• 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 – Saying Yes to Yourself

    Saying Yes to Yourself “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what to do. And you know what you know. And you are the one who’ll decide where to go.”          … Read more

  • Notes from the Parish Nurse

    Greetings,I resonated with this blog – when I look back at my life, every time there was a set back or things did not turn out as planned, I ended up being given an opportunity for something even better than I had originally imagined! Now when I set my mind on something, I always remember to… Read more

  • Notes from the Parish Nurse

    Greetings,Lots of folks say they have the “flu” when they get ill during flu season. I have seen many patients come in saying they have the “flu” and need something to get back to work. They were generally diagnosed with a simple upper respiratory infection aka “a cold.” I have seen many patients come in… Read more

  • Minister’s Musings – Venture Out

    “Only those who risk to go too far can possibly find out how far one can go.” – T. S. Eliot  Adapted words from Poet Marni P. Harmony: If, on a starlit night, with the moon brilliantly shimmering, We stay inside and do not venture out, the evening universe remains a part of life we shall… Read more

  • Notes from the Parish Nurse

    Greetings,I would like to share the following wisdom this week. What a great reminder for us as we maneuver through our busy days! The 6 Second Challenge…“In 6 seconds you can kiss someone like you mean it. In 6 seconds you can hold open a door. In 6 seconds you can wait for a little straggler… Read more

  • Events at CUUF 10/10-10/17

    Share the Plate Sunday!  -  Women’s Resource Center of NCW will be the beneficiary for Sunday’s Share the Plate collection. UU Parent Group MeetingTODAY, Friday, October 10th, at 6:00pm, Rev. Laura will facilitate the group discussion.  This is a casual gathering of parents/guardians and children. We share a potluck dinner and then children and adults separate for activities and discussion. All are welcome. For… Read more

  • Minister’s Musings – Your Sacred Yes

    “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and then do that thing. Because what the world needs is people who are alive.” – Howard Thurman We all do it, say yes to multiple projects, and then realize we’ve taken on too much. We may say yes out of duty/responsibility, guilt,… Read more

  • Events at CUUF 10/3-10/10

    Young Adult MeetingsBeginning TODAY, Friday, October 3rd, at 7:00pm, Heather Coonrod will lead the young adults’ activities in the sanctuary.  Young Adult meetings will be held each first-Friday evening.  Monthly Theme Discussion GroupThis Monday, October 6th Noon to 1:30pm, Rev. Laura will facilitate a discussion of October’s theme of “Yes.”  Bring a lunch and your thoughts about the theme.  All… Read more

  • Minister’s Musings – As Long As I Have Breath

    “Every day, we gather what we think we’ll need, pick up what we love and all that we so far believe, put on our history, shoulder our experience and memory, take inventory of our blessings, and we start walking toward morning.” – Rev. Victoria Safford We are invited to say ‘Yes’ to life, love, and truth… Read more

  • Notes from the Parish Nurse

    Greetings,I will be offering the Creating Balance class once again! We already have one of our graduates signing up to take it again because she had so much fun in the previous two classes! We will assess which healthy habits we individually would like to create in body, mind, and spirit. Tools include creating a… Read more

  • This Sunday, November 2nd

    10:30 a.m. Service

    Why Is This All So Ministerious?

    Janine Larsen

    Cascade UU Fellowship is entering a time of discernment about “calling” its Developmental Minister, the Rev. Laura Shennum, to “settlement.” What in the world does that mean, and how does it change anything? Janine Larsen, UUA Congregational Life Staff, will share what she’s learned about healthy ministry in her 10 years supporting ministerial transitions in the Pacific Northwest.

    More info here

    9:00 a.m. Forum

    The Future of the Forum

    We will discuss the 9am forum and ask the following questions: Is this still something people want? If so, what topics? If not, what are other options? Who wants to dedicate time to make it happen?

    More forum info here
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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 November is:
    What Does it mean to be a person of Memory?

    November 2, 2014
    Brown Bag Theme Discussion After Church
    10:30am Service: Calling Our Clergy:  Why Is this All so Ministerious?
    Speaker: Janine Larsen
    Celebrant: Deb Miller
    Cascade UU Fellowship is entering a time of discernment about “calling” its Developmental Minister, the Rev. Laura Shennum, to “settlement.” What in the world does that mean, and how does it change anything? Janine Larsen, UUA Congregational Life Staff, will share what she’s learned about healthy ministry in her 10 years supporting ministerial transitions in the Pacific Northwest. She’ll give us some food for thought as we begin to reflect on the future of our shared ministry with Rev. Laura.

    November 9, 2014
    Share the Plate Sunday
    10:30am Service: The Most Precious Thing Offered
    Speaker: Rev. Ken Jones
    Celebrant: Chris Rader
    Many Unitarian Universalists are skeptical of some loaded theological words — often with good reason. One such word is “redemption.” This morning Rev. Ken Jones of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Yakima will reflect on redemption to seek its relevance in liberal congregations today. What do you think — can redemption be redeemed?

    November 16, 2014
    10:30am Service: Remembering the Past
    Rev. Laura Shennum
    Celebrant: Sharon Page
    We will come together this morning to remember the history of Cascade UU Fellowship and celebrate 29 years of being a liberal voice in the Wenatchee Valley. We will celebrate with stories and music.

    November 23, 2014
    10:30am Service: Our UU Roots
    Rev. Laura Shennum
    Celebrant: Chris Rader
    We will look at our Unitarian Universalist history and learn some of the stories of our past. We have a rich history of reform and transformation.

    November 30, 2014
    10:30am Service: Memories of Gratitude
    Celebrant: Deb Miller
    “Gratitude is the memory of the heart.” ~Jean Baptiste Massieu. Gratitude is contagious, pass it on! Join Deb in an interactive chalice circle service and keep the gratitude from your Thanksgiving celebrations flowing. We will share memories from our hearts and fill our world with gratitude.