Raising Young UUs Into Adult UUs

by Diana Tycer, Interim Director of Religious Exploration. Many people conceptualize their lives as a linear continuum, a collection of their experiences along an established timeline. I have long conceptualized my life as a three-dimensional spiral, continually returning to the same place only on another plane, having gained greater wisdom through my experiences. When I was offered this opportunity to serve UUCF as the interim Director of Religious Exploration (DRE), I was conscious that I was coming back around to the mission most dear to my heart, but with a toolbox full of new skills to offer. I grew up Catholic, but had a branch of my family who were […]

Young Adult brunch

Sun., Jul. 7, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., gather in the Sanctuary Building lobby. Open to all young adults (ages 18-35) from inside and outside UUCF and their children. Brunches held the first Sunday, unless otherwise noted. Join the Young Adult Fellowship Facebook page for updates and connection. Join the Young Adult Fellowship group for brunch and conversation at Starbucks (2930 Chain Bridge Rd., Oakton).

The Worship Environment Committee

Congregational Treasures. Oct. 2, 2017. For the last 6 years a dedicated group of UUCF congregants has worked diligently (mostly behind the scenes) to improve the aesthetics of our Sanctuary. Through their efforts many lasting improvements have been made to the appearance and functionality of the Sanctuary Building. They have been an invaluable resource to the Coordinating Team by doing research, preparing interior design plans and evaluating requests for changes to the interior of the building. A few improvements that have been made during the tenure of the Worship Environment Committee include the new podium and pulpit furniture, a new pulpit chalice, standardizing interior signage, the coffee machine, hanging a […]

So Much Gratitude

by Director of Religious Exploration Linnea Nelson. Thank you for honoring me yesterday and over that last several weeks with your well wishes, beautiful notes and hugs. As the Director of Religious Exploration, I have been blessed with getting to know you through activities that brought great meaning to my life. Watching so many of you teach RE has always been a joy, and interacting with the children and youth has been the highlight of each Sunday. Yesterday was so joyful – to feel the connection and love in the Sanctuary and then to go down to the Program Building and experience one last time the gifts our youngest members […]