A Religion of Principles
Rev. Elwood Sturtevant
In our welcome every week, our welcome speaks of not having a creed, but a covenant. As we welcome our new members, I’ll look at our TJ covenant, but also at our UUA covenant, where we find our UU principles, and I’ll explore some of what it means to try to live up to those principles. – ERS
The mission of Thomas Jefferson Unitarian church is to make a difference in the world by creating a community of celebration, sharing and support, where we explore questions of belief, spirit and values, and where we welcome all who seek the paths of truth and who honor freedom with responsibility.
Let’s lead by example by showing our values in action and reducing our carbon footprint as much as possible with an addition to our solar energy systems project. The Green Sanctuary Committee has blazed a trail forward in energy efficiency assessments and upgrades for our church. (Read more…)
Are you new to TJ?
Newcomer Orientation I
Saturday, August 27th
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in the Hearth Room
New members at TJ and visitors who are interested in learning more about Unitarian Universalism and membership are encouraged to attend a church orientation on Saturday, August 27th. Elwood, our minister, will talk about the history of the church and our beliefs and covenants, while Barb Friedland will talk about Lifespan Religious Education. Refreshments will be served and a guided tour is included.
Email or call the office if you are interested (firstname.lastname@example.org 425-6943)
RSVP to Janet Taylor , Membership Coordinator at Janet@tjuc.org
Newcomer Orientation II
Sunday August 28th Pancake Breakfast 9:00
How to get engaged at the church
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Now Showing in the Marx Gallery:
Debra Lott is an artist and retired educator specializing in oil painting with an expertise in portraiture and large scale figurative paintings. Her social justice themed paintings have been featured in the National Art Education Womens’ Caucus in 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013, as well as at the National Women’s Caucus for the Arts in galleries throughout the United States.
She produces charcoal drawings and finished oils with the source of inspiration being the female form. To Lott this subject is dynamic and inexhaustible and reflects the human experience, specifically, women adjusting to and coping with contemporary challenges. Depicting all ethnicities, and socio-economic levels, young and old, her artistic statement is done in large-scale works.
WinterFair 2016! Artists click here for more information