Healthy Congregation

The Challenges of Parenting: Building Resilience, With Resa Foreman

Parenting can be a joyous experience, allowing us to love another in a most profound way.  It can also be exhausting. Good parenting requires patience, empathy, and attunement to the particular needs of your child. This past year presented additional challenges brought on by COVID-19, causing families to spend long stretches of time together with …

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Bylaws Refresh Task Force 2021

Our Bylaws are about to be refreshed! Last amended in 2013, let’s bring them into alignment with UUA recommendations and create a foundation for our future.  Working closely with our Minister and Board liaison, the newly formed Bylaws Refresh Task Force will review the current bylaws, and make recommendations to reflect current circumstances, thinking and our Church’s vision.

Brave Spaces: Mindful Social Practice and Authentic Allyship

Please join the Healthy Congregation Council in welcoming Jeremy Arnold, son of Board member Abby Arnold, to our church for a workshop on the topic of Microaggressions. Derald Wing Sue, Ph.D., defines these as “brief, everyday exchanges that send denigrating messages to certain individuals because of their group membership.” The persons making the comments may …

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Holiday Blues, Snooze or Yahoos: Share Your Apprehensions and Joy in a Facilitated Dialogue

What do The Holidays mean to you? For some, they herald family reunions, religious exaltation, good food, and festive outings. For many, this time of year amplifies an existing sense of loneliness, alienation from Christian beliefs and rituals, disenchantment with commercialism, and/ or generalized stress. However you feel, you are invited to a facilitated dialogue …

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Wednesday, Sept. 25 – Healthy Congregation Council Offers Dialogue About Theology

Have you been heeding the guideline to refrain from talking in polite company about religion or politics – even in church? Have you been hankering for the opportunity to do so? If so, here is your chance. On Wednesday, September 25 from 7 to 9 pm, Healthy Congregation Council will host the third in its …

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What Our Community Thinks About Right Relations

By Audrey Lyness and Vilma Ortiz In April, the Right Relations Team and Support convened to consult on a survey, developed by Vilma Ortiz, to assess the congregation’s response to right relations processes over the past few years. In May and June, the survey was publicized by word of mouth, flyers, email announcements, and in …

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