Our Whole Lives (OWL) Facilitator Training

September 27-29 Elementary (K-1/4-6) with Christina Fairman and Hudson NummerdorSecondary (7-9/10-12) with Deborah Dean-Ware and Carolyn Meagher Honest, accurate information about sexuality changes lives. It dismantles stereotypes and assumptions, builds self-acceptance and self-esteem, fosters healthy relationships, improves decision making, and has the potential to save lives. For these reasons and more, we are proud to … [Read more…]

Summer’s End BBQ

August 25, 2019 at 12:00pm Join us for a BBQ, roasting marshmallows, water fun and activities for all ages!  Bring a lounge chair and your families!  We will have hot dogs, s’mores, drinks and chips.  Feel free to bring your favorite summer food to share, or other items to grill.  If you are a kid … [Read more…]

Nominating Committee Seeks Suggestions

The Nominating Committee acts as its own entity on behalf of the congregation, with two members elected by the congregation to two-year terms, and the third member appointed by the Board to a one-year term.  The Nominating Committee is tasked with providing a slate of candidates for election at the annual congregational meeting, which will … [Read more…]

From the Board President

Hello my people! I’m sitting on our deck as I write this and see the garden is out in full force at the Cook-Sonoras home. We’re planting veggies and flowers, picking bouquets, clearing out old plants and shrubs that don’t work anymore and anticipating what’s to come next. It’s a lot of work but creating … [Read more…]

2019-2020 Religious Education Program

Many Paths, One Community Next year’s religious education program will be an exploration of the world religions and how Unitarian Universalism relates to the myriad of religions and philosophies that we draw upon. We will be focusing on five main world religions: Hinduism, Buddhism, Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity, Islam), Humanism, and Earth-Based Traditions (Paganism, Native … [Read more…]

Stronger Together – Women & LGBTQ Justice

June 29, 10:30am – 4:15pm Birmingham Unitarian Church 38651 Woodward, Bloomfield Hills, MI   EXCITING SPEAKERS:  Rep. Christine Grieg, House Minority Leader; Emily Clancy, Organizer, Planned Parenthood of Michigan; Jay Kaplan, Staff Attorney, MI ACLU LGBT Project;  Dani Woods, Detroit Policy Department LGBT Liaison; Emme Zanotti, Stand with Trans Board Member, Judy Lewis, Training & Education Coordinator, SAGE. 10:30am Registration 11:00am Brunch 12:00pm Program        PANEL: Threats & opportunities for women & … [Read more…]

Beyond Binary: A Conversation About Gender – Follow-Up

Thank you very much to everyone who attended the program “Beyond Binary: A Conversation About Gender” last Friday, May 17. We had somewhere between 30 and 40 people attend this successful event. We hope everyone was able to take away a better understanding of what it means to be Transgender and what the Transgender experience … [Read more…]

UUFoM Adopts a Road

On April 13, a cool, sunny Saturday morning, 15 intrepid UUs put in almost three hours of trash-picking on our newly adopted section of Eastman Road, including all of the Midland City Forest frontage, from Monroe Road to the North Entrance of the Fairgrounds. We picked up 32 bags of trash, including lots of plastic bags, … [Read more…]