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You Are Not Alone

You Are Not Alone

As we approach the holiday season, I am once again experiencing feelings of loss. Loss is all around us. There is the loss of our ability to be near family and friends, the loss of jobs, of homes, of traditions.  It is so easy to get caught up in mourning what we have...

Coming of Age and Senior Skills

Coming of Age and Senior Skills

As we move into October and our Soul Matters theme of Deep Listening, I am reflecting on how important it is to listen to the call within our own hearts, to periodically take time to reflect on our lives and discern the next best steps on our path. Each of our...

Religious Education 2020: It Takes a Village (and a Zoom account)

Religious Education 2020: It Takes a Village (and a Zoom account)

By Bridget LaflinDirector of Religious Education Hello WUUC! Summer is winding down and we are ramping up for a church and school year like no other.  All of us are feeling the pressure of figuring out how to create a new normal during these challenging times.  WUUC’s...

In Trying Times, I Believe in Us

In Trying Times, I Believe in Us

By Bridget LaflinDirector of Religious EducationHello Beloveds, Will you breathe with me? Take a deep breath in slowly. Exhale slowly. Repeat as many times as necessary to feel a bit of calm. Let's just take a minute and remember that we love each other. At the very...

REorganizing our REsources

REorganizing our REsources

Stewardship season is upon us again. It is the time in the church year when we are thinking about our pledges, our resources, what we want to give to the church, and what we feel we can afford. It is also the time of year when we plan our annual church budget, which...

Are Our Children Learning  to Handle Conflict?

Are Our Children Learning to Handle Conflict?

Hello Friends!  As I thought about the January and February Soul Matters themes of Integrity and Resilience and how these concepts relate to our Religious Education program, I began to think about the challenges and successes that our RE program has faced this...