Congregation News

December 2017 Moderator’s Letter

Greetings Fellow Congregants,

I hope you were able to enjoy the holidays with your family and friends.   Even with the challenging weather that caused our evening Christmas eve services to be cancelled, it has been a very busy month at the Church.  With no less than … read more.

Work for Justice

Quarter-Time Program Manager Position Now Open

Washington UU Voices for Justice (Voices) and Northwest UU Justice Network (NWuuJN) seek an energetic, committed manager to lead the evolution of these two organizations into one new, more effective, more inclusive state action network for UUs engaged in justice … read more.

Alliance Greens Sale News

Alliance Greens Sale
This coming Sunday, December 3rd, is the 1st day of our Annual Greens Sale – with ALL of the proceeds going to organizations that support women & children and to special projects at our Church. If you have not already purchased your holiday wreath – … read more.

Pacific Northwest District Chalice Lighters

Chalice Lighters

Since its inception in 1990, UUs have provided over $800,000 through the Chalice Lighters program to help our congregations grow! This is pay-it-forward generosity, at its best.

This Is Our Fall 2017 Call: Fund Growth Technology Initiative Grants

Please help your fellow congregations communicate more effectively, … read more.

The Quilting Continues…

The Quilts of Love group of First Unitarians now in its sixth year creating quilts and donating them to Portland Homeless Family Solutions (PHFS). In response to a request for blankets for the shelter, similar to one in last week’s church bulletin, the group was started by … read more.

November Moderator’s Letter

Greetings Fellow Congregants,

The energy in the Church this fall has been wonderful.  And we have some great news.  As I write this, we are near 90% of our Annual Fund Drive (AFD) goal.  We are far ahead of where we were last year at this … read more.

October Moderator’s Letter

Greetings Fellow Congregants,

The theme for our Annual Fund Drive (AFD) is  I can, We must!  Short and direct, for sure.  Let’s consider the elements of our AFD theme in reverse order:

We must:  Reverend Bill Sinkford did not mince words in his AFD letter mailed to … read more.