Monthly Archives: January 2017

Raised Catholic. (Strict Catholic.)

UUFE’s Theresa Connelly brews up coffee hour each Sunday.  And her answers to the Five Big Questions right now, here.  Straight up, no decaf.   UU liFE:  Where were you raised, and how? Theresa:  I was #7 of 8 children raised in Annapolis. We were raised Catholic (strict Catholic). How have you made your living? I’ve … Continued

Music Notes

One of the things I love about UU, is the music we sing. I love our hymns because they are melodic and generally easy to sing as well as the lyrics. Lyrics about our responsibility to each other, to our neighbors, to our communities, to our environment. Lyrics about love, about spirituality. As Music Director, … Continued

Write Now!

by Jim Richardson If you are like me and looking for something that can make a difference, the UUFE Social Justice Committee is offering you a great opportunity this coming Sunday, (Jan. 29) with a brand-new project called Write Now!   Very simply, it a year-long letter-writing campaign to inform our political representatives, both state … Continued

A magic broom and a house on the coast of Maine

With a nod to Isak Dinesen, UUFE’s Judy Hedges might begin her book, “I had a house on the coast of Maine.” Follow Judy as she migrates to Maine, rescues strays, transforms her lacrosse stick into a magic broom, and wanders and ponders the Five Big Questions.    UUliFE:  Where were you raised, and how? … Continued

Guideposts in Times of Transition

Sermon by Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton   Reading Our reading this morning comes from late in Martin Luther King’s journey. It is from a sermon preached in 1967, well after the bus boycotts and the Voting Act was passed. An excerpt from “A Christmas Sermon on Peace” delivered in in December … Continued

The Magic of Many Hands

As adults, we have learned that things don’t just happen magically; there are often lots of hands behind the scenes. Likewise, Sundays at UUFE don’t come together without the people that volunteer to make it happen. Take a snowy Sunday in January as an example. Despite the snow and ice covered roads on January 8th, … Continued

UU liFE when the TV broke

Karen Walpole’s journey to UUFE began when she talked with a UU then moved to Easton. Or maybe it was decades earlier, when the TV broke. Read Karen’s answers to the Five Big Questions.  Then you decide.   UU liFE:  Where were you raised, and how? Karen:  I was brought up on Long Island in … Continued

Start Where You Are

Sermon by Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton   Reading Sojourner Truth was born a slave in 1797 in New York south of Albany. Our reading picks up a description of her life’s journey in 1844, when she would have been in her late 40s. From the book, “Sojourner Truth: Slave, Prophet, Legend” … Continued

Remember these yellow shoes? Sure you do.

Because you’ve seen them before on UUFE’s Ann Davis – our most prolific blogger. Ann blogs to keep us connected with other UUFE congregations, Chalice Lighters, UUA General Assembly, and UUA Central East Region activities. And now Ann answers the Five Big Questions.  And Question No. 6: How does she find the time and energy? … Continued