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Sunday Services (June 2017)

Services for June 2017 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Peninsula; theme: This, Our Hearts’ Own Song

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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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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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An Important Part of a Larger Whole

A testimonial by UUFP member Mason Moseley. I agree with Rev. Andrew’s message from last Sunday:  I want more than being a member of the “Fellowship of the Peninsula”.  The UUFP has a long history of supporting the Unitarian Universalist … Continue reading

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Sabbatical Leave

Our Fellowship’s agreement with Rev. Andrew calls for him to be able to take a sabbatical after four years in our pulpit.  (He is now in his sixth year with us.)  This is standard practice for Unitarian Universalist congregations, although … Continue reading

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Open Doors to Many Rooms

For all that is our life! by Rev. Andrew Clive Millard One of the activities that’s part of our quarterly Orientation to Membership workshop is the “values continuum”.  Laying out a piece of string on the floor, we describe a … Continue reading

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Upcoming Programs for Personal Enrichment

This month offers a number of new opportunities to learn and grow at the Fellowship! First, our Student Minister, Christina Hockman, and I will offer a series of three classes on Unitarian Universalist history, on the Tuesday evenings of February … Continue reading

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Get your calendar out!

The next Goddess Group will meet on May 3rd. The Greek Muses This is an open discussion circle for both men & women.  Goddesses are chosen from various world religions as a starting place for group discussion. When:  1st Sunday after … Continue reading

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The Giving Buzz

by Christina Hockman With just one week to go until the end of this year’s Canvass (aka pledge drive), we’re posting the remarks that Christina Hockman, the UUFP’s Intern, shared at the “Big Event” last month.  Chris introduced them by noting that … Continue reading

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A Place to Belong and Flourish

We recently heard from former UUFP member Nicole Lorsong, who was thrilled to receive a care package we recently sent to her family.  Before they moved to Oregon last November, Nicole gave the following testimonial one Sunday morning.  ACM I’m sorry … Continue reading

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