Posts from October 2015

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Our Whole Lives

by Jamie Petts

Our Whole Lives (OWL) Sexuality Education Honest, accurate information about sexuality changes lives. It dismantles stereotypes and assumptions, builds self-acceptance and self-esteem, fosters healthy relationships, improves decision making, and has the potential to save lives. For these reasons and more, the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis is proud to offer Our Whole Lives, a series […]

Borderlinks: Day 5

by Jamie Petts

UUFC members Nancy Kyle and Roberta Smith are currently on a service learning trip called Borderlinks, offered through the UU College of Social Justice, to learn about immigration justice. Their trip will take them to the US-Mexico border in the state of Arizona. They write, We feel compelled to take this journey by our first […]

Borderlinks Reports: Photos

by Jamie Petts

UUFC members Nancy Kyle and Roberta Smith are currently on a service learning trip called Borderlinks, offered through the UU College of Social Justice, to learn about immigration justice. Their trip will take them to the US-Mexico border in the state of Arizona. They write, We feel compelled to take this journey by our first […]

Borderlinks Reports: Day 1

by Jamie Petts

UUFC members Nancy Kyle and Roberta Smith are currently on a service learning trip called Borderlinks, offered through the UU College of Social Justice, to learn about immigration justice. Their trip will take them to the US-Mexico border in the state of Arizona. They write, We feel compelled to take this journey by our first […]

From the Justice Council chair

by Jamie Petts

Act. Just a small, three-letter word. The final verb in our mission statement. Yet it represents the powerful contributions of (in Margaret Mead’s words) “thoughtful, committed citizens” within the UUFC who, for decades, have marched, sung, carried signs, circulated petitions, brought issues to our annual meetings, and—in many other ways—called us to take action to […]

Celebrate the 2015 UUFC Rummage Sale!

by Jamie Petts

Celebrate the 2015 UUFC Rummage Sale! The total intake was nearly $11,000. Add to that so many other benefits: Our community worked together, got to know each other better, and simplified our own households. Our community and friends donated a mountain of goods that were in a few short hours recycled by our customers for […]

Between Us …

by Jill McAllister

The name of this monthly column is “Between Us” because this phrase conveys my deepest convictions about ministry and the religious life. So much of what is most important literally happens between us. Love, for example. Comfort, and recognition, and help. Friendship and sharing – there would be no such thing as sharing if there […]