Living Intentionally

(Sermon January 28, 2018, UU Fellowship at Easton by Rev. Sue Browning) It’s the end of January. Let’s go way back to the beginning of the month. January 1st was a Monday. Maybe Christmas leftovers on their last leg, your favorite cookies were gone and a few broken, less enticing, ones still had to be eaten, … Continued

UU Principles and Beloved Community

(Sermon, January 14, 2018, UU Fellowship at Easton, Rev. Sue Browning) In religious community, rituals help us remember. We have the rituals for religious holidays – Christmas, Easter, UU Water Communion. And after years of celebrating Martin Luther King Day, a secular holiday, we have an annual pattern that asks us to remember. The rituals … Continued

Serving Two Congregations: A Spiritual Journey

For over six months I’ve had the privilege to serve two Unitarian Universalist congregations on the eastern shore. I’ve been asked: How is it going? How is the commute? Can you keep up with the commitments? The short answers – From my perspective, it’s going well. The driving is about as expected (not bad). I … Continued

NLDC is Working on Next Year’s Leaders

The Nominating and Leadership Development Committee is at its critical time of year when we begin to work in earnest to prepare the slate of nominees for next year’s leaders. We wish to refresh everyone’s awareness in the Fellowship about the three groups of nominees in the next few weeks. The first group is our … Continued

Death and Life on the Ganges – Outreach for Mere Saathi

Dr. Audrey Barker described Mere Saathi’s mission in India to empower and improve the lives of impoverished village women through veterinary medicine for the dairy animals in their care. UUFE’s Don Barker told stories about Death, Uncertainty, and Liberation – from his India journal and books he carried on his recent trip with Mere Saathi to the … Continued

Outreach for Mere Saathi will be Sun Jan 21

Dr. Audrey Barker founded Mere Saathi in 2010.  Dr. Barker is a Baltimore veterinarian and daughter of UUFE members Rita and Don Barker. We are One Village Healing Another Mere Saathi’s mission is to empower and improve the lives of impoverished Indian women.  We do this by providing specific, needs-based veterinary medicine to the animals in their care. Working In … Continued

Interesting Offerings in the UUA Central East Region

A note from Rev. David Pyle | Congregational Life Staff | Central East Region Dearest Congregational Leaders! Over the next several months, we will be hosting a series of Internet – Based Opportunities for Leaders of each congregation to come together and share ideas, learn from each other, and grow together. Our vision of these … Continued

In 2018 Let’s Make New Mistakes

How about this as a mantra for 2018: Make new mistakes. I think it’s wise advice. And I think it’s terrifying advice. The mantra is inspired by Neil Gaiman who says,   “I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying … Continued

17th Annual UUFE Service Auction is February 10!    

“I had no idea what a “service auction” truly was when I helped with the first event 8 years ago. But when I saw there was a chance to buy tickets and attend parties with these interesting fabulous people at their houses, I was in. I spent well over a hundred dollars when money was … Continued

Believing in Nothing

How do you respond when someone asks you this: “So you are a UU. What do you believe?”  Is your UU elevator speech fuzzy? Limited to what you have rejected? Can you clearly articulate your beliefs? Several UUFE members and friends explored and defined their personal theology in a four-part weekly series in October and … Continued