Monthly Archives: March 2016

Our Field Trip to Lewes

Can you recall a field trip in your life? Even if you haven’t been in school for a while, my guess is you remember at least one. I’ve asked friends about past field trips. One recalled going to a farm and seeing a cow with a glass stomach, and another remembered a trip to Betsy … Continued

The Tender Roots of Community

Sermon by Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton The biblical accounts of the first Easter morning offer images of an empty tomb. The Gospel of Mark [Chapter 16:1-8, NRSV] When the sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint … Continued

From 60 to Zero in 10 Seconds

UUFE’s Mary Young answers The 5 Big Questions and talks about quitting cold turkey, growing up in segregated Virginia, how she fell in with the Quakers, and the NASCAR dream. (And… Don’t miss the Paris chase at the end!)   UU liFE:  Where were you raised, and how? Mary:  I was raised in Lynchburg, Va., … Continued

Spring in the RE Wing

This month the elementary gang will be exploring the idea of fair group decisions during their Sunday morning meeting time. Using the fifth Principle as a guide, we’ll examine different methods of making group decisions, practice making group decisions in a hypothetical situation, and learn about our own congregation’s governance systems. Our spring youth night … Continued

Character Counts. So Does a Full Beard.

UUFE’s Andrew Southworth is a Character Counts coach and is a founder of Cover Your Chin for Charity, which raises funds for “Kids, Vets, and Pets”.  Check out the video. UU Life:  Where were you raised, and how? Andrew:  I was born in Flint, Michigan, and moved to the Easton Shore in 1981 when I was 7. … Continued

Music, generosity, tomato sauce, and the Wholeness of Living

Russ Steffy answers UU liFE’s Five Big Questions through our interview and his blog.   UU liFE:  Where were you raised, and how? Russ:  I was raised in southeastern Pennsylvania in a Fundamental Evangelical Protestant family.  It might sound like an exaggeration, but their “church” was my parent’s life.  Being raised  in a Fundamental Evangelical Protestant … Continued

Fulfillment in UUFE Leadership

By Emily Cranwell In the service that I gave on January 31st, I was asked to reflect on how leadership can be spiritually fulfilling. In a time when Nominating and Leadership Development Committee (N&LDC) is seeking volunteers to step into leadership roles, I want to ask others to reflect on what opportunities they have found … Continued

Why We “Do” Church

In the flurry of our day-to-day lives, we often feel rushed. We wonder if we can do enough, and if we can do whatever we need to do well enough. Other times we feel alone and long to share our experiences with another. Still other times, the challenges of the greater world leap to the … Continued