Sunday Services start at 10:30 am

Universalist Recovery Church
with Rev. Barbara Stevens meets at 2 pm.
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August 19, 2018
Rev. Jim Anderson

I’m planning for a fascinating journey into high school maths to get at a couple of plain truths: 1. the assurance of certainty in our answers about ultimates in life is laden with dangers. 2) A good dose of reticence about such certainties will likely get us closer to truth. I genuinely look forward to our time of thinking together, and I assure you, I’ll not have final answers! Q.E.D. Program Leader: Karen Pyle

Summer in the Garden

Harvest and Sharing the Bounty When do we harvest our garden?, and how do we clean our produce before eating it? How about sharing our extras with those who need more food? Let’s harvest the vegetables that are ready!

Universalist Recovery Church: Accountability

Love, acceptance, and forgiveness are the basis of a spiritual life and are vital to recovery. But for recovery to work, we must pair unconditional acceptance with accountability. Who is held accountable in our world and who is not? How do we hold ourselves accountable?

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August 26, 2018
Eastrose Hospitality
Rev. Patti Pomerantz

Everyone who comes through or even just up to our doors is an invitation to live through our principles and deepen our understanding of who we are as individuals and as a congregation. As we are about to embark on a new church program year, I wonder what Hospitality means for Eastrose. Making a commitment to honor diversity in our hearts makes us stronger, and as we strengthen our resolve to choose love, Eastrose will continue to blossom and grow. r. Program Leader: Joyce Walsh

Summer in the Garden

Celebrate our Garden! Today’s activities will depend on weather, garden conditions, and what is ready to harvest.

Universalist Recovery Church: Listening and Grace

To listen deeply to another person can provide a moment of insight and healing that changes a person forever. On the other hand, learning to listen is not easy, and sometimes we need to be heard. Whether we hear, are heard, are ignored, or fail to hear another, is there grace? Is there forgiveness? If so, from where does it come?

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September 2, 2018
Welcoming Diversity
Rev. Leslie Becknell Marx

Part of Eastrose’s purpose is to provide an open-minded, caring fellowship. The mission includes respecting and celebrating the diversity inherent in humankind. The problem is that we quickly get a sense of us and them, who’s in and who’s out, when we’re part of a community that we take on as our identity. How do we embrace difference and change while honoring our current connections and traditions? How can we experience and celebrate the richness of diversity? Program Leader: Patty Walsh

Summer in the Garden

Wrapping up This is our final Sunday with our gardening focus, but we’ll keep on checking out the garden through the fall. Thanks for growing!

Universalist Recovery Church: Love Song to God

In the Song of Solomon, God speaks to us in the voice of a lover, and we speak to God. What does that say about our relationship with the holy and about our relationships with one another? The reading for today is Song of Solomon 2:8-13.

Community potluck lunch at Noon – all are welcome!

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Our Sunday services begin at 10:30 a.m., and end at 11:45.

Coffee, tea, and conversation follow. On the first Sunday of each
month there is a potluck lunch for all.

Children attend the first 15 minutes of the worship service, then leave for their own program.
The Nursery is open for infants and preschoolers 10:15 – 12:15.

Led by Rev. Barbara Stevens, the Universalist Recovery Church invites you to share
readings and reflections that explore how the topic affects our lives. 

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The flash alert link here on Christmas Eve was incorrect and has now been fixed. If we need to close again, we will use the flash alert network and you can see it on this link: FLASHALERT.

You can also link to the closures reported on KGW .

No matter the weather, please take care of yourself and be safe.

Eastrose Fellowship Unitarian Universalist

1133 NE 181st Ave

Portland OR 97230