Category: News

Wheel of Life: Beryl Bucklin

Beryl Bucklin
9/20/1919 – 12/17/23

Our beloved VIUU member Beryl Bucklin died on the afternoon of December 17, 2023. She died peacefully in her sleep, which is what she always wanted. Beryl was a pillar of our community for decades. Several years ago, “Beryls … read more.

A Message from Our Minister

This solstice, I clipped branches from our cedar tree that are overhanging the driveway and laid them down on the walk to the front door where a wooden snowman waits to greet visitors. It felt festive. Whether or not there are reindeer and a … read more.

Solstice Bonfire and Potluck

Thursday December 21, 2023 5:30 pm

15624 115 th AV SW
Kim and Dennis’ Littlest Bird Farm

Bring your flashlights. Soup will be served. Potluck. BYOB. Musical instruments encouraged.

Spam Messages Today

Our minister, Victoria, received several messages from members this morning who received a text asking them to urgently respond to someone pretending to be her.

Victoria will never send a vague urgent text message, please disregard any odd seeming texts today. The follow up is usually … read more.

Lewis Hall Update

]Yes, Virginia, we do have a Lewis Hall Use agreement.
It took the Board and Finance committee time to discuss how to keep our UU values front and center while offering this space to be used more than just once a week.

If you would like … read more.

December Book Club Meeting

The first book Club meeting to discuss The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store by James McBride will be held after service on Sunday Dec. 17.
If you will attend, please contact Pamela Godt and let her know you will be there. 309-333-5878

For January will be … read more.

A poem by Rev. Angela Herrera

Shared by Kim
I invite you to hear the words and advice  of the Rev. Angela Herrera

Don’t leave your broken heart at the door;
bring it to the altar of life.
Don’t leave your anger behind;
it has high standards
and the world needs vision.
… read more.

Circle Dinner: December 9th, 2023

5:30 pm
Kim and Dennis’
Littlest Bird Farm
15624 115 th AV SW

We will have lamb, pork and GF quiche for the main dishes.

Please bring a side dish or dessert.

Bring 4 quarters too. We will be playing 31 unless you don’t gamble and
then it … read more.