Category: News

December News from Faith Formation

O come all ye faithful, 

     and doubtful, and joyful, and blue,

Mary and Joseph, Rudolph and Frosty, 

     and me and you,

To hear Christmas stories, some old and some new,

Reminding us that love, hope, and mystery are true.

~ Rev. Sarah C. Richards

I love this quote for the season because … read more.

December Message from Rev. Barbara

Deep Listening and Deep Speaking

Mid-winter holiday time is upon us. Perhaps the coming weeks will be marked by “busy-ness” for you: attending holiday gatherings and celebrations, planning your own events, shopping for those special people in your life. In the face of busy times, even … read more.

What’s done and what’s next?

Ministerial Search Update

Our HUGE thanks to the Fellowship for all of your participation to date – the Congregational Survey, Focus Groups and Cottage Meetings, Beyond Categorical Thinking workshop, Town Hall ideas and comments on Shared Ministry, and your ongoing feedback. Here’s where we are and … read more.

News from Faith Formation

Happy Thanksgiving! This note is an update on several things going on with Faith Formation.

First, our next multi-gen service is on December 10, our Christmas pageant entitled Peace, Joy, and Ho, Ho, Ho. There are significant parts for each of the kids to play.

During the Nov … read more.

UUFD Cottage Meetings and Focus Groups Summary

UUFD Cottage Meetings and Focus Groups Summary

(with references to the Congregational Survey)

October 2023

The Ministerial Search Committee was supported by members of the Healthy Congregation Committee and the Transition Team in conducting 11 discussion and information gathering meetings related to our … read more.

Closet cleaning time — for a good cause!

Here are a couple of opportunities to pass along new or gently used items in your home. You’re welcome for the opportunity (and nudge) to declutter!

MISSION: SUPPORT KIDS is collecting items for children in foster care from Nov. 5 to Dec. 3 in Bowman Hall. Toys … read more.

“Pie Drive” Nov. 5 and 12

Our Basic Needs Team will be holding a “pie drive” on Nov. 5th and Nov. 12th for the Durango Food Bank. Please bring the following items to drop off before the service: pumpkin, pumpkin pie filling, pumpkin pie spices, evaporated milk, pie crusts (frozen, refrigerated, … read more.

November News from Faith Formation

“It takes generosity to discover the whole through others. If you realize you are only a violin, you can open yourself up to the world by playing your role in the concert.” ~ Jacques Yves Cousteau

As we play with the Soul Matters theme for November, … read more.

News from Social Responsibility and Justice Team

Har Shalom

Rev. Barbara has reached out to our religious neighbors in Durango, the Har Shalom Jewish Community and its current leader, Lisa Smith, to extend our support, our healing, and our prayers that conflict in the Middle East will cease. As of now, Har Shalom has no particular … read more.