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A Time to Rest: July 22 Minister’s Musings

A Time to Rest: July 22 Minister’s Musings

Dear WUUC Community, As the 2021-22 church year came to a close in June, it would seem like a natural next step to turn our attention to the coming year, and focus on getting the 2022-23 church year started. But before we do that, just wait a second. Pause. Breathe. I...

Minister’s Musings: It’s About Connection, not Perfection

Minister’s Musings: It’s About Connection, not Perfection

Dear WUUC Community, Last month, our Worship Team collaborated with the folks at Evergreen UU Fellowship in Marysville to do a collaborative service honoring Easter and Passover. It went well, and I think everyone involved learned a lot by shaking things up and doing...

The Truth of our Feelings

The Truth of our Feelings

Dear WUUC Community, Well, it finally happened again. When I arrived here in Woodinville in August of 2020, I heard that our Black Lives Matter sign had been defaced, destroyed, or disappeared a number of times prior to my arrival. However, since my ministry here...

Minister’s Musings: The Present of Presence

Minister’s Musings: The Present of Presence

Dear WUUC Community, It is December now, which means we are well into a season of celebrations and gift-giving. If presents are a part of your holiday observances, please remember to add one more person to your list of gift recipients: you! And (if I may be so bold...

Finding Peace Amidst the Chaos

Finding Peace Amidst the Chaos

Dear WUUC Community, I’d like to share a Jewish parable with you: A farmer lived in a small house with his wife, many children, and his aging parents. The house was always crowded, noisy, and often messy. The farmer could never seem to find a moment of peace and...