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A Letter from Your Lead Minister – July

“When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.” – Jean Shinoda Bolen Dear Folks, Welcome to the month of July and to our summer theme of Self-Care and Compassion.  We began the month of July with a service […]

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News from Salisbury

News from Salisbury Beth Foreman, Salisbury Steering Team Lead This has been a busy Spring for the Salisbury Gathering. Some activities and events members were/are involved in are: being an election official, providing information and registering local high schoolers to vote, campaigning for local candidates, attending NC Democracy local sessions on statewide issues, supporting local […]

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Kids of All Ages, Save the Dates!

Looking Ahead to the Month of July ~  Special Religious Education Sessions with the Animal Ministry! Hello K-12 Youth of Piedmont UU! July is Animal Ministry month here at Piedmont UU Church. Taking care of all the planet’s animals can be complicated, but there are simple things we can do, too. We’d like you to […]

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A Letter from Your Lead Minister

When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.  ~ Willie Nelson Dear Folks, Welcome to the month of June and the theme of Blessing!  Can you believe we’re halfway through the year? As you’ll see from Rev. Amy’s article this month, she is concluding her 6 month contract with us.  What a […]

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Resa Treadaway Named Annual Commitment Team Lead

Last week, Rev. Mary Frances introduced me, Resa Treadaway, as Annual Commitment Team (ACT) Lead.  I am honored to return to this role. For those who do not know me, I am married to Sam Treadaway, the proud parent of two adult sons, and “grammy” to a 22-month-old granddaughter.  Sam and I have been members […]

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We Celebrate Our 30th Anniversary!

On April 16, 1988, Piedmont Unitarian Universalist celebrated its charter service. Forty-five members signed the charter and of these, nine are still members: Jeff and Linda Blum; Jim, Sandra and Ted Woolsey; Harry Lancaster and Jane Henderson; Pam Bloom; and Ed Barrier. Rev. Dr. William F. Schulz, President of the Unitarian Universalist Association, was present […]

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Board of Trustees Goals for 2018

Greetings Members and Friends, As the president of your Board of Trustees, I wanted to make you aware of the goals that the Board has identified for this church year.  We established these goals at a Board retreat in January. Enhanced Communication – Improving our communication with the congregation is a high priority for your […]

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Covenants of Purpose and Covenants of Right Relations

Dear All, Thirty years ago, the UUA gave a steering committee the task of developing a covenant in order to start a new religious community. Many months went into “learning the organizational skills necessary to start a new congregation and developing a vision for the future as a religious gathering.”*  Out of that effort, the […]

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From your Minister of Education and Outreach

Greetings Friends, With all the recent news coverage about the marches for ending gun violence, I was touched and impressed that the students of Parkland, FL thought to lift up their friends of color who have long been struggling with this issue in their communities. It is a great reminder that no matter the issue […]

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