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Membership Musings, by Lynne Jacoby

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“Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what no other can exactly be,… Read More >

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What Are Your Means to Achieve the Board’s Ends? Everyone on a ministry team, both staff-led and member-led, is invited… Read More >

Dena’s Digressions: Emergence

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On my walk today, I found evidence of spring’s emergence–swelling buds on a magnolia tree, a song sparrow’s voice of… Read More >

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WORDS on the WIND: Emergence

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 What does it mean to be a people of Emergence?   It has been a long and sometimes hard winter…. Read More >

Dena’s Digressions: Listening

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The healing power of one-to-one listening simply cannot be over-estimated. To be truly heard by another human being is rare… Read More >

WORDS on the WIND: Balance

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March includes Spring Equinox when the hours of dark and light are evenly balanced. It can be a good time… Read More >

RE-Flections – Black People Matter Curriculum Offered

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By Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education “Yes, racism looks like hate, but hate is just one manifestation. Privilege is… Read More >

What is your Intention?

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Intention is one of the most complex, challenging, and ultimately private processes that human beings engage in. Only the person… Read More >


WORDS on the WIND: Intention

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By The Rev. Jennifer Nordstrom Intention, our January theme, is somewhere on the road between hope and commitment—it is not… Read More >

Stewardship Moment: Time, Talent, and Treasure

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By Tony Panciera, Stewardship Council Chair December always brings familiar memories – snow, holidays, family, food, and gifts to name… Read More >

Money Talks: Invest with your Values

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By Terry Wiggins All UUs should know about Socially Responsible Investing (SRI). The Unitarian Universalist Association’s (UUA’s) Socially Responsible Investing… Read More >

Join the UU Love Resists Campaign

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By Bruce Wiggins, Chair, Social Justice Council The Social Justice Council (SJC) encourages all First Church members and friends to… Read More >

Common Ground Update: New Initiatives Move Forward

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By Jerry Fredrickson On October 26, Common Ground held an assembly at Tabernacle Community Baptist Church, a new Common Ground… Read More >

Sara’s Good Tidings: the Season of Hope

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By the Rev. Sara Goodman In this season of hope and expectation, we wait for the light to return, for… Read More >

Christmas Eve - candlelight service

REflections: the Universality of Hope

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By Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education “If only for the season, let us banish cynicism and welcome wonder” —… Read More >

Membership Musings: Act in Hopeful Ways

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By Lynne Jacoby, Membership Development Coordinator “’Hope’ is the thing with feathers – That perches in the soul – And… Read More >