• What’s Up Sept 21, 2017

    *|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* First Unitarian Universalist Church of Springfield *|MC:DATE|* GENERAL NEWS Volunteer Fair Sunday October 1 12:15 pm Learn more about the activities and volunteer opportunities at the UU while you mingle during next month’s Friendly Feast potluck. Check the First UU Calendar for the dates and times of scheduled...

  • What’s Up Sept 14, 2017

    *|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* First Unitarian Universalist Church of Springfield *|MC:DATE|* GENERAL NEWS Sunday October 1st 12:15 pm We need you – volunteer at First UU! Learn more about the activities and volunteer opportunities at the UU while you mingle during next month’s Friendly Feast potluck. Check the First UU Calendar for...

  • What’s Up Sept 7

    *|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* First Unitarian Universalist Church of Springfield *|MC:DATE|* GENERAL NEWS Youth Group Open House This Sunday, September 10th 10 am All youth, ages 13-17, are welcome to attend Food and Fun located downstairs in the southeast teen room Memorial Service for Guy Pollard – Saturday September 9 at 1 pm...

  • What’s Up August 17, 2017

    *|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* First Unitarian Universalist Church of Springfield *|MC:DATE|* GENERAL NEWS Saturday August 19th 1 – 3 pm   Come join us for Mud Ball this Saturday! We’re having a picnic in the backyard of the church so feel free to bring a comfy place to sit. The pagan group will...

  • Claiming Yuletide 2014

    Welcome Yule! Or Wolcum Yole!  If you speak Middle English The salutation heard across Medieval England heralded the most important festival of the year – one revered by their Celtic , Teutonic and Norse ancestors in  pre-Christian times. Yole came from yoke, suggesting the yoke of the year.  It is...

  • How You Affect Others Daily

    How You Affect Others Daily Spreading Your Light by Madisyn Taylor You never know whose life you are affecting, big or small. As the pace and fullness of modern life serve to isolate us from one another, the contact we do share becomes vastly more significant. We unconsciously absorb each other’s...

  • On ending Oppression

    My Beloved Community, One of the things I appreciate most about our community, and Unitarian Universalism at large, is our willingness to engage in difficult conversations. I feel strongly that we need to continue to talk about Ferguson, but also adjust our focus to the idea that perhaps the events...

  • Bringing Judaism to Life

    Bringing Judaism to Life ( A few notes  from  Inside and Outside Judaism)   “ Judaism is the love story between God and the Jewish People.” Judaism introduced monotheism to humanity… it has uncompromising beliefs about reality.  As a legal and moral system- offers a clearly defined way of life.”...

  • Honor Flight September 9, 2014

    HONOR FLIGHT TO WASHINGTON, D.C. SEPTEMBER 9, 2014 Honor Flights are one-day trips for World War II and Korean War veterans to visit the war memorials in Washington, D.C.  They are now beginning to include Vietnam War veterans on the trips.  The Honor Flights are financed by private donations. Korean...

  • Two First UU Veterans Chosen For Honor Flight

    Honor Flights are one-day trips for World War II and Korean War veterans to visit the war memorials in Washington, D.C.  In addition to the World War II and Korean War memorials, veterans visit the Vietnam War memorial and Arlington National Cemetery.  Each veteran is assigned a volunteer “guardian” for...