I invite you to join me, other faith and humanist communities, and people of good will at the Still Here, Still Strong rally this Sunday. The American Humanist Association will be there, and they encourage WES folks to pick up one of their signs! We will … read more.
It has been a real pleasure these last few weeks serving as the Sabbatical Clergyperson while Amanda has been away. I appreciate the ability to have gotten greater experience as a leader and a deeper understanding of our community. I’m also thrilled to be able … read more.
In June I had the privilege to attend the 19th Annual International Nonviolence Summer Institute at the University of Rhode Island. The purpose of the institute is to train organizers, educators, activists, and other passionate people about the philosophy, tactics, and principles of Dr. Martin … read more.
It’s been a year since WES’ Refugee Resettlement Team (RRT) welcomed a family from Afghanistan. To celebrate the completion of the formal six-month mentoring commitment in February, the family and team members gathered for a tasty dinner at a favorite Afghan restaurant. For some, it … read more.
Here’s my advice to any WES member or friend who wants to get more out of their involvement with the community: join a committee or team so you can attend more meetings!
I know that sounds bizarre. We’ve all been at meetings elsewhere that have lived … read more.
We are getting interest in people who want to let the UUA know they have put WES in their will, which will help WES raise money as part of a generous grant opportunity.
We have been getting three common question from the last email we sent out. … read more.
“Making is fundamental to what it means to be human. We must make, create and express ourselves to feel whole. There is something unique about making physical things. These things are like little pieces of us and seem to embody portions of our souls”
Mark Hatch, The … read more.
Last week many Americans paused in the middle of their week to honor the Fourth of July and commemorate the anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. For some it is a day of pure jubilation, others a day of scorn, and for … read more.
The team working to coordinate Amanda’s 10 Year Celebration is creating a keepsake for her. They are compiling notes from WES folks to Amanda. These notes can be drawings, letters, pictures, or anything that can be put into a photo album! We hope you’ll consider … read more.