Tag Archives: Pledge Drive

Risky Business

As you might know, I turned 67 yesterday and it is hard to get my head around the fact that I am that age.  When I was much younger I figured that 67 would be really old.  It isn’t, and … Continue reading

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Why Support a UU Church?

John Wolfe, minister emeritus of  All Souls Unitarian Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma wrote: “There is only one reason for joining a UU Church.  That is to support it. You want to support it because it stands against superstition and fear. … Continue reading

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“There is no life that is not in community”

The poet and writer T.S. Elliot came from a longline of Unitarians.  The Unitarian Universalist Church in St. Louis is named after T.S. Elliot’s grandfather, Rev. William Greenleaf Eliot, who founded the church and was a Unitarian.  His uncle was … Continue reading

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If I Had a Hammer

The sunsets this time of year are often spectacular, and we love looking out the back of our house, which looks west, to watch the colors spread across the sky. We see them through the sycamore in the back of … Continue reading

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Pulling Together

One the best books I have recently read is “The Boys in the Boat” by Daniel James Brown about the University of Washington’s eight man crew and their gold medal victory in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.  It is a … Continue reading

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Why Your Pledge is Important

OK, this will be my blog about our pledge drive and your financial support of the church, so at least read this through to the end.  Our fiscal year runs from June 1 to May 31, so each year around … Continue reading

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Giving Simply: Growing up UU

I grew up in a UU church in east San Diego. I remember putting together a radio play about a time machine that interviewed Unitarians and Universalists from the past, such as Paul Revere and Beatrix Potter. There was the … Continue reading

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