church of America and the American Unitarian Association merged in 1961 to form the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), the merged … read more.

New Opportunities for Children and Youth

This month we begin two opportunities for children and youth.  The first is virtual Family Chapel, a space on Sunday mornings where our UUCWC families from around the country can join together: to light a chalice, sing “Spirit of life”, learn together by story and song, share … read more.

Path to Membership: Another Viewpoint

This year, UUCWC instituted a new membership class called “Pathways.”  Unlike the previous classes, “Roots” and “Wings,” Rev. Kim revised the required membership class to be more interactive (not a lecture) and to focus on what it means to be a Unitarian Universalist today. We … read more.

The Joy of Chalice Circles

 

THIS MONTH WE ARE STARTING OUR ninth chalice circle. A silver lining of our closed church building is that so many people have connected through a small group. Small groups are a profound way of “doing church” that nurtures spiritual growth and a different way … read more.

Tending the Flame: The Art of UU Parenting

by Anne Godlasky

Note: This month, I asked Anne Godlasky, one of the parents in the Tending the Flame circle, to reflect on her experience in that group. I’m so glad she agreed to do so. Robin Pugh, Director of Lifespan Faith Engagement

I signed … read more.

What Do Visitors Need?

by Robin Pugh, Director, Lifespan Faith Engagement

This church year, I’ve taken on some of the responsibilities of the Congregational Life staff position because we are not having our usual children’s program at church. (Our children continue to learn. During the pandemic, Kim and I are … read more.