Posts from 2013

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Presidential Reflections – December 2013

by Elizabeth Thorson

On Dec. 8, the Board will host the first of this year’s community conversations. The main topic will be the upcoming transition for our long-time administrator, Andrea Heater, who will be retiring in January. Having a new administrator will be a big change for the congregation but I am confident that we will welcome our […]

Religious Education News – December 2013

by Sara Burlingame

When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds. ~Wendell Berry  It is […]

Religious Education (RE) News – November 2013

by Sara Burlingame

I am writing this before the actual event, but I am confident that the Halloween Carnival was well attended, full of fun costumes, great games and we all had a good time – if this is true you can call me Nostradamus from now on! I am so excited to have a Music Director again […]

Presidential Reflections – November 2013

by Elizabeth Thorson

Last week I attended the “Fully Living, Fully Prepared” event that was organized by the Pastoral Care team, and I wasn’t able to attend the Lunch with TED, where the topic was “Death.” At the Living event, I enjoyed the presentations, gathered information to help me live a healthy life and was inspired about putting […]

Religious Education (RE) News – October 2013

by Sara Burlingame

By Sara Burlingame, Director of Religious Education Was it light? Was it light within? Was it light within light? Stillness becoming alive, Yet still? A lively understandable spirit Once entertained you. It will come again. Be still. Wait. ~ Roethke, The Lost Son So much light to be thankful for as we head into the […]

Presidential Reflections – October 2013

by Elizabeth Thorson

At our annual meeting last May, the church’s long-term financial picture was discussed. While our finances are relatively stable right now, we have been relying heavily on a number of generous gifts to fund our dreams and plans. A group called the Think Tank, headed by Chuck Skinner and including a number of committed volunteers, […]

IFSS Update – October 2013

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Interfaith Family Support Services

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. During our last rotation 8-11-13 t0 8-18-13 UUCC hosted two families. One of these families Jessica, Mathew, Shane, and Meicca is still in the program. Jessica has started the Climb Wyoming Program and is doing […]

From Our Church President – September 2013

by Elizabeth Thorson

Autumn is coming and the church calendar is filling up. Although we are a year-round church with services and activities all summer, there is something special about September. Vacations are over, school has started and our Ingathering service brings us together to share our summer experiences. This year’s service will be Sunday, September 8 and […]