Category: News

From Rev. Barbara’s Desk

by the Rev. Barbara Threet

Recently I’ve been reading a lovely little book called ‘Silence in the Age of Noise’, written by Erling Kagge, a Norwegian explorer and the first person to reach the South Pole alone. I’m discovering all sorts of gems. Here’s one that … read more.

Membership Committee

by Krystyne Wozniak and Jean Grant

Elayne Leonelli suggested the committee remind all Greeters to make sure our guest speakers have a hymnal and copy of the Order of Service. A sign has been left on the greeting table.

The committee reviewed a list of guidelines / tasks from previous membership … read more.

Social Action Committee

by Diane Collins

No meeting took place in January. Focus of this report is on the following collaborative films being shown in the Crandall Public Library Community Room in February.

NY Transition

opens their spring “In
the Public Interest” film series:

2/4/19 – Monday – 6:30 pm – Truth to Power … read more.

Building & Grounds Committee

by Jean Grant

Rich Myette arranged for a hauler to remove all the items on the back porch, so that area has now been cleared off. Thank you, Rich!

A new storage cabinet for cleaning supplies has been placed next to the back porch door, and two broom … read more.

Board President’s Notes

By Bob Rockwell

In these past few weeks ice and snow have wreaked havoc on meetings and get togethers. Barbara Threet’s scheduled Sunday service was cancelled. The wide fluctuations of temperatures are unlike any winter I recall. I hear and read talk about the reality … read more.

From Rev. Barbara’s Desk

By the Rev. Barbara Threet

Poet Langston Hughes wrote:

In time of silver rain
The earth puts forth new life again,
Green grasses grow
And flowers lift their heads,
And over all the plain
The wonder spreads

Of Life, Of Life, Of life!

In time of silver rain
The butterflies … read more.

Membership Committee

By Krystyne Wozniak & Jean Grant

The Membership Committee has been working with the Board to update the UUCGF Directory and determine who is a member or friend, as well as those who wish to be removed from the Directory. Letters were composed and mailed to anyone whose status might have … read more.

Reading & Discussion Group

by Harvey Noordsy

For the January meeting of the Discussion Group on Monday, January 14th at noon, Tony Krivitski will lead a workshop on the book Drawdown which explores what individuals, businesses and governments can do to reduce carbon emissions and mitigate the effects of climate change.  No … read more.

Religious Education

by Chuck Schiltz

RE makes its shift into the new classroom this January, we will be
stepping away from the Amazing Grace series for a bit and talking
about school life for our children and the important things that they
may be facing – responsibilities, bullying, boys & girls and
changing friends.  … read more.

Holiday Sharing Program 2018

by Steve Baratta

New Year,” and an effusive “Thank You” to everyone who
participated in this year’s sharing of good will with those decidedly
less fortunate.  In this year’s Holiday Sharing Program, with
help from Will Aitcheson and Diane Collins, we were able to donate
green wool hats and money for books … read more.