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. […]

April 19, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on April 19, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning April 9, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Message from Meg Dear Friends, Today we offer the newest CLF website, a mobile version of CLFUU.org, for beta testing. Just search for clfuu.org on your mobile phone’s browser. […]

July 23, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on July 24, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning July 23, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Dear Friends, My garden is a riot of color and fragrance and taste this time of year. I always allow the milkweed to come in my yard, through whether […]

November 12, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on November 13, 2013

The CLF/Quest for Meaning November 12, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Upcoming Events Date Time Event Link to Event Thu 14 Nov 11:00am ET The VUU: UU Conference Round-up [Join Us on YouTube] Sun 17 Nov 8:00pm ET Worship: Bound […]

Well, this is weird. – Message from Meg

Posted by admin on March 4, 2014

Dear Friends, Weird things are happening lately.  If it were just in Minnesota, I’d chalk it up to the fact that we are all going stir-crazy with the longest coldest winter imaginable.  Did you know, for instance, that the National […]

April 23, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on April 23, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning April 23, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Message from Meg Dear Friends, Today, (Tuesday), I am in Boston at a meeting of creative, visionary, Unitarian Universalists who are re-imagining what our religion means in the 21st […]

August 6, 2013 Newsletter

Posted by admin on August 6, 2013

The CLF/Quest For Meaning August 6, 2013 Newsletter is now Available! Dear Friends, It’s getting to that time of the summer when it becomes apparent that we’re, once again, not going to be able to check everything off of our […]

Flying Spaghetti at CLF

Posted by admin on November 19, 2013

Dear Friends, For the last two years, as we’ve launched our online sanctuary, my motto has been “Let’s throw spaghetti against the walls and see if it sticks!” We’ve tried all kinds of platforms and programs, with varying levels of […]

I am struck by your kindness, openness, and generosity.

Posted by admin on March 11, 2014

Each month as we begin a new theme, I’m aware that folks in our diverse and far-flung community will have different perspectives, experiences, and wisdom to offer.  Nowhere has that been more apparent to me than this month, as we’ve […]

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