General Interest

March Letter from Coordinating Team

March 31, 2021 Dear Follen Members and Friends, Happy Spring! We hope you are enjoying the longer days and stronger sunshine. This shift towards warmer weather feels magnified by the transition we are making with the pandemic. With more people, including many Follen members, vaccinated and schools reopening, there is a feeling of energy and … Continued

UU Virtual Egg Hunt!

Virtual Easter Egg Hunt 2021 Saturday, April 3, through Friday, April 30, 2021 Hello UU Friend! It’s me, the Easter Bunny. I know you’ve probably been wondering what I’ve been doing with myself this year, since it isn’t safe for us to be meeting indoors or in large crowds. But, I promise you, I’ve been … Continued

RE-flections on Easter

by Beryl Aschenberg, Director of Religious Education I have a confession to make.  When it comes to Easter, I’m pretty lighthearted. I am more of a “Flowers that bloom in the spring, Tra- LA!” type of person, than one who dwells on the weightier holiday themes of resurrection and salvation. This doesn’t mean, however, that … Continued

February Letter from Coordinating Team

February 25, 2021 Dear Follen Members and Friends, We hope this letter finds you well. Our hearts hurt as we process the loss of several beloved members of our community amidst the enormous loss of life in our country. We send you our deepest sympathies if you are grieving at this time as well as … Continued

Nominating Committee Announces Leadership Slate

The Nominating Committee announced the candidates for leadership positions for the 2021-22 year, to be voted on at the annual meeting May 26. Nick Hart is the nominee for Vice President of Program Council, succeeding Sophie Evett, who will assume the presidency. Lisa Snellings is the candidate for Parish Board chair, replacing Alexis Johnson, who … Continued

Join the Auction Committee!

The Auction Committee Is Calling! Going once….going twice…sold?? No, you don’t even have to bid to serve on the auction committee! We are starting to plan the Follen Auction for the spring and could use your help in a variety of ways. Whether you are a longtime Follenite or new to the church, our newly … Continued

Solace and Spirit (A Call for Photographs)

Share with Us! What are the places, objects, activities, and more that sustain you in ways large and small during the pandemic? Where do you find strength, joy, peace, and/or connection? Follenites of all ages are invited to submit up to three original photographs for an online exhibit that will inspire and uplift. Expert photography … Continued

December/January Letter from Coordinating Team

January 12, 2021 Dear Follen Members and Friends, Happy New Year! We hope you and your loved ones had a wonderful holiday season and that the new year is treating you well despite all our challenges. We sincerely hope 2021 brings good health, truth and justice to our nation and, here at Follen, we hope … Continued

Virtual Church Resources

  BUILDING USE The Follen Church building is closed as of March 17, although very limited staff use is allowed. You can read the latest details here in this message from the Safety Team (Sept. 3).   WORSHIP Sunday morning worship has moved online. We plan a multigenerational offering each week, which will include a … Continued