Each year congregations across the country are encouraged to participate in reading and discussing a book selected by a committee of UUA members. The book is a reflection of a current issue or area of action relating to our UU Principles. This year’s book is … read more.
Author Archives: George Hixon
Ready to become a GPFP (Greater Portland Family Promise) volunteer?
Your next opportunity to train to interact with guests is Wednesday, January 23, 5:30 -8:30 PM at the Foreside Community Church, 340 Foreside Road in Falmouth. You will receive information on the program and on the … read more.
A large thank you to the 40 volunteers who joined us last Saturday for their own House Meetings. We were gratified and energized by their commitment and enthusiasm! They have volunteered to lead the more than 20 meetings that will be held between January 26th … read more.
“Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.”
As we crest the new year, I feel the wisdom and the calling embedded in Meister Eckhart’s admonition, “Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.” What if we didn’t need to already know … read more.
For Sale! 2006 Town & Country, 7-seater mini-van. Clean, great shape for the age, dark green, has been very reliable, 2 new tires, inspection sticker has most of the year left. $3K or best offer ($3,500+ at dealer).
Lots more to sell! Refrigerator (off-white, clean, works … read more.
The first meeting of the newly formed Community Council was attended by 18 people from church committees, staff, and the Board. There was much enthusiasm as ideas were generated ranging from how to better use our church space, to improving communications, to reviving Adult Education. … read more.
It is the irrational season
When love blooms bright and wild
Had Mary been filled with reason
There’d have been no room for the child. – Madeleine L’Engle
How wonderful to dedicate this season for the irrational, and for love that blooms bright and wild!
Irrational, bright … read more.
Hello Ferry Beach Friends!
Yes, May 3-5 seems a long time from now with snow falling and winter to enjoy first. But it’s not too early to be thinking about our wonderful Ferry Beach Retreat weekend in Saco (with friends from Allen Avenue, Auburn and Norway … read more.
Do you have a child in grades 7-9 who would benefit from the Our Whole Lives (OWL) Sexuality Education program? This is an excellent opportunity for young people to experience a positive and comprehensive lifespan educational program. It helps participants gain the knowledge, values, and … read more.
Have you been wondering how to learn more about Unitarian Universalism? Want to meet others in a small group setting? Curious how to get more involved at Allen Avenue and how to become a member? Want an opportunity to get to know our minister Reverend … read more.