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Stewardship Video Update – Buildings & Grounds – February 24, 2021

by David Schowalter, Stewardship Team

David Schowalter of the UUCW Stewardship Team gives an update and overview of expenses and projects related to Buildings & Grounds @ UUCW.  For more information contact .

Thinking Beyond the Binary

by Laura K. Secor

Hello my friends,

As you may recall, in the early days of the pandemic my teenager announced that they were non-binary, and preferred that we use “they/them” pronouns when talking about them. This led to a few months that would have been … read more.

Love is Never Having to Say You’re Sorry

by Robin Mitzcavitch, Director of Religious Exploration & Education

 I don’t agree with this statement.  

In my life, in my dearest relationships, saying, “I’m sorry”  has been necessary in order to maintain those relationships.  For me, love can give you the strength and courage to … read more.

On Mercy

by Rev. Aaron Payson

There is an old story told among Zen teachers. Once upon a time there was a family, the relatives of a poor sick samurai, who were dying of hunger. They approached Eisai’s temple, and the good monk there took the golden … read more.

When Life Is Messy

Presented by Laura K. Secor (Text by Rev. Richard Gilbert)

When Life Is Messy by Rev. Richard Gilbert 

It is easy to pray when the sun shines
And we are grateful for another glorious day of being.
It is hard to pray when wind and rain and thunder
Plague … read more.

Quilt Stories

Robin Mitzcavitch, Director of Religious Exploration & Education

Stamps picturing Gee’s Bend Quilts

Being a quilter, I was pleased to see the book “Stitchin’ and Pullin’’” by Patricia McKissack suggested in the curriculum we are using this year for our Religious Exploration program.  The curriculum, “Growing … read more.

Happy Holidays from the UUCW Staff!

Rev. Aaron Payson; Rev. Cheryl Leshay, Affiliated Community Minister;
Rev. David Miller, Minister Emeritus; Robin Mitzcavitch, Director of Religious Education & Exploration; Jennifer Landry, Office Administrator;
Matthew Johnsen, Music Director;
Susan Chaffee, Bookkeeper; Steve McNally, Sexton

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UUCW 2020 … read more.

Listening For Our Song

Presented by Laura K. Secor (Text by Rev. David Blanchard)

Listening for Our Song by Rev. David Blanchard 

 On sabbatical in East Africa, I heard a story of a people who believe that we are each created with our own song. Their tradition as a community … read more.