Congregational Survey July 16, 2021 by Carolyn Kerns - Members of the church should have received a congregational survey in their inbox on Tuesday, July 13th. You have received a link to the survey via the email address we have for you in Breeze. Please set aside some time… more
Join the Pastoral Care Team June 13, 2021 by Admin - Caring for one another is a core Unitarian practice, and the Cedars Pastoral Care Team is central to this ministry. We can offer a listening presence, connection, and hope to members of our Cedars community in times of need. We… more
Special Collection for The West Sound Wildlife Shelter April 22, 2021 by Admin - This month our Cedars congregation will participate in a special service project at the Center. In addition, recognizing further environmental justice opportunities in this effort, we are asking all members to consider making a special donation to this wonderful facility… more
Amazon Donates to Cedars! February 5, 2021 by Admin - Amazon has a charitable donation program called AmazonSmiles. If you are an Amazon customer, you can register so that Cedars will receive a small donation every time you make a purchase, It is easy to register and costs you nothing!If you are… more
Chalice Circle Invitation December 17, 2020 by Admin - Are you interested in meeting regularly with people to listen and learn and to deepen your spiritual connections to yourself and your community? Consider joining a Cedars Chalice Circle! What Is a Chalice Circle? Chalice Circles are groups of 8-10… more
Introducing YUUP December 12, 2020 by Admin - Do you know any high school students who would like to explore Unitarian Universalism with other high schoolers? YUUP (the Young Unitarian Universalists Project) is launching a platform to connect high school youth from around the country. They are hosting… more
A Request November 6, 2020 by Admin - Do you have an unused iPad or tablet gathering dust? Cedars is committed to providing virtual services during our pandemic isolation, but participation requires appropriate equipment. Some of our members or friends consequently don't have access and would appreciate your generosity… more
A Special Note from Rev. Zackrie November 6, 2020 by Admin - The recent United States Supreme Court appointment is worrying to many folks and for many reasons.  If you’re a member of the LGBTQ+ community and find yourself suddenly needing to get married for legal protections, contact me. I am willing… more
Join the Worship Tech Team November 6, 2020 by Admin - The Worship Tech Team is looking to add a few more members. Since September Rhonda Peacock and Tyler Weaver have been busy each week editing and broadcasting our virtual services. They’ve done an amazing job with this, but since we are likely to be… more
Reform Our Justice System: Targeting the Poor November 5, 2020 by Admin - Banning debt-based drivers license suspensions is a goal of the Kitsap Equity, Race, And Community Engagement Coalition, Kitsap ERACE. The organization's criminal justice team added the objective to its list of collective actions after conferring with those working with impacted people.… more
A Special Message November 4, 2020 by Admin - A big THANK YOU to everyone who made donations through our Halloween Fundraiser. ​Together, we raised $9,122 of this year’s goal of $13,500!! Wahoo! The FUNdraising Committee is regrouping now and exploring all sorts of ideas for upcoming FUNdraisers. Come join us… more
Chalice Lighting as a Spiritual Practice October 8, 2020 by Admin - Faith Formation at Cedars You may have noticed a number of different folks lighting and extinguishing the chalice each week. It's part of an effort to get more people involved in the service, part of an effort to make sure… more
COVID-19 Symptoms? Get tested now! September 25, 2020 by Admin - Public health officials are urging Kitsap residents to get tested as quickly as possible if they have any COVID symptoms, no matter how mild.It has taken an average of 3.4 days for positive cases in Kitsap County to get tested for… more
UUA Disaster Relief Fund News September 25, 2020 by Admin - At least eight families in the Rogue Valley UU Fellowship in Ashland Oregon have lost homes to wildfires that continue to rage in Oregon and other western states, according to the congregation's minister, the Rev. Sean Parker Dennison. Almost everyone in the… more
Paying Attention as a Spiritual Practice September 25, 2020 by Admin - Faith Formation at CedarsFinding ways to pay attention when the world feels overwhelming can help us find and keep our balance. First shared on the Cedars Facebook page, this video from Kathryn Jay explores rewarding possibilities in this spiritual practice. https://youtu.be/ySSKxOTSIFI more
News from CCBG September 18, 2020 by Admin - Cross Cultural Book Group As a black woman in America, I find these to be troubling times. While raising my children, I taught them all to be proud of their African ancestry, regardless of what they learned, heard, or witnessed.… more
September Special Collection September 18, 2020 by Admin - Cedars' Special Collection for the month of September will be for the Bremerton NAACP Legal Defense fund to support their project on police accountability and citizen review boards in Kitsap County. The Bremerton NAACP Legal Defense Fund has initiated a… more
Update from Fundraising Committee September 6, 2020 by Carolyn Kerns - Despite the pandemic and cancellation of the Event Sales events, contributions from Members and Friends made for a successful fundraiser. The Cedars Fundraising Committee wishes to thank all contributors who purchased seats for over 40 donated events and activities. Cedars… more
Super Suppers September 6, 2020 by Carolyn Kerns - Starting this month, the BARN will be providing meals every Friday of each month, so Super Suppers is suspended for now. Seniors who need more support with food can sign up at the Senior Center for food deliveries through Meals… more
Thank You, Cedars! August 28, 2020 by Carolyn Kerns - A big Thank You! to our congregation, who once again helped many in need this month. We completed packing 54 dinners and sending them to the Senior Center for distribution to individuals and families. Helen Nissani, Cedars Board Member, organized… more