“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” … read more.
Voting members will elect a new Board and adopt a budget for 2020-21. More information will be available in the coming weeks, but please mark your calendars. The meeting will be on Zoom. Please note, this is a week later than originally scheduled.
2020-21 Slate of … read more.
by Rev. Dr. Stephen H. Furrer
This has been a stressful time and we all could use a good laugh. Recently, a fellow minister shared this article with me and I thought I would share it with you.
Qualifications for a Minister a Quite High
“To illustrate … read more.
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.
by Aisha Hauser, Director of Lifelong Learning
The famous song from the hit musical Rent asks, “How do you measure a year in the life? In daylights, in sunsets? In cups of coffee?”
In our hyper capitalist society, we often measure “success” with how much money … read more.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
by Barb Clagett
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.
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.
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
Reuse and Recyle – Tips and Tricks (Ann Fletcher)
Food – Our Choices Matter (Amanda … read more.
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.