Author: Steve Rice

Green Sanctuary News – June 2020

Make Your Voice Be Heard on Climate Change

As we observe the impacts of the current COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that our government at every level is unprepared for current threats to our well-being. I believe that climate change is another such threat on the … read more.

UUSA the Vote – June 2020


UUSA the Vote began fast. True to what we said in the May newsletter, “Although we are staying at home, we are not standing still.”

Our partner is Reclaim Our Vote, a black-led campaign to increase turnout among voters of color by 20% in at … read more.

Religious Education Ministry – June 2020

It is June everyone! I don’t know about you, but this past spring seemed to go on for a very long time. Now we enter a timeof light, sunshine, greenand…yes, well, masks and uncertainty. I hope that despite all of the unknowns we are facing, … read more.

Message from the President – June 2020

Hello friends,
Our annual meeting this year, June 7, will be conducted via Zoom following our worship with a short break to let everyone stretch and refresh. We hope to keep it quite short, just a half hour. Information about the agenda, reports, slate for election, … read more.

Minister’s Letter – June 2020

Dear UUSA,

I feel like I’m starting to catch my balance. The first month of distance ministry was an adrenaline rush to East- er. The second month was the dawning realization that we weren’t taking a break from a reality that we will return to find … read more.

ION Corner – May 2020

At its April Zoom meeting, ION (Interfaith Opportunities Network) decided to have a program in October about the Native Peoples. This year marks the 400th anniversary of the Plymouth landing by the Pilgrims. After an initial harmonious relationship between the Indigenous People and the Pilgrims, … read more.

Religious Education Ministry – May 2020

I know that by the time you are reading this our situation will have changed, but still a deadline is a deadline and no matter what changes we will face, we will be facing them together. You have congregational support and I hope you will … read more.

Message from the President – May 2020

The flexibility and faith our congregation has practiced during this time of virtual gatherings is inspiring. As Rev. Rachael leads us in worship, she is seeking the essence of faith that binds us and the elements of practice that express our reverence and joy, no … read more.