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Greetings to all – while cold, wet winter is over, it has left behind good news for Oregon skiiers and farmers alike. Our snowpack may not reach its peak until April! But the arrival...

Day 5: Earth

Earth  By Derek Walcott (1930-2017) Let the day grow on you upward through your feet, the vegetal knuckles, to your knees of stone, until by evening you are a black tree; feel, with evening,...

A ray of sunlight

Day 4: Hope

I like Václav Havel’s definition of HOPE: “…not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out.” He was a dissident in...

Day 3: Deep Gladness

Perhaps this spring moment is encouraging us to strengthen our roots, and  nurture the sprouts of our emerging tender growth. Frederick Buechner’s thought shines like the sun:”Where our deep gladness and the world’s deep...

a young plant shown above and below the soil

Day 2: Digging down to the roots

These warming days between Easter and Earth Day invite us to listen closely to emerging life within. As Rev. Chip Rousch wrote, “Every feeling is a different expression of the Mystery of Life; each is...

Day 1: This Sacred Moment

This is part of a special spring series designed to invite us into Lectio Divina, meditation or inspiration. Between our UUCE celebrations of Easter and Earth Day, I offer you these words each day. – Rev....

Volunteers

There are lots of opportunities to participate in church activities, spend time with folks and really make a difference. That work currently includes proofreading, writing, web site support, office work and much more.  For...

SpiritJam Schedule

Join us for SpiritJam: A program of worship and exploration for people of all ages.  April 2017 – Theme: Honesty & Compassion April 9 True or False Jam: Play a game of discernment –...

Lay Pastoral Associates

The mission of the Lay Pastoral Associates Program is: “To respond, by bringing UU principles and sources, to significant life events experienced by friends and members of our congregation with care, deep listening, and...