Category: Weaving the Web

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Weaving the Web: Please note this significant change in Caring & Sharing

Dear UUCPA folks,

As I’ve reviewed the next several months in my mind, I’ve noted some processes that have become more complex because, well, when they’re all in one person’s head, they can get that … read more.

Weaving the Web: The water’s fine!

Dear UUCPA folks,

It’s really great to see the return to community by the numbers. Looking at our Sunday participation, the number of folks going to services, Sunday School, and Forum has risen dramatically between 2022 and 2023. (We compute average weekly attendance for a month, … read more.

Weaving the Web: What’s in a name?

Part I: Welcome to Dismantling White Supremacy

Dear UUCPA folks,

When I brought the idea of a “White Folks Dismantling White Supremacy” group to UUCPA, it was exactly that: a group for white folks to address themselves to a stubborn problem: US society has systems in place, … read more.

Weaving the Web: Happy Earth Day!

Dear UUCPA folks,

What a beautiful day on this beautiful planet. I hope you have some time in the company of other creatures of Earth today, in the sun and the breeze.

We usually have an appropriately-themed service sometime in April, but April was packed with other … read more.

Weaving the Web: Sabbatical

Dear UUCPA folks,

You may have heard that I have a sabbatical coming up, so I want to make sure you know the details. First, it’s a ways off! I’ll be away from UUCPA from June 12, 2023. through January 1, 2024.

Many UU congregations fill in … read more.

Weaving the Web

Dear UUCPA folks,

Can I be real a second?: I hate asking for money. I hate asking people for anything, really. What I love is real conversations with people who are being real–talking about things that matter to them, and inviting me to do the same.

That’s why I … read more.