Author: Sandra Fees

Minister’s Discretionary Fund & UU Berks Covid Fund

During Rev. Sandra Fees’s sabbatical, Jane Rohrbach, member of the Caring Circle and Nadine Smet-Weiss, member of Ministry & Operations and Treasurer, will be responding to requests for assistance from the Minister’s Discretionary Fund & the UU Berks Covid Fund.

These funds are intended to … read more.

From Sandra’s Study

January 2021 – Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees

As we begin 2021, I’ll be on sabbatical. It’s an interesting time to take a sabbatical. I’ve been spending time thinking about these coming months and how to spend this time in ways that provide spiritual, emotional, and intellectual … read more.

The Stillness of Winter

From Rev. Sandra’s Study – December 2020

We all know this has been a hard year in so many ways. Our spirits are a bit frayed. So as we enter this season of light, I wish for each of you the renewal of hope. This … read more.

Gift Card Scam – Please Beware

If you receive a message that appears to be from Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees asking for money, please let her know and do not respond to it. It’s a scam. You have received an email from someone pretending to be Rev. Fees using an email … read more.

From Rev. Sandra’s Study: Healing

November 2020

Rarely, if ever, are any of us healed in isolation. Healing is an act of communion.

bell hooks

The month of November is marked by the confluence of holy times devoted to death: All Saints Day, All Souls Day, Samhain, Halloween, and Dia de Los Muertos. … read more.

Deep Listening

One of my patients told me that when she tried to tell her story people often interrupted her to tell her that they once had something just like that happen to them. Subtly her pain became a story about themselves.  Eventually she stopped talking to … read more.

A People of Renewal

Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive. And then go and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.

Rev. Dr. Howard Thurman

For Unitarian Universalists, September is a time of homecoming. It’s a … read more.

Rev. Sandra’s Summer Schedule

Over the summer, our minister, Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees, will be taking vacation and study leave time. During that time, she will be responding to pastoral emergencies (deaths, serious illnesses, and crises). For non-emergency pastoral news (a birth, celebration, or struggle), please contact the Caring … read more.