Charting Our Way Into the Future

Members and friends,

It was so wonderful to re-gather last Sunday for Ingathering! I missed you and I missed leading worship and singing together. It’s good to be back.

This Sunday I’ll lead worship again and we’ll reflect on what it means to choose … read more.

Beginning Anew

September blessings to you, A2U2!

We had a glorious taste of fall before the hot weather returned. But I put on my blue jeans and clogs, relishing those two cool and dry days, even if temporary.

This Sunday is our much-anticipated reunion and beginning of … read more.

An Exciting Year Ahead

Dear friends,

I hope your week is going well! It has been a busy one in church-land. Your Board had the annual retreat this past weekend and spent many hours connecting with one another, dreaming, problem-solving, and planning for this coming church year and … read more.


A2U2 friends,

What a joy to be back to church and preparing for another year of shared ministry with you!

I had a wonderful summer vacation and fruitful study leave. It has been wonderful to begin seeing a number of you these past few … 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 11, 2023, following the service. This
meeting will be held in … read more.

The Process of Becoming

Dear friends,

I am in full-speed ahead mode as we approach the end of the official church program year on June 18th! I hope those of you with particularly full plates are finding moments for rest, rejuvenation, and joy. This past weekend I traveled … read more.

March with A2U2 at Portland Pride !!

On Saturday, June 17th, we’ll gather beginning at noon on the steps of First Parish UU with MUUSAN and other local UU churches and the parade kicks off from Monument Square at 1pm! We’ll proceed down Congress St to Congress Square Park, down High Street to … read more.

What PRIDE Means to You

Happy June, A2U2!

With June comes LGBTQIA+ Pride Month and warmer weather. The days are long and we are approaching the summer solstice. Church is in full speed ahead towards Annual Meeting, a New Member Ceremony, Flower Communion, and Bridging for our Senior Youth! … read more.

Let Us Be Gentle

Hello dear church!

May this find you well. It was a joy to connect with many of you on Sunday (Zoom folks thanks for your patience as we dealt with some tech issues!!!) and a special joy to see a whole bunch of you … read more.

Nature Speaks to Us

Dear Church,

I’ll be brief this week in my writing. It has been a season of many words… Annual Reports, Board Reports, staff evaluations, self-evaluations, and more. So instead, I have photos!

The photographs are a few of many gorgeous dark red sand dollars … read more.