News

Senior Youth Group Open Mic Night Cancelled

The Senior Youth Group Open Mic Night scheduled for this Saturday, 4/27, has been cancelled. We plan to reschedule this event in the fall, as last year’s Open Mic night proved to be a delightful opportunity to showcase A2U2 talent and to gather for fun … read more.

Search Committee Forming

FROM YOUR TRANSITION TEAM:

It’s time for the next key step in our church’s transition, selecting a SEARCH COMMITTEE FOR THE NEW SETTLED MINISTER. Our goal is to form a committee of 7 members over the next few weeks.

We are looking for a group which has … read more.

What the UUA Does for A2U2

During a meeting of the Board on Tuesday, 4/16, part of our discussion involved our church’s increased involvement with the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). Here are some of our observations:

We have increased our use of these resources in the past couple of years, most recently … read more.

Summer Services Sign-Up

From your Worship Committee:

Summer service sign up is upon us. There has been a long tradition of lay-led services during the summer months in our church. This year our summer service dates are from June 23 through September 1. In the spirit of experimentation, signups … read more.

Indigenous and Inter-Spiritual Teachings

Explore timeless and universal spiritual teachings critical to the issues of our day. Sherri Mitchell, author of Sacred Instructions: Indigenous Wisdom for Living Spirit-Based Change, is an International Indigenous Rights advocate and the convener of the global healing ceremony Healing the Wounds of Turtle Island. … read more.

Stewardship Campaign Off to a Great Start!

In the first two weeks of the campaign we have received over $100,000 in pledges! Additionally, of those who have pledged, 62% have increased the amount of their yearly pledge. This is an encouraging start towards realizing our ambitious goal of $250,000. Thank you to … read more.

Family Promise Volunteer Training 2.0

Sara Ewing-Merrill and Courtney Tabor-Abbot will be offering a new training called Volunteer Training 2.0. The training will be offered on Saturday, May 4 from 9:30 am-12:00 pm at HopeGateWay (509 Forest Avenue, Portland). This training will be open only to volunteers who have already … read more.

Beginning Soon: A More Sacred Space

The congregation has expressed a desire for a more sacred sanctuary experience during worship. The Community Council and the Worship Arts Team listened. We will begin with a few small changes to move us in the direction we think you intended, on an experimental basis.

Beginning … read more.

Calling All Knitters

If you are a knitter, the Knitting Ministry would love to have you join our group. We meet once a month, the 4th Monday afternoon at 2:30 PM in the Memorial Room. We knit comfort (prayer) shawls for members experiencing serious illness or loss of … read more.