It was an unexpected year. In 2020, we stayed apart but came together via our computer screens. EUU brought us together for the summer solstice, for an amazing online retreat in November, for the Annual General Meeting and just last weekend for a … read more.
Month: December 2020
By John Eichrodt
I just learned with shock of the proposed demise of the ICUU, which apparently has been accepted together with a mandate to work out a new form.
It is my greatest hope that the new ICUU will continue to be our UU Lighthouse for … read more.
In the last week of October, I attended the business meeting of the ICUU, unfortunately not in beautiful Montreal in Canada, but online from my couch. At that meeting, we made a decision which the EUU briefly addressed during our town hall after the AGM, … read more.
By Emilie Jarrett and Adrienne Brayman
Living in Belgium as an expat, it is easy to forget or ignore Belgium’s colonial past. Yet, as we as UUs seek to explore our relationship to white supremacy and to become truly anti-racist, it seems essential to start with understanding … read more.
At the November 2020 AGM, Carolyn Burlingame-Goff announced the volunteer appreciation awards for 2020.
The “Founder’s Award” is given to an individual or individuals who have been involved in EUU for over ten years and have served in a variety of volunteer positions.
Martha … read more.
The idea of an “open town hall” evokes for me an image of a gathering of residents in a small community, perhaps farmers and townspeople in rural New England. The idea harks back to the way villages have governed themselves over millennia, and it’s taken … read more.
We’re becoming so accustomed to meeting online, it does seem almost normal. EUU held its first online Annual General Meeting (AGM) last month, on Saturday 21 November, together with the first “open town hall” meeting.
In our official business, the members at the AGM approved the … read more.
I never imagined I could have such a wonderful time on Zoom!
Our fall retreat took place online, and it truly was the next best thing to being there. I’m truly thankful to everyone on the retreat committee who put in so much time to make … read more.
2020 Fall Festival Impressions
I was happy to participate in the inaugural Zoom EUU Retreat as both an attendee and a workshop provider. The EUU Retreat Committee did a phenomenal job in organizing the events and the technological side of the retreat. They even held private … read more.
Choir Sing-Along Led by Marcie
A small but enthusiastic choir gathered on Saturday prior to the talent show. For those of us who had sung at past retreats, it was wonderful to be together again under Marcie’s direction, especially after she wasn’t able to attend the … read more.