Author: Deborah Bond-Upson

Wife of the minister, mother of our four children, UU minister, educator and artist. I also help with media :)

Oct. 23rd UUCE Board Minutes

Present: Stephen Day, Erica Lavine, Elizabeth Olson, Kevin Sweeney, Mary Knapp

Worship Team representatives: Valerie Howells, Darla Iaquinta, Chelsea Musson

Absent: Tom Lesiewicz, Jamie Yucuis

Called to order at 7:15

Consent Items/Reports: Accepted with no objection


– Minutes of Previous Meeting


Ongoing Business

– Minister review process update — Everything is going … read more.

November “Share the Plate”

The YWCA of Elgin has been providing services that are dedicated to embracing diversity, empowering women and families and supporting our community’s youth with a strong educational foundation for the last 118 years!

UUCE will partner with the “YW” again this year by decorating a “Giving … read more.

Minister’s Message for Nov. 1, 2019

November 1st, 2019
Minister’s Message: Spiritual Wisdom

The mail-lady delivered me a booklet the other day titled Spiritual Wisdom, from New Harbinger Publications, Oakland, CA. ‘Harbinger’ is a word you don’t see every day.  It means a person or thing that announces the approach of something else. So … read more.

New Directory – Update Your Info by Nov. 19th


Please edit the old copy on the table outside the office hallway to be included or update information.

Last day to make changes: Nov 19, 2019.

Alternatively, send an email to: through Nov 19.