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Thinking of Fadel (Fadel Erian died of COVID-19 Mar 25)

Fadel Erian 1937-2020

Fadel Erian was a founding member of the Netherlands Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (NUUF) in the late 1980s. Our group consisted of about 20–25 members from around the country and used to meet on Sundays in Leiden, at the 17th-century International House (part of … read more.

Corona and the Frog

By Patricia Biondo

Interesting that Corona has come up during Lent, the traditional time to give up luxuries, to go on retreat and to reflect upon our lives. When Corona confronts us with possible loss, can we become more aware of what we love and what we … read more.

Back to Normal

by EUU Vice President Karen Kyker

My mother, Melanie, just wrote to me about walking on the beach barefoot yesterday in Southern California, how good the sand felt, gritting between her toes and on the bottoms of her feet. She said there were quite a few … read more.

Upcoming ZOOM Meetings and Activities

(Updated May 23)

As so many EUU members and friends are all confined at home, EUU, the fellowships and at-large are moving to online meetings. This can be a good opportunity to ‘travel’ to another fellowship for a service.

Here is a round-up of upcoming services and … read more.

Prague Retreat Committee Announces Two Projects

Hello Everyone,

We’re announcing two things.

PLANT A SUNFLOWER
The first, as we couldn’t have our flower communion at the EUU Retreat, we’re asking you all to plant a sunflower (if you can get the seeds) and to share a picture of it when it comes into bloom … read more.

ALERT: VOTING FROM ABROAD FOR U.S. CITIZENS

If you happen to be a United States citizen as well as being a member or friend of EUU, we hope you know how easy it is for everyone to vote from abroad.

Many of you have already voted in your state’s presidential primary (or have … read more.

Working with FLAKS

by Laura from Hamburg

FLAKS, or Frauen und Kinder lernen in Altona, is a very worthy organization in the Altona district of Hamburg, Germany. Its mission is to get women out of and to keep them out of poverty, as well as to connect the various … read more.

Saying Goodbye to Your Best Friend

By Floyd Vernon Chandler

Mickey was like a beloved son and I experienced him as my best friend. I’ve loved all my animal companions, but Mickey was special. It is difficult to put into words the mysterious bonds that are sometimes found between humans and animals. … read more.

End-of-the-Year Social Action for the Brussels Fellowship

By Adrienne Brayman

For the past several years, the Brussels fellowship has carried out a social action project every December. This first started because one of our former members who now lives in the US, Sheryl Abrahams, volunteered regularly with the same organization, Oasis. Oasis works … read more.