Monthly Archives: June 2016

An Englishwoman in America

Given the choice of becoming a nurse, secretary, or teacher in England while waiting for Mr Right, UUFE’s Carol Meredith came instead to America at the height of the Vietnam War and civil unrest. Carol talks about living and being UU in the USA and the UK, her work with La Leche League and in social … Continued

Are We Resistant or Ready?

Sermon at UUFE by Tim Poly What if you were the best man at a wedding and forgot to bring the ring?  Have you ever felt unprepared for a conversation, a project at work or a family activity?  At this service, led by Tim Poly, we’ll turn to the New Testament’s Parable of the Ten … Continued

A letter from Jamie and Gregg – The Greg Taylor Project

A letter from Jamie Huss and Gregg Jamback – Producers, The Greg Taylor Project We had a wonderful time on Father’s Day weekend with our fellow UUs at the UUFE. We hope you enjoyed hearing our thoughts about the causes of wrongful convictions and the reforms that North Carolina has put in place. Many thanks to all for the warm … Continued

Gone Off the Grid

UUFE’s Patty Hamsher talks about being raised in a red/blue family, going off the grid for 3 years, coming back, cobbling together a flexible work schedule, and the joy of running UUFE’s dreamy day camp for kids.  And she answers UU liFE’s Five Big Questions UU liFE:  Where were you raised, and how? Patty:  My … Continued

I’m Thinking of Moving to the Netherlands

~  Ann Davis My recent trip to the Netherlands reawakened my appreciation northern European folks. It has been a long time since I traveled outside of the US. It was a pleasant deja vu from childhood trips and residence in Germany.  I experienced a brief but intense “fling,” with the Dutch people, and it was intoxicating, … Continued

Choices upon Choices, upon More Choices

Sermon by Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton Reading The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost “And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could”   The act of choosing takes time and energy. We make decisions all day long. We choose among the cereal boxes … Continued

&&&&&& Music this Sunday, June 12

This Sunday we are delighted to join forces with traditional music group, Ampersand.  Ampersand’s core is Beth Lawton & Dick Hogle, who will be performing this Sunday. Ampersand’s name, which means “and”, underscores their love of “adding in” other musicians. For this early summer service, they are pleased to include Dave Moore and to join … Continued

UUFE’s Common Read for Summer 2016:  Healing the Heart of Democracy

This summer our common read (a book selected for shared reading) is: Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit by Parker J. Palmer. (2011). We will have a shared conversation about the book at our service on Sunday, August 21, and will create additional opportunities for … Continued

Yes, that’s our President. Over on the right.

UUFE’s new Board President, Mark Peach, answers UU liFE’s Five Big Questions and briefs us on growing up Catholic over there by Blair Road in Bawmer City, touring with Michael Jackson, lighting up U.S. Presidents, and what we can achieve together during his term.   UU liFE:  Where were you raised, and how? Mark:  I grew up … Continued

Is Your Schedule “Just Right”?

How full do you like your calendar to be? What’s your preferred balance of “need-to-be-somewhere” and free, flexible time? In the story of The Three Bears we hear of porridge that is “too hot”…”too cold” and “just right.”  What’s your “just right” as you look to scheduling the next weeks and months ahead? When we … Continued