• May 19, 2022 May 19, 2022
    Musically, two things have my attention this week: First, a big “THANK YOU” to Darl Vander Linden, who has been coordinating volunteers who run the laptop for our screen at first service! Darl has done a beautiful job of this, but needs to be doing other things at this point, so we need a new person to ...
  • April 14, 2022 April 14, 2022
    The choir and I will be having a lot of fun for our Easter services this week! We’ll start with a prelude in place of our usual starting song, as we have been working on a beautiful version of Morning Has Broken that seemed like the perfect opener for the day. We’ll be doing a ...
  • April 7, 2022 April 7, 2022
    Please do join us for this week’s services with Rev. Dr. Finley C. Campbell, a black Baptist minister and longtime UU, on the best tactics to use to reduce racism! Personally, I’m very excited to learn from him about this important subject. In the last several years I have felt discouraged about our progress in ...
  • March 3, 2022 March 3, 2022
    Well, finally we can move in a positive direction regarding our beloved Mixed Choir! This coming Sunday you will get to hear most of our former choir singing some familiar Transylvanian hymns for our Partner Church services. And we do have three new people! Julia Singer is a soprano, Kate Stigdon is an alto and ...
  • February 24, 2022 February 24, 2022
    This week I want to speak about the Music Team, which serves the congregation by helping me with music ideas and feedback on services, plus acts as a conduit for our members to ask questions, give feedback on the Sunday music program and give suggestions on musical guests from the larger community. We currently have ...
  • February 10, 2022 February 10, 2022
    This coming Sunday, February 13, is full of musical Valentine’s treats for all of you! We are having the Weddle Twins as guests and you all know that means GOOD MUSIC! Their main piece will be Bob Dylan’s Blowin’ in the Wind, which all of us will reprise after the sermon for our last congregational ...
  • February 3, 2022 February 3, 2022
    Don’t miss the poetry service this coming Sunday! I’ve seen the outline for Paul Lindholdt’s sermon, What Is Poetry Good For?, and I anticipate learning a bit and having some fun! Our pianist, Maura Kegley, will be playing a beautiful piece entitled Poem by Fibich and I have chosen hymns by poets that you will ...
  • January 27, 2022 January 27, 2022
    It was so much fun to have singing groups in December!!! I was hopeful we could keep it going in January and into the spring. But, of course, omicron was on us even before all our group rehearsals were over in December. So we are still in the doldrums as far as our Mixed Choir ...
  • December 7, 2021 December 7, 2021
    Well, do we have some December musical treats for YOU!!! Last Sunday  you got to hear our new permanent pianist, Maura Kegley, play her beautiful arrangement of God Bless the Outcasts from The Hunchback of Notre Dame. She found she had lent her copy out, so she just created her own gorgeous version for us! Check ...
  • December 2, 2021 December 2, 2021
    Finally, we have some good news about our search for a pianist! Maura Kegley, who has been our interim pianist since October 31, is coming on permanently with us! I am very happy about this. Maura has plenty of experience as not only a church pianist, but also as a player for places like Patsy ...