Author: Sandra Fees

Jeanne Hey Memorial Service Postponed

Jeanne Hey’s Memorial Service, originally scheduled for December 28, is being postponed to a later date, yet to be determined. We will provide an update and details in the UU Berks news as soon as available.

The Art of Setting Intentions

Here’s what I discovered. Intention is different from setting goals or resolutions in that it “pulls us into” who we truly are. Goals and resolutions “push us out” into future possibilities. To set intentions, we must listen to our inner voice which tells us who … read more.

Important Update on Congregational Singing

Beginning Sunday Dec. 19, we will resume congregational singing – masked. We know that music and singing nurture our hearts and minds. In making this decision, we have taken into account the Church’s Covid precautions already in place, which include required vaccination, universal masking, and … read more.

Opening to Joy

From Sandra’s Study by Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees

Even a wounded world is feeding us. Even a wounded world holds us, giving us moments of wonder and joy. I choose joy over despair. Not because I have my head in the sand, but because joy is … read more.

To Hold and Make History Holy

from Rev. Sandra’s Study

The prophetic tasks of the church are to tell the truth in a society that lives in an illusion, grieve in a society that practices denial, and express hope in a society that lives in despair.

Walter Brueggemann

November marks a turning – … read more.

Church Open and Reopening

Beginning on Sunday, November 21, we are expanding our welcome to members and friends to in-person worship. There will no longer be limits on the number of people who can attend. However, everyone will still be required to register weekly by Friday noon as well … read more.

Cultivating Relationships

From Sandra’s Study, October 2021

What is it that gives you the power

to make that change, to ask that question?

What is it that says you have done well,

that brings you to stillness, that holds you up in hard times?

It is relationship, the beating heart of our … read more.

Meet the Minister

Sunday, October 24, 11:30 am-12:15 pm

Zoom Platform

We are offering this time for people who are new to UU Berks and would like to spend time with our minister, Rev. Dr. Sandra Fees, in a small-group environment. The conversation will be an opportunity to learn more about … read more.