Generosity – the UU Way

Generosity is such a fundamental value of Unitarian Universalism. We are called upon to share our talents, our time, our energy, and our financial resources for the good of each other, our community, and the hole wide world. Learning to be generous starts in childhood. Children experience their very first lessons on generosity when the […]

Our UU Heritage: Let’s Pass It On

This month’s theme is a juicy one—heritage. I decided to begin my preparations for this article by looking up the numerous definitions of heritage. There was one upon which I chose to focus—“valued objects and qualities, such as cultural traditions . . ., that have been passed down from previous generations.” UU’s have many beloved […]

Welcome, September!

Welcome back to a new church year of working together, celebrating together, and simplyenjoying each others’ company. One thing this UU community does exceptionally well iswelcome people into the flow of activity that is UUCM. It is who we are and what we do—“weare a welcoming people.” This month we are extending a very heartfelt […]

Memories of Summers Past

I bet if we were to gather a group of us together for a discussion about some of our fondestmemories from childhood, many of those memories would be related to how we spent oursummers. My childhood summer memories mostly involve palling around with neighborhoodfriends—participating in seemingly endless sessions of hide-n-seek or tag-you’re-it, usually atdusk; competing […]

Kids’ Connection – Summer Mode

There is important news from the Family Ministry Team this month. Big changes are coming our way. We want to acknowledge the work of two very important people on our Team, as they prepare to step away in order to explore and develop other aspects of their interesting lives. First, Jo Waters will be stepping […]

February is Love!

How appropriate is it that the theme for the month of February is Love! This is the month of Valentines Day of course, but it’s also a time of new beginnings of many things. In the world of UUCM, Rev Jan Onnie has joined us as our sabbatical leave minister, we have hired Aiden McCarthy to be our new Kids Connection teacher (mentored by Lindsay and myself), and one of our new members Cheryl Spaulding has decided to join our Family Ministry Team. […]

Profile of Jesse Wightman

“He is a good kid…”

These words from Jennifer, Jesse’s mother, are based on what a great kid Jesse is and not “motherly bias.”

Many remember the little boy running up and down the aisle in the UUCM sanctuary, racing with Norah Wiley close on his heels, indifferent to the solemnity of the service.


Mommy & Me Choir

The irresistible sound of children singing comes to the UU Community of the Mountains! Our goal is to have lots of fun leading up to performances at the Sunday, December 11th service, and again at 5pm on Christmas Eve.  Those interested should join in on for this first gathering where we will determine ongoing rehearsal […]

Parents’ Group Gathering

Calling all parents and others actively raising children. Join together with your peers in a gathering meant to feed your spirits as well as your stomachs. Come bring your questions, thoughts, desires and plans for the kind of support you need. We will be meeting in the sanctuary during the lunch hour of noon to […]

The Alter Show

Come take a field trip to see our beloved Altar Show at their new location of the ASIF Studio. We will gather on the Front Patio of UUCM at noon after service and either carpool or caravan over to 940 Idaho Maryland Road. If you would rather, you can meet us there. Admission is free.