Author Archives: George Hixon

Bible Study! Really? At A2U2? Yes!

How much do you really understand about Jesus?

What makes his story so compelling more than 2000 years later?

Is the Jesus you may have left years ago different from the Jesus you could encounter and understand today?

Join us for our six weeks of Bible Study here … read more.

Next Opportunity to Become a Member

Have you been thinking of joining Allen Avenue Unitarian Universalist Church? January 26th is our next ceremony! If you have taken our New to UU Class and are ready to become a member we would love to have you join us in the membership ceremony. … read more.

Exciting Time Ahead!

The Ministerial Search Committee is just days away from finding out about the ministers who are interested in our church.  It’s an exciting time, and January will be busy.

For your delight, here is the video Ben Wilson made (with the help of a drone) of … read more.

To Know Is Not All

At the cusp of the year and the decade, I find myself thinking of George Santayana, who said, “To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind, than to be hopelessly in love with spring.”

We are, it seems, hopelessly enthralled in … read more.

Great Workshop Turnout!

Thank you to those who attended last weekend’s “Beyond Categorical Thinking” workshop at the church!  With roughly 40 participants, the event was a rousing success. We on the committee–and many others we’ve heard from–benefited much from Keith Kron’s guidance. Now that we’ve submitted our proposed … read more.

Close Your Eyes and Imagine

Close your eyes and imagine the ideal minister. Who comes to mind? We all have our own personal biases, based on life experience, education, where we’ve lived, and many other factors.

This is why the Ministerial Search Committee is looking forward to hosting the upcoming “Beyond … read more.

Making Mistakes Does Not Make Me A Bad Person

Making mistakes does not make me a bad person.  It makes me a learning person. — Audette Fulbright, minister of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Cheyenne, Wyoming

“Learning While Leading” is the book I wrote, published by Alban Institute in 2000. I love learning. It is why … read more.

Invitation to Beyond Categorical Thinking Workshop

The Ministerial Search Committee is pleased to invite everyone to the church on Saturday, November 23rd from 9:30am-12:30pm for the Beyond Categorical Thinking (BCT) workshop. This program, led by UUA Transitions Director Keith Kron, is designed to promote inclusive thinking and help prevent unfair discrimination … read more.

Yellow Ribbons

If you see someone at church with a yellow ribbon extending from their name button, you’re looking at a search committee member. Have more to say to us that wasn’t covered in the survey? Please find us during coffee hour, or email us!  We’re happy … read more.