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Blooms and Bargains

May 19th from 9am to 1pm

Attention Gardeners: We need you and your perennials and your gently-used, no-longer- needed garden tools for this important fundraiser! Also, your superfluous decorative pots, garden lanterns and lawn ornaments. You can help:

volunteer to help set up Friday evening, to work at the … read more.

Black Lives of UU update

We are happy to announce that thanks to the generosity of this congregation, we were able to meet our goal for the Promise and the Practice campaign, for Black Lives of UU. We raised $2330 and that will be matched by our district, and by … read more.

FERRY BEACH RETREAT Update

 

Our 2018 Ferry Beach Retreat invites us to extend Waves of Kindness during our annual spring weekend at the oceanfront UU camp and conference center in Saco.This theme will be reflected in programming and activities at our All-Church Retreat May 4th, 5th, and 6th at the Ferry Beach Camp … read more.

Summary of Board Meeting, March 2018

Ministry exit interviews: Joe Sullivan of the New England Region UUA staff conducted separate exit interviews for our Congregation’s shared ministry with Rev. Myke, one with the Board and one with Rev. Myke. Exit interviews are conducted at the end of all settled ministries … read more.

NNED Board Proposes to Dissolve

Back in July 2008, UU congregations of the Northeast District (Maine) and NH–VT District voted to consolidate into the new Northern New England District of the UUA. It was a journey of faith to provide improved services and programs for our churches. Now, after 10 … read more.

Interim Minister Task Force Update

As you may know, upon learning of Rev. Myke’s retirement, the Board voted to hire an Interim Minister. Like many other churches and synagogues, UU churches have found interim ministry extremely helpful in giving us a chance to reflect on our hopes and wishes, who … read more.

Library Nook

We have NEW BOOKS in the Children’s library! A new copy of Goodnight Moon – a classic for toddlers – as well as When Nobody was Watching, a book read during the Worship Committee service on Introverts last month. Thank you, Anna and the committee, … read more.

Family Promise Host Week – April 15-22

The sign-up is available. Thanks to Mike Luce for being the first to add his name. We will ask for promises of staple items on Sunday, April 8 and collect them on Sunday, April 15. This process worked very well over Christmas. For anyone interested … read more.

Audrey B. Seale Service Program 2018

I am happy to share that the Audrey B. Seale Fund is being revived. There is a committee in place to receive applications for the 2018 award year. The deadline to apply is this April 21.

Introduction: The Audrey B. Seale Service program was established in … read more.

New and improved coffee hosting routine!

Change is Good!

In talking with folks about hosting coffee, we realized some things about coffee hosting have changed over the past three years.

NOW:

Coffee Hosts DO NOT provide the teas, cream, milk and sugar.
Coffee Hosts DO NOT provide the coffee. Thanks to Arabica/Cathy Walsh!
Coffee Hosts DO NOT … read more.