President’s Report: January 2019

Happy New Year to the East Shore community! After chilling through the holidays including our lovely Christmas Eve services, there is definitely a feeling of rolling up our sleeves for a very busy first quarter of the new year. The congregational meeting to decide our … read more.

Upcoming Events: January 2019

East Shore Unitarian Church Mighty Choir: Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.
We learn and perform a variety of music from classical choral pieces to contemporary pop standards to movie themes to new Unitarian hymns – and so much more! Rehearsals are Thursday evenings from 7:30 to 9:00 pm; … read more.

From the Minister: Beating the Wintertime Blues

the ancient Romans, from whom our modern calendar evolved, neither January nor
February existed—at first. Originally, winter—representing the dead time of the
agricultural cycle—was simply “out of time,” and that was that. Folks
essentially hibernated. In other words, they slept a lot, and gathered
together—huddling around their ancient hearths—for … read more.

Invitation to Leadership


East Shore’s Nominating Committee is looking for people who want to serve the church!

Your Nominating Committee for this year includes Connie Hirnle (chair), Martin Cox, Kirstie Lewis, Manny Brown, and Katie Edwards.

We especially need great leaders during this time of … read more.

New Member Mentor Program

Are you a welcoming East Shore Member who is willing to share a cup of coffee and some words of advice with new members? If so, the Membership Team is looking for you!

There’s a lot going on at ESUC, and sometimes learning the ropes can … read more.

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.