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They/Them

The second in our year-long series on 10 big ideas that have changed or expanded my thinking in the last 15 years as your minister.  Non-binary gender identity is far more public and known today than it was a generation ago – even though people … read more.

Church Calendar

September 2022

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Recycle Pick Up
  • Staff Meeting
  • New Touchstones Group
  • Choir Rehearsal
  • Membership Team Meeting (Zoom)
2
3
  • Zazen Meditation
4
  • Prison Ministry Meeting
  • AA Meeting
  • (Rental) SAA
5
  • Yoga
6
  • Caring Team Meeting
7
  • Touchstones Group (Online Only)
8
  • Touchstones Group
  • Staff Meeting
  • New Touchstones Group
  • Choir Rehearsal
9
10
  • Zazen Meditation
  • Memorial Service
11
  • Board Retreat
  • Racial and Economic Justice Team
  • Building & Grounds Meeting
  • Camerata Emanon
  • AA Meeting
  • (Rental) SAA
12
  • Yoga
  • Touchstones
13
  • Touchstones Group
  • WCCC Meeting
14
  • Interfaith Council Meeting
15
  • Recycle Pick up
  • New Touchstones Group
  • Choir Rehearsal
16
17
  • Zazen Meditation
18
  • Sermon Discussion Group
  • Camerata Emanon
  • AA Meeting
  • (Rental) SAA
19
  • Yoga
20
  • Finance Committee
21
  • Fire Inspection
  • Touchstones Group (online only)
  • Yoga
22
  • Touchstones Group (online only)
  • Staff Meeting
  • New Touchstones Group
  • Choir Rehearsal
23
24
  • Zazen Meditation
  • WCCC Meeting
25
  • Camerata Emanon
  • AA Meeting
  • (Rental) SAA
26
  • Yoga
  • Touchstones
27
  • Wesley Willows Meeting
  • Touchstones Group (online only)
28
  • Fire Inspection
  • Board Meeting
29
  • Staff Meeting
  • New Touchstones Group
  • Choir Rehearsal
30

Our Stories

I joined the UU Church, Rockford, in 1982 after the birth of my daughter, Erin. My first visit was prompted by learning that I was 20 weeks pregnant, and facing raising my child as a single mother.

Teresa Wilmot

Brian and I were looking for a new church after having been on the church councils of two churches. We brainstormed our needs and wants in a new congregation…

Judy Gustafson

Time was closing in on my husband Roger and I. Rog’s parents, my folks, and many other family and friends were arriving for the baptism of our baby, Quinn.

Barb Oehlke