Dear Follen Members and Friends, By now you may have read or heard of the upcoming wedding that will take place in the Follen sanctuary on June 20. The request for this event prompted the Safe Congregation Group to create the following policy with respect to building use during this pandemic prior to our agreement … Continued
Music Program Update – June 3, 2020 Gordon Hardy Dear Follen Community, We’re writing with a brief update on Follen’s music program. Those who have attended our virtual Zoom worship services have heard our music professionals and volunteers record or play wonderful live music for these gatherings. When our Zoom summer services begin on June … Continued
June – Fire “At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” –Albert Schweitzer Reflect on a person who rekindled your spark when you needed it the most. Is … Continued
Our first art show in the new building was ready to go, and then we closed the building! Travel inside with this 15-minute video, and learn more on the Art Gallery page!
Thanks, Andy Wells-Bean, for putting together this video of digital flowers, submitted by many many Follenites! It should be fun to see during the Artic Blast this weekend. Check out the video.
Ideas for Follen Kids: 31 Ideas for 31 Days in May Looking for ideas of fun things to do as a family or for your kids? This month’s theme is Rituals. Here’s a list for daily activities for the month of May. We hope you’ll find some inspiration, and do any that you choose with … Continued
May– Ritual Your ritual this month is one of gratitude and mindfulness. At sunrise—if you are an early bird—or sunset, if you prefer—take a moment to look at the sky. Stop the hustle and bustle and go outside if at all possible, for at least one brief minute. Breathe. Look at the sun rising or … Continued
Are you looking for a way to fill some of the time spent at home these days? Carolyn Kingston has offered to guide your family through an easy-to-do art project: coloring and creating Mandalas. Mandala is a Sanskrit word meaning circle, and mandalas are designs within a circle. Circular patterns are found everywhere in nature … Continued
from Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education I’ve heard some parents say that they are giving their children a “pass” on Sunday mornings during Virtual Church. That’s often been the case in Unitarian Universalism, even when we were offering children Sunday School in our buildings. I used to joke that UUs didn’t believe that they … Continued
BUILDING USE The Follen Church building is closed as of March 17, although very limited staff use is allowed. You can read the details here in this message from the Safety Team. WORSHIP Sunday morning worship has moved online. We plan a multigenerational offering each week, which will include a chalice lighting, music, … Continued