Small congregation on the lake shore in scenic "tip-of-the-mitt" in Michigan's lower peninsula seeks guest ministers. Contact UU Congregation of Petoskey. uucop [at] icloud [dot] com. (11/15)
Join us for online community conversations, contemplation, and prayer. Share with us on Facebook. uumystics.org. (11/15)
Hand thrown ceramic chalices in red, green, blue, brown plus beautiful UU gifts made by Decorah, IA artists: etsy.com/shop/uugifts. (11/15)
UU Animal Ministry is proud to reinstate its Albert Schweitzer sermon contest. The $500 prize will be awarded in early 2020 to the person who has delivered the best sermon on the topic of our responsibilities to nonhuman animals. Please let your minister and lay speakers know!
The sermon must have been delivered between September 1, 2018, and December 31, 2019, during a worship service at a UU community or congregation.
Please send your manuscript or notes, with your name listed only on the cover page, and an audio or video recording if you'd like, to info [at] uuam [dot] org by January 31, 2020. If possible, please include an Order of Service for context. By entering the contest, you grant UUAM permission to use excerpts of your submission (with attribution) to create a new worship resource.
Women, People of Color, LGBTQ people, and differently-abled people are especially encouraged to apply.
There's still time to get this topic onto sermon calendars, so please help spread the word. If you have questions about the contest, send a message to info [at] uuam [dot] org. (2/15/20)
Collaborative opportunity supports living your fullest. Curious? dawncarneycoaching.com Unitarian Universalist. Credentialed Life and Personal Development Coach. (8/15)
Want an inspiring gift for your elementary aged child or grandchild from a UU owned business? Outside the Box Creation art project box subscriptions are here! outsidetheboxcreation.com. Awesome for homeschoolers too! (8/15)
Join the UN-endorsed Global Citizens Climate Pledge. Now is the time to act. Visit https://climatepledge.global. (p)
My Husband's a Woman Now, Leslie Fabian's love story of supporting her beloved. Excerpts and purchase: Amazon, Barnes & Noble online. Publisher: Virtual Bookworm.
Barbara Boynton: Wendy Wonder Walker, for kids and their grandparents. Theodore L. Brown: The Beauty of their Dreams, a novel set against the backdrop of two World Wars and the Depression. Margaret Gonzalez: Body in Space, My Life with Tammy, a memoir about adopting an autism-spectrum UU child. Check them out at amazon.com. (8/15)
The story "The Stolen Word" is intriguing reading for those concerned with women's issues, including a clever fix for a common gender-biased language problem. Find it in the collection Shadowy Places by UU author Dr. Byron Butterworth on Amazon. (11/15)
By UU member R. S. Delmar, Ph.D. If we are to survive our societal collapse and colonize the universe, optimal functioning is required. This necessitates 1. recalibrating your brain filters; 2. pulling together genetic intelligence, genetic memories, and life experiences to form superb capabilities; 3. developing these capabilities in an equally balanced manner. Then humans can form HUB (communal) families; the ideal setting to optimize life and get homo sapiens back on their evolutionary path to the stars. Available on Amazon. (8/15)
UU Referral Network will connect you to UU Realtors® throughout the country. Melissa Schwartz, Realty ONE Group (602) 672-6189 uurealty [at] gmail [dot] com (8/15)
Immaculate, centrally located home and/or business in beautiful Mindo, Ecuador. Surrounded by lush gardens, mountains, and cloud forest. Two floors, approximately 5,000 square feet. $250,000. Marquardt2010 [at] gmail [dot] com. (11/15)
First cohousing in the CT-NY-NJ area! Sustainable, friendly, farm-centered neighborhood near New Haven. Great schools! Homes for sale. Fall, 2019 occupancy. rockycorner.org; (203) 903-2646. (8/15)
Find your new spiritual and physical home with Margaret Leicach, Realtor, BHHSNE, (860) 214-3974. realtormargaret [at] bhhsne [dot] com. Member Unitarian Society of Hartford. (p)
LGBTs, straight friends, and allies building active 55+ community. 28 accessible, energy-efficient homes in vibrant, progressive Durham, NC. Only a few left. Construction underway. VillageHearthCohousing [at] gmail [dot] com, villagehearthcohousing.com (2/15/20)
Thinking about buying or selling real estate in Sarasota, Bradenton, or Lakewood Ranch? Call Madeline Hardie of Key Solutions Real Estate (941) 993-8667, or email: mhardie1220 [at] gmail [dot] com. I am a member of the UU church of Sarasota. (p)
Work with a UU broker in buying your new home! First time buyer or experienced, I'll be there for you every step of the way! (828) 230-3773, sybil [at] dawnwilsonrealty [dot] com. (11/15)
Rare infill opportunity. Flexible, resilient property in mid-century neighborhood near UU church. Co-housing model. $140,000 includes sunny site for new DIY dwelling up to 800'; lush gardens designed by permaculture guru with orchard, berries, swale, raised beds, drip irrigation; shared utilities and 350' live-work space. co [dot] housing97405 [at] gmail [dot] com. (11/11)
Last One! Beautiful 4-bedroom townhome with large wrap-around porch at Fair Oaks EcoHousing, an environmentally friendly community with organic gardens, saltwater pool, and large common house. Walking distance to the American River Parkway, Learn more at FairOaksEcoHousing.org or call Lorri Reynard at (916) 844-5125. (11/15)
