June 2017 - A letter from our new interim minister, Thomas Perchlik: Dear Members and Friends of Cedars UU, I am very excited for August to arrive and begin working with you to create the Beloved Community on Bainbridge and in Northern Kitsap County. I have heard nothing but praises of your congregation. There are certain differences between interim and settled ministry. But at root, all … Read More ›
We believe that faith is a journey we take together. Religious education takes a lifetime. It happens both within and beyond a congregation's walls. We support one another as individuals, families, and communities in an ongoing search for truth and meaning. We strive to guide one another—all ages among us—in religious questioning, personal change, and discovering ways to better live in … Read More ›
At Cedars, much of the community life of the congregation occurs in various social groups that Cedars calls "Affinity Groups." Webster defines affinity as “a feeling of closeness and understanding that someone has for another person because of their similar qualities, ideas or interests.” Cedars has groups of people who like to read the same kind of things, who like to sing, who like to talk with friends, and who enjoy … Read More ›
Create The Community You Wish to See: Who We Must Become, with *Marcus Green, Guest Speaker, Marsha Gladhart, Worship Associate, Barbara Golden and Betty Petras, SSC Coordinators. With many of us reeling from changes in our lives, community, country, and beyond, how can we lovingly influence what we see around us?
*About our guest speaker:
Marcus Harrison Green, is the editor-in-chief of the South Seattle Emerald, a former Reporting Fellow with YES! Magazine, a past board member of the Western Washington Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and a recipient of Cross Cut’s Courage Award for Culture.