Monthly Archives: May 2016

809 South Military Tours

The SST has been listening to your requests to see our future building’s interior.  As you know, its current condition leaves a lot to be desired and major demolition will be required before we have the spaces which will allow it to function as a church.  But for those who have a strong desire to … Continued

May 27 Minister’s Moment

Our final Friday of May, the month of “Peacemaking” and the start of Memorial Day Weekend, it is fitting to remember the words of pupils at the Lincoln School in New York City as published in an old UU Hymnal: Peace means the beginning of a new world; Peace means a whole world like one … Continued

Teens Plan August Whitewater and Rafting Trip

Teen Group Members (newly bridged into and graduating seniors included!) plan to go camping, whitewater rafting and zip lining this summer during the first weekend in August 4th – 6th. We usually drive to the resort on Thursday, do activities all day Friday and Saturday morning, and get back into Norfolk late Saturday night.  This is an amazing trip, full of … Continued

May 29

Race Relations: School to Prison Pipeline

May 22

The 2016 Ecuador Earthquake

May 13 Minister’s Moment

This past week I looked out my window to the green of springtime.  It was clear that the church year is winding down.  Conversations turned to hopes, dreams and planning for next year. This past week our Stewardship Team initiated the final phase for our annual pledge campaign.  This coming Sunday we will celebrate with … Continued

Medians resume BYO Sunday Breakfast

BYOBreakfasts are back! This is an informal time where we meet before service to just catch up. Everyone is encouraged to bring their breakfast if they would like, a member of the steering committee will be in the social hall from 915 until service starts (and childcare is available for this as well).

2016 Canvas Challenge Grant

An anonymous person has just volunteered to provide an incentive to our annual stewardship campaign! They will  match dollar for dollar up to a total of $20,000 each dollar pledged above a total of $240,000 between 5/10/16 and 6/30/16. So the matching kicks in as soon as our total for this campaign gets to $240,000 and … Continued

Capital Campaign Matching Funds Grant

In an open letter to the congregation, President Allen Perry writes. I am excited and humbled to announce the details of our newly created Challenge Fund.  As you may have heard, this incredibly generous initiative has been created and funded by long-time UCN members Jim Early and Garland Tillery in support of the Capital Campaign to … Continued