Member Voices

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The Personal Fruits of Working on an International Level

ICUU Council Meeting 2016, Mennorode, Netherlands

 

by Eva Kortekaas

Since I went to my first ICUU conference in 2016, I have had the chance to get to know some of the international community of Unitarians, Unitarian Universalists and other liberal religious groups outside of EUU. One of … read more.

The International UU Experience

contributed by Sigrid Van Eepoel, a Christian UU from Belgium, member of the Brussels UU Fellowship since 2005

When I first joined an ICUU conference in the Netherlands about a decade ago, I had fairly recently discovered UU and had been attending the Brussels Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s … read more.

Unitarian Universalism and Esperanto

Photo: Martin Schmitt
Two global communities with closely related values

By Marcos Cramer

Having discovered Unitarian Universalism less than five years ago, I now feel at home in this liberal religious community. One of the reasons for this feeling is that as a UU I am part of … read more.

A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life

A Book Review by Vernon Chandler

Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life
Richard Rohr
John Wiley & Sons, 198 pp.

This past year I facilitated a monthly “Interfaith Contemplative Spirituality Study Group” at the local U.S. Army chapel located near Ansbach, Germany.  Richard … read more.

Re-integration into the US

Contributed by Bruce and Rachael Epstein

It is often said that moving to an unfamiliar place is one of the most stressful events in life. Our recent experience would bear out such an assessment! Moving from a highly-livable region in a human-centered country (France) to a … read more.

Letter from Dallis- “The Dude Abides”

Letter from Dallis contributed by Dallis Radamaker

Recently the 20th anniversary of the release of “The Big Lebowski” was celebrated. In honor of this important milestone in world history, cinema owners across Holland, where I live, declared May 14, 2018 “Dude Day” and arranged special one-time showings … read more.