Monthly Archives: January 2016

Learning Through Leadership

Sunday Sermon by UUFE Board President Emily Cranwell.  Live interview by Beth Hall.

 Emily: I agreed to talk today about what I am learning as I begin my journey into leadership. I was asked to take on a Board role here about 2 years ago now. I … read more.

UU liFE, art, and service in the heart of Mexico

Life sketches from UUFE’s Sara Linda Poly in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico


We’ve kept in touch with Sara Linda and her husband, Tim Poly, during their annual winter migration to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.  Sara Linda shares her experiences and thoughts on art, service, and … read more.

A corn and soybeans kind of girl

Nancy, Claire, Phillip

Nancy Sawyer answers UU liFE’s Five Big Questions


UU liFE:  Where were you raised, and how?

Nancy:  I was raised on our family farm in central Illinois until I was eight.  After that we moved around until I graduated from high school, since my … read more.

Folding myself into my purpose

UUFE’s Shalagh Hogan on art, family, service, and daring.

Rev. Sue spoke on a recent Sunday of service to UUFE. She reminded us that our fabulous holiday tree didn’t simply rise up out of the floor by itself.  But it was still magic — Shalagh’s magic.

See our … read more.

February Fun in Children’s Religious Education

We’ve got a lot planned for February!

The Sunday morning elementary class will focus on ways to welcome others, signs and rituals that come with worshiping together, and understanding what it means to be a steward–that is, people with ability and responsibility to contribute to the … read more.

Wishes, Snowflakes, and Bouncers

2016 has started with lots of fun in our RE corner of the world. Here’s what’s been going on for the elementary and youth group folks:



We started the New Year in the RE classroom by sharing our wishes for the coming year. What do … read more.

The Courage to End Silence

Sermon by Sue Browning
Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton


“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”  Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

If you know something is wrong, and that oppression and the basic rights of others are at issue, … read more.

Persistent or Resistant, or Just Plain Stubborn

Sermon by Sue Browning
Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton


“So There (Excerpt)”
by Naomi Shihab Nye


I love the images in this poem. It’s fun to imagine being this three year old, pushing limits and taking charge. She is doing what she can to resist authority … read more.