Author Archives: Terry Mark

Fellowship offers comprehensive sexuality education program for adults

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Elkhart is presenting a six-session sexuality education class for adults to explore topics of sexuality through each individual’s lenses of values and lived experience, effective communications, and healthy relationships. The classes will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Sundays starting July 30, 2017, and continuing to Sept. 10 (there is … Continued

Enjoy labyrinth meditation at UUFE booth at Elkhart EnviroFest

A team from UUFE will be exhibitors once again in EnviroFest at the Wellfield Botanic Gardens, 1011 N. Main St., Elkhart, from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 14, 2017. UUFE’s space will include a labyrinth for participants to walk and to meditate. Members will also be giving away seeds in paper cups for young children … Continued

UUFE choir looking for prospective members

Anyone interested in participating in a new church choir should contact Steve Cripe at srcripe@yahoo.com or 574-370-8090. Cripe is coordinating with Evan Bennett, UUFE’s new accompanist, to set schedules and availability. The rehearsal schedule will likely be once per month or once per six weeks on Wednesday evenings. There would be two rehearsals prior to each performance and … Continued

Embrace that zest for life in June

  June’s post in the From the Minister blog is a guest column by member Katrina Wilson: The ministry theme for June is “Zest.” zest: great enthusiasm and energy. a quality of excitement and piquancy. the outer colored part of the peel of citrus fruit, used as flavoring. And because I had to look it … Continued

Giving thanks and praise is a beloved tradition

    The ninth annual thank-you service on Sunday, June 4, was again filled with witty puns, laughter and applause, but more importantly a deep sense of gratitude for the efforts large and small we put into our beloved faith community. Started by the Rev. Amy DeBeck when her ministry at UUFE started, the service … Continued

Unanimous vote ratifies Sanctuary Congregation status

  The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Elkhart approved ongoing participation and engagement in the Sanctuary Congregation movement. The Rev. Amy DeBeck, who is involved in an interfaith group in Elkhart County which advocates for undocumented immigrants, cautioned members at UUFE’s annual meeting on Sunday, May 21, 2017, that the Sanctuary Congregation program does not necessarily … Continued