Author Archives: UU liFE

Whiteness

On September 23, UUFE hosted the UU Racial Justice Gathering Workshop.  Paula Cole Jones and other leaders led an in-depth conversation and workshop on racial justice. The gathering was an opportunity for UUs in the Delmarva Cluster to address the challenges of dismantling systemic racism.  About a dozen UUFE members and friends attended. UU liFE received these … Continued

When Change Seems Impossible, or at Least Overwhelming

Sermon by Rev. Sue Browning Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton   Reading (An excerpt from the book ‘Just Mercy’ by Bryan Stevenson. For context, it’s the late 1980s and Bryan has working more and more closely with those facing execution. (p72-74)) ‘We relocated to our new office in Montgomery in the shadow of these two … Continued

What Happened to Me at the Eclipse

Sermon by Don Barker    Opening words are from New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, the book entitled The Acts of the Apostles: And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out of my Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall … Continued

MRC provides emergency funds to Easton family separated by ICE

Concerned Citizens of Easton (Gail Woodall’s group), brought to Matthew Peters an excellent idea to help raise money for the Multi-Cultural Center, specifically for emergency funding. It would involve using “Go Fund Me” on the internet. Members of local citizens’ groups like Bay Hundred Citizens (BHCJS), CCE, and Talbot Rising are already contributing. It would … Continued

True to Myself

Sermon by Sue Browning, Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton. Service presented with Joshua Long.   Let me begin with a story told by Wayne Dyer in his book Wisdom of the Ages. “Two months ago my son and I cleaned out a wooded area in front of the townhouse where I do my writing. We … Continued

Final Fellowship and a New Stole!

On June 18 the congregation surprised me (yes, I was surprised!) with kind words and celebration in honor of my completing of the requirements for ‘Final Fellowship’ – the last step in the Unitarian Universalist’s national ministerial credentialing process. It’s fitting that the congregation and I celebrated together. Since 2013, when UUFE hired a just-out-of-seminary … Continued

The Roots of Character

Sermon by Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton At last week’s service, Jim Richardson and Martha Hamlyn shared that UUFE’s long time minister, Rev. Daniel Higgins, had died on June 9. He was a Minister Emeritus here at this congregation – a life time honor – and he held that same distinction in … Continued

What Happened to Me on Election Night

Sunday sermon by Don Barker 11 June 2017   I want to tell you a story. I starts at the Five and Dime Ale House in Baltimore: And it ends at Jimmy’s Grille in Bridgeville, Delaware: In between were three days in Hell. The title of my story is, “What Happened to Me on Election … Continued

You’re Not Alone

This week I offered the message at Easton High School’s Baccalaureate Service. The class had selected ‘Persistence’ as the theme for the service. I talked about inner determination – the “I can do this” focus of energy. I also wanted the students to hear that persistence is more than learning to plow through challenges alone. … Continued

May 3 Update – UUFE Immigration Task Force

The ITF meeting time is now changing from Wednesday to Thursday evenings starting at 6:30 at UUFE. Our next meeting date will be May 25 and we plan to meet every other week. All are welcome to attend. The second Immigration Task Force meeting was held on Wednesday evening, May 6. During the meeting Don … Continued