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.
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.
The Second Sunday Recipient for January will be Open Doors. Open Doors for Multicultural Families is a nonprofit, charitable organization dedicated to ensuring that families who have family members with developmental disabilities and special health care needs have equal access to culturally and linguistically … read more.
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.
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.
by Barb Clagett
New Lives, New Possibilities Because of Kong Barr’s Educational Programs
Back in the mid-20th century in the remote village of Kharang in Meghalaya, NE India, there lived an intrepid British Unitarian minister and teacher named Annie Margaret Barr. Her story is remarkable. Born … read more.
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.
have the gladness
Which is hope;
The spirit of Christmas
Which is peace;
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
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.
by Craig Nelsen, chair
The Board at East Shore is preparing to adopt a new charter for the Endowment, which reflects several changes the congregation should be aware of, especially donors to the Endowment.
The changes flow out of the approach the Board has directed over the … read more.