Category: News

Lake Hills Elementary Tutor/Mentors Needed

A group of East Shore members have been tutoring at Lake Hills Elementary for the past three years. This is a high needs school (5 minutes from church) with 60%of the children on the free/reduced lunch program and 50% whose first language is not … read more.

A Taste of Seabeck: January 26

Join us on Saturday, January 26th at 6:30 p.m. for “A Taste of Seabeck!”

Seabeck is the name we give to our annual UU Memorial Day weekend multi-age retreat on the Hood Canal for East Shore and University Unitarian Church members. It’s held at the … read more.

East Shore LIVE 2019 Season

East Shore LIVE is proud to announce our 2019 season!

Now in our 5th year, East Shore LIVE offers patrons a diverse season line-up in a unique venue that is family friendly. The 2019 season includes a rich assortment of music that will satisfy music lovers … read more.

Music Notes: Holiday Joy!

by Eric Lane Barnes, Interim Director of Music

Many musical projects that have been in the works since September come to fruition in December. While the light fades more quickly from the afternoon sky, while trees shed their last crispy leaves, while the underground bulbs … read more.

President’s Report: December 2018

by Tom Doe, Board President

I am writing this as I am a plane returning from a business trip in the Bay Area. Last night I stayed near the Sacramento airport, and I had a chance to chat with the shuttle driver. She was describing … read more.

Give to East Shore this Holiday Season

May you
have the gladness
of Christmas
Which is hope;
The spirit of Christmas
Which is peace;
The heart
of Christmas
Which is love.

Dear East Shore members and friends,

The above poem, by Ada V. Hendricks, pretty much sums up the essence of … read more.

December & Holiday 2018 Events


Holiday Dedications & Poinsettias: November 25, December 2, 9, 16, & 21

The holiday season is the perfect time to celebrate the people we love. The Flower Team is offering the opportunity to remember those with a donation for a poinsettia. Each plant is $25, … read more.

Holly House Education Sessions

As we approach the time to vote on the sale of Holly House, the Task Force is committed to providing communication, conversations and education to create clarity and transparency about important and relevant issues. In that spirit, there are two important education topics available … read more.

Understanding & Embracing Differences This Saturday

Understanding & Embracing Differences: A Workshop for Parents and Caregivers on Anti-Bias Principles and Practices: Saturday, November 17, 10:00 am-1:00 pm

Research shows children as young as 6 months old are able to categorize people by race. By 4 and 5 years old, children start … read more.

From the Minister: Trust

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

The radical center of Universalism comes down to this: Trust. Trust yourself; you’re okay. Trust nature; it’s basically benevolent. Trust each other; human nature, when left to unfold naturally, will do so with love and creativity.

This attitude … read more.

President’s Report: November 2018

by Tom Doe, Board President

On October 20, the Board held its annual retreat. In attendance were the Board members, as well as Rev. Steve Furrer, Asia Hauser, and Jason Puracal, who are ex officio non-voting members. Also invited for the morning portion of the … read more.