Category: News

My Stewardship by Jonina Wright

I’m Jonina, and I’ve been a member of this congregation since 2015, almost four years. My husband, Aaron, and I started attending TUUC when we moved to Tacoma almost 5 years ago, and officially became members when we were expecting our son, Julian, who is … read more.

My Stewardship by Cindy Hackett

When Tori asked me to speak about what motivates our commitment to stewardship of

this church, I thought sure, no big deal. If I can facilitate a sexuality curriculum with sixth

graders, I can do this. Then I listened to the example she included with the request. … read more.

My Stewardship by Christine Chansley

I’m going to keep this simple by trying to authentically answer only two questions: Why am I here? Why do I pledge?

Question 1: Why am I here?

I come to TUUC because I think this world is a very messed up place on many levels  – … read more.

Making a Difference

At our Auction in the fall, we raised money for doing some social justice work in the community. At a Collaboration meeting in early February, a group of discussed and came up with opportunities to use the funds to help us do some direct … read more.

Snow-zilla!

I served a congregation in Woodstock, Vermont back in the mid-1990s. I learned about winter weather. And a LOT about snow.

It might have been the first time we had a big snow that I decided to not preach the sermon that I had planned, but … read more.

Weather Warnings!

 

It’s so rare that we have to worry about the weather, that we’re not accustomed to making decisions about programming and snow. However, the forecast for this weekend and into next week suggest that we may get substantial snows and we want to be … read more.

Personal Stewardship

It’s that magical time of year- resolution season!

My birthday is New Year’s Eve, which makes me a Capricorn. What are we known for? Planning! Goal setting! And moving with goat-like sturdy stubbornness towards achieving our goals.

As such, this makes New Year’s Eve is doubly … read more.

Rummage Sale Reflections and Auction Dreams

“The purpose of life is to discover your gift. The meaning of life is to give it away.”

The moment I realized I wanted to join a church was at an event called Blintzapalooza at Temple Beth Hatfiloh in Olympia. Blintzapalooza is Temple Beth Hatfiloh’s annual fundraiser, … read more.

President’s Blog for March 29, 2018

My message to you this month is deeply personal. It is pledge time again.  I hope I was able to convey to you last year the depth of my love/passion for and commitment to TUUC. I hope it is contagious. In the thirteen years Skip … read more.