Category: Compass Rose


by Robert Voss

On July 4th
We seem to celebrate
Less and less
Our independence
And more and more
Who we are today,
More and more
What we have become
From 226 years of history,
Celebrating and making peace
With our past.
This is good and … read more.

UU San Mateo has joined the Soul Matters Sharing Circle

by Sheila Sandow

UUSM has become a participating member in the Soul Matters Sharing Circle, a network of Unitarian Universalist congregations that follow the same themes each month, so that resources and ideas can be more easily shared. The Soul Matters Sharing Circle is a web … read more.

Open Circles to Focus on Soul Matters Themes in 2020-2021

by Sheila Sandow

One of the UUSM small-group ministry programs that will be using Soul Matters themes and materials during the 2020-2021 congregational year is Open Circles.

These forums allow participants to connect, share, and explore life journeys, providing a unique opportunity to engage in the spiritual … read more.

Sacred Space

by Connie Spearing, Connections Coordinator

Through March, April and into May we waited for the day when we could come home to UUSM, when we could walk through the doors, see the chalice and the stained glass win- dows, see each other’s faces and raise the … read more.

The Time We Are Given

by Tanya Webster, Director of Religious Exploration

In a blink of an eye, spring has come and gone while we shelter in place. Time seems to speed by, yet I also feel it dragging the toes of its trainers along the pavement, slowing my journey down … read more.