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[29 Jul 2006|12:16am]

cmwdnewsletter
Hey, want to submit a piece of writing, photo, drawing or anything to the newsletter??? Well look no further! You may either post your writing here or email me at wannabe1491@gmail.com! I will check all of the blogs that I have on this site and others including Xanga, Blogger and My Space before every newsletter is released! Just include your name, church and piece, and if you would like to, you may just write "Anonymous." Want to be sure you don't miss a deadline? You need not fear! If there is a deadline in site I will post it right here and on all of the other Newsletter blogs, and if your past the deadline, submit your piece anyway and I'll see what I can do to get over 200 people to view your stuff! So, what are you waiting for? Submit your writing now!
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[21 Aug 2005|11:37am]

ex_rachelsar777
Hey everyone,

My name is Rachel Sarah, and I just created this new community rainbowsofhope. It was created as a place where you can talk about your problems and make friends along the way. Please feel more than free to join.

My appologies if this sort of thing isn't allowed.
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Anyone in the Thomas Jefferson District? (x-posted) [25 May 2005|03:24pm]

tjd_uua
Because alot of our success is determined upon our interaction with each other, congregation to congregation - I have decided to form a District Community here on Live Journal.

I do hope this gets used frequently for communication among us; for a sounding board; for a place to share joys, rants, concerns, ideas.

Feel free to post anything you choose; try to stay on topic as far as it being related to the UU's however; we all have times we just need the support of others and I would hope that people within the community would be open to offering that support.

For more information; please refer to our bio.

ps - I'm hoping no one minds the "blurb", if so - feel free to remove it.
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[04 Mar 2005|06:36am]

photodharma
om gum ganaptya namaCollapse )
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[02 Mar 2005|11:18am]

photodharma
rbciwouldn't that make a cool t-shirt? click here to get one!

And here to see more of my UU art.
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[01 Mar 2005|02:06am]

photodharma

still life with chalice
still life with chalice

acrylic on canvas, 11x14

I wish you could all come over for tea and have a look.
The glazes on the bottle, knife and apple, that give them a nice wet glow, do not show int eh photograph.
Also, due to the glazes, I could not photograph in such a way as to bring out the more dramatic highlights on the apples than what you see here, without causing a glare on them that ruined the image. Also, I added a bit of clear glaze on and around the flame and sprinkled on a tiny bit of the finest glitter I could find, gives it a nice sparkle! Anyway, you get the idea.

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[28 Feb 2005|12:08pm]

photodharma
UU Artists LJ Community
Join now!
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[28 Feb 2005|11:17am]

photodharma


Click here to join uuartists

Click to join uuartists

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Y! Group for UU Artists [28 Feb 2005|10:09am]

photodharma
All UU artistic weirdos are welcome.
Share art, network, communicate, support one another, etc.

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/uuartists/
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calling all artistic weirdo UUs... [27 Feb 2005|07:00pm]

photodharma
I know you're out there...
Why, there must be millions of artists hiding and lurking in UU congregations everywhere.
In fact, I would guess that there are more UUs involved, in one way or another, in some form of art, than there are not.

I did some searching for UU art at google, at the uua.org, at the CLF site...
There's not much to be found, and, frankly, that really surprises me.
I found one site selling a few chalice paintings on prints and cards.
It shocks me, really, because, if one can generalize about UUs at all, I think one can say that UUs are colorful, creative, thoughtful people with great vision.
Yes. You know it't true.
There is a UU Musicians Fellowship. I found that.
But there seems to be no commission or committee or fellowship, niche, closet or corner specifically for UU artists to share, learn from and minister to each other.
I think that's a problem. I think that as UU artists, we need to Unite for various purposes.
Well, as mentioned, we should join to share our art, to learn from each other, to minister to each other.
And, if nothing else, we need to do it to make the rest of the world aware of just how brilliant and creative we UUs are.
And, don't you think that UUs the world round would be interested in art created by those who share their spiritual values?
I do.
Perhaps one step would be to create a UUArts community here on LJ?
I don't know. I don't really know what the first step is...Who to talk to at the UUA or CLF or anywhere else, to get the ball rolling.
But, I suppose the precursor to the first step is to find all of you artistic UUs and see what kind of interest exists and what kinds of ways we can envision to create a UU artist community.

