• 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, May 24th

    10:30 a.m. Service

    How Do We Define Strength?

    Speaker: Sharon Page

    Celebrant: Chris Rader

    What is Strength? Physical, emotional, mental or spiritual strength can mean many things. We will explore definitions of strength and discuss ways in which we have experienced strength in our own lives. Consider ... How to be strong without being aggressive or a bully? What gives us strength in our daily lives? How do we remain strong without being callous?

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    Rev. Laura Shennum called to be Settled Minister at Cascade UU Fellowship

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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. Children stay with their parents for the first part of the service before leaving for Religious Exploration classes. Childcare for younger children is available from 10:15am to 12:15pm in the Blue House. Please join us for coffee, treats and fellowship immediately following the service.

    Our theme for May is:
    What Does it mean to be a person of Strength?

    May 3, 2015

    10:30am Service: Music and Spirituality: How They Intertwine in My Life

    Speaker: Carolyn Cruso
    Celebrant: Cris Rader
    Guest speaker Carolyn Cruso of Orcas Island is a multi-instrumentalist, composer and teacher for whom music is a gateway to the world of the spirit. She says, “From our very breath to our own heartbeats, we are inspiration and music. We tap into source when we make music, and in doing so we practice spirituality.” Carolyn will explore the role of music as healer, awakener, compassion builder and mystery maker — and she will play music.

    May 10, 2015
    Share the Plate Sunday – Children’s Home Society / Mother’s Day / Newcomer Chat
    10:30am Service: Honoring the Compassion In All of Us

    Rev. Laura Shennum
    Celebrant: Deb Miller
    We all show care and compassion to the people in our lives. It takes an enormous strength to care for others. Seldom do we stop and acknowledge how we aid one another. Through a hand washing ritual, we will pause and honor how each of our hands reaches out in love to others.

    May 17, 2015
    10:30am Service: The Annual Youth Service

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    Celebrant: CUUF Youth
    Today, the youth of our church gather to share reflections and what they have learned this past year. The wisdom they have to impart to you can touch your heart and soul.

    May 24, 2015
    Chalice Circle Sunday
    10:30am Service: How Do We Define Strength

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    Celebrant: Sharon Page
    What is Strength? Physical, emotional, mental or spiritual strength can mean many things. We will explore definitions of strength and discuss ways in which we have experienced strength in our own lives.   Consider … How to be strong without being aggressive or a bully? What gives us strength in our daily lives?  How do we remain strong without being callous?

     

    May 31, 2015
    Annual Congregational Meeting
    10:30am Service: This I Believe

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    Celebrants: Chris Rader, Chip Balling
    For more than10 years, the popular “This I Believe” services at CUUF have afforded glimpses into the faith journeys of members and friends of our congregation. Three of these friends will give brief talks which may include their religious backgrounds, some life experiences, and the evolution of their personal spiritual beliefs or searches for truth – or simply an affirmation of the values that give their lives meaning.