Author Archive | Ali

Letter from the Minister

Dear Friends and Members, We are a community in transition. At times, change can be uncomfortable or unwelcome. I want to offer us some words of comfort by saying that I plan on remaining (very much) an active part of our beloved community. I see Piedmont UU as a voice for social justice, a beacon […]

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Letter From the Ministers

Dear Members, Visitors, and Friends, The month of May has announced itself with bright sunshine, flower blossoms, new life, new love, and possibilities. Piedmont UU Church is frolicking in the warmth of it all. As the weather warms and Covid cases steady, we’re more apt to relax some points of view. However, Covid still exists […]

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Annual Report for 2021

The recently completed annual report of the church for 2021 has been posted to the members’ section of the church website. Members are encouraged to access the site and read it. The church has prepared an annual report for all thirty-three years of its existence. Some were long and very detailed; others have been much […]

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February Letter From the Ministers

It’s February already, where have the past four months gone? We have accomplished so much in the past four months of being your ministers and yet we still have so much we’d like to do. We have had to close our sanctuaries due to the rising Covid numbers, but our hearts remain open. While we […]

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Lights

Lights for Liberty

Lights for Liberty Candlelight Vigil An Interfaith Gathering Join us on Friday night, July 12th, for a candlelight vigil calling for an end to human detention camps and to the inhumane treatment of migrants and asylum seekers. Our vigil is one of hundreds being held under the umbrella of Lights for Liberty, an organization dedicated […]

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April 22 Town Hall Meeting at the University Gathering

Approximately 40 members attended a town hall meeting at the University Gathering after the service on Sunday, April 22 led by Board of Trustees President Sam Treadaway. Town hall meetings are not meetings for the purpose of voting, but for information sharing and discussion. Sam explained that the board met on April 19 and voted […]

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Feature Focus Article: Social Justice

Our feature focus for the month of May is Social Justice.  Where does your heart lead you when you consider matters of justice?   In April, I attended a conference for civil rights activists and faith leaders called Revolutionary Love: Complete the Dream.  The conference marked the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Rev. Dr. […]

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From your Minister of Education and Outreach

Greetings Friends, What’s happening in CYRE, Adult RE and Social Justice? I am happy to report that our RE Coordinator position has been posted and is receiving responses!  We trust this will be a successful search and we will have more to report to you soon. My thanks to MJ Lieberman, Larry Lieberman, Karl Hesse […]

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