First off, I want to thank those who have already written to me with their responses to my question for you all in advance of our Water Ceremony worship service on September 13. The question is What nourishes you now? Short or long(ish), please send … read more.
Hi everyone, these past 2 months have really been a huge learning curve for all of us. Few of you probably know this, but after teaching in Racine Unified and Union Grove, then living in Scotland, I went to Art School at UWM. I was … read more.
Our May Soul Matters Theme of “Thresholds,” and the above reading were chosen months before we ever heard the term Covid 19. I find myself moved by how prescient they are for this threshold time we are all inhabiting. We have been resting on a … read more.
It’s a bit mind boggling that we have now been in this uncharted territory for nearly a month and we will be here for at least another month and most likely more.
There is so much I want to say to you about this time … read more.
Join the OBUUC Easter Parade! Send DLRE Leann an Easter photo – old, new, of you, of your family, of your children, grandchildren, your pet. Dress in an Easter Bonnet, dye Easter eggs, make an Easter basket and then send us a photo! Anything … read more.
All of you are so very much in my heart right now. Especially our elders and those at increased risk. None of us ever expected to be living in a time such as we are. Your staff and leadership have been following the Coronavirus … read more.
It’s a bit hard to believe but this month marks the beginning of my final six months serving as your interim minister. Wow. Where did the time go? We have done so much good work together. And I have been blessed with being welcomed into … read more.
A trend which has gained traction over the past few years on social media is the “four gift rule”. Parents pledge to give their offspring just four presents: Something they want, something they need, something to wear and something to read. Now that my kids … read more.
“When Help Is Not Helpful”
As UUs we are a people of compassion. We see need and our first impulse is to reach out and help. We are good that way. It’s what drives our commitment to social justice. Much of that work is done through … read more.