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Letter to the Congregation

From Ali Bell-Delgado, Intern Minister Dear Beloveds, I have some exciting news. Just about a year and a half ago, I came to UUCM to be your Intern Minister. We have grown to get to know each other and have shared aspects of our lives in our beloved community.   When I came to UUCM I...

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On That Note

From Markus Grae-Hauck, Director of Music Ministries As of this writing, the presidential inauguration is still several days away. By the time you are reading this newsletter, that event will have passed – maybe it went without a hitch, maybe there was another riot like the one on January 6, when a mob invaded our...

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The Listening Booth

From Rev. Scott Sammler-Michael, Senior Co-Minister “The aftermath of nonviolence is the creation of the beloved community, so that when the battle is over, a new relationship comes into being between the oppressed and the oppressor.”  – Martin Luther King Jr., 1960 Brave, compassionate, truth-loving citizens, Our hopes of 2021 being quickly so much better...

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Family Ministries—Religious Education

From Judith Hogan, Director of Religious Education “The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members.” — Coretta Scott King With existence there comes a certainty of responsibility that is not always heeded, understood, engaged in, or embraced.  The responsibility to self, and the responsibility to others allows...

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iPonder: Imagination

From Antonia Bell-Delgado, Intern Minister We use a themed worship program called Soul Matters in our congregation.  As a new minister, it has been helpful for me to have this resource to study and consider when I am thinking of what I want to preach about. However, I have noticed something about the way that...

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On That Note

From Markus Grae-Hauck, Director of Music Ministries “Well, it seemed like a good idea at the time.” Most of us have heard this said about something which eventually turned out to not be so great. Perhaps you can think of an example from your own life when a vision you had (maybe even supported by...