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Parson to Person November 2017

“The ‘Mentally Ill’ or…?” For years I referred to people with a mental illness as “the mentally ill.” When I was gently told that the “correct” term was “people with a mental illness” (or “people living with a mental illness”), … Continue reading

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Upcoming Sundays December 2017

Sunday, December 3, 2017 Our guest speaker this Sunday will be the Rev. Erik Carlson, pastor at our sister church in Kenosha (Bradford Community Church, UU), which is where our minister will be speaking in today’s “pulpit exchange.” Since this … Continue reading

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Upcoming Sundays November 2017

Sunday, November 5, 2017 Veterans Sunday On this Sunday before Veterans Day (November 11) we will hear from our church president, Addison Tower, about his service in our country’s military. (Since this is Tony’s last Veterans Sunday service with us, … Continue reading

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Diverse Halloweenish Children’s Books

Since the theme of this year’s Children’s Religious Education is Diversity and Racism, I’ve spent a great amount of time searching for diversity in children’s literature. Since it’s October, I’ve compiled a list of Halloween picture books with diverse characters. … Continue reading

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Our History in Photos

This photo presentation was created for the 175th Dinner and Talent – No – Talent Show held on October 7, 2017. Click on this link to view the photos. It’s a large file so give it some time to load

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Adult RE Schedule 2017-2018

October – June Spirituality and Thought Book Club: every other month on a Thursday October Tuesdays Religions of the Middle East: 7pm October 19, 2017 Diwali (Racine Hindu Temple): 4pm Ocboter 28, 2017 Bahai Temple Visit: 9am-3:30pm November Tuesdays Religions … Continue reading

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Family Camp Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, 2017

The yearly Fall Family Camp at Camp Edwards in East Troy will be September. September 29 – October 1. The cost for adults is $115 and children are free. This includes 6 meals, lodging and activities. Space is limited so … Continue reading

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175th Anniversary Dinner Reservation Form

The October 7, 2017 Dinner and Talent-No-Talent Show is the beginning of our year of celebration. Dinner will be held at First Presbyterian Church 716 College Ave, Racine, WI 53403 at 6:00 p.m. The Talent-No-Talent Show (with dessert, wine and … Continue reading

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Parson to Person May 2017

“How Strict Are the Rules?” A number of you have asked me how strict the rules will be for my involvement with OBUUC members and friends when I retire from my ministry with you at the end of December. Well, … Continue reading

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175th Anniversary Kick-Off!

We will kick off our 175th Year Anniversary at the Annual Picnic on June 11th, 2017 at Cliffside Park. One of the projects for the year is to create a OBUUC quilt that, when finished, will be displayed in church. … Continue reading

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