Author Archives: Susan Curtis

Spiritual Arts Ministry Thanks Sound Techs

By Debbie Hardegree 

If you don’t usually notice the work of the volunteers Myrna Adams West and the Spiritual Arts Cluster are recognizing in July, that is a good thing! Our crew of sound technicians work hard to make sure that the speaker microphones are set … read more.

Lifespan Development Cluster Thanks SGM Volunteers

By Debbie Hardegree, Volunteer Recognition Team member

In 2006 a pilot group for Small Group Ministry (SGM) was launched at UUFA with the aim of fostering deeper connections between members in a small group setting. The Lifespan Development Cluster’s honorees for June, Todd Dinkelman and Michelle … read more.

Sunnie Dempsey, Jane and Bob Kobres Offer Hospitality

By Julie Sapp, Volunteer Recognition Team member

“Please join us after the service for Coffee and Conversation” is an invitation you hear during announcements every Sunday morning. It is such an important part of hospitality and community building in UU congregations that Coffee Hour was included … read more.

Will Sheahan and Greg Davis Exemplify Social Action

By Karen Cornell

There is a long and far reaching tradition of service in our fellowship, and the Volunteer Recognition Team along with Justice Cluster Lay Minister Karen Solheim would like to recognize the recent accomplishments of the UUFA Social Action Committee and especially member Greg … read more.

Stewardship Cluster Recognizes Face Time Volunteers

Susan Curtis

How do UUFA members view the Fellowship and their involvement with it? Thanks to the 2013 Face Time survey and follow-ups, we have a clearer answer to that question. Initiated by Penny Oldfather to encourage one-on-one conversations about likes, dislikes and interests, Face Time … read more.

Spiritual Arts Cluster Recognizes Volunteers

Volunteers Bring Music to the Children and Lead the Ushers

By Susan Curtis

Do you ever hear the music that fills the RE wing during the monthly Children’s Worship Services which bring the RE classes together? That singing and playing are thanks to the Music Leaders who … read more.

Adult RE Leaders Recognized in June

By Susan Curtis

At UUFA religious exploration is open to everyone, at any age. In May the congregation celebrated the grownups who supported the RE programs for children and youth. This month the Volunteer Recognition Team is thanking the leaders of Adult RE in the past … read more.

Celebrating Our 5 Years with Rev. Alison

By Myrna Adams West

Reverend Alison

Five years ago on May 2, 2010, members of UUFA voted to call the Rev. Alison Wilbur Eskildsen as our fifth settled minister. Five years!!! So much has been accomplished in that time!!

Here are a few highlights.

Rev. Eskildsen took about … read more.