“We are all stories in the end. Just make it a good one, eh?” This is one of my favorite quotes, a classic line from Doctor Who. It reminds me that we are always writing our story, and we have a say in how that … read more.
M.E. Tanabe returns with Mindfulness practice.
We invite you to join our shared mindfulness practice. Together we sample different exercises to bring deeper awareness to our daily lives and to explore our connection to others and to all Life.
Group practice is a supplement to living … read more.
Many members of Tree of Life UU Congregation are owner-members of the Food Shed Co-op, a community owned grocery store coming soon near McHenry County College. What do your fellow congregants know that you don’t know? Come to a Zoom presentation on Friday, April 30th at … read more.
Each year we ask our members to pledge support to Tree of Life so we may continue to fulfill our four core areas of ministry: Worshiping, Educating, Caring & Connecting, and Community Outreach. This year our pledge drive is running March 28th to April 11th. … read more.
o become is a life long process.
Nothing is constant,
not even the self.
We evolve in the midst of narratives meant only for some
and ways of being made narrow by fear and power.
We must, then, have the courage to listen to the truth of our own … read more.
Educating is a major ministry of our congregation and learning is a life long pursuit. We hope you enjoy this video celebrating Educating here at Tree of Life.
We are sorry to have to cancel all Mindfulness sessions at this time due to illness. We are wishing our group leader a quick and complete recovery and hope to bring back Mindfulness in the future.
Compassion for Campers, the program that provides supplies and gear for the McHenry County homeless who have no steady shelter, will hold its monthly distribution at Warp Corps, 114 North Benton Street in Woodstock, which is both centrally located and has existing contacts and relations … read more.
First offered last spring, the program is again available beginning March 11. This 12-session series gives participants the opportunity to look at many possible ways for exploring what is meaningful in our lives and how we connect to the sacred. The program affirms religious diversity while seeking unity in our communal quest for meaning and wholeness.
Each session creates a forum for … read more.
Before Virginia and I got married, we sat down with a local Episcopal priest for a few sessions of premarital counseling. This is something I believe is important for all couples as they prepare to build a life together. In our first session with him, … read more.