Category: News

Board Buzz: From the President May 2020

By Dennis Fleck, Board President

I write to you as we just completed our first Zoom Congregational Meeting. This is another example of the temporary (hopefully) new world that has been thrust upon us by the coronavirus. I apologize for the lengthy amount of time it … read more.

Amanda Uluhan Hired as DRE

by Evelyn Smith

Happy News! Amanda Uluhan has accepted her appointment by the Board of East Shore Unitarian Church as Director of Religious Education! We are excited to have such a talented religious educator continue with us. Congratulations, Amanda!

Send Some Love to Others

by Nicole Duff, Membership Development Manager

Who doesn’t love getting a letting in the mail? Especially when that’s your primary form of communicating with the outside world! We have about 25 members and friends (that we know of) who are unable to access emails, don’t have … read more.

Welcoming Youth & Young Adults into Membership!

We excited to announce two teenage youth have joined our membership book. Francis Sherley and Amélie Heise, both long time participants in our Religious Education programs have officially signed the membership book and can now be welcomed as members of East Shore! After attending professional … read more.

Upcoming Events: May 2020

Daily Check-In: Monday-Friday, 9:00 am

Members are hosting a Daily Check-in via Zoom for anyone who wants to join. Every weekday (M-F) 9:00-9:30 a.m. Keep connected with church members during this time of social distancing; share joys, concerns, and needs with one another; click here or … read more.

How Can We Support Our Community During This Time?

by Louise Wilkinson

There are many opportunities to show compassion to those in our larger community hardest hit by this virus and its fall-out, particularly those in the most precarious economic and social situations.

Support Folks Just Released from the Northwest ICE Processing Center

AIDNW facilitates their … read more.

Trinkets & Treasures: Hoping for the Best

by Barb Clagett

August 27-29

At this point, we don’t know what August will bring, but we want to be ready in case it’s possible to hold this vital sale this year in late August for our dear partners at the Friendship School in the Khasi Hills … read more.

Oppose the Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

by Marilyn Mayers

In early April of this year, a group of First Nations from British Columbia, the Suquamish, Tsleil Waututh, Ts’elxweyeqw tribes and Coldwater band, sought to appeal a decision by the Canadian government to approve the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion (TMX) project by bringing … read more.

How to Save the Earth…from Your Couch

by John Chmaj

East Shore’s Earth and Climate Action Ministry held four fun,
short Zoom workshops on “How to Save the Earth From Your Couch” on Sunday,
April 19.  Each workshop is available on
ESUC Tube:

Reuse and Recyle – Tips and Tricks (Ann Fletcher)

Food – Our Choices Matter (Amanda … read more.

P-Patch Team Annual Plant Sale is On!

by Ann Fletcher

You can still get plants starts and dahlia tubers for your
garden.  Instead of coming to a table
after the church service, just review what is available in the links
below.  Each link has the contact information
to email your request to or to ask questions.

Tomato … read more.

How to Save the Earth from Your Couch

April 2020 marks the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, the first major global climate action event. Due to the Coronavirus in-person Earth Day celebrations are being postponed worldwide. However, many environmental groups are creating Digital Earth Day possibilities, such as teach-ins. East Shore’s Earth & … read more.