Neighborhood Blog

Taylor Chazan
December 6, 2018

Meet the Board: Donovan Steutel, Board Secretary

This is the third installation in our series, where each of our nine Board members answer the same set of questions, once a month, for nine months. We hope it’ll help you to get to know us better, and also see where we align and how we’re different. 1. What is something that most people […]

November 20, 2018

#GivingTuesday and YOU!

Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church Celebrates #GivingTuesday and Pledges to Build Accessible All Gender Bathrooms in the Sanctuary #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping “holidays” of excess Black Friday and […]

November 7, 2018

Meet the Board: Dinandrea Vega, Board Trustee

This is the second installation in our series, where each of our nine Board members answer the same set of questions, once a month, for nine months. We hope it’ll help you to get to know us better, and also see where we align and how we’re different. 8 Questions for Dinandrea; Ready, Set, Go! […]

November 2, 2018

A Message of Love and Solidarity in Troubling Times

A Message of Love and Solidarity in Troubling Times

“I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.”   -Khalil Gibran Dear Neighborhood Members and Friends, Saturday morning during regular Shabbat services, hate desecrated the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh in the […]

October 30, 2018

Who are the Knitters . . . AND a Special Invitation

Who are the Knitters . . . AND a Special Invitation by Sue Goddard   The knitting group of Neighborhood Church is very important to me. I would like to tell you a little about our history and about who I think we are. Our group was founded in 2005 by LuLu Escott. It has […]

October 24, 2018

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Won't You Be My Neighbor?

It has been an eventful start to fall in the world of membership! We had a full house for our October New to Neighborhood, followed by an amazing Bridging group series that focused on the importance of finding and making home within our spiritual communities. Reverend Lissa and several board members shared their stories about […]

September 10, 2018

Cause for Climate Hope and Optimism

Summer 2018 Camp deBenneville Worship Service Sermon Delivered by Matt Vasko on August 26, 2018 (Take a deep breath and enjoy the morning) I’ve always loved nature. Don’t you? Yeah! You know, when I was growing up, part of what formed my love of our natural world was trips I would take with my family […]

September 6, 2018

A Note from Dr. Zanaida, Neighborhood’s Music Director

A Note from Dr. Zanaida, Neighborhood's Music Director

Greetings! I am thrilled to be launching into a season of newness as your music director at Neighborhood Church. My summer was all about discernment, transitions, good-byes, hellos, stay-cations, and relaxation. My summer was also about being refreshed and uplifted as a presenter at the 99th annual national convention of the National Association of Negro […]

July 11, 2018

Visit Immigrants in Detention

Visit Immigrants in Detention

For nearly a year, three Neighborhood Church members have been doing just that. The nearest detention center is 75 miles away in Adelanto. One morning a month, these folks pile into a mini-van and make a two-hour drive to the high-desert town. After stopping for lunch, they proceed to Adelanto Detention Center with a list […]

June 28, 2018

Introducing our Newest Music Director!

An Important Announcement from the Music Search Committee After seven months of working steadily, Neighborhood’s Music Director Search Committee is pleased to announce Dr. Zanaida Robles as Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church’s newest Music Director! Dr. Robles holds a Doctor of Music Arts degree from USC’s Thornton School of Music, a Master of Music degree from […]

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