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Bettina Honored in Warsaw

Bettina Lande (Paris Fellowship) and her son Frankie were in Poland in November for a conference in the old synagogue built by Frankie’s great-great-great grandfather Moritz Landé, as well as for a ceremony in Warsaw, where Bettina received an award from the President of Poland, presented by Marlena Maląg, Minister of Family and Social Policy.  … Continue reading Bettina Honored in Warsaw

Helen Hartnell

(by Bettina Lande) Helen Hartnell passed away in Berlin on September 18. I knew she had health issues but we did have a plan to be 70 together in another year, which to the surprise of both of us she didn’t have. Many will know Helen from numerous EUU retreats. As a law professor, she … Continue reading Helen Hartnell

Recent Books by EUU Authors

Floyd Vernon Chandler Floyd Vernon Chandler’s new book of poetry, Praying in the Zone, has just been published. You can find it on and Vernon is an EUU member-at-large and a retired Army chaplain and Universalist minister. John Eichrodt has written: This collection of poems should be received as a spiritual gift because they … Continue reading Recent Books by EUU Authors

Roy Euvrard (1943–2023)

  On January 16th, 2023, LeRoy Eugene Euvrard, Jr. passed away, thirteen days after his 80th birthday. He is survived by 5 children and 11 grandchildren. Raised a Unitarian, Roy was a scout as a child and later become a scoutmaster, which was one of the things he enjoyed the most in his life. He … Continue reading Roy Euvrard (1943–2023)

Remembering Maggie

      Maggie Goodwin was a beloved and respected figure in EUU for many years. Here’s how some of her friends remember her. Phil Campbell Maggie was a terrific person and a terrific friend. Martha and John Hicks We always loved seeing Maggie at the retreats and missed her when she was no longer … Continue reading Remembering Maggie

Memories of Celie Cabane, longtime EUU member from Paris

Celie Cabane died on February 16 at the Hopital St Louis in Paris. She was 71 years old. She had been undergoing  treatment for cancer for many years but never stopped her psychotherapy practice, using Voice Dialogue.   Celie was active in the early years of the Paris fellowship when her children, Olivia (Alice) and Guillaume, participated in RE. … Continue reading Memories of Celie Cabane, longtime EUU member from Paris

2021 Appreciation Awards for EUU’s amazing volunteers!

At the November 2021 AGM, Karen Kyker announced the volunteer appreciation awards for 2021. Thanks to president-emeritus Carolyn Burlingame-Goff for starting this lovely tradition. Founder’s Award To Gevene Hertz, for the too-many-to-name jobs she has done for so long: Unifier, Website, Facebook Page, Online Groups such as Morning Drop-In, Mailing List maintenance, weekly Joys and Concerns … Continue reading 2021 Appreciation Awards for EUU’s amazing volunteers!

Raymond Charles Burlingame-Goff, April 20, 1953–July 29, 2021

Updated 21 July 2022 Ray Burlingame-Goff died on July 29th, 2021 in Mannheim Germany after a two-year battle with kidney cancer. He was 68 years old. Ray was a long-time active and beloved member of EUU, serving several terms as Vice-President and on the Nominating Committee as well as helping organize numerous retreats, creating and … Continue reading Raymond Charles Burlingame-Goff, April 20, 1953–July 29, 2021

In Memory of Steve Dick

I was asked for a few words about my memories of Steve Dick. Outside it is snowing, and everything is very white and still, and I am sitting at my computer trying to bring back the past, many decades ago, when Steve came into my life. I was young then, so was Steve when we … Continue reading In Memory of Steve Dick