R. Brant

Guest Speaker Ramona Brant on Sunday, February 25th

What do you do when you are sentenced not to days or years – but a word??? That is the question Ramona Brant asked herself after she was sentenced to LIFE in prison for a first-time, non-violent drug offense. In 1995, Ramona was convicted of a nonviolent drug conspiracy charge related to her then boyfriend’s […]

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From Your Board of Trustees

Dear Members and Friends, The closure of a calendar year is always a time of holding reflection and prospect at the same time.  This is especially true as we wave goodbye to 2017, and look upon a new season. Your church leadership, both professional and lay, recognizes that this past year has been a challenge […]

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From Your Minister of Education and Outreach

Greetings Friends, It is the new year and with it comes new opportunities!!  I am excited to be joining you, however briefly, as the Minister of Education and Outreach.  As such, I plan to reach out to those among you involved in these areas to learn more about existing programs. I look forward to those […]

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From Your Lead Minister

Dear Folks, Welcome to a brand new year! Once in a while in our lives, we hear words spoken that stick with us for a long time or perhaps for the rest of our days.  As we begin a new chapter here at Piedmont UU Church, I’d like to share some words that have stuck […]

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Children and Youth Religious Education Program Updates

October was a month full of blessings for the Children and Youth Religious Education (CYRE) program and November will be even more of the same! Our second annual Friendly Ghost program matched children and youth from the Salisbury and University Gatherings anonymously with adult Piedmont UU Church members, friends, and staff from their gatherings. The […]

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From Your Minister of Congregational Care

In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.  ~Albert Camus Dear Folks: Welcome to November!  As colder weather ushers in a change of seasons and as we approach the end of our church year, we’re facing numerous transitions at Piedmont UU Church.  Each year brings changes in […]

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Keeper of the Flame: Michael Demby

This article series continues the Keeper of the Flame tradition started by retired president Lee Elliott Carnes.  The prompts are posed by Piedmont UU Church President of the Board of Trustees, Jim Price, and the answers are provided by members of our church community. About Me: I was born in Charlotte and have lived in […]

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Caregiver Workshop

Michelle Murphy, Care Team Co-Chair As we gaze with awe and reverence at the changing foliage through our sanctuary windows, many are unaware that an insidious stranger has invaded some of our homes changing our lives forever. The impact on familiar systems is profound and permanent. It brings anxiety, fear, helplessness, frustration, anger, and a […]

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Update from the Ministerial Search Committee

Meredith Norman, Ministerial Search Committee Member In September, the Ministerial Search Committee (MSC) created and electronically distributed a survey that was completed by 89 people. At the town hall meeting on Sunday, September 24, 2017 the MSC shared survey highlights with the congregation. These result highlights can be found by clicking this link goo.gl/3rV87p.  In […]

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