Tag: Community

From the Minister for June 15, 2022

Beloved friends,

On Sunday, I noted that we have a lot of rebuilding to do in our congregation. The last two years have been hard on just about every congregation I know. There’s widespread exhaustion among volunteers and members, giving has decreased across congregations, and leadership … read more.

From the Minister for April 12, 2022

In one of my preaching classes, a teacher said it was important to give members of the congregation a little bit of a chuckle in every sermon. It was a lesson I took to heart, and I continue to be mindful of creating opportunity to … read more.

President’s Blog Post for June 2021

A few months ago I wrote about what I learned from our beloved American Staffordshire terrier, Miss Daisy. Thinking about this inspires me to write my last blogpost about what I’ve learned this past year – my final year – from serving on the board.

Collaboration … read more.

Safe Parking FAQs

Safe Parking Network Pilot Program/Safe Parking – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is Safe Parking?

Safe Parking is a program where people who are living in their vehicles become temporary guests of an organization that has a parking lot. The organization provides an assigned parking place and … read more.


“It is not only what we do, but also what we do not do, for which we are accountable.” Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (Molière), French playwright, actor and poet (1622-1673)

“Responsibility equals accountability equals ownership. And a sense of ownership is the most powerful weapon a team … read more.

What is Safe Parking?

Safe Parking Overview

Providing a Safe Parking location with sanitary facilities – porta-potty and handwashing station – is a cost effective way to support those living in their cars toward housing and food security. After all, who really wants to live in their car? Who … read more.

President’s Blog for January 2021

“Grief and resilience live together.”
— Michelle Obama, Becoming 


Dear Friends,

I am shaken to the core of my physical, intellectual, and emotional being by the events  in Washington DC this week. The assault on the United States Capitol – encouraged by the leader of our democracy … read more.

Church Facility and Safe Parking

“We are often called to do the difficult, if not the seemingly impossible, and it is vital to our spiritual growth that we not ignore these challenges.”  – Janice Marie Johnson, UU educator, faith leader, activist


At the September 17, 2020 meeting, Tahoma Unitarian Universalist … read more.