Category: From Rev. Sandra’s Study

Rev. Sandra’s monthly blog

Rev. Sandra’s June Schedule & Availability

Dear Members and Friends,

I will be attending Ministry Days and General Assembly events and programming (virtually) from June 16 through June 28. During Ministry Days for UU clergy, I will be serving on a Covenant Relations Team requiring 15 dedicated hours of service in addition … read more.

Threshold Moments

A [threshold is] a space to imagine a new way, and new self. Not moving or pushing but sitting and cultivating… [the goal] is to allow you space and time to reflect on your past, present, and future. To imagine a new beginning . . . … read more.

Liberation: Our Collective Longing

If you have come to help me, you are wasting your time, but if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together. ~ Lila Watson

Dear Members and Friends,

Liberation seemed at first to be an ironic and … read more.

IMPORTANT: Update to Worship on Sunday, March 15

Dear Members and Friends,

There is much uncertainty around the Covid-19 (coronavirus), but we are certain that our ethical responsibility as a religious community is to do whatever we can to reduce harm and limit exposure to those who are most vulnerable. Both the CDC and … read more.

Pastoral Letter #2 Regarding Coronavirus

March
12, 2020

Dear
Members and Friends,

I write to you this week as our nation and world continue to deal with the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. This is a challenging time, and you may be feeling concern or fear. That’s to be expected. This is not a situation to … read more.

What Does It Mean To Be a People of Wisdom?

There are many ways to seek wisdom. There is travel, there are masters, there is service. There is staring into the eyes of children and elders and lovers and strangers. There is sitting silently in one spot and there is being swept along in life’s … read more.