• Cascade Unitarian Universalist Fellowship provides an inspiring and supportive place for individuals and families to search for truth and meaning. We welcome people of all races, cultures, ages, physical abilities, sexual orientations and religious backgrounds.

    We invite you to join us on Sunday mornings for services at 10:30. Our services provide opportunities for each of us to seek inspiration and understanding on our journey for truth and meaning in our world.

    We also have many opportunities for spiritual and personal growth within a supportive community.

     

  • Minister’s Musings – A Noisy World

    “If it is language that makes us human, one half of language is to listen.” – Jacob Trapp, UU Minister  To wrap up our monthly theme of: “What does it mean to be a person of deep listening?” I give you these wise words from UU Minister Richard S. Gilbert: Listening, then, has a spiritual dimension…. Read more

  • Notes from the Parish Nurse

    Greetings,You just went to your healthcare provider to discuss your lab test results. They tell you that you have Type 2 diabetes, need to begin a new diet and exercise program, see a dietician, start on a new medication, get a blood sugar machine and monitor it daily and will need frequent follow up appointments… Read more

  • Minister’s Musings – Where do I Find Meaning?

    “Before you tell your life what you intend to do with it, listen for what it intends to do with you. Before you tell your life what truths and values you have decided to live up to, let your life tell you what truths you embody, what values you represent.”          … Read more

  • Notes from the Parish Nurse

    Greetings,This week I would like to share with you some tips on making the most of your healthcare provider visit. Be prepared-• When you schedule your appointment, mention the reason(s) for the visit- this helps the scheduler give you the time you need to address those issues with your healthcare provider, as appointments are scheduled according… Read more

  • Minister’s Musings – Listening to Voices Not Heard

    “I speak not for myself but for those without a voice…those who have fought for their rights…their right to live in peace, their right to be treated with dignity, their right for equal opportunity, their right to be educated.”                                … Read more

  • Notes from the Parish Nurse

    Greetings,In the business of daily life, complete with all its ups and downs, filled with commitments to others and to ourselves, times of rushing about or waiting…here is an opportunity to STOP. BREATHE. AND REPEAT AFTER ME… “I am capable, confident, intelligent, resilient, and in charge. Health and happiness are my birthrights that I accept with… Read more

  • Minister’s Musings – Listening With Your Heart

    “If we want to support each other’s inner lives, we must remember a simple truth: the human soul does not want to be fixed, it wants to be seen and heard.” – Parker J. Palmer  We all do it…We are in a conversation with someone and instead of listening to what the other person is… Read more

  • Notes from the Parish Nurse

    Greetings,I found this article fascinating! Many Fronts in Fighting ObesityBy Jane E. Brody Sugar, and especially the high-fructose corn syrup that sweetens many processed foods and nearly all soft drinks, has been justly demonized for adding nutritionally empty calories to our diet and causing metabolic disruptions linked to a variety of diseases. But a closer look at… Read more

  • Events 12/19-12/26

    Circle SupperTOMORROW, Saturday, December 20th, 6:00pm at the home of Pam & Jack Toevs.  Circle Suppers are large potluck dinners on Saturday evenings, in the homes of CUUF members and friends. All are welcome, no matter how new you are to our Fellowship. Please bring a main dish, side dish, appetizer or dessert to share with 10-12 people. Please… Read more

  • Minister’s Musings – Connecting to Our Shadow Side

    “When you light a candle, you also cast a shadow.” – Ursula K. Le Guin  The holiday season is full of light, whether it be Hanukkah candles or Christmas lights. Along with the lights comes the expectation to be merry and festive. This can be a difficult time of year. It can be a time of… Read more

  • This Sunday, August 2nd

    10:30 a.m. Service

    Exploring Spiritual Growth

    Rev. Patton Boyle

    Celebrant: Chip Balling

    The Rev. Patton Boyle will be exploring Self Focused, Traditional, Skeptical and Mystical stages of spiritual development and how they impact our understanding of religion and our relationships with others.

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    Now accepting applications for new Religious Education Director

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    Sunday Services

    Sunday Services

    10:30am every Sunday

    Our services are transformative! Presented by CUUF’s minister Rev. Laura Shennum, guest speakers, or members of CUUF – each service reflects the values of Unitarian Universalism.

    Services begin at 10:30am and end at 11:45am. During the summer, June 7th – Sept 13th, all children will be invited to stay in the service. Please look for the activity basket in the back of the sanctuary for busy hands. During the rest of the year, children stay with their parents for the first part of the service before leaving for Religious Exploration classes and childcare for younger children is available from 10:15am to 12:15pm in the Blue House. All year long please join us for coffee, treats and fellowship immediately following the service.

    Our theme for August is:
    Acceptance of one another and encouragement of spiritual growth in our congregations.

     

    August 2, 2015

    10:30am Service: Exploring Spiritual Growth

    Speaker:  Patton Boyle
    Celebrant: Chip Balling
    The Rev. Patton Boyle will be exploring Self Focused, Traditional, Skeptical and Mystical stages of spiritual development and how they impact our understanding of religion and our relationships with others.

    August 9, 2015
    10:30am Service: Compassion and Acceptance

    Speaker: Genko Blackman
    Celebrant: Chris Rader
    The Reverend Genko Kathy Blackman, an ordained Buddhist priest who assists at the Chobo-Ji Zen temple in Seattle, will lead our service today. Together we will explore Buddhist compassion practices and how they can help us in acceptance of others.

    August 16, 2015

    10:30am Service: What Do You Believe?

     Speaker:  Rev. Laura Shennum
    Celebrant: Christina Davitt
    How do we move beyond tolerating another person’s beliefs and step towards accepting them? Our principle challenges us to invite people to share what they believe and for us to be open to receiving it. We will enter into a dialogue of how this simple idea can be quite difficult to engage.

    August 23, 2015
    10:30am Service: Compassion and Acceptance

    Speaker: Priscilla Hone
    Celebrant: Deb Miller
    How do  other faiths view our UU third principle?  We will explore our acceptance of each other and encouragement of spiritual growth in our congregation through the perspective of a lay clergy person serving with the United Methodist Church where searching is considered purposeful, if not valuable to life’s journey.

    August 30, 2015
    10:30am Service: Compassion and Acceptance

    Speaker: Rev. Laura Shennum
    Celebrant: Sharon Page
    The other part of our Third Principle invites us to encourage each other as well as our congregation in spiritual growth. Our mission even states we embrace all on their individual spiritual journeys. Where is the balance between the individual and the congregation and how do we encourage their mutual spiritual growth?