Author Archives: George Hixon

It Takes Practice

It Takes Practice
Our favorite songs, whoever the artist or whatever the style, were created in a strange alchemy of study and inspiration, of strict practice and of letting go.
Spiritual Practice is a similar combination of dedication, muscle memory, and perhaps a little divine inspiration. Join us Sunday 4/17 … read more.

Thoughts on Love

Dear Hearts of A2U2,

I thought of you on Valentine’s Day; I thought of everyone I care about. And, as I do every year, I wondered how everyone who wishes they felt more love in their lives felt. There isn’t anyone reading this who hasn’t felt … read more.

Living With Intention

Ah, January – the month that finds itself in a peculiar position. Chosen to be the first month of a new year, often front-loaded with the weight of new goals, yet coming right after what can be the busiest and most tiring month for many. … read more.

Notice of Special Meeting – Call to the Meeting

To members of the Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church:

A Special Meeting of the Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church will be held at following the 11 AM Service on Sunday, January 9, 2022 on. Zoom and at Church, 523 Allen Avenue, Portland, Maine for the purpose of … read more.

2022 Ferry Beach Retreat Scheduled

Remember those great retreats we used to have at Ferry Beach? Well, we can do it again!

Before Covid, our church held memorable weekend retreats with the Auburn and Norway churches at the Ferry Beach Camp and Conference Center in Saco. From Friday evening until Sunday … read more.

A2U2 Cited in Washington Post

The First, Second, and Fifth Principles of Unitarian Universalism affirm “the inherent worth and dignity of every person”; “justice, equity and compassion in human relations”; and “the right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large.”

Guided … read more.

Call to Annual Meeting

Notice of Annual Meeting


To members of the Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church:

The Annual Meeting of the Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 6, 2021. Due to the pandemic, this meeting will be held virtually … read more.

Love Reaches Out

Early March will bring the one-year mark of living our faith beyond the walls of the congregation as we near the anniversary of closing the building. We have increased our accessibility for those who were not able to attend services and programs in … read more.

Faith Development

As a religious educator, faith development is at the heart of my professional and personal spiritual life. In our Unitarian Universalist faith, we must continually develop as people and be in relationships with others that push us to uphold the values of our … read more.