Annette

Here at  UUMAN I Started to Grow

My name is Annette I am a member of UUMAN, a professional painter, a  sometimes writer of poetry, and also an Addiction Counselor. About 23 years ago my ten year old son said to me “Mom, don’t you think it’s about time we went to church.”  I didn’t know where that came from, but being a concerned parent, I could not ignore it. (more…)

Sheila

Living the Mission

And let me tell you, if you have indeed been renewed in the spirit of your minds, it will [show] it self in your lives. — Charles Chauncy

I came to UUMAN in search of myself.  After my partner of 11 years left me, I was lost and broken-hearted.  I needed to make sense of myself and my life again.  I was in search of answers. (more…)

Bruce

Remember that Mission Statement thingy we did?

Not really? Well, me either, at least not word for word. Participating in UUMAN’s mission-statement-writing workshops, getting everyone involved was fun and a community-building experience and all (We love our community-building, don’t we?). We’re good, we think, at building community within our walls, but how about beyond our walls? How about truth and justice out there? Do you think we’re really gonna do all that hopey-changey, save-the-world stuff? (more…)