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“We will fight, and we will win”

Dear friends,

I am just back from a wonderful trip to attend the Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly in Portland, Oregon. While most of the time with fellow UU’s from across the continent was uplifting, it was also marked by pain and anger as we received … read more.

Connecting with UU’s Everywhere

I am writing this message on Monday evening- as I prepare to travel to the Unitarian Universalist Association’s General Assembly (GA) in Portland, Oregon. This is the first in-person GA since 2019- and my first on the west coast. This year’s General Assembly is an … read more.

Moments of Pause

I am waking up to the sound of rain outside my window. This rainy morning in a week of June sunshine is a welcome reprieve for my garden- and my soul. It moves me into a time of reflection.

Tomorrow my 17 year old daughter, Camille, … read more.

Time to Refill the Well

Ask a parish minister how they are feeling in June, and you will probably hear the word “exhausted”. Most are ready by this time for a little vacation and rest, and your minister here at UUC is no exception! There is a reason most ministers … read more.

Celebrating Blessings

June is a month of celebrating blessings- graduations and weddings, the celebration of fathers, the beginning of summer. June marks a shift in our congregational calendar too, as we gather to recognize the gifts of community at our Annual Flower Ceremony on June 12th, and … read more.

A Message About the Tragedy in Texas

Hello Beloveds,

The news of 19 children and 2 teachers killed in a mass shooting in an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas has shaken us to our core.

Our hearts are broken. The memories of a similar tragedy, nearly ten years ago at Sandy Hook, flood back … read more.

Change & Resiliency

Dear Ones,

This has been a month of mixed emotion in our congregation. Congratulations to our Stewardship Team- and to the whole congregation- for a successful campaign! This is a great accomplishment and a testament to your commitment and investment in this community, particularly at a … read more.

Reproductive Justice: Life-Saving Welcome

This week, my heart is heavy. I resonate with the shock and fear that many are feeling, as reproductive rights in the United States are threatened by the recent leak of a Supreme Court decision that would repeal Roe Vs. Wade.

This decision will have devastating … read more.

Nurturing Beauty All Around Us

Beauty. It’s all around us. This morning I spent some time just noticing the blooming pink cherry blossom trees all around our grounds, and the yellow and red tulips on the front lawn. We are entering that time of year known for its visual allure. … read more.

Earth Day: One Action, One Community at a Time

April 22, 2022 marks the 52nd Earth Day. Since 1970 billions of people around the world have celebrated and taken action to care for our planet. Today we know that the Earth is in crisis. We have already witnessed the life-threatening impact of climate change … read more.