Friday Night Worship: Exploring New Ways of Being in Community

Mar. 4, 2019. By Lay Minister for Worship & Arts Susan Bennett. In these increasingly anxious and troubling times, I find myself returning regularly to the need for grounding and self-nurturance. It’s important not just for me but also as a path to being of service to others. I first learned this lesson long ago when I was a mother of young children. As the spiral of life unfolds, I return again and again to this lesson. I simply am no good for others unless I take care of my own spiritual needs. And even though I know that to be true, it’s so easy to be overtaken by the […]

Zim Putney

Congregational Treasure. Mar. 4, 2019. Our latest Congregational Treasure is longtime member Zimri (Zim) Putney, who joined UUCF in 1973. Those who know Zim are familiar with the way he emanates great peace and clarity of mind – and how much he enjoys sharing his equanimity and joy for life with others. Zim has led the popular, ongoing Adult Programs class Living Consciously for more than 5 years. The class focuses on self-awareness and the ability to tap our innermost resources for intelligence, emotions and values to guide daily living. He has been a Covenant Group member and leader. In addition, Zim lends his clear tenor voice and his joie […]