Author: Nicole Duff

From the Minister: Update on Developmental Ministry

by Rev. Dr. Stephen H. Furrer

With the coming of September, we begin the third year of ESUC’s Developmental Ministry. The overall goals of the program, formulated in the summer of 2018 have been: During the tenure of the Developmental Minister, we will:

Inspire a healthier culture … read more.

Fall Programming & Ways to Connect

by Nicole Duff, Membership Development Manager

As the news keeps reminding us, we are in “unprecedented times,” which leads us to plan an “unprecedented” Sunday morning! As the news keeps reminding us, we are in “unprecedented times,” which leads us to plan an “unprecedented” Sunday morning! … read more.

Board Buzz: 2020-21 Board Goals

by Mike Radow, Board President

2020-21 Board Goals

Promote the collective well-being of the congregation by strengthening relationships with one anotherIncrease our social justice presence through our ministries in the broader communityIntegrate and encourage participation of our Children and Youth in all that we doIncrease personal and … read more.

Lori Saccardi Joins Board

by Martin Cox, Nominating Committee

On July 21, the Board of Trustees welcome Lori Saccardi to the Board filling the vacant position. Lori has been a member of East Shore since February, 2020. At ESUC she has attended some of the listening circles and has become … read more.

Reflections: Get To Know the New DRE

by Amanda Uluhan, Director of Religious Education

Please read this letter sharing some things about my life with you all. As we begin a new fall season here at the church, I look forward to getting to know you all more as well. Please join me … read more.

Help Members Stay Connected

by Nicole Duff, Membership Development Manager

Since the pandemic started in mid-March, I have been working on ways to keep in touch with members. For those who do not have an email, I have been mailing poems, notes, and other articles to let them know they … read more.

Beloved Conversations this Fall

by Louise Wilkinson

Register by September 15, classes begin in October

Beloved Conversations will be available again this fall in a new virtual format! The Fahs Collaborative, a cohort of religious educators, is announcing Beloved Conversations: Virtual – an updated curriculum designed to create deep exploration and connection using … read more.

The Automatic Doors Are Here!

by Dianne Upton, Facilities Manager

The 2019 Auction Fund-A-Need project funded installation of Stanley automatic doors in our buildings. We are excited to announce that this project is completed. When we are finally able to return to onsite services and meetings, you will find brand new … read more.

Fall 2020 Adult Programs

by Ryam Hill

The Adult Programs Poll for
class proposals and input on timing and topics has been available via the
website for several weeks. Our mid-August deadline passed and we had under 10
responses. These provided useful ideas for possible classes/events, but no
volunteers to lead them. Respondents liked … read more.

Upcoming Events: September 2020

Daily Check-Ins: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am

Members are hosting a Daily Check-in via Zoom for anyone who wants to join. Every weekday (M-F) 9:00-9:30 am. Keep connected with church members during this time of social distancing; to share joys, concerns, and needs with one another. Log into … read more.