Dear Ones, My calendar tells me I’m writing this on Erev Yom Kippur – the day before Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. We explored the concepts of repentance, atonement, and forgiveness in our service this past Sunday. In that service, we also showed a video with my late colleague, Rob Eller-Isaacs, who said the […]

Dear Ones, Can you believe we’re at the end of September already? Time is flying by. Our theme for October is “Leaning In.” We’re going to lean into a variety of ideas, beginning with an exploration of repentance/atonement/forgiveness. Our members, friends, and neighbors who are Jewish just celebrated Rosh Hashanah, the New Year, and are […]

Upcoming Sundays October 2 – Being Again In Love – Rev. Lori October 9 – Entertaining Angels – Rev. Lori October 16 – Living Questions: God – Rev. Lori October 23 – Learning On The Way – Rev. Lori October 30 – TBA – Worship Team

Dear Ones, I hope you’re all enjoying reading a Banned Book this week! As I said last Sunday, ideas are important. Books can be challenged, banned, and burned, but ideas can live on. Our very existence as a faith tradition depends on once-reviled ideas – Unitarianism and Universal Salvation. I promised to post the books […]

Dear Ones, Very soon we will be in the midst of the Annual Stewardship Drive. You’ll receive the official stewardship email, and letter, and pledge packets. I am not a member of UUFB. Some of my colleagues choose to join the congregations they serve while they’re serving them, and believe that this creates an “I’m […]

Dear Ones, It is SO GOOD to be back! I’ve begun meeting with committees and teams again, beginning with the Worship Team. Our Fabulous Worship Team™ did a fantastic job during our sabbatical. Many thanks to them for all the hard work and great services. During sabbatical, a few changes were made in the liturgy, and I’m […]

Hello Everyone! Today is my “official” return from sabbatical, and I am so glad to be here! We begin our seventh year of ministry together – can you believe it? There’s always a lot happening at the beginning of the program year. I’ll be returning to the pulpit this coming Sunday, September 4th, which is […]

Upcoming Sundays September 4 – Journeys Continuing – Rev. Lori September 11 – All the Ways of Water – Rev. Lori September 18 – Welcoming the Stranger – Rev. Lori September 25 – TBA – Worship Team

Hello Everyone! I’m not *officially* back from sabbatical until September 1st, but I did want to quickly say “hi,” and let everyone know that I’m around and working on getting things ready for the beginning of the program year! I’ve made a few phone calls, and am having some small meetings toward that end as […]

Upcoming Sundays – Sabbatical Speakers May 1 – Stephen Burton – Beltane May 8 – Rev. Tandi Rogers – An Evangelical Christian and a Unitarian Universalist on a Plane May 15 – Clint Tawes, UU Seminarian May 22 – Shirene Hansotia, ACLU May 29 – Social & Environmental Justice Committee June 5 – Worship Team June 12 – Jim […]