Category: News

From the Minister: April 2019

In April we come upon both Passover and Easter. I like to take the symbols at the heart of these stories and do what I can to make sense of them—to crack the metaphors open that we can that to which they point with greater … read more.

President’s Report: April 2019

Holly House Vote
The Holly House vote is behind us. Please, take a deep breath.

In my years as a member I do not recall any decision being anywhere near this close. Clearly, we have a big job ahead to bring us into a community … read more.

Memorial Service Planning Form

by Rev. Dr. Stephen H. Furrer

As part of our overall effort to improve the quality and breadth of membership in the ESUC Community, Membership Development Manager, Nicole Duff, and I have put together an updated Memorial Service Planning Form.

Most ministers have a file drawer in … read more.

Upcoming Events: April 2019

AARP Fraud Prevention Series: Tuesdays, April 2 & 9, 10:00 a.m.
AARP and East Shore invite you to attend two fraud prevention programs: “Fraud Watch Network,” and “Vigilance Against Cybercrime.” The first class is a general overview of fraud prevention. The second is focused on fraud … read more.

Donations Needed for the 9th Annual Trinkets and Treasures Sale!

Proceeds Benefiting the Khasi Hills Friendship School in India*

Here’s how
you can help:

Right now: Save your stuff
for the sale!
We need usable clothing for all ages, sizes, and shapes, plus
usable house wares, sheets, towels, dishes, sports equipment, toys, games, art,
working tech equipment, books, jewelry, special items … read more.

Hempcrete Workshop: April 27 & 28

East Shore Unitarian Church is proud to support the Hemp Building Workshop here on April 27 & 28. This project is a shining example of our 7th principle! It supports economic development in rural communities, carbon capture to fight climate change, and innovation … read more.

From the Minister: March 2019

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

“Not in his goals man is great, but in his transitions.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

Of all the months in the calendar, March always seems to me the most clearly transitional with its seeds germinating and bursting up through the … read more.

President’s Report: March 2019

by Tom Doe, Board President

My February Beacon article on Board activities focuses on our upcoming Holly House vote and our upcoming Mission Fund Drive.

Holly House Vote

As I write this, I am reminded we are one month away from the vote on developing the Holly House … read more.

Holly House Vote & Town Halls

by Trevor Hall

The vote for members to decide how the Holly House property is sold to be held on (most likely) March 24! Not only is your vote important, but per our bylaws any major financial decision requires a 25% quorum of members present, which … read more.

Hempcrete Shed

by Jason Puracal, Executive Director

With the pending sale of the Holly House property, East Shore will need to construct a new shed to store our equipment & tools for our grounds. The Board has approved a collaborative project that will construct a new shed using … read more.

Fred Meyer Community Rewards

by Nicole Duff, Membership Development Manager

Support East Shore just by shopping at Fred Meyer with your Rewards Card. All you have to do is link your Rewards Card and scan it every time you shop at Fred Meyer.

Once linked, whenever you use your Rewards Card … read more.