A very informative exchange transpired between our guests and members of UUFE, comprising congregants and members of the Social Justice Committee, and our Guests: Mid-Shore Fresh Start. Tori Brummel and Bert Larrimore
Author Archives: Don Barker
August 5, 2018, 11:30 am at UUFE
Attending: Tom Arnold, Maggie Garey, Tracey O’Shay, Steve Parks, Liz Parks, Sally Woodall, Carol Meredith, David Stevens, Ken Court, Jack Harrald, Ron Sweet, Ann Davis
Presiding: Nancy Sweet
Nancy began the meeting by addressing two topics regarding how to assist with the immigration situation. She … read more.
UUFE member Steve Parks wrote this guest commentary which appeared in the July 11 2018 issue of the Star-Democrat.
The plight of children separated from their undocumented immigrant parents along the southwest border is epitomized by a pair of 1-year-olds. A girl, recently reunited with her … read more.
UUFE’s Emily Cranwell answers the Five Big Questions and talks about wearing butter cookies on her fingers, raising Lindan, savoring Summer, winning marathons and triathlons, and how she found UUFE.
“I knew I belonged the first time we read the Covenant aloud.”
Where were you … read more.
UUFE’s Ann Jacobs answers the Five Big Questions and talks about roaming Europe with horses, life in The Big Apple, running the Marine Corps Marathon, and starting her own business – again.
Where were you raised, and how?
I was born in Baltimore then lived for the … read more.
Sermon by Nancy Sawyer
The seed for this sermon was planted several years ago during a multilogue here at this Fellowship. During the multilogue I referred to our congregation as “a faith community.” Don Barker responded to my comment with his usual, questioning, curious manor with … read more.
Kara said, Bring your garden tools and your grill. We’re doing chicken. I said, I use my grill maybe once every three years. She said, No problem. Doug will be Grillmaster.
Parents and kids … read more.
Sermon at UUFE by John Turner
Our lives are filled with relationships. Some of them are strong. Some are weak. Some helpful to us. Some harmful. And, often, we are not fully aware of the impact some of these relationships have on us. … read more.
Sermon at UUFE by Bob Cleg
Text: Mark 16:1-8
I grew up in a Baptist church where it wasn’t a stretch to think dead people could come back to life. Years later, I realized the statistical impossibility of that happening. In focusing my concept of religion … read more.
(A Tale of What Happened to Me in Chicago.)
Opening Words – Buddhist Heaven and Hell
Our opening words are about heaven and hell, nirvana and samsara. A Zen story we’ve shared here before:
A samurai approached the monk Hakuin and demanded, “I want to know about … read more.