Posts by Julie Stoneberg (Page 2)

Ministerial Search Updates

INTERIM SEARCH COMMITTEE UPDATE | April 8, 2022 So, the job posting is up on the UUA Ministry Search website and now we wait a bit to see who might apply to come to UFP. It was really good to gather as we did last Sunday and Monday for more Congregational Conversation to share how…

A Community Awakening | April 2022

The first wonderings in our theme packet this month speak about awakening to life and your true self. The Soul Matters folks say it better than I possibly could, so I’ll say something about awakening to those things we’d rather ignore… You know the feeling. The alarm rings, the day breaks, and everything in your body…

An Update on My Plans

It’s been over two months since I shared my decision to leave my ministry with you. The time is going so quickly, and I’ve realized in recent conversations that there is some misunderstanding about my plans, and some curiosities. I share this in order to both keep you in the loop and set the record…

UU MINISTERS on Ukraine and how to help

A joint statement about Ukraine — and our Unitarian kin in neighboring Transylvania — from a group of UU ministers who bonded with Unitarian Transylvanian colleagues on pilgrimage in 2018, with suggestions for how to help. March 4, 2022 Dear Unitarian Universalist colleagues in North America, Did you know that the Carpathian mountain range in…

A Community Renewing Faith | March 2022

Is ‘faith’ a loaded word for you? It is so often associated with accepting things without proof, and for some of us, that’s hard to swallow. But in fact, the first definition of ‘faith’ is to have total confidence or trust, without consideration of the trustworthiness of what it is that you might have faith…

From the Safe Gathering Team | Feb 13, 2022

A return to in-person services is on the horizon! The Safe Gathering Committee is making this proposal to the UFP Board at their February meeting. We will return to in-person services beginning March 6 providing Ontario’s reopening plans proceed as anticipated on February 21st, and provided there are no indications that our local health care…