In this issue: Thoughts on General Assembly 2019; Northlake’s theme for July; Labor Day Campout; Upcoming Sunday services; Board reports.
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….0
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!”…0
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…1
Northlakers will be singing “Light One Candle” during the busiest holiday month of the year. Its lyric refers to an incident in Israel from 164-164 BCE. Peter Yarrow, its author, reminds us not to let the light go out in the struggle for liberation but…0
Read: A message from Rev. Jim, info about our new AED (Automated External Defibrillator), a search team update, an introduction to the Northlake choir, details about the Women’s Group’s upcoming screening of the documentary, The Bleeding Edge, the November Soul Matters theme of Memory, and the transgender flag that is on our flagpole this month.0
Read: a message from Rev. Jim, thank yous for hosting the overnight shelter, updates on the music director search, an overview of our monthly theme of Sanctuary, and info about the upcoming workshop: Beyond Categorical Thinking, which is a part of our ministerial search process.0
Read a message from Rev. Jim about covenants, the story of choosing to host an overnight homeless shelter, the jobs done by the worship team that you can help with, Water Communion 2018,and jUUstice Washington.0