Author Archives: George Hixon

Get Your Book for the UUA Common Read

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.

Family Promise Training

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.

Be a Beginner Every Single Morning

“Be willing to be a beginner every single morning.”
-Meister Eckhart

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.

Many Items for Sale!

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.

Summary of Community Council Meeting

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.

The Beauty of the Irrational

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.

Cottages Now Available at Ferry Beach!

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.