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Love is our Doctrine. Service is our prayer. Justice is our calling.

Desert Notes May 9, 2024

There’s a lot going at VUU!   I hope a takeaway for you is that we can have hard conversations and share what’s on our minds and in our hearts–and when we listen to each other we have the opportunity to be changed, to see things differently, even if we still disagree. Agreement isn’t a requirement for…
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Desert Notes May 2, 2024

What does it mean when a position is an “interim” position? Watch this video instead of reading, or while you read. Many people think of interim work as a placeholder while a congregation conducts a search. Nothing could be farther from the case, if the interim work is done right.   Interim work is developmental work…
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Desert Notes April 25, 2024

Last weekend I was excited to join many VUU families and members (over 50 of us!) at CampWay in Prescott where we spent a couple of nights and a day enjoying the trees, the breeze, the squirrels and many activities including several cool art projects, zip lines, team building, an un-talent show, and a giant…
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Desert Notes April 18, 2024

Rev. Sarah is attending the VUU Retreat in Prescott this weekend.

Desert Notes April 11, 2024

As some of you learned at service last week, I participated in some civil disobedience last week in support of Unite Here (union) concession workers at Sky Harbor. (Article here) With two NAACP representatives (both pastors, one is a Bishop) another African American Bishop, and 15 other individuals, we helped draw attention to the issues facing these…
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