• 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.

     

  • 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

  • Notes from the Parish Nurse

    Greetings,As we experience the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, take time to “take five”… Take five….Take five breaths…to return to the present moment and calm your mind.Take five moments…to smile at a stranger.Take five minutes…to mindfully listen to a friend.Take five acts of kindness…to bless yourself and others.Just take five…and watch the love unfold! Wishing… Read more

  • Notes from the Parish Nurse

    Greetings,Have you ever felt that you are more sensitive than most people? Do you immediately notice minor details others seem to miss whether it is the decor in a room or body language of a stranger? Are you easily overwhelmed by too much stimuli? Do you tend to get anxious in situations that do not… Read more

  • Minister’s Musings – Being Thankful

    “In a real sense all life is inter-related. All men are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be, and you can never be what you ought to… Read more

  • Notes from the Parish Nurse

    Greetings,This past week I had an opportunity to practice being mindful during a crisis…thankfully I have been regularly practicing mindfulness and meditation, so my mindfulness memory muscles kicked right in, helping me stay in the moment, by using my breathe as my anchor to keep me from getting caught up in the whirlwind of uncertainty… Read more

  • Notes From the Parish Nurse

    Greetings,I want to let you know of an upcoming class at CUUF. Leroy Farmer is a long time member of our fellowship and wanted to share what he has learned and practices with others.  These classes are free and open to anyone with an interest in this ancient art of movement.  Here is the announcement… Read more

  • Events for 11/14-11/21

    Announcements: Small Dinners Coming Up!Don’t forget, for those who have RSVP’d, TOMORROW is the day to attend a small dinner.  Ya’ll enjoy your time together! Circle Supper for Thanksgiving!Also, don’t forget that this month’s Circle Supper will be held in the sanctuary on Thursday, November 27th at 2:00pm.  Come join your family at CUUF for Thanksgiving dinner and fun! Bring a dish… Read more

  • Minister’s Musings – What is Grace?

    “Do we know what it means to be struck by grace? It does not mean that we suddenly believe that God exists, or that Jesus is the Saviour, or that the Bible contains the truth. To believe that something is, is almost contrary to the meaning of grace.”              … Read more

  • Notes from the Parish Nurse

    A Buddhist perspective on accepting difficulty…adapted from an article by Rick Hanson, PhD. “Why? Sometimes things are difficult. Your legs are tired and you still have to stay on your feet another hour at work. You love a child who’s finding her independence through emotional distance from you. A long-term relationship could be losing its… Read more

  • This Sunday, December 21th

    10:30 a.m. Service

    Honoring the Solstice

    Rev. Laura Shennum; Celebrant: Deb Miller

    This may be a season full of light and cheer for most. However, there are many traditions that understand that to honor the light, you must first look at and honor the dark. We will explore the dark in all its forms as we embrace the lessons of Winter Solstice.

    More info here

    Christmas Eve Service 7:00pm

    All are welcome to a service of music, stories, and candlelight.



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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 December is:
    What Does it mean to be a person of Connection?

    December 7, 2014
    Brown Bag Theme Discussion After Church
    10:30am Service: Roots and Wings
    Rev. Laura Shennum
    Celebrant: Sharon Page
    “Roots hold me close, wings set me free” is a verse in the well-loved UU Hymn Spirit of Life. Yet, what does it mean to desire to be held close and set free? How do we foster healthy connections with this idea in mind? We will explore these questions and how they influence the way we connect to our religious community.

    December 14, 2014
    Share the Plate Sunday / Inter-generational Service
    10:30am Service: Not for Ourselves Alone
    Rev. Laura Shennum
    Celebrant: Chris Rader
    This is our annual inter-generational service when we come together as a fellowship to share our gifts with the larger community. We will take this time to celebrate with music and stories as we gather those gifts we have to give.

    December 21, 2014
    Holiday Happenings Potluck
    10:30am Service: Honoring the Solstice

    Rev. Laura Shennum
    Celebrant: Deb Miller
    This may be a season full of light and cheer for most. However, there are many traditions that understand that to honor the light, you must first look at and honor the dark. We will explore the dark in all its forms as we embrace the lessons of Winter Solstice.

    December 24, 2014
    Inter-generational Christmas Eve Service
    10:30am Service: Connecting to the Meaning of the Season
    Rev. Laura Shennum
    Celebrant: Chip Balling
    We will come together as a community to celebrate the season with hymns, carols, stories, and candlelight. All are welcome to join us for this merry occasion.

    December 28, 2014
    10:30am Service: Fire Communion
    Celebrant: Deb Miller
    As we herald the coming of the New Year, join Deb Miller for the Fire Communion service, a treasured CUUF tradition. Make way for your heart’s desires as we clear out the old and set our intentions for 2015 using fire as a symbolic gesture of spiritual cleansing and renewal.