Past Services

March 26, 2017 - 10:15am

Carol Rocklin will present a service on "The Power of the Stories We Tell Ourselves and Others". Stories we tell ourselves are the way we present ourselves to the world and to ourselves. When we change our stories we change ourselves. This service will be held at the Berlin Township Community Center in Beach Lake at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, March 26th and will be followed by a social time with refreshments. For directions visit www.uduuf.org.


March 19, 2017 - 10:15am

Due to Blizzard snow, this service is cancelled for this date and will be held at a later time.

This Sunday we will gather at the home of Jim and Pat Sanders for a one hour video regarding Celtic spirituality and we will then celebrate St. Patrick's Day with a potluck brunch. We will also celebrate St. Joseph's Day and the Spring Equinox!


March 12, 2017 - 10:15am

In times of turbulence, we often find comfort and resolve in reflection and action. On March 12, guest minister Rev. Laurie Stuart will present a service featuring two modern-day prophets--Mary Oliver and the Rev. Dr. Howard Thurman--and make the case that we all have the opportunity to live our life as prophecy and agents for equity and compassion. Weaving in the real story of Rosa Park, a woman who prepared for her civil rights "stand," the service will offer an opportunity to be nourished and energized as agents of change, each inhabiting our unique lives.


March 5, 2017 - 10:15am

Sheila Vaswani, award-winning retired teacher and noted Asian Studies specialist, who is a frequent lecturer, will give a presentation entitled: South Africa 2016: Today, Yesterday and Tomorrow.

The presenter will look at South Africa through a lens that reflects the culture, racial history, role of economics and geography in the development of the country.


February 26, 2017 - 10:15am

Portraits of Faith is a series of video interviews and portrait photographs aimed at taking a look into the lives of people of faith, regardless of their religion or beliefs. Daniel Epstein, a global marketing director with Proctor and Gamble, embarked on this spiritual exercise in order “to heal the world by bringing people together in humanity’s greater, common spiritual journey.” On February 26, 2017, the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will present a Portrait of Faith interview with Anna Helprin, dancer, choreographer, teacher and founder of the San Francisco Dance Workshop.


February 19, 2017 - 10:15am

Sunday, February 19, Nick Roes, author of several books and many articles on a wide range of topics, will address the Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship on the subject of Happiness. NIck holds a bachelor and master degree from the University of Bridgeport, and a doctorate from Westbrook University. In addition to teaching for Marist College and Brown University online and presenting hundreds of workshops, it was while serving for many years as Executive Director of an all-female, residential substance abuse treatment center that he realized that the pursuit of happiness and substance abuse were mutually exclusive.


February 12, 2017 - 10:15am

On Sunday,February 12th, Performance Poet, Tom Lisenbee, challenges each and all to bring their favorite love poem with them so that he may read it as part of a Valentine's Day service devoted to Love celebrated in poetry and music, in all its many mysteries and wonders.


February 5, 2017 - 10:15am

On Sunday, Feb. 5th at 10:15 a.m. at the Berlin Township Community Center in Beach Lake, PA, Barbara Leo will present a service about The Search for Truth. It will be based on the 4th of the seven Unitarian Universalist principles, which calls for Unitarians to affirm and promote a free and responsible search for truth and meaning. Living this principle in our present society is a constant challenge, made more so through the influence of the Internet and social media, which can be used to manipulate truth. In this talk Barbara will describe examples of these distractions and discuss how to find truth in our politically polarized environment.

All are welcome and a social time will follow the service. For directions and further information, visit www.uduuf.org.


January 29, 2017 - 10:15am

Sandy Long’s UU presentation on 1/29/17

Join Sandy Long for a creative celebration of our relationships with the places we love and our interconnection with the landscape and other life forms we experience. Long’s presentation will combine photographs, poetry and music devoted to her exploration of the Upper Delaware River region and its endless wonders.

Long is a writer, poet and photographer whose personal vision is deeply influenced by the natural world.

In September 2014, she was selected as the first Artist-in-Residence at Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. In November 2015, she served as Artist-in-Residence at Lemons Brook Farm in Bethel, New York at the invitation of the Delaware Highlands Conservancy.

Along with Krista Gromalski, she is co-founder of Heron’s Eye Communications (HeronsEye.com). Since 2006, Sandy has provided the nature column, “River Talk” to The River Reporter. She shares images of artful nature through the ongoing social media series, “Wonder Watch” (www.heronseye.com/wonder-watch-2016) and on her website (SandyLongPhotos.com).


January 22, 2017 - 10:15am

The Upper Delaware Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will host the representatives of the three organizations that are the 2016 Bud Rue Campaign for Social Justice recipients who will present updates on the work and needs of their groups. VICTIMS INTERVENTION PROGRAM (VIP)of Wayne County, RAPE INTERVENTION SERVICE & EDUCATION (RISE)
of Sullivan County, NY and WAYNE COUNTY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY of Pennsylvania are the three recipient groups. Checks for the total of the $4,000. raised will be presented. The Bud Rue Campaign/Walk for Social Justice has taken place every October for 24 years and all proceeds have gone to worthy social action organizations.

There will be a social time with refreshments after the service and all are invited to attend. For further directions, visit www.uduuf.org.