Author: Janet Meyer

Our Stories: Judy Schmidt

by Janet Meyer So much happens behind the scenes in a congregation like ours. People serve in all sorts of ways that others may never see, to ensure things go smoothly. This is true with administration, technology, audio visual work, even making coffee. Since March, a team of people have been meeting regularly to consider how the … Continue reading Our Stories: Judy Schmidt

Leaps of Faith

When I was 25 years old, I took a life-changing Outward Bound trip in North Carolina.  Never much of an outdoors person, this trip was an intentional challenge.  I stretched … and loved the backpacking, the white-water canoeing, even the rock-climbing.  But when it came time to for the ropes course, I was invited into … Continue reading Leaps of Faith

Making Common

Communication:  from the Latin communicare: make common to many, share, impart. Beloveds, how are YOUR communications in the Boulder Valley UU Fellowship?  With others?  Within your own life?  Do you have a sense that you know what is going on within the Fellowship?  Do you have a sense that you are connected – to the extent you want to be connected?  With enough … Continue reading Making Common

A BIG Inclusive Welcome!

Welcome back!   I’ve heard this season called the ‘second New Year’ of the year.  It certainly has that energy in my household, as we all recreate the patterns of our daily living after summertime flow and fun. Each year there are twists and changes to match the changing needs of our family, with new … Continue reading A BIG Inclusive Welcome!

August Board Report

Your Board met twice in August and prepared for a busy year by exploring personal strengths and interpersonal interactions.  We also adopted several important policies, approved a hiring decision and a committee appointment, and scheduled a congregational meeting.  Board votes (all unanimous) approved new policies that: Create a Combined Campaigns Committee by blending the Capital … Continue reading August Board Report