Additionally, I was considering the possiblity of compiling a coffeetable book full of UU art, or, at least, art created by UUs (not necessarily chalice art, you know). It occured to me that including UU poetry in such a tome would be possibly appropriate or desirable, too, but, my guess is that books showcasing UU poetry have been done. I haven't looked into that yet. It may be that there is a need for that, as well. Combining both, UU art and poetry, would, imho, be very, very cool.

So.
What do you think?
FAWUU? Fellowship of Artistic Weirdo UUs?
Arjuna? ARtistic Joyful Uu Nutcases Association?
Help me out here....


Locally, I'm looking into developing a UU art show at my own congregation (we have several dozen artistic weirdos, including myself), but all I've done so far is talk to a few of those weirdos during coffee after church. There is an interest. I just need to figure out how to proceed.

Oh yeah.
And I'm new here.
I've been a UU since 2000, officially. All Souls UU, New London, CT is my congregation, and it ROCKS!
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wait UU?!?!? [23 Feb 2005|12:45pm]

quirkycutey7
hey you know what i have been part of this community for who knows how long and i never relised this was a UU livejournal wow i am a moron LOL i am farily new to the UU my bf before we were dating got me to go to one of his cons and since then i have been in love with UU wow i feel like a moron :P

-Tal
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Hello :) [11 Dec 2004|11:33am]

electricmystery
[ mood | thankful ]

Hi. I'm Julie. I'm new here and just wanted to say hello to everyone. I've been a UU my whole life and I'm in the CMWD. I'm a "young adult". I hope to get to know all of you.

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President Ronald Reagan has died. [06 Jun 2004|01:00am]

cass_the
[ mood | melancholy ]

Who's old enough to remember when he was President?

What do you think? He was very sick for a long time with Alzheimer's. Is it a relief for him to die? For anyone unfamiliar with him for whatever reason, Reagan was one of the longest living Presidents and the oldest one ever elected. He began to show signs of senility while in office.

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New member [31 May 2004|03:18pm]

cass_the
[ mood | crazy ]

I've been searching for a livejournal UU community for some time - and I've finally found one!

My name is Cass. I'm a teenage girl from the eastern United States. I'd love to discuss religion/politics/or anything else with anyone else hanging out here.

See ya!

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[31 May 2004|02:29pm]

stafffighter
[ mood | calm ]

Hi, my name is Tori. I'm 21 years old and a Unitarian. I've been trolling around LJ for a long time and never really looked for a LJ group for unitarians. Okay, just saying hi.

Later days.........

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[24 May 2004|12:20pm]

2step_to_greyst
hey all...
im new here, was searching for UU groups on this wonderful livejournal thingie...seems i found one!
Im a student at the University at Buffalo, and im just lookin around for college age students who either are goin to UB, or plannin to go to UB....if there are any in this group....post a response here! that would be awesome...we also have a livejournal community ourselves....but its sadly small.... its ducttape2coffee...

thanks all!

Mike
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Becket Weekend [02 May 2004|11:16pm]

fuckwar_yruu
[ mood | pensive ]

Will any of you be attending the Becket Weekend Away? It's Friday June 4th through Sunday June 6th. A few youth groups in CBD will be going and it's going to be awesome. Basically just what it says, a get away, games, hiking, swimming, UU stuff, discussions, worships, the likes. If anyone is interested and needs details, feel free to leave a comment, IM me on Kittie2830 (AIM) or email at cno_yruu@hotmail.com
Thanks and I hope some of you can attend!

-peace-

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Boone [02 May 2004|09:39pm]

uupeaceteen
I just got home from the Boone Con in Iowa, Prairie star District. Wow... it was the Senior's last Con... it really made my sad. So many tears...
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