A Letter from your Minister — December 2020

I have always wanted to believe that kindness and compassion matter more than anything. ~Elea Kemler Dear Folks, Welcome to December and to our monthly theme of Kindness! This week the temperature drops into the 20s, ushering us from fall to winter–even though winter isn’t “official” until December 21st. What will this winter hold for […]

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Music News — December 2020

Gifted singer Nancy Neff is featured as our Musician Spotlight this month. Nancy arrived in Charlotte a few months ago and immediately won over the other members of the choir with her charm and commitment to making music during our Zoom rehearsals. We’re so fortunate she found us because she’s a stellar soprano. We’re looking […]

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A Letter from your Minister — November 2020

Dear Folks, Our theme for the month of November is Spirituality. Take a moment to ponder your definition of spirituality. Does your concept of spirituality involve a spiritual practice? In a sermon called “Moment of Truth,” the Rev. Sara Campbell writes that spirituality “has to do with both absence and presence. Spirituality is the miracle […]

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Music News — November 2020

Folk musician extraordinaire Alan Davis is the focus of our Musician Spotlight this month. This kindhearted and gifted musician has been an asset to Piedmont UU since the day he arrived – his music blesses us with live music at both the University and Salisbury locations. In addition, his humbleness is just as endearing as […]

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A Letter from your Minister — October 2020

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes for an instant? ~Henry David Thoreau Dear Folks, Welcome to a shift in the seasons! Our theme for the month of October is Emotional Intelligence. October is not only Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month; it is also Mental Health Month, and […]

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Music News — October 2020

Our Musician Spotlight this month is focused on Elaine Deck. Her rich musical background continually enhances our music, and we’re so happy she’s dedicated herself to the Piedmont UU Music Program! – Kaarin (kaarin@puuc.org) Musician Spotlight: Elaine Deck This California girl has always loved music. I remember singing “How Much Is That Doggie in The […]

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Music News — September 2020

Last month, we introduced a new newsletter feature called ‘Musician Spotlight’ to give you the opportunity to learn more about the musicians in our midst. This month we’re pleased to have Nancy DeLux sharing her story. Interested in being featured? Let me know and I’ll make sure Perry gets the word so he can contact […]

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A Letter from your Minister — September 2020

“Steer By the Compass of Your Soul” Dear Folks, I offer you a warm welcome to a new month and a new monthly theme: Worth and Dignity. September is also the month of our Annual Generosity Campaign and Membership Confirmation during which we gratefully receive your pledges for 2021 so that we are able to […]

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A Letter from your Minister — August 2020

We may not have chosen the time, but the time has chosen us. ~Rep. John Lewis Dear Folks, The month of July was a mix of rich blessings and personal challenges as we celebrated our young people bridging into adulthood and also mourned the loss of Civil Rights icons, Rep. John Lewis and the Rev. […]

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Music News — August 2020

Because we don’t currently have the benefit of enjoying each other’s company in person, I’m pleased to introduce you to a new newsletter feature. Each month, we’ll be learning more about the musicians in our midst, with Perry Babcock at the helm doing the organizing. Interested in being featured? Let me know and I’ll make […]

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