Month: July 2018

You Can Lead a UU to Water, But Can You Make Them Register for a Retreat Two Months in Advance?

EUU Retreats have often been hosted at German Youth Hostels.  A recent change in their policies requires us to give them a firm idea of the number of rooms we will need two months before the actual retreat.  Completely reasonable from their side of things; after all, they don’t want to be stuck with a … Continue reading You Can Lead a UU to Water, But Can You Make Them Register for a Retreat Two Months in Advance?

‘Call me Maybe’ – Rev. Diane Rollert’s visit to NUUF

by Ellie Lagarde On a lovely summer Sunday, our last service before the holidays, our little Amsterdam congregation received a visit from Rev. Diane Rollert, our UUA Ambassador from Montreal. After a friendly dinner with the board, during which she gave us useful advice on how to grow our fledgling community, she began the service, cheekily … Continue reading ‘Call me Maybe’ – Rev. Diane Rollert’s visit to NUUF

CC Meeting in Brussels June 23 – Highlights

The Brussels Fellowship hosted the quarterly EUU Coordinating Committee (EUUCC) meeting with gracious hospitality last month. Fortified by a delicious mid-day repast, buckets of tea, and the scrumptious cookies provided by Marcie, the hours on Saturday fairly quickly flew by. The committee laid the groundwork for upcoming retreats, discussed the successes and challenges of the … Continue reading CC Meeting in Brussels June 23 – Highlights

EUU Fellowship Development Program

UPDATE 3 October 2018 Register by October 15 for the EUU Fellowship Development Workshop in Cologne with Rev. Lara Fuchs! This training will cover essential topics of congregational life such as: worship, welcoming, leadership, finance, mission, volunteers, RE, small groups, etc. It will also focus on specific areas identified by participants at the preparatory webinar … Continue reading EUU Fellowship Development Program

Brussels Fellowship hosts June 24 service with Diane Rollert

by Adrienne Brayman Although the Brussels fellowship is small, we’ve always managed to keep things afloat, even when Vicki and Scott, who led the fellowship for twenty years, retired to the States and many thought the group would fade. I’ve always thought this has largely been due to the interactive format of our services—we’re lay-led, … Continue reading Brussels Fellowship hosts June 24 service with Diane Rollert