April 2, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on April 2, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning March 26, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Message from Meg Dear CLF Friends, Sometimes you tell me that, one way or another, I have left you out and you feel invisible. People in the southern hemisphere […]

July 2, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on July 3, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning July 2, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Dear Friends, July is a time of transition for our community. Joanna Fontaine Crawford, our intern and then our Minister of Worship, has moved on to minister in Houston, […]

Preparing for All Saints / Day of the Dead Service

Posted by admin on October 16, 2013

Dear Friends, This morning, after a weekend of gardening, I was moved to write the following reflection: Lessons on Death from the Garden.  In part, death is on my mind because on November 3rd and 4th we will be honoring […]

Our Global Faith

Posted by admin on February 5, 2014

Last week I was with Unitarians, Universalists, Unitarian Universalists, and religious liberals from around the world at the biannual meeting of the International Council of Unitarian Univeralists. What joy, to be with folk from every corner of the globe!  We […]

April 9, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on April 9, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning April 9, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Message from Meg Dear CLF Friends, I am so excited about all of the new things going on at CLF in the spring! We’re as green and growing as […]

July 9, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on July 9, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning July 9, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Dear Friends, This month, our theme for reflection is Vision. I hope you’ve had a chance to listen to or read the pieces we lifted up in the Quest […]

Message from CLF Board Gathering

Posted by admin on October 22, 2013

Dear Friends, I write this from Boston, where the fabulous CLF board is gathering later in the week.  (See note about your chance to meet these people on Saturday morning later in this newsletter).  For some of us coming into […]

Moral Mondays and what it means for us

Posted by admin on February 11, 2014

This week, I’ve escaped the Minnesota snowdrifts to be with other senior ministers of large UU congregations in Santa Barbara, California.  Tough work if you can get it I’ve turned over this column to one of our interns, Cassandra Hartley, […]

Gathering of Prayer and Reflection for Events in Boston

Posted by admin on April 16, 2013

Dear friends, Many of us are in shock and disbelief about the senseless violence that took place in Boston, Massachusetts, today.  The city is of special devotion for Unitarian Universalists, who associate the address with the CLF and the Unitarian […]

July 14, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on July 15, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning June 14, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Read Rev. Meg’s latest blogpost on Patheos.com, “A prayer after the not guilty verdict of George Zimmerman.” Rev. Meg Riley

Reflecting on Death at the End of Autumn

Posted by admin on October 29, 2013

Dear Friends, Hurry! Enjoy! Now! these fall days whisper in my ear with urgency. Get outside while the sun is shining! That urgency is echoed in the voices I hear of far too many CLF members who are struggling with […]

This week at CLF Feb 18-24

Posted by admin on February 18, 2014

Read this week’s CLF/Quest for Meaning  Email Newsletter Here Upcoming Events Date Time Event Link to Event Thu 20 Feb 11:00am ET The VUU Talk Show: Stefan Jonasson & Suzi Spangenberg [Participate on YouTube] Sun 23 Feb 8:00pm ET Worship: […]

April 16, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on April 17, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning April 9, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Message from Meg Dear Friends: Last night several hundred people gathered online to grieve, to pray and to sing together in reaction to the bombings in Boston.  Many had […]

July 16, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on July 16, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning July 16, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Dear Friends, In moments such as the one where I heard the verdict come in, declaring George Zimmerman not guilty of murdering Trayvon Martin, I am deeply glad to […]

Sharing Heart-Wisdom at Extravagance UCC

Posted by admin on November 5, 2013

Dear Friends, Today I’m boarding a plane to Cleveland to spend time with a new venture of the UCC:  they are starting an online congregation called Extravagance.  This meeting will bring together folks who are interested in such a thing.  […]

It’s so hard for me to write for Quest. And not for the reason you think.

Posted by admin on February 26, 2014

Dear Friends, Right now, I’ll admit, I’m procrastinating writing my Quest column by writing this column to you.  These weekly columns, and most writing–blogs, letters, even sermons–come fairly easily for me, but for the Quest column, I often sweat bullets. […]