Loretta and Michael Rowe

Congregational Treasures. Dec. 3, 2018. This December we honor Loretta and Michael Rowe as UUCF Congregational Treasures. You’ve definitely seen the Rowes around – they’re involved in so many aspects of our congregational life. Loretta and Michael have assisted with pastoral care and memorial services. They participated in a Covenant Group and are active participants in the Climate Action Group, where they facilitated audience discussion following a viewing of Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.” In addition, Loretta led this year’s Earth Day Fair on the UUCF campus. These days you will see Michael singing tenor in the UUCF Community Chorale and Loretta beautifying the campus with flowers. […]

Advent: Finding a Stillness

Dec. 3, 2018. By Assistant Minister Rev. Sarah Caine. Yesterday marked the first day of Hanukkah as well as the first day of Advent this year. One, the celebration of a miracle and a way to visually say “still here, still worshipping.” The other, anticipating a miracle amid the feeling that the world is ending. I have celebrated both of these holidays at different points in my life. Recently, Advent has been important to me – even as someone who doesn’t identify with Jesus as the sole source of salvation. Advent was introduced to me in seminary, by a Catholic woman priest. Now, I make a point of having candles […]