Author Archive | Deb

April Letter from the Minister

Our theme for April is interdependence. There are so many ways we are interconnected with each other and with creation. One special event we once again look forward to is the Earth Day Jam in Salisbury, followed by our worship service focused on the earth the next day. We will explore interdependence with the earth, […]

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Ostara and Spring Equinox

Spring is a time of awakening and renewal, growth and expansion. Signs of Spring are emerging all around us. Blooming daffodils, flowering trees and shrubs color our vision. The sounds of calling frogs and chirping birds fill our ears, not to mention that the days are noticeably longer and are getting warmer. It’s time to […]

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March Letter from the Minister

​Even though it feels as if we didn’t have a winter in recent months, we know the month of March brings about the beginning of Springtime in this region of North Carolina. We already have some blooming daffodils outside the Meeting House, which I always think of as the first sign of spring. The visual […]

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2023 Annual Meeting in Review

The church’s Annual Meeting was held on Sunday, December 10, 2023, following the service. Forty-four members signed in and were physically present to vote at the meeting. The meeting had several very significant highlights. A bylaw change was unanimously approved to allow digital and electronic voting. This reflects changes in how members participate since the original […]

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Social Action Priorities for 2024

Last month, the Social Action Team asked you to fill out a survey, choosing the justice issues that were most important to you. The good news is that we received a record-breaking 38 responses (up from 13 last year). Here are the results: Threats to democracy — 24 Climate Justice — 20 LGBTQIA+ — 16 […]

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Diane

Diane I was born in Ohio but have lived in North Carolina most of my life and in Salisbury for close to 40 years! I retired from the Veterans Administration 5 1/2 years ago after almost 34 years as a Registered Nurse in behavioral health. I can’t remember exactly when I started attending Piedmont Unitarian […]

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Cosette

Cosette Cosette has been a Unitarian Universalist since 2004 and member of Piedmont UU Church since 2016.  Cosette identifies as an Earth Centered Spiritualist or Pagan.  She appreciates the acceptance and support of the Unitarian Universalist community.  She has found that her active participation as a UU has broadened the scope of her pagan practices. […]

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Care Team

The purpose of the Congregational Care Team is to assist the minister in providing pastoral care to members and friends of Piedmont UU Church. The team contributes to the well-being of members and friends of the congregation through intentional acts of kindness and support, including telephone calls, cards, emails, personal visits, meals and transportation as […]

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Eileen

Eileen Eileen has lived a long and very active life of social action work, spanning many years and parts of the country. A native of Minnesota, she graduated from Smith College in 1963 and was caught up in the turmoil of the mid-sixties. The Civil Rights Movement was gaining momentum throughout the South and into […]

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Meredith and Don

Meredith Meredith first visited Piedmont UU Church in 2000 after she and her husband Don had moved into their new home close the church. She was amazed once she saw how accepting the members were to each other. She felt welcome and joined soon after. She said “I consider the members family, especially when I […]

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