Wondering Aloud: A Question Box Service

by Rev. Christina Leone-TracyEach week when it’s time to open the Wonder Box, we remind everyone that wondering is an important skill for being a Unitarian Universalist. We have questions, doubts, and things we don’t know, and those can be gifts rather than burdens. Come, wonder together! Questions can be submitted this morning and Rev….

To Imagine

by Rev. Leah OngiriOne of the first local UU ancestors Rev. Leah learned about when she moved to Wisconsin was Lewis Allen McGee, a Chicago-based Humanist and one of the first African American Unitarian ministers. After preaching on him in her first year of ministry to the Fellowship, she started thinking about him a lot…

A Theology of Connection in Zoomland

by Rev. Jim CoakleySince the invention of the letter and then the telephone, human connection has slowly crept towards the virtual world. Now that the pandemic has rapidly increased this transition, how do we nurture a theology of connection in the virtual land of Zoom? Three local UU congregations: Fond du Lac, Green Bay, and…

Bigger Than the Building

by Marie Luna, Director of Congregational LifeThe Fellowship is adapting to try to keep people connected while staying physically distant, and we are finding both success and challenge. Many of us tie being Unitarian Universalist to our buildings and the events that happen within them, but it is so much bigger. I invite you to…

Gathering Our Resources

by Rev. Christina Leone-TracyAs we exist in the present moment, with such volatile change all around, it feels bizarre to look at the past (when we could touch each other and be in crowds!) and we wonder what the future holds. Now is a time to take stock of what we carry with us– the…

Breathing Through

Reflection and Breath Practice by Cindy DarlingReflection and Breath Practice by Rev. Christina Leone-TracyAs we continue to focus on our theme of “Finding Our Way,” we are aware of the need to return to the spiritual and centering practice of our breath. Join us for an exploration of the power of breath, and the need…

One Bright Pearl

by Taizan AlfordEihei Dogen, the founder of the Soto Zen Buddhist sect writes about how the seeker can see all of life as a vehicle for awakening in his fascicle, One Bright Pearl. Tai Alford, a long-time member of the Fellowship, and an ordained Soto Zen priest in training addresses through examining this Dogen fascicle,…

Finding a Way to Healthy Masculinity

with the Fellowship Men’s Group Youth Statements Aaron Thibodeau and Peter Sieck Reading Aikido Story, read by Doug Marsh Special Music My Old Man, original written by Steve Goodman, cover written and performed by Todd Kunstman Adult Statement Tom Pynenberg Vision of a New Man written and shared by Dave Gerlach This Father’s Day, join…

Bloom Where We’re Planted

Bridging introduction by Kim Hartman, director of Religious EducationReflection by Ben Thiel, read by Kim HartmanReflection by Lillie ChudacoffReading from Flower Communion 1969 by William RiceSermon by Rev. Christina Leone-Tracy This Sunday is one of the most cherished UU celebrations of the year: Flower Ceremony! We won’t be able to physically share our flowers, but…

Perfectly Imperfect

with Kim Hartman, director of religious education, and the UU Identity ClassOur high school UU Identity class will lead us in worship to explore what it means to be a UU, and to create a perfectly imperfect community. As we near the end of our year of Healing & Wholeness, our youth will remind us…