Posts by Julie Stoneberg

The 8th Principle … What are YOUR thoughts? … Four ways to think further

The Canadian Unitarian Council will hold a Canada-wide vote on November 27th on the possible addition of an 8th principle, which currently reads …to affirm and promote “individual and communal action that accountably dismantles racism and other oppressions in ourselves and in our institutions”.

As part of a voting UU congregation, what do YOU think about this? What questions do YOU have? What do YOU want to say about this?

September: PEMA CHODRON’s WELCOMING THE UNWELCOME

Insights on how to find common ground, even when we disagree, and influence our environment in positive ways. Sharing never-before told personal stories from her remarkable life, simple and powerful everyday practices, and directly relatable advice, Pema encourages us all to become triumphant bodhisattvas–compassionate beings–in times of hardship. Thursday September 9 at 2pm: https://tinyurl.com/UFPbookclub1Thursday September…

Another opening of another fall….?

You have coveted tickets to a performance that you’re very excited about. The day finally arrives, and you enter the auditorium with great anticipation. There’s a buzz in the room that resonates with your heartbeat…almost a throbbing. At the appointed hour, the house lights dim, the room settles into breathless silence, and the curtain opens.…

Position open: Director of Religious Exploration

Are you the exactly right someone for this position? Or do you know someone who is? This loving, liberal congregation is seeking a DRE to provide leadership and inspiration in delivering a quality Religious Exploration (RE) program for children and youth, reflecting the principles and values of Unitarian Universalism.  We strive to provide a program…

A PASTORAL MESSAGE ABOUT RE-OPENING

July 8, 2021 Don’t we just want to be together again? This past Sunday, we did our first trial run at being back in the sanctuary. It was a huge step for several reasons. And it was our first experiment with a dual-platform service with a few in the sanctuary and everyone else at home. …

SUMMER 2021 AT UFP

Every day is a new day, and we continue to learn how to adjust and adapt in the moment! As the summer unfolds, and plans take shape, come to this page anytime to check out updates and get the latest news.  Summer Worship: July and August at 10:30amWe are joining together with four other congregations…

More about play – June 18

On June 7, we turned our service over to Elder Shirley Williams, and I didn’t share what I had intended to share that morning. So, here it is: In my (last) blog post about play, I revealed that I’m no good at it, at least not as an adult. Though I spent countless days in…