Congregation News

Will You Miss the Annual Meeting? Use a Proxy

At the Annual Meeting on Wednesday, May 23, Follen members will thank this year’s volunteers and vote on next year’s budget and officers, as well as on a covenant of right relations. For those who cannot attend: the Follen by-laws state that any voting member whose attendance at any meeting is inhibited may deposit a … Continued

A Letter from Our New Director of Faith Formation

Meet Beryl Aschenberg Greetings! My name is Beryl (rhymes with “Cheryl”) Aschenberg, and I am delighted to be joining Follen Church as your new Director of Faith Formation. I look forward to a long and mutually fulfilling relationship with the members of this community as we explore dimensions of religious living and learning together. I … Continued

In the Interim: Spring Awakening

I love this time of year.  There are so many colors of green in the trees and shrubbery; the hyacinths, lilacs and lilies-of-the-valley (my favorite flowers) are out and the peonies (also on my list) are coming on strong.  We finally feel like we can have the grill going more of the time and darn, … Continued

Represent Follen at the UUA General Assembly in June

Follen can send 7 delegates to the UUA General Assembly Assembly meets June 20-24, 2018 in Kansas City The membership will elect our delegates at Annual Meeting on May 23 If interested, please contact Simon Horsburgh, President, Program Council at Delegates can opt to be offsite delegates with full access and voting rights.

A Bouquet of Flower Songs

A Bouquet of Flower Songs for Mother’s Day The Adult Choir sings a lovely selection of floral anthems to honor mothers and all mother-like people in our midst. The Violet was written by John Morrison for our choir, so this will be its world premiere. Epp Sonin will grace us with a moving Robbie Burns … Continued

Curious About Covenant Groups?

Are you curious about joining a Covenant Group next fall? Covenant Groups at Follen are a wonderful way to deepen your friendships here, engage in deep listening and deep sharing of personal life wisdom in a small group setting. There is a group of Covenant Group leaders who put together the sessions each month following Reverend … Continued

Membership Director Search

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Are you a warm and effective advocate for Unitarian Universalism? Join the team at Follen Church. We are now looking to hire a part-time Membership Director to provide collaborative leadership, strategic vision, and support to the ministries of Follen, with a focus on membership growth, new member assimilation, and volunteer development. Interested? Read/Download the full … Continued

Follen’s 2018 Annual Report

Follen Community Church

What have we accomplished this year? So much. We raised over $4 million for our Capital Campaign, created exciting plans for an updated campus, settled a great new Music Director, survived a Christmas Eve fire, completed a successful RE interim period, hired a new Director of Faith Formation, and more. You can read all about … Continued

In the Interim – Tying it With Ribbons

This is my favorite time of year. I love looking at the trees and bushes and seeing more shades of green and pink and red than I ever thought possible…smelling hyacinths, lilacs, lily of the valley (my favorite flowers) and seeing the bumble bees buzzing around. I love the chill in the air at night … Continued

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