Monthly Archives: May 2016

Rituals of Memory and Respect

Memorial Day Sermon by Rev. Sue Browning
Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton

 

Reading

Excerpt from a writing by colleague Rev. Clare Petersburg who serves the Unitarian Universalist  congregation in Towson, Md.  (Source: Beyond Absence: A Treasury Of Poems, Quotations, And Readings On Death And Remembrance, edited … read more.

Your Transformation is less than two blocks away

UUFE’s Gayle Scroggs talks about depression, accepting herself as loving and deserving of love, and the revelation that grew from the sidewalk.  Taking time to see beauty in all things.

Adapted from Gayle’s March 2016 Flower Communion talk.

“Nobody sees a flower really; it is so small. We … read more.

Meet Heather’s New Boss

Heather in charge

UUFE’s Heather Grant talks about Catholic high school, her century ride around Lake Tahoe, the blessing and curse of home ownership, and life’s true gifts.

And her answer to one of UU liFE’s Five Big Questions is … a business plan.

Where were you raised, … read more.

Finishing the School Year in the RE Wing

It’s hard to believe we have arrived here–already at the end of the RE school year at UUFE. It’s been a transitional year for many of us. It’s the first year we’ve had Cailyn Thomas, a consistent staff person keeping watch over the playroom every … read more.

Like National Geographic

Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, China, New Zealand, and Australia.  Egypt and Israel, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Sea of Galilee, River Jordan, Temple Mount, Wailing Wall.  And Bella Coola, British Columbia.  With grizzlies.

UUFE’s Dick Doughty tells how far he’s come with Barbara.  Answering the Five Big Questions along the way.

“I … read more.

Meeting Jesus Again for the First Time

Sermon by Dwayne Eutsey

Opening Words

“Journeyman’s Wages”

To the waters of the Willamette I come

in nearly perfect weather,

Monday morning

traffic backed up at the bridge

a bad sign.

Be on the job at eight,

boots crunching in gravel;

cinch up the tool belt, string out the cords

to where we left off … read more.

Death with Dignity and Daughters

UUFE’s Sally Woodall celebrates the life and death of her mother with joy and laughter.

Adapted from Sally’s May 2016 Flower Communion talk.

Dott Sapp in 1938, age 20. — Christmas 1949 – Sally, Dot, Ginny, Bob, Carey.

 

Early December 2013, Mother developed some sort of glitch … read more.

We commit ourselves to each other

When we gather the spirit on Sunday mornings and beyond, we commit ourselves to each other, to our spiritual community, and to our mission that reaches far beyond our walls. We educate our young to instill knowledge and values that help to spread our message … read more.

Leveraging Our Blessings

Our theme this month is Blessing. In the Soul Matters packet I received on the theme, this quote caught my eye:

We each have the choice in any setting to step back and let go of the mind-set of scarcity. Once we let go of scarcity, … read more.