Category: Retreat/Event News

News about retreats and other EUU events.

What is YOUR story about starting your EUU Fellowship? – A call to Action

Do you have experiences to share about how your fellowship arose? Advice to give? Supportive shoulders to lend?  A virtual gathering to share experiences and to ask questions is going to be organized in the new year. Whether you are part of an EUU Fellowship with many years history, a fellowship that is still emerging, … Continue reading What is YOUR story about starting your EUU Fellowship? – A call to Action

Fall 2022 Retreat Reports

Retreat Impressions from a First-Timer I grew up UU in North Carolina and so wanted to find a UU community upon moving to France. I was excited to come upon EUU while looking around online, and I decided to register for the fall retreat in Mittelwihr. I thought it would be a cool way to … Continue reading Fall 2022 Retreat Reports

Fall 2022 Retreat: Meeting for Clearness – Both Sides Are Suffering

The Saturday morning theme discussion included short discussion groups where we sampled the Quaker practice of Meeting for Clearness. EUU Member At Large Nancy Klein wrote a blog post that related to her own experience in the Meeting for Clearness. Her blog is at spainwriter.home.blog Both Sides Are Suffering The other day I was walking … Continue reading Fall 2022 Retreat: Meeting for Clearness – Both Sides Are Suffering

Fall 2022 Retreat: Pilgrimage to the Albert Schweitzer Home and Seminar Center

Our leader, John Eichrodt, described this workshop not as a simple visit or tour, but rather a pilgrimage to honor the life and work of Dr. Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965), in particular his theological quest and life-long efforts for world peace. The home and center are about a twenty-five minute ride southeast of Mittelwihr, in the … Continue reading Fall 2022 Retreat: Pilgrimage to the Albert Schweitzer Home and Seminar Center

EUU Workshop Schedule for Saturday Afternoon, Oct 29, 2022

COMBINED SESSIONS 1 and  2: 2–5:30 pm  Excursion to Albert Schweitzer Center and Home A Pilgrimage to Rediscover and Honor Albert Schweitzer’s Engagement for Peace John Eichrodt Discovering and honoring Albert Schweitzer, his theological quest and life-long action for peace. This will include a session at the new Schweitzer Seminar Center in Gunsbach, and a … Continue reading EUU Workshop Schedule for Saturday Afternoon, Oct 29, 2022

Fall Retreat Excursion/Workshop: A Pilgrimage to Rediscover and Honor Albert Schweitzer’s Engagement for Peace

Workshop leader: John Eichrodt Note: This workshop will last all afternoon and extend through both workshop sessions. Participants will return to the retreat center at 5:30 pm. The workshop is intended to be in the form of a pilgrimage to Albert Schweitzer’s home. It takes place on the 70th anniversary of the Nobel Peace Prize … Continue reading Fall Retreat Excursion/Workshop: A Pilgrimage to Rediscover and Honor Albert Schweitzer’s Engagement for Peace

Consider leading a workshop at the fall retreat

During EUU retreats, workshops have been our special time together in smaller groups. They seek to give us an opportunity to focus on what matters to us as persons, to help us not only to grow spiritually, but also emotionally, psychologically, physically, and intellectually – thus providing a deeper foundation for courageous and meaningful living. … Continue reading Consider leading a workshop at the fall retreat

Cultivating Peace with Alastair McIntosh

Cultivating Peace is life practice. Our speaker, Alastair McIntosh, brings his leadership on the practice and the real-world impact to our next retreat. Europe is experiencing the greatest threat to peace on our soil since WWII, and many of us have personal relationships with those directly affected. World peace seems more tenuous, as long-simmering conflicts … Continue reading Cultivating Peace with Alastair McIntosh