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Contemplation

“Don’t just do something—sit there!” Because sometimes the path to move forward is not in the doing, but in the contemplation which allows for new ideas, thoughts, and visions.

Exploration

The month of July invites us into the theme of exploration.  The deep relationship between a pastor and her people is a sacred bond that asserts itself in different ways.  Recently at the Pride Festival in South Bend many people I had not physically met … read more.

Worship & Arts, June 2016

Our church-wide theme for June is “Simplicity,” and the Worship & Arts committee is breathing an appreciative sigh at the relative simplicity of our job, now that Rev. Amy is back from sabbatical.

We will start out the month by identifying and expressing Gratitude in its … read more.

Joan Clayborn

Who is that individual you can always call? Who is always there? Who stays after everyone else has left the building? Who is already at the fellowship when you arrive? Who is the person you have seen emptying the garbage, doing the dishes, cleaning the … read more.

May Board Meeting

Linda Becker, Board President

We are coming close to the end of another UUFE “church” year, topped off by two fundraising events. Both the Garage Sale and our Ooey Gooey Auction were very successful. Your Board of Trustees extends a thank you to all those who … read more.

I Applaud Goshen Church of the Brethren

Referring to the article, “Goshen Church of the Brethren votes to recognize, perform gay marriages,” dated May 23 on elkharttruth.com, I had some thoughts to express.

First, I applaud the decision by this congregation to pull together in taking a strong stand for equal marriage. As … read more.

Message from the Minister – June 2016

The theme for June is Simplicity. I confess, I falter with this, this month. There is nothing simple about re-entry back into congregational life after a six month sabbatical. Nothing simple about bidding farewell to our intern to whom many of us turned this last … read more.