Monthly Archives: November 2015

Honoring Oliver Sacks

Sermon by Janet Pfeffer I feel a little territorial about Oliver Sacks.  I’ve been following him for decades, in awe and infatuation.   I’ve schemed for years to meet him in NYC, where he was a neurologist and professor.   I’ve read most of his 14 books about his life and work.  We have things in common:  … Continued

Their Thanks, reaching back to us Giving

Some gifts just keep on giving – again and again.  A planned gift to the UUFE Endowment Fund can transform the future of our congregation and ensure that it will continue to be a home for liberal religious seekers of all ages and a force for justice on the Shore for future generations. A gift … Continued

The Spirit of Gratitude

Even just knowing the holidays are close brings a sense of anticipation, and not always the good kind! Sometimes we sense we are not quite relaxed, and without consciously choosing to do so, our bodies have braced for the unexpected. We are ‘on the ready’ – a bit on edge. For some, lists loom large … Continued

Pete Seeger Music – Concert by Jim Scott March 19th 7pm

Jim Scott will be presenting an enjoyable evening of music by Pete Seeger on Saturday evening, March 19th at 7 pm in the sanctuary at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton.  The concert is open to the public. A free will offering will be taken to offset the cost of the concert. Contact Maureen Curtin, UUFE … Continued

Valentine’s Sing-A-Long – Feb 20th @ 7pm

Bring your spouse and join the choir members at the Valentine’s Sing-A-Long scheduled Saturday night, February 20th at 7pm.  All attendees are requested to bring along a sumptuous desert to share with all.  What a wonderful way to shake off the winter doldrums!  Contact Maureen Curtin if you have any questions.

UUFE Joins ‘Conversation on Race’ Event in St. Michaels

After months of learning and planning, a community-wide conversation on race opened the evening of November 8 in St. Michaels. The Star Democrat reported the event.   Over 120 participated, including from UUFE Ann Davis, Colleen Ronning, Jon Williams, Sally Woodall and myself.  Lots of energy, humility and compassion in the room. As background, the ‘Conversation on … Continued

Make a Difference This Thanksgiving

Help the Interfaith Coalition Against Hunger feed 150 shut-ins, seniors, and others in need. The faith groups that comprise the Interfaith Coalition Against Hunger have now begun soliciting food donations for the annual Thanksgiving Dinners.  You can really make a difference as many programs which usually provide this special meal have been cut or reduced. … Continued

How is “letting go” part of your spirituality?

 When has life called us to let go and leap into something new?  With gasps of awe and vicarious fear, Soul Matters Inner Circle members watched the video Learn to Fly: The Parable of the Trapeze while pondering the reflection recorded over scenes of Tony Curtis and Gina Lollabrigida flying through the air, catching each … Continued

Ancestry, Heritage and Culture

Sermon by Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton   The Hebrew Bible includes long genealogy sections. In the book of Genesis we learn that from Adam descended Seth, and from Seth descended Enosh, and from Enosh descended Kenan, and the list go on. Parts of Genesis read like a family tree, or a … Continued

Autumn Update for RE Families

Hello, RE families! Happy Weekend to everyone. Just a few things to catch you up on the goings and comings of life in the UUFE RE corner of the world: 1.  Developing a reverence for life is the theme in the elementary classroom for the next two weeks. Lauren Harton will lead the class and … Continued