Words from our Minister and Lifelong Learning Educators.

October’s Theme: Courage

When I think of “courage,” I think of the character of the Lion in “The Wizard of Oz.” The Lion is supposed to be the king of the jungle. But this Lion is, by his own definition, a “coward.” He says, “I haven’t any courage at all. I even scare myself.” So he joins Dorothy […]

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Feedback Welcome

I am fond of saying that if anyone could come up with a system of communication that worked for communicating information and events in a church, they would make a fortune. We have email, Facebook, the newsletter, an insert in the order of service, verbal announcements, posters, and good old-fashion phone calls and face-to-face interactions. […]

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A Successful Sermon

On Sunday, Sept. 17, Adam Fass, WUUC’s Board chair, will be preaching. I have already had the pleasure of hearing him preach its draft stage. What I said to him when he was through was, “I wish I had preached that sermon.” The content is an invitation and exploration of the notion of service and […]

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Make It a Practice

Welcome.  This is the theme for the month of September chosen because this is the month when many newcomers come through our doors wondering if this is the is a place for them, if this could be their religious home. It can be a hard thing to welcome people. Once we get past the “is […]

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UUism: A Time of Foment and Possibility

I struggled with whether or not to attend this year’s General Assembly in New Orleans. I don’t do heat or humidity. I had only been there once before with a group of senior high youth and only the young man who hung out with me all day didn’t get served alcohol. Everyone was salivating about […]

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Dear Parents of Children and youth in Soulful Exploration at WUUC:

As our church year comes to a close, I want to take this time to review our time in Soulful Exploration and share the scope & sequence for RE programming in 2017-2018. I am so very thankful to all of our volunteers who helped our program run smoothly this year. It is not an easy […]

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