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Rev. Jim Lewis
April 10, 2024
Holding Hearts
So, I was taken by surprise by the eclipse. I wasn’t surprised it was happening of course. So many people were talking about it! It was a source of constant conversation. But I was surprised how awestruck I was by the event. Even without looking dire...
Rev. Daniel Trollinger
March 28, 2024
The Inner Workings
Have you ever been lost, and can’t find where you are going? I’ve been lost many times: In a country where I didn’t speak the language. In a big city where all the streets seem to be one way. What do you do is this situation? Ask for directions? Seek...
Rev. Jacqueline Brett
March 21, 2024
Palms Together
I am conscious of the bloom and blossoming of spring, the time when we begin to plant seeds in gardens and also for our next program year, 2024 - 2025 -- as our current program year soon comes to a close in June. I am also very conscious that we are ...

ERUUF Coronavirus Updates

April 27, 2023

A new phase has been reached in the COVID-19 virus.

As a spiritual community, we at ERUUF strive to create a culture of respect and care for one another. Our Covid-19 policies have been guided by serious concern and consideration for the safety and well-being of all ERUUF members, staff, and visitors, with a commitment to equity and care for the most vulnerable among us and those who are marginalized both at ERUUF and in the larger community.

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Sunday, April 14, 2024: 9:00 am (in person only), 11:00 am (online and in person)

The Peace Of Trees
Rev. Fred Small, Guest Minister with Rev. Jim Lewis
Music: Beloved Community Chorus (11:00 am); Kate Lewis – Pianist; Wendy Looker – Music Director

This week’s Generosity Sunday recipient is the Durham Freedom School.


"The rush and pressure of modern life are a form, perhaps the most common form, of its innate violence," wrote Trappist monk and peace activist Thomas Merton. "The frenzy of our activism neutralizes our work for peace. . . .It destroys the fruitfulness of our own work, because it kills the root of inner wisdom which makes work fruitful." As we work together for social and environmental justice, how do we remain grounded in a peaceful spirit? What can we learn from trees?