Sunday, June 30 Rev. Thomas’s Last Sermon at Cedars 10:00 a.m. The Island School
Rev. Thomas Perchlik, Interim Minister Mike Cox, Worship Associate
For centuries human being have associated ideas of “spirit” with the breath and breathing. Exhalation can be a sign of relief, or an expression of insight, or a sigh of sorrow. Exhaling is...Read More »
Thank you to the many people who have responded to our request for volunteers to lead/assist in the RE Program through the summer. Here are the openings we still want to fill. Please sign up at the Sunday Worship Service, or by e-mail to the Cedars office, or in person at...Read More »
It is my joy to announce that I have self-published a volume of poetry (although I will say a publisher did offer to pick it up). If any of you would like to sneak a peak at some of the poems online, you...Read More »
Review: Cedars members and friends met in a lunch gathering with the Unitarian Universalist Ministry for Earth (UUMFE) speaking tour group at the Cedars Center. The group included Aly Tharp; Levi Draheim; Leigh Ann Draheim; Leonard Higgins; Erika Shriner; Rev Deanna Vandiver and her husband, Phil; Mike Cox; Fran Korten; Marsha Gladhart; and Herb Hethcote.
At the Cedars Center, there are job postings for one full-time and one part–time position at The Island School. The positions start in August 2019. If you are interested in learning about these positions, check the Cedars Center bulletin board, or review The...Read More »
This year’s stewardship campaign is nearing its conclusion, as our fiscal year runs from July 1 to June 30. If you haven’t yet made your pledge, there’s still time to do so! You should have received a brochure and a pledge form, either after church or in the mail.
Inspired by an e.e. cummings journal entry, Reverend Perchlik will respond to questions from the people of Cedars. He will not answer all questions, though he may answer most. The focus today is on the questions we share. Remember, “always the beautiful answer who asks a more beautiful question.”
Happy Anniversary, Cedars! June 9, 1959-June 9, 2019
Our Cedars congregation enjoyed celebrating a major anniversary last Sunday, exactly 60 years after its formal organization on June 9th, 1959. Copies of the local newspaper article that accidentally nudged us into being and the bylaws signed in response were posted for viewing and can...Read More »
On June 30, during the Worship Service, we will be holding the last Ingathering Ceremony of Rev. Thomas’s tenure as our minister. This is a ceremony for new members to Cedars. If you have been thinking of changing from visitor or friend to be a member of Cedars UU, now is the time! A person...Read More »
As we come to the end of this church year, I’ve been reflecting on my last five years as Director of Religious Education at Cedars and trying to discern the best path forward for myself, my own family, and for the community of families at Cedars....Read More »
On June 2, Cedars RE class of 5-7th grades visited the Islamic Center of Kitsap County in Bremerton. This field trip coincided with the last segment of the Crossing Paths Curriculum, through which this class had been...Read More »