Minister

A Note From Erin

For those who were not able to make our Annual Meeting last Sunday — I want to share with you the concluding paragraphs of my report to the congregation. I hope you all have a wonderful, nourishing summer. “Because of all our doing and being together FUUSN is a healthy thriving community of care worth … Continued

A Note From Erin

“I feel that the courage to expose one’s own spiritual beliefs and the ability to listen to others is essential for building community.” This is how one of you responded to the work that Peggy Ellertsen, Jenny Lerner, Andrew Morse and Devon Welles did last year as our Adult Faith Development Task Force. They reached … Continued

Mandy Beal Ordination, April 22

Please join us for the ordination of Mandy Beal, during a very special service at FUUSN on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. To seek and to accept ordination to the Unitarian Universalist ministry is to dedicate oneself to the redemptive power of religious community in the world as expressed in the unique heritage … Continued

A Note From Erin

I hope you all have had a chance to read the wonderful note Ted Hess-Mahan sent to the list-serve and posted on the FUUSN Facebook page about Mandy Beal’s Ordination here at FUUSN — 4:00 p.m. on Sunday April 22. Services of Ordination and Installation are profoundly meaningful moments in the life of congregations, our … Continued

A Note from Erin

It really does take a village to run an Annual Budget Drive. Thank you to Brian Gill, Saul Lookner, Julia Wolfe, Susanne Greelish and the entire ABD Team for creating a fun, informative and hopeful Budget Drive. Thank you to all of you for all that you give of your time, talent and treasure so … Continued

A Note From Erin

As my dad was fond of saying, it feels like a month of Sundays since we’ve seen each other. Like far too many this winter, I was felled by the flu in January. Thankfully, I did get the shot which by all accounts helped make the duration and severity of my run-in with the flu … Continued

A Note From Erin

Some things to remember when sharing during Joys and Sorrows: 1) they are meant to be a moment of personal sharing and not a time to make a political point or a general announcement; 2) sharing and lighting a candle is just the beginning of our chance to share with each other and it is … Continued

A Note from Erin

Greetings All, Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday this year – creating many opportunities to worship together. We will gather in the morning for an informal service and then again, later in the day, for our usual three Christmas Eve services. While each service will be crafted with a slightly different tone and tenor everyone, … Continued

A Note From Erin

  As a long-time news and political junkie — ignoring the refresh button on my computer and phone is no easy task. Yet, being away with family this past weekend gave me the opportunity to shun the 24-hour news cycle that often has more of my attention than I dare admit.   On a brisk … Continued

Pizza & the Principles: Lunch Event with Rev. Erin This Sunday, Nov. 5

Join us for lunch, games, and discussion after coffee hour this Sunday. Pizza & the Principles will be led by Rev. Erin, and will feature some funky art, created by you! We’ll make a collage and a sculpture together, in a spirit of collaboration, fellowship, and fun. Bring your creativity, your curiosity, and your appetites! Don’t … Continued