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January 26, 2023 Welcome to Camp VUU! This week things got a little hairy at our house as John joined Sol in testing positive for COVID and now I am, too.  First round for us, so we eluded it for a long time.  I have been working from home all week, thanks to everyone who has…
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January 19, 2023 Welcome to Camp VUU! Last night I attended the Chandler Unified School District Board meeting with representatives of member organizations of VIP (Valley Interfaith Project) to support Chandler student requests for deeper work on the mental health needs of students and strategies to address them.  They requested a place at the table in…
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January 12, 2023 Welcome to Camp VUU! It’s been a whirlwind of activity since we came back from the holidays (which was delayed for me by a quick bout with a cold.)  Camp VUU was a great success with almost 90 people attending in person and close to 60 attending online.   This next week may…
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January 05, 2023 Happy New Year! Christmas seems like it was a month ago, which I think means I have had a good and full break, even in the short time I’ve been away.  We had a wonderful Family Christmas service with Christmas Yoga (you had to be there!), stories, songs, and Rev. Ms. Santa Claus…
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12/29/2022 Happy New Year!  January Schedule:  Camp VUU!  While our Sanctuary building is under renovation, we invite you to spend some time on “the other side of campus” with us.  We’ll continue to have multi-platform services, with a focus on gathering together to share the service and some time together in small group activities.  Because…
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12/22/2022 Last weekend we held our first New UU class and had 15 new participants attend!  I did not remember to take pictures, though.  We will have Part 2 of this class in January, so all is not lost if you were hoping to join us and weren’t able to.  We’ll welcome new members in…
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12-15-2022Good news!  Your staff has new phones and can receive your calls to us on any device! Christmas came early over here! I am so excited to be sharing new and old traditions with all of you.  August 1 seems like a long time ago, but in reality it’s been just a few months since…
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12/1/22 Wow! Check out all the amazing things that are happening at VUU during the holiday season! Holiday scheduleThere are many ways for us to gather this month in joy and in care for one another. Whether you’re ready to sing carols, eat holiday foods, celebrate the Christmas story, enjoy secular holiday traditions, or need…
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11-22-2022 On November 13, I preached from what I learned from the book Change: How to Make Big Things Happen by David Centola.  I would love to invite some of you to read it, too.  If there’s enough people interested, I’ll set up a couple of discussion group sessions for it.  Email me! [email protected] On November 20, in…
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