Category: News

Tahoma UU President’s Budget Message

Harnessing the ripple effect in times of trouble

An ugly pandemic has launched a societal tsunami, threatening to turn us inward at a time when we desperately need the warmth of community.

In times like these, the value of sustaining your spiritual home becomes clear.

Our minister, … read more.

Hart to Hearts for March 25, 2020

Beloveds,

A student once asked anthropologist Margaret Mead what she considered to be the first sign that a culture had become civilized. You might rightly think that it would be something like a tool for sowing seed, or a fishhook, but Mead replied that it … read more.

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.