From Your EUU Officers

Regular messages from the EUU officers – what’s happening in EUU and personal reflections.

Uncertainty and Optimism

EUU President Tony Zamparutti

I, perhaps like many of you, was hoping for a simple story in 2021: everyone is vaccinated and the Covid pandemic ends.

The news, however, has been bewildering. Across the Europe Union and Switzerland, about 70% of adults are now vaccinated against Covid, … read more.

Who Are We – EUU? (part 2)

I just can’t stop reflecting on ‘who’ ‘we’ are – EUU. The picture keeps developing, especially with the upheavals the world has experienced over the past year.

Last month, a sizable part of the BUUF (Brussels) community energized a “UU Basics” course that was led … read more.

Let’s Stay in Touch

It’s been a year since most of us became aware that a virus in China could change our lives. Then, while we were still getting used to that idea, activities started being cancelled. Online life began: working, school, shopping, doctor consultations …  “Normal” ways to … read more.

An Unexpected Year

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.

Our First EUU Open Town Hall

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.

A Wonderful Time

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.