Are you “woke”? with Estella Lauter 

What does “woke” really mean?  How does it relate to UU’s first principle involving respect for all human beings? How did it come to be a four-letter-word? Estella will talk about the history of this “dirty word” and about how we might respond to its use to control our speech.  Estella Lauter helped to establish Minors […]

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A Listening Heart with Rev. Joyce Palmer

I have had some recent interactions where it has been a challenge to feel fully present. This experience has led me to wonder what opportunities, to listen with an open heart, have I missed? What attempts at gaining my attention have I missed because of my desire to keep things moving? The central question is […]

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Spending Time in the Chrysalis with Marie Luna

When a monarch caterpillar pupates into a chrysalis, its entire body breaks down during metamorphosis. Since leaving her position at the Fox Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Marie has been experiencing a similar feeling, and has learned a lot about “living in the goo”. Life transitions, planned or unplanned, can be painful and scary, especially when […]

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How to See a Person with Rev. Joan Shiels

Rev. Shiels asks, “Are you funny looking? Even a little bit? How about someone you love? Can you imagine what it’s like to live with a disability or a disfigurement? Has anyone ever made you understand their experience?” National Disability Month (October) may be a good time to try to see a “dis-abled” person as […]

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Door County Amplify is the development of artists Lachrisa Grandberry and Molly Rhode, known for their work at Northern Sky Theater. In 2021, the duo created a community Facebook page to celebrate the work of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) artists who work in Door County.  Grandberry illuminates, “The Door County Amplify project […]

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“Eye-bombing” is the silly practice of sticking adhesive googley-eyes to inanimate objects to make them into faces. Surprisingly, this practice has a deeper, more powerful meaning to us as UUs as we remember to humanize our neighbors, especially those with whom we might not see eye-to-eye. Rev. Christina Leone-Tracy, Senior Minister, has served the Fellowship […]

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Spiritual practices help connect with the depth dimension of life in the midst of struggle and change, and even through the everyday round. Walking the labyrinth is a     spiritual practice that supports our well-being by leading us on journey in both outer and inner life.  Come explore the mysteries and realities of labyrinths today! The […]

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Is the Hokey Pokey what it’s really all about?  A look at the human condition: the joys and challenges of becoming a fully human person. The Rev. Barbara Sajna is a Wisconsin native, originally from the Rhinelander area. She has a law degree from the University of Wisconsin and practiced with a general practice firm […]

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