Author: Nicole Duff

President’s Report: June 2019

The Budget Team has been meeting since late January and come up with a proposal for a budget that will increase staff time but requires investing from our endowment approximately $243,000 (The intent would be to use some of the proceeds from the Holly House … read more.

Upcoming Events: June 2019

Annual All-Church BBQ Potluck: Sunday, June 2, 11:00 am

All are invited to the Annual All-Church BBQ Potluck on Sunday, June 2, after worship. Please bring a side dish to share. Also, we ask for a $1 donation per person to help defray the cost of … read more.

So, You Want to Teach RE?

Looking to engage with Unitarian Universalism in a deeper way? Want to promote our seven principles in the lives of our young people? (Want to learn what the seven principles actually are?). Do you like storytelling, music and art making, game playing, or just good … read more.

Auction 2019 – Save the Date

The annual East Shore church auction will be held on Saturday, November 16t, 2019.  It may seem a long ways off, but this is an event you won’t want to miss, so put it on your calendars now!

For those of you who are new to … read more.

Time to Update Your Meetings for 2019-20

The facilities manager is in the process of updating all recurring meetings that will continue into the 2019-20 year, and YOU can help make sure the calendar is accurate.  Meetings on the current calendar expire at the end of June.  All groups…covenant circles, ministry teams, … read more.

Gallery Show: Trees

Trees: A Study

About the Artist Alan Quigley

I am a 72 year old retired designer of home, garden and seasonal settings. Under the tutelage of Wenda Collins, I took up painting as a novice three years ago. I have done subject matter across the spectrum of … read more.

Annual Congregational Meeting: June 9, 11:00 am

Voting members will elect a new Board and adopt a budget for 2019-20. More information will be available in the coming weeks, but please mark your calendars. Childcare is available.

2019-20 Slate of Candidates

The East Shore Nominating Committee has completed the slate of candidates for next … read more.

From the Minister: Thinking

by Rev. Dr. Stephen H. Furrer, Developmental Minister

Unitarian Universalist congregations, like faith communities everywhere, are in the business of faith development. But UUs are singular in our emphasis—as part of our faith—on thinking; thinking that we may have enough thoughtful faith to follow my heart. … read more.

Board Buzz: President’s Report, May 2019

by Tom Doe, Board President

With the Holly House vote behind us, a major focus of the Board is shifting to the budget and our Mission Fund Drive. Last Sunday and this Sunday, members of the Mission Fund Drive team will be prominent around the campus … read more.

Realm: New Member Portal

by Nicole Duff, Membership Development Manager

In May, we will unveil a new member portal! This comes with an upgrade to our current database that has some changes and enhances the member experience. Please keep an eye out for an email with link to set up your … read more.

Youth Ministry Development

by Amanda Alice Uluhan, RE Programs Coordinator

Throughout my time at East Shore, my direct supervisor, Aisha Hauser, has supported me in professional growth and development. Aisha encourages me regularly to attend training opportunities within the UUA and affiliated organizations, as well as participate in local … read more.

Let’s Talk About Sex in Church

by Aisha Hauser, Director of Lifelong Learning

Most folks at East Shore are familiar with the Our Whole Lives Sexuality Education (OWL) program for children and youth. What some folks don’t know is that there are OWL programs for adults, and this fall we will offer … read more.