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David Whyte, Pacific Northwest Poet

In his January 3 sermon, “A Gate Unfastened,” the Rev. Jon Luopa cited the work of acclaimed poet David Whyte, who lives on Whidbey Island. Jon’s sermon was inspired in part by an excerpt...

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Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, January 6, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Our January 6 discussion will be centered around Georgia’s runoff elections for Congressional seats and the U.S. Congress’s meeting to validate the Presidential election results. Join us...

Audio & Video: Sunday Service January 3, 2021

Sermon Audio Sermon, “A Gate Unfastened”, delivered at University Unitarian Church by Rev. Jon Luopa delivered on January 3, 2021. This sermon was inspired in part by an excerpt from “Yorkshire,” a poem by...

Audio & Video: Sunday Service December 27, 2020

Sermon Audio Sermon, “Wintering”, delivered at University Unitarian Church by Rev. Beth Chronister delivered on December 27, 2020. Service Video Sunday Worship at University Unitarian Church on December 27, 2020 including sermon, “Wintering”, delivered...

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Corrected: Music from Christmas Eve

In the December 24th posting of the Christmas Eve service, technical issues impacted the audio of Dwight Beckmeyer performances of Noël Nouvelet and What Child is This. We apologize to Dwight for not presenting...

A Note About End of Year Giving

At the close of a difficult year, everyone at UUC’s “virtual office” is wishing members and friends and their families the best possible health and happiness as we move into 2021. But before we...

Audio & Video: Christmas Eve Service December 24, 2020

Service Video Christmas Eve Service at University Unitarian Church December 24, 2020, including Christmas Reflection, delivered by Rev. Jon Luopa. Order of Service View the Order of Service. Sermon Audio Christmas Reflection delivered at University...

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Christmas Day Social Gathering

December 25, noon to 1:00 p.m. via Zoom Connect with other UUC folks during a festive online conversation on Christmas Day, hosted by Susan Howlett and David Bauman. Click here to find Zoom links...

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December Services at UUC

Sunday, December 6, 9:30 a.m. via live stream or Zoom Rev. Beth Chronister will open the service and offer the prayer; Rev. Jon Luopa will preach and offer the benediction. Music: Eileen Swanson, viola;...

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Lake City Partners News

Lake City Partners Ending Homelessness reports that the new 24/7 enhanced shelter at “The Oaks” is expected to open between January 21–31, 2021. The shelter will begin serving 20 people, likely those who have...

Thank You

We’d like to say a big “Thank You” to all those at UUC who have contributed meals for the Lake City Partners (LCP) Winter Shelter so far this winter. We are told that the...

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Winter Solstice Vespers

Wednesday, December 23, 7:00-8:00 p.m. via Zoom At this Vespers service, we will be celebrating the Winter Solstice, the lessons of darkness, and the beginning of the turning slowly back towards light. Join together for...

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Solidarity with Muslim Communities Team

Tuesday, December 22, 2:00-3:30 p.m. via Zoom After a period of discernment, the team has decided to expand our scope to Interfaith Justice, effective January 1, 2021. The new scope is described as: “The...

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Song Circle Invitation

Monday, December 21, 7-8 p.m. via Zoom Like to sing? All are invited to join with others next Monday evening to song a variety of songs via Zoom. Come with a song or two...

Audio & Video: Sunday Service December 20, 2020

Sermon Audio Family Christmas Message delivered at University Unitarian Church by Rev. Jon Luopa delivered on December 20, 2020. Service Video Sunday Worship at University Unitarian Church on December 20, 2020, including Nativity Tableau...

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Conversation with the Board

Sunday, December 20, 10:30-11:30 a.m. via Zoom Please join members of our Board of Trustees for a discussion following our service this Sunday. The Zoom link for this session will be posted within UUC Connect...

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Caring Shawls Knitting & Crochet Group

Sunday, December 20, 1 p.m. via Zoom We will meet online from around the country to chat and knit (or crochet) and “share yarns.” You can find information about the Caring Shawls group here.

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About Lake City Partners Ending Homelessness, Part 2

Lake City Partners Ending Homelessness (LCP) will be the recipient of our offerings at our holiday services on December 20 and 24. In last week’s article, you read about the array of programs offered...

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No January 1 Gateway

Please note that there will not be a January 1 issue of our Gateway enewsletter. If you have items that you would like publicized before the New Year, please submit them by 9 a.m....

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Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, December 16, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. via Zoom Along with a discussion of topics presented by those members who wish to bring up what is of interest to them (“open mic”), we will entertain program...

Audio & Video: Sunday Service December 13, 2020

Sermon Audio Sermon, “Go Deeper Than Love”, delivered at University Unitarian Church by Rev. Jon Luopa delivered on December 13, 2020. Service Video Sunday Worship at University Unitarian Church on December 13, 2020 including...