I’m pleased to share that, during the 2019 Inclusive Family Book Drive at Tahoma UU, our congregation donated more than 125 inclusive books for our newly expanded children’s section in our library! We also added more books geared toward parents’ understanding systemic racism, consent, … read more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
It’s that magical time of year- resolution season!
As such, this makes New Year’s Eve is doubly … read more.
“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.
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.