Dawn Star Sarahs-Borchelt
What will faith development programming for children and youth look like this fall at MLUC?
I’ve been asking myself that with varying degrees of curiosity, despair, and determination for months. Luckily, I do not have to figure out the answers all by myself! In August we ... read more.
These are the chalice lighting words I use when I lead a class with our children from church. They are based on our MLUC mission statement:
May this light transform our lives,
Reminding us of how much we are loved
Inspiring us to serve the world
And welcoming us ... read more.
These images were shared by members and friends of MLUC in response to a request for folks to share images that show what we love about the Earth. Some of them were used in the worship service on April 19, 2020. ALL of them are ... read more.
The week of March 15, most of our lives changed dramatically and suddenly. The news is scary, our routines have been affected in various ways, many of us may be facing loss of income, and perhaps worst of all, we really don’t know how long ... read more.
Each month, a small team of dedicated volunteers and I set up a Faith in Action program for kids to participate in on the 2nd Sunday. In February, we coordinated with Ed Barrett to make care packages for residents of the Pocopson home. Here is ... read more.
A minister I used to work with used these words in every child dedication he led:
We wish for you a love of life and a life of wonder.
May you find love and peace and wisdom, and may you know yourself.
How are you, how is ... read more.
Our Whole Lives, or OWL, is a life-saving, faith-based, age-appropriate, comprehensive sexuality education program created by the Unitarian Universalist Association with the United Church of Christ. MLUC has a long and proud tradition of offering OWL classes for all ages (as well as About Your ... read more.
If you’re reading this, I invite you to take a deep breath. The intensity of the holiday season can be overwhelming. Years and years of memories of celebrations and joy and/or pain and isolation past come up as we are reminded by music, cards in ... read more.