Announcements-The Beacon Blog

Our weekly email newsletter, The Beacon, brings news and announcements of Cedars UU church every Friday.  

Want to get the word out about a Cedars event?  Read our handy guide by clicking on: “How To Get the Word Out.”

For information on how to submit something for the Beacon, click on: How to Contribute an announcement.

You can reach the Communications Team: Sharon Helm and Richard Wilson by emailing communications@cedarsuuchurch.org.

Announcements posted in the Beacon newsletter appear on this page in chronological order as posted.  New announcements are posted every Saturday morning at 7:30 a.m. Here are our latest items:

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How Rational Are We?

Sunday, September 23
10:00 a.m.
The Island School   

With Rev. Thomas Perchlik, Interim Minister, and Emily Mockett, Worship Associate.

The UU tradition includes a deep respect for “the guidance of reason and the results of science.” Many of us are Humanist, Atheist and Naturalist in our approach to religion. But recent...Read More »


Buy Tickets Now for "Cedars at the Hop"!

September 29, 2018
5:00-9:00 p.m.
My Girl Drive In, Kingston, Washington

Special family-fun for ALL ages. Buy tickets NOW!  Deadline September 21. Click here and complete the order form.

You are invited to join us for “Cedars at the Hop” for a time-warp to the 1950’s in an authentic drive-in and malt...Read More »


Buy Raffle Tickets Now!

Visit the My Girl Table after Sunday Services or contact Cedars Office to purchase your tickets.

Cash Raffle:  Split the cash pot with Cedars!  Minimum Prize $100.  Ticket Cost $2.00.  You MUST be present at the My Girl event to win.

Gold Raffle Ticket for Manzanita, OR:  One week stay at...Read More »


On-Line Leadership Development

Have you recently taken on a leadership role in this congregation? Are you considering taking on a leadership role but want to increase your experience, knowledge, and skills before doing so? Are you a new board member or board president but still haven’t found the instruction manual? Visit www.uua.org/pwr...Read More »


Prepared Cedars Tip

Our congregations strive to be safe and welcoming places to all. Although it is impossible to make a congregation 100% safe, there are significant steps that we can take to make our congregation safer while still creating a supportive space for learning, growth, and challenge.

The UUA has online guidelines for effective safety...Read More »


Congregational Meeting This Sunday, the 16th

The Board has scheduled a congregational meeting following Sunday’s service for discussion of the Ministerial Search Committee’s progress. With board acceptance of their recommendation to proceed directly toward settled ministry, the committee members have been active, meeting weekly, and engaged this weekend in a facilitated retreat with a settlement representative from...Read More »


Needle Arts Group is Back

Wednesday, September 26
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Summer is coming to a close, school has begun, and it’s time to gather again with our needle projects.

We normally meet the last Wednesday of the month from 1:30-3:00 at the home of Sally Wilson (in Winslow). But our September gathering will be at the home of Carol...Read More »


Raising the Water Table

Last Sunday’s Water Ceremony in Webster Hall included much memorable sharing, including Rick and Keri recalling their recent marriage and the lakeside memories shared by Jason and his twins.

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Turning the Wheels

Sunday, September 16
10:00 a.m.
The Island School   

With Rev. Thomas Perchlik, Interim Minister, and Gregory Cook & Jenny Weaver, Worship Associates.

The ancient holy day of Yom Kippur is all about atonement, and forgiveness. Christian Universalism also centers on these themes. But what is the role of forgiveness in our...Read More »


New On-Line Directory Coming

The Directory Team continues to work on all of the many conversion tasks required to begin using a new and improved Church Directory.  The team will start rolling out access to the new directory the week of September 10 to a select “test” team.  If all goes well, you can...Read More »


Cedars Super Suppers

For over 20 years, members of Bainbridge Island/North Kitsap Interfaith Council have provided nutritious community meals and hospitality for those who may be running low on food money at the end of the month – soups, casseroles, salads, juice, milk, bread and desserts.  Members of Cedars six teams rotate turns...Read More »


Notes for the Box-House

The beautiful box-house is waiting for your input.   

The Ministerial Search committee has suggested people comment on the Search with notes in the box-house.

Box-house is also a good spot to leave your thoughts on what you are looking for in a new on-line church directory.     

...Read More »

A Performance Invitation

The Alaska Suite: a Story of Beauty, Loss and Hope
October 13, 7:00 p.m.
At Grace Episcopal  Church (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)

The Cedars Justice Network invites you to a multiple media performance addressing climate change. The Alaska Suite features a five-piece chamber jazz ensemble performing the original music of...Read More »


Congregational Meeting Next Week

The Board has scheduled a congregational meeting on Sunday, September 16th after the service.

Members of the Search Committee will be able to answer any questions that you have regarding their recommendation and how they came to it, and welcome input by members and friends regarding the process.

The Search Committee’s recommendation is...Read More »


Buy Tickets Now for "Cedars at the Hop"!

September 29, 2018
5:00-9:00 p.m.
My Girl Drive In, Kingston, Washington

Special family-fun for ALL ages. Buy tickets NOW!  Deadline September 21. Click here and complete the order form.

You are invited to join us for “Cedars at the Hop” for a time-warp to the 1950’s in an authentic drive-in and malt...Read More »


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