Author Archives: UU liFE

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

UUFE seeks a part-time Music Director

UUFE is a 110-member congregation in Easton on the beautiful Eastern Shore of Maryland. We seek a quarter-time Music Director starting in August 2017 to inspire, motivate, and minister to our choir and congregation in music. The Music Director will: 1) Direct and possibly accompany our choir of 10-12 individuals at a worship service one … Continued

First meeting of the UUFE Immigration Task Force

- by Jim Richardson The first meeting of the Immigration Task Force was held on April 19th at UUFE. We had a good turnout of about twelve people and began by going around the table and sharing  each person’s reasons for wanting to be part of a group focused on immigration problems in the United … Continued

From the safety of home to the leap of faith

UUFE’s Mary Dunlavey answers the Five Big Questions Where were you raised, and how? I was raised in a prison town, Attica, New York until age 10.  It was my mother’s home; my dad was a city guy from Buffalo.  It was a Leave-It-To-Beaver-type growing up.  I was the third of four children.  My mother … Continued

On art, our kids’ lives, and our dwellings.

UUFE’s David Stevens meditates on the Five Big Questions and his art in wood and glass, kids and grandkids, and the secrets of home selling.   UU liFE:  Where were you raised, and how? David:  I grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan. My mother regularly attended the Presbyterian Church, and I went to Sunday school then … Continued

The Seesaws of Life

Recently I found this poem by Sarah Kays – The Paradox: When I am inside writing, all I can think about is how I should be outside living. When I am outside living, all I can do is notice all there is to write about. When I read about love, I think I should be … Continued

Intentional Yearning

Sermon by Sue Browning Minister, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Easton   Reading ‘When I Am Among the Trees’ by Mary Oliver   Often we sense our hearts are reaching for something, but we can’t quite figure out what. When asked, ‘How are things going?’ we respond, “Good” or “Pretty Good.”  We’re grateful for the basics … Continued

Invitation to important conversation – April 22, 2017, 10 – 11:30 a.m. at UUFE

Invitation to important conversation about UUA Leadership – April 22, 2017, 10 – 11:30 a.m. at UUFE Dear UUFE Members and Friends, As you may have heard, Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA), resigned on March 30. Yesterday the UUA Board of Trustees appointed the Rev. Sofia Betancourt, the Rev. William … Continued

First I was Catholic. Then I moved on to a sailboat.

UUFE’s Michele Drostin answers the Five Big Questions and tells about living on the water, schooling on the water, working on the water, moving back to the water.  And the day Eve sailed the waters and came into the world.   UU liFE:  Where were you raised, and how? Michele:  I was born in Chicago where … Continued