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Crossing Paths

by Andrea Kalb How do we as Unitarian Universalists address the problem of separation from each other? How do Jewish people address the problem of exile? And how do Christians of all denominations address the problem of sin? Ask one of our current 6th- or 7th-graders taking part in this year’s Crossing Paths class and … Continued

The ARE Path at UUCWC – Winter/Spring 2018

By Susan Colket, Chair, Adult Religious Education Our adult religious education (ARE) programs are a natural way to navigate our lives as Unitarian Universalists. At the final session of the first Coming Into Connection program last month, Steve Saddlemire, captured this as he shared his experience as a CIC participant, “You come to church when … Continued

UU’s UNITE: General Assembly is Coming!

This past year, we’ve been learning more and more about how this faith is one of change and dynamic process and learning. Just recently an email was sent for you requesting you to consider and ‘vote’ on the topics for discussion at our annual gathering as a faith. HERE’S an OPPORTUNITY to continue that learning … Continued

Volunteers Needed for a Grounds Spring Cleaning

With sunny, warm weather right around the corner it’s time to start thinking about a GROUNDS SPRING CLEANING! Winters are always hard on vegetation, lawns and outdoor equipment and this year is no exception. Whether it’s snow plows tearing up the grassy parking area, freezing weather affecting bushes and trees, or just nature dropping branches … Continued

Appropriate Use of Social Media

 by Christine Lynch, Right Relations Committee “I wish I could take that back!” Have you ever had that thought moments after you hit send on a social media site such as Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat ,etc… The fact is: once you post, you can’t take it back. Someone once shared good advice with me. She said … Continued

Update from the Racial Justice Initiative Praxis Group, February 2018

5. Theological Reflection. The congregation sees racial justice work as a natural expression their tradition’s values and beliefs, can articulate a theology of racial justice, and are able to evaluate issues and actions through the lens of their faith. The above assessment point was the focus of our December 2017 Praxis Group meeting and it … Continued

“Choirs Bring a ‘Heart Connection'” – Part One

by Caryl Tipton, Director, Music Ministry (Excerpts from Choirs Bring a ‘Heart Connection’ by Donald E. Skinner in the Fall 2010 edition of UU World. Reprinted with permission of UU World © UUA) Have you noticed a new addition to Crossings II in the Order of Service, ”Our Music Today”? Inspired by the work being … Continued

How Decisions are Made at UUCWC

by Pete Rafle, Vice President, Board of Trustees It has come to our attention that the working of the UUCWC Board of Trustees is something of a mystery to many of our members. Our community has steadily grown in the past three years so this is a good time to explain to members, both new … Continued

Shepherd’s Pie for February

This Month the Food Ministry will be making Shepherd’s Pie. Please donate these ingredients by February 11th. 85% ground beef canned tomato sauce canned chicken broth Betty Crocker instant mashed potatoes frozen mixed vegetables granola bars fruit cups