Author: Nicole Duff

From the Minister: Discretionary Fund

Dear East Shore members and
friends,

My favorite of the Christmas carols is actually about the day
after Christmas: Good King Wenceslas. I have always liked it. First of all, as
a child, I liked it because it mentioned my name: “Good King Wenceslas looked
out, On the Feast … read more.

THANK YOU! Auction 2019

by Beth Wilson

Once again, the East Shore community came together to create a wonderful Auction on Saturday, November 16th. Thank you to all who donated, volunteered, or bid – you made it a successful event! And I, for one, had a fabulous time as I … read more.

Request for Proposals for Presentations in Sanctuary

by Karen Dawson

Gallery committee has a new name! We are the Campus
Aesthetics Team. Our vision is one of collaboration, coordination and
consultation with groups inside our church community as well as with selected
groups in the outside community.  Our
mission includes aesthetic appreciation, spiritual enrichment and education
about social … read more.

Upcoming Events: December 2019

New UU Book Club: Tuesday, December 3, 7:00 p.m.Join Life Long Learning & Women Helping Women’s first book discussion group right here at East Shore. From the UU perspective we will cover three themes: lives of immigrants, living as a biracial African-American woman, and Indigenous … read more.

East Shore LIVE 2020 Season

East Shore LIVE is proud to announce our 2020 season!

East Shore LIVE offers patrons a diverse season line-up in a unique venue that is family friendly. The 2020 season includes a rich assortment of performances that will satisfy music lovers from around … read more.

“Strong Women, Strong Communities” Presentation

by Lynn Roesch

On Saturday, November 23rd, East Shore hosted the “Strong Women, Strong Communities” panel discussion to an audience of over 50 attendees. The speakers included Dina Burstein for the Jewish Coalition for Immigrant Justice NW, Carolyn DeFord with Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Monserrat … read more.

From the Minister: We Are Heretics

by Rev. Dr. Stephen H. Furrer

Unitarians and Universalists have always been heretics. Not because they’re rebellious, but because they want to choose their faith. Indeed, the word “heresy” derives from the Greek word for “choice” and during the first three hundred years of the Christian … read more.

All In for East Shore Auction

by Amanda Strombom

Saturday, November 16, 5:30-10:00 pm

East Shore’s 2019 Auction is almost here!

Saturday, November 16th, is the big day for “All in for East Shore,” our annual auction. The catalog is printed and available for pick up, or you can check out the catalog online … read more.

Professional Development

by Aisha Hauser, Director of Lifelong Learning

I wanted to share an email from the UUA announcing a milestone in Amanda Uluhan’s professional development as a religious educator. These modules are opportunities for focused learning about different areas of faith development. In addition to these modules, … read more.

Small Group Ministries at ESUC

by Missy Poirer and Anne Kerlee

Being in community with one another is an essential aspect of coming together as a congregation. Building community is one of the pillars of East Shore’s mission, and East Shore has provided several small group experiences to build connection with … read more.

Upcoming Events: November 2019

Community Church Night: Tuesdays in November, 5:00-9:00 pm
We have been enjoying our Community Church Nights and want to encourage all members to come and spend time getting to know one another in a casual, fun way. Starting at 5:00 p.m., you’re invited to gather for … read more.

Giving Tree is Coming

by Peggy Phillips

November 14-December 8

The holidays will soon be upon us! Plans are underway for another wonderful Giving Tree season at ESUC. We will have 300 gift tags from 8 local agencies that support youth, seniors, homeless, and underprivileged people. The agencies we sponsor are … read more.