Jun
20

Leaving A Legacy

Unitarians May 2014 20

    Keith Nier and Lessie Culmer-Nier “Why did we make a legacy gift to the church?” asked Lessie. “To borrow a quote from Vanessa’s sermon, we believe that the Unitarian Church in Summit (UCS) is a ‘long-haul church’ that…
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Mar
24

The Gift Experiment: The Journey of the Purple Scarf

The Shawl Tuli-Style!

Julia Currie Miller was the usher the day we launched “The Gift Experiment.”  Preacher’s daughter, she is always one to be of support to the clergy, so when no one put up their hands to volunteer at the second service…
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Mar
24

We Bid You Welcome

kim

For the last two months, from the very beginning of February to the tail end of March, it has felt like I have been everywhere but here.   The “search process” has taken me an hour south and six hours north;…
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Mar
24

Gift Experiment: Luck of the Irish

So Devout!!

As four-leaf-clover luck would have it, Dennis Manion, Irish-American, got the green tie for St. Patrick’s Day.  Here is where it took him: My gift was a green tie. I wore it once to the office. In our office, it…
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Mar
21

The Gift Experiment continues: “I accept the Gift”

neal eisenstein tie

Last week Neal Eisenstein, who had one of our ties for a week, came to service and shared a little of what he was holding and taking away from his part in our mad experiment.  Here is what he shared:…
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Mar
18

Cathy Menendez: Why I Give

Cathy Menendez

This Sunday, March 16th, Cathy Menendez shared her journey with the church and why she gives.  We thought you would enjoy! “For over 30 years I’ve been listening to fellow members describe why they give joyfully & generously to this…
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Mar
12

The Gift Experiment

Gift ties

Read about it here.