Author: Shanan

The big news: WE SAID YES!

After a joyful, meaningful Candidating Week consisting of two services, two potlucks, a parade, and more than a dozen meet & greet Q & A sessions, UUFD voted Reverend Jamie Elaine Boyce to be our next Settled Minister on Sunday, April 28. Ninety-one members voted unanimously YES. Immediately following the vote confirmation by the Board and contract signing, members and friends … Continue reading The big news: WE SAID YES!

Final recital April 26

The 2023-2024 Recital Series will conclude on April 26 at 7:00 p.m. with Drea Pressley, mezzo-soprano plus Celtic harp, and Marilyn Garst, piano. The program of varied musical styles will be a journey spanning centuries. Included will be arias from the 17th and 18t centuries, art songs from the 19th and 20th centuries, several songs … Continue reading Final recital April 26

Pine Song Retreat Update

The Pine Song Retreat Team is excited to announce that Julie Wolfrum will be joining us as one of our retreat leaders. She is a teacher and spiritual guide who uses movement and dance to enhance spiritual growth and connection. Appropriately, her work fits with this year’s retreat theme, “Forging Connections.” Click here for her … Continue reading Pine Song Retreat Update

Faith Formation April Happenings

Faith Formation Plans for Welcoming Rev. Jamie Jamie Boyce Sunday, April 21, 2024: Immediately after service there will be a congregation-wide pot luck with Rev. Jamie. The important part, of course, is ice cream. At 1:00 that same day, Rev. Jamie is invited to join Faith Formation families, youth, and kids for an Ice Cream Social. … Continue reading Faith Formation April Happenings

Final recital features Presley, mezzo-soprano, and Garst, piano

The final recital in this year’s Recital Series will take place on April 26 at 7:00 p.m. and will feature Drea Pressley, mezzo-soprano, and Marilyn Garst, piano. The program of varied musical styles will open with two arias from the 17th and 18th centuries by Giacomo Carissimi and Christoph Willibald von Gluck followed by a set … Continue reading Final recital features Presley, mezzo-soprano, and Garst, piano

April news from Faith Formation

From Dependence, to Independence, to Interdependence  “Breathe with me.Know that with each breath we take in molecules of airthat were breathed by every person that ever lived… Breathe with me,and know that we are all interdependent… Breathe with me,as we come together to do the holy workof interconnection and relationship…”~Rev. Matt Aslpaugh As Mother Earth … Continue reading April news from Faith Formation

Featuring Mission: Support Kids

In February, the Social Justice & Responsibility Team is spotlighting “Mission: Support Kids,” the brainchild of Alex Todak-Schwartz, a long-time UUFD member. Alex is the adopted daughter of UUFD friends Betty and Norbert Schwartz. Mission:  Support Kids has been a long-time dream of Alex’s since she grew up in foster care before being adopted as … Continue reading Featuring Mission: Support Kids