Author: Nicole Duff

Snowed in? Snuggle in. It’s only Snowpocalypse

by Joseph Newman, Caretaker

If you are one of the very busy people, always making plans, rushing around, adjusting your Google calendars, clawing and scratching to add and subtract tasks, work, events, and that all important “me” time into your already, “my waistline was 29”… back … read more.

President’s Report: February 2019

I am very pleased to announce that Evelyn Smith has agreed to serve our open Board position through the end of our current church year. Particular thanks to Connie Hirnle and the nominating committee for their support in screening candidates and making recommendations. Welcome Evelyn!

During … read more.

A Letter to East Shore from Pam Orbach

Dear East Shore Community,

I am excited to have a wholehearted “YES” from the Board, the staff and the community to continue the restorative work that has already taken root last year. I am very much looking forward to engaging and supporting healing in the community … read more.

Upcoming Events: February 2019

East Shore Unitarian Church Mighty Choir: Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.We learn and perform a variety of music from classical choral pieces to contemporary pop standards to movie themes to new Unitarian hymns – and so much more! Rehearsals are Thursday evenings from 7:30 to 9:00 pm; … read more.

262lbs. Donated to Food Bank

This January, with the help of East Shore food bank organizer Ryam Hill, the high school youth group harnessed their efforts to collect food bank donations. At the end of each month, Ryam takes donations to the Hopelink food bank, weighs them out, and keeps track … read more.

Seabeck Registration Opens February 4

Registration opens Monday, February 4th, 2019! This weekend is a wonderful experience of community with Unitarians from ESUC and University Unitarian Church based in Seattle. This 30+ year tradition is full of fun and laughter!

Learn about Seabeck here, and when you are ready, … read more.

President’s Report: January 2019

Happy New Year to the East Shore community! After chilling through the holidays including our lovely Christmas Eve services, there is definitely a feeling of rolling up our sleeves for a very busy first quarter of the new year. The congregational meeting to decide our … read more.

Upcoming Events: January 2019

East Shore Unitarian Church Mighty Choir: Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.
We learn and perform a variety of music from classical choral pieces to contemporary pop standards to movie themes to new Unitarian hymns – and so much more! Rehearsals are Thursday evenings from 7:30 to 9:00 pm; … read more.

From the Minister: Beating the Wintertime Blues

Among
the ancient Romans, from whom our modern calendar evolved, neither January nor
February existed—at first. Originally, winter—representing the dead time of the
agricultural cycle—was simply “out of time,” and that was that. Folks
essentially hibernated. In other words, they slept a lot, and gathered
together—huddling around their ancient hearths—for … read more.

Invitation to Leadership

IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM YOUR NOMINATING COMMITTEE

East Shore’s Nominating Committee is looking for people who want to serve the church!

Your Nominating Committee for this year includes Connie Hirnle (chair), Martin Cox, Kirstie Lewis, Manny Brown, and Katie Edwards.

We especially need great leaders during this time of … read more.

New Member Mentor Program

Are you a welcoming East Shore Member who is willing to share a cup of coffee and some words of advice with new members? If so, the Membership Team is looking for you!

There’s a lot going on at ESUC, and sometimes learning the ropes can … read more.