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Northlake Lighthouse – September 2019

The Appreciative Gesture – Rev. Nancy Reid-McKee, Minister   How do we show appreciation? How do we display our support, empathy or excitement, particularly during Sunday morning service when we hear a lovely piece of music, a shared sorrow, inspiring announcement or moving celebration?  …


Northlake Lighthouse – March 2019

Driveway Reflections  – Rev. Jim VanderWeele, Interim Minister   My “snow-gift” was multiple trips to the driveway. Sadly, my tools were limited. I had heard of a snow storm a year, that people would say, “That was our storm!” and that they would be right….


Northlake Lighthouse – February 2019

Building Bridges – Rev. Jim VanderWeele, Interim Minister   The Power We Hold in This Faith. I recently heard about the decision to attend a UU Church. One came from a speaker who received “sex ed” in her childhood church that said: “Don’t do it!”…


Northlake Lighthouse – January 2019

This month, we offer an article by Rev. Theresa Soto as food for thought. Her article is especially relevant in this moment. In December, UUA Board of Trustees member Christina Rivera resigned, after a year in which she and her family received threats, most likely…