Category Archives: Caring for One Another

We support women!! (Actually, everyone)

What’s possible in the near future? Will politicians recognize that everyone deserves quality healthcare or will they legislate that only some do? Keeping clinics open is a major struggle but achievable with your gifts. Shouldn’t women’s right to quality health … Continue reading

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Rain was in the air

Yesterday we had a fearsome thunder storm. Heavy rain and lightning—really fascinating to watch from my living room window. Later I read on Facebook that some of my friends got caught in it. Luckily, they made it to the safety … Continue reading

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Being a part of something great!

  During the summer we gathered canned goods for the Foodbank. And, we also collected money—$252.     Here’s what happened The Foodbank distributed 11.7 million pounds of food in 2016 which is the equivalent of almost 9.7 million meals! … Continue reading

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Sunday and Special Services (December 2016)

Services for December 2016 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula theme: Matters Small and Great Services include sermons preached by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard unless otherwise noted. December 4th: “Welcome Home” What would it look like to live our Unitarian Universalist … Continue reading

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Black Friday and Cyber Monday are all about shopping but…

  GivingTuesday on November 29 is all about kicking off the charitable season, when many of us focus on our holiday and end-of-year giving. The Social Justice committee is sponsoring GivingTuesday at the Fellowship with two big projects! Here’s the … Continue reading

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Every Child is Our Child Program

This is part of the UU-UNO’s mission (UU-United Nations Organization). Unitarian Universalists are called to advocate for international human rights; to be a voice for the voiceless by promoting the inherent worth and dignity of all living things. Every Child … Continue reading

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The Generosity of Community Threatre

Back in the 90’s I was doing community theatre in Austin, TX. For those of you unfamiliar, Austin has a similar vibe to Portland, OR, or at least it did in the mid 90’s. It was hipster before hipster has … Continue reading

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Sharing made simple

Every Sunday you attend the Sunday Service or the Sunday Morning Forum, you have an opportunity to reach out. Every Sunday. Whether it’s LINK or PORT or Planned Parenthood or Navigators. Maybe your sweet spot is feeding the homeless (St. … Continue reading

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Shared Ministry, Lay Ministry, Everyone’s Ministry

For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard “Ministry is a quality of relationship between and among human beings that beckons forth hidden possibilities. “Ministry is being present with, to and for others, in their terrors and … Continue reading

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What do you do when you’re on a roll?

Last spring we talked about the 2016-17 fiscal year and how this would be the next stage in the UU Fellowship’s life. Judging by the first two months, everyone is really on-board! High fives! Summer is always a little crazy … Continue reading

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