Worship & Arts

Choir debuts in Sept. 17 service to much excitement

  The re-constituted UUFE choir made a smashing debut with a performance of “Mother Earth, Beloved Garden” at the Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, service. Organized by member Steve Cripe, the group has been practicing on Wednesday evenings with pianist Evan Bennett. Other members of the choir are Joan Clayborn, Evan Lefever, Daniel Moore, Emily Morrison, … 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

Pet Blessing service remembers family living and past

It was a cool but dry morning on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016, as the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Elkhart celebrated its first outdoor worship service away from its Garden Street campus. Forty-five members and friends were joined by their 12 dogs and two cats for the special service at McNaughton Park’s band shell. The service … Continued

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 many forms, to and for members of our church … Continued