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October 2013 Blog Posts (6)

November Beacon

The November Beacon has landed! Click to download a copy or pick one up from the brochure racks at the church. 

Inside, you'll find some important information:

  • Details about the November potluck
  • Exciting updates from the Membership Ministry Team 
  • Reflections and information about Day of…

Added by Michael McKee on October 31, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Audit nearing completion: Return those letters!

This fall, FirstUU is undergoing a complete financial audit that, once completed, will make us eligible to apply for grants that could help to fund the preservation and restoration of our building. Norman Fouhy has been working tirelessly with the auditors over the last few months, providing information and answering their questions about our finances and accounting. We hope to have the auditors' report by Thanksgiving, but there's one last step that we need your help with:

Part of…


Added by Michael Johnson on October 24, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Day of Dignity: Another Form of Worship

What is Day of Dignity? One answer is that it is a day of service. Another answer is that it is a day of interfaith cooperation. Others might say it is a day to be in community. Any one of these answers could describe what happens on that unique Saturday afternoon here at First Unitarian Church. But for me, these answers are not mutually exclusive. So how do I describe Day of Dignity? It is a day of worship.

You see, Day of Dignity represents so much more than a time to… Continue

Added by Ranwa Hammamy on October 23, 2013 at 6:07pm — No Comments

Staff Performance Survey

This fall has been an exciting time to welcome four new professionals into the community:

  • John B Hedges, Interim Music Director;
  • Stephanie Cawley, Communications Director and Religious Education Coordinator;
  • Kim McKay, Lead Teacher for Our Whole Lives (K-6); and
  • Ranwa Hammamy, Lead Teacher for the Religious Literacy program (K-6).

Now that we are two months into the new church year, we would like your feedback about our performance…


Added by Former Settled Minister on October 22, 2013 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Day Care Open Enrollment

Little Miracles Day Care Center is having open enrollment. Little Miracles provides child daycare for children in nursery, kindergarten. High quality after school programs and summer camps are available. Excellent rates for toddlers, preschool, after-school and summer camp participants. For more details visit…


Added by Former Settled Minister on October 17, 2013 at 11:34am — No Comments

Heart to Heart: Bringing Out the Best

Most of us have probably come across the universal wisdom that the people who irritate us the most are expressing qualities that we ourselves have. This is why family members or close friends can be so annoying for so many of us, because we see ourselves in them, and vice versa. Of course this isn’t always true, but when it is, it’s a real opportunity for growth if we can acknowledge it, because it’s infinitely easier to change ourselves than it is to try to change someone else. Moreover,…


Added by Rev. Addae Ama Kraba on October 1, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments

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