We are developing a multigenerational, collaborative, and environmentally responsible cohousing community in Marysville, Washington, 35 miles north of Seattle and 3.4 miles from Evergreen UU Fellowship. Get in on the planning and decision making stage! sunnysidevillagecohousing.com, Facebook: Sunnyside Village Cohousing (5/15/20)
Two-story accessible house for sale in lovely small senior community in Davis. $465,000. Dinners served. glaciercircle [at] gmail [dot] com. (530) 756-0327. (11/15)
Over 35 years experience. Complex tax returns. Planning and advising. 10% first-year discount with gift to UUA or UUSC. Tom Healy, CSA®, tom [at] tomhealycpa [dot] com, (303) 443-1804, Member, First Unitarian Society of Denver. (p)
Queen Bedroom Suite, Red rock views on Oak Creek, hummingbirds and sunshine, non-smoking $98/night, custom breakfast hummerlady [at] hummerlady [dot] com (928) 284-0339 (p)
Suncoast beaches and entertainment. $65 per night in UUs’ homes. Money goes to UU Church. tmovers1 [at] verizon [dot] net, administrator [at] uusarasota [dot] org (941) 371-4974. (p)
Members of the Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists offer guest rooms in their homes. Details at wuu.org/bnb or contact Kerry Mellette at bnb [at] wuu [dot] org. (11/15)
Members of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial Church – Unitarian Universalist offer guest rooms in their homes. Proceeds go to the church. Details at tinyurl.com/uubed-breakfast. (11/15-o)
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of South County, RI members offer guest rooms in their homes. All proceeds go to the church. South County, RI is blessed by nature, this scenic area is filled with wildlife preserves, protected parks, and forests that spill down to hundreds of miles of sandy beaches. Contact Rosemary for details at rgalsworkroom [at] verizon [dot] net. Check out this amazing area: Explore the beauty of South County, RI (12/5-o)
Members of All Souls Church, Unitarian, offer guest rooms in their homes. All proceeds to the church. Details at all-souls.org/b-and-b. (p)
Foothills Unitarian Church members offer guest rooms in their homes. All proceeds to the church. bandb [at] foothills [dot] org (410) 960-1019. (8/15)
First UU San Diego members open their homes for you. All proceeds to the church. Details at firstuusandiego.org/bed-and-breakfast-program. (p)
Members of First Unitarian offer guestrooms in their homes. All proceeds go to the church. Details at firstunitarianportland.org/bed-breakfast-program. (p)
Travel with small groups of 6-10 UUs and friends. Trips include Oaxaca, Mexico; Morocco; South Africa; Paris. Possible trips to Portugal or India. Roommates arranged. Sign up for my monthly newsletter on eileenstraveladdicts.com, ebaker8991 [at] comcast [dot] net, (781) 925-1612.
Himalayan destinations of Bhutan, Nepal, Ladakh, Mustang; Baja, Mexico whales; Argentina; New Mexico native festivals, Central and Southeast Asia, handcrafted Northern Thailand trips. Please advise your specific interests. rogerharmon123 [at] gmail [dot] com, worldviews2000.com, lannathaivilla.com, stephenwilke [at] gmail [dot] com. (11/15-p)
with Carol Christ, a sacred sites journey for women in Greece, spring and fall. goddessariadne.org, institute [at] goddessariadne [dot] org. (p)
Sincere thanks to 80 guests from 27 states and provinces who participated in our 2019 tour program. What a unique and unforgettable time we had: wildlife, scenery, Native culture, glaciers, whales, Denali, homestays! Visit WhaleCoastAK.org to view our slide shows and learn more. (11/15-p)
A retreat for UUs, led by UUs. Summer 2020 in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Learn more at spiritrestretreat.com. (11/15)
One bedroom (sleeps 4) renovated by interior designer, featured on House Hunters International! parisweekender.com/paris-apartment-rental/, parisweekender [at] gmail [dot] com. (p)
Year-round vacation rental! 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom luxury condo. Deck over the water. BoothbayHarborRental.com, bbcportside [at] gmail [dot] com. (p)
Great rental houses on Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard Island. Visit website cliftvacationproperties.com. Email: jdclift12 [at] aol [dot] com. Mention UU World for discount. (1/16)
Two charming, secluded, two-story, fully-equipped waterfront cottages. Weekly rentals. South Thomaston, Maine. August/September. Further details: tinyurl.com/cove-house, tinyurl.com/cottage-fairview. (9/1)
UU New cottage, 1 bdroom, kitchen, livingroom, 2 convertible couches, Jul-Aug $1,250 week, (603) 827-3636, cell: (603) 852-8166. pegg [at] harrisvillelakecottage [dot] com (pegg@harrisvillelakecottagecom), harrisvillelakecottage.com. (8/15)
Four bedroom home in NC Blue Ridge mountains near hiking, fishing, shopping, and great restaurants. Weekly rentals preferred. Contact email 4bcampbell [at] cox [dot] net or call (757) 871-3383. (8/15)
Tucson—55 & over retirement community adjacent to Saguaro National Park. Nice 2 bedroom manufactured home fully furnished. Great amenities include pools & 18 hole golf course. $1600/month for winter season. Long term lease discount available. Attend U of AZ programs & music. Three UU congregations in Tucson area. Call/text Jayne: (206) 992-3444, jayneleet [at] gmail [dot] com. (1/7)
Oceanfront cottage on the spectacular central Oregon coast. Stunning views, sandy beach. Scoters, spindrift, and seals. Small, intelligent library. Two bedrooms + loft, all w/double beds. UU owned/managed. Rates: www.wavecatcherbeachrentals.com (541) 740-9953 relax [at] wavecatcherbeachrentals [dot] com. (p)