Category: Cedars News

All news relating to Cedars

A Loving Journey

Recommended reading by a Cedars author.

Just as the COVID-19 pandemic arrived, Cedars member, Judy Friesem, released her personal memoir, Summoned by a Stroke. A reviewer wrote: What a privilege to read Judy Friesem’s beautiful, tender, and breathtakingly honest reflections on her husband’s stroke…

Much more than … read more.

Creativity Fair

As first announced several weeks ago, we have organized a virtual version of the several after-service Creativity Fairs that were held in Webster Hall in recent years. These fairs gave people the opportunity to see and appreciate artful demonstrations of the creativity present in our … read more.

Position Available

Cedars UU Church is looking for an individual to provide leadership for Faith Formation programming at Cedars, including activity content and structure that draws on UU-related curricula and values. In addition, this person must foster developmentally appropriate educational, spiritual, and community-building opportunities for children, youth, … read more.

New Church Year Begins

On Wednesday, July 1, 2020, the new Cedars church year begins. This is Cedars’ 61st year since its founding as the Unitarian Fellowship of Bainbridge Island on June 9, 1959. New Trustees, Herb Hethcote and Dawna Kramer will join continuing Trustees Heidi Parkington-Thal, Helen Nissani, … read more.

The Lyncher In Me by Warren Read

A nationally acclaimed author, who also happens to be a Member of Cedars, deserves special recognition and our gratitude. After a week filled with scenes of protest and violence across our national stage, we find Warren Read’s 2008 memoir, The Lyncher in Me (Borealis Books) particularly relevant. His own … read more.

Hunger Doesn’t Take a Vacation

Special Collection, June 14

Tradition continues…no matter how weird this time may be!

For the past several years, Cedars has held a June Food Drive to help Fishline and Helpline House fill their shelves with kid-focused food for the summer. More children than ever before rely on free or reduced-price school lunches, and … read more.

UUA General Assembly

A Transformative Experience: Virtual GA
June 24-28

Virtual General Assembly (VGA) 2020 will offer all Unitarian Universalists an opportunity to gather and deepen connections with each other and our faith. In addition to the General Sessions, Synergy, Service of the Living Tradition, and Sunday worship, registered attendees also … read more.

Religious Education News

RE Classes Suspended

RE Classes will not meet again until worship services resume at The Island School.

-The Religious Education Committee 

Staying Connected Through Shelter-in-Place

How to Communicate NowDuring the Shelter-in-Place, your Cedars staff and Board of Trustees continue to conduct church business and to work on your behalf. We are following practices that consider the health and well-being of our Cedars community. You can find information and fellowship through … read more.

In Our Community

Cedars member, Carol Ann Davidson, will be teaching an online Chair Yoga class through Dayaalu Center. There is a pre-recorded free class for you to try, and there will be Zoom live-stream classes on Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. Thursday classes will be offered with sliding scale … read more.