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  • Summer Newsletter

    Summer Newsletter: We are taking our traditional summer break but there are still some exciting opportunities to get involved in. 1 message Klamath Unitarians <> Fri, Jul 29, 2022 at 2:37 PM Reply-To: To:   Sunset Bandon Oregon Photo Credit David Ramirez Announcements Summer Recess It’s almost August and I’m sending the August newsletter […]

  • Summer Recess – Pantry and Garden

    Summer Recess Last Sunday June 26th marked the end of our church year and the beginning of our summer recess. I’m looking forward to some summer fun and relaxation and I am very excited about our upcoming Fellowship Year, 2022 to 2023.  We will be welcoming our new intern QuianaDenae (kēy-AH-nuh deh-NAY) Perkins to the Southern […]

  • History: Not Yester-year, but in These Moments

    Barbara Turk, Archivist HAPPY MAY, HAPPY JUNE—Brides, graduations, retirements, anticipation of summer. THANKS Janice Sylvesti and Dean Walchuk, moving off our board,  as of July 1st.  And Janice is retiring from KCC. Mid-June she and Joe will be moving.  Our loss, Eugene’s gain! There is a  May-June retirement in Portland.  And it’s the perfect example […]

  • January 2022 Archives by Barbara

    In December I promised to share more on Robert Bly, Amercian author, anti-war activist, who launched a men’s movement. Bly passed away November 2021, at  94.  Later I realized Bly had not visited UUFKC.  I had confused him with writer, Michael Pyle. The latter and a group of writers held workshops at OIT and UUFKC. […]

  • Aspirations by Alison: Merry Part, A Farewell Message

    Aspirations by Alison: Merry Part, A Farewell Message

    On Solstice night, I realized I’d spent most of my day inside, offering my last worship service with you in the morning, followed by RVUUF’s coffee hour and a Father’s Day celebration at my dad’s house. So I set off for a walk, on the longest day of the year, with the sun still bright […]

  • May Chronicles by Barbara

    Having turned 83 in April,  I share these words of Jack Nicol, who passed 31 December 2020:  “It’s a big job keeping up with a young heart and mind”.   (H&N Feb. 2021) ’Tis May. Let’s remember Mother’s Day.  “Moms make life half as hard, and twice as good.”  (A necklace)     One gift from […]

  • Toward Greater Humanity: Seven Insights into Anti-Racism Work with Kokayi Nosakhere on April 12 @6pm

    “Since 1675 this American experiment with race and racism is so off-balanced, it makes people think they have to  attain a PhD to learn how to be human.” – Kokayi Nosakhere, community organizer and Black man living in Southern Oregon, 2021 Most Americans in 2021 acknowledge racism remains a prevalent societal ill. The question becomes […]

  • April Chronicles By Barbara

    NOTES FROM THE ARCHIVES, PLUS UPDATES ON SOME PAST MEMBERS Spring has officially arrived. Let’s start with THUMBS UP for two former board members.  First, SALUD to Wendy & Bob Millard. On March 13th Wendy emailed: “On the 15th we have a crew coming to rake the soil on our 3 city lots below our […]

  • Oregon UUs are Talking About the 8th Principle

    Oregon UUs are Talking About the 8th Principle

    On February 10, 2021 our Archivist Barbara Turk attended a conversation on the proposed 8th Principle held via Zoom through 1st Unitarian in Portland, OR. Barbara has prepared this report on the conversation to help introduce this community to the proposed 8th Principle.

  • March 2021 Chronicles by Barbara Turk

    To keep up with Peace Readers I continued reading Toni Morrison’s, BELOVED;  also read, TO BE A SLAVE, by Julius Lester; and viewed all OPB’s  BHM programs. Lester’s book gave me a reality check:  “The ancestry of any black American can be traced to a bill of sale. In many instances that cannot be done.” […]

  • Kids’ SOUUP Zoom Group Adopts Covenant Using Democratic Process

    Kids’ SOUUP Zoom Group Adopts Covenant Using Democratic Process

    In our monthly meetings, Southern Oregon UU Partnership kids from Klamath Falls, Grants Pass & Ashland congregations get to practice Unitarian Universalism in community lighting a chalice, sharing joys & sorrows (“roses & thorns”), and practicing living our faith. In creating and voting on our covenant, our kids are learning about what this free faith […]

  • February Chronicles by Barbara Turk

    Had a recent, brief discussion with a fellow UU. We are confused byChristians turning to the Old Testament, when Jesus is the New Testament. In Basic Principles of Christianity my frosh year in a Catholic liberal arts college for women, Sister Catherine Clare shared Jesus was the, “NEW LAW”. Does that suffice for the New […]