Our Transition Back

Dear TOLUUC Community,

The recent CDC updates, which loosen recommendations regarding wearing a mask and socially distancing for fully vaccinated people, have naturally led to increased attention to when our congregation can meet in person. We are all hungry to gather once more as a community. … read more.

Time to Make our Playspace a Reality

We need your help!

Hip, hip, hurray, we’re ready to start mulching! Calling all volunteers to assist in this final push to make our playscape a reality.

This Saturday, September 18: Chainsaw Day 9am-3pm

Need: People to bring chainsaws and have at least some experience using them.

Main Job: Prepping … read more.

A New Year of Religious Education Begins Next Week

RE Calendar

9/19/21 Opening Day of RE

10/10/21 No RE Indigenous Persons Day (Columbus Day weekend)

11/28/21 No RE Thanksgiving weekend (some digital work may be done on the pageant as need and availability dictates)

12/12/21-1/2/2022 No RE (tentative) Winter Break

Happy Fall, and welcome back to the Religious Education … read more.

COVID-19 and TOLUUC: September 2021 Update

The COVID team has been tasked by the Board of Trustees to guide recommendations regarding official church activities, including in-person services and meeting of church-sponsored committees and groups. The COVID team is composed of three members: a medical doctor, a nurse and a social worker. … read more.

Next Steps in TOLUUC’s Ministry

When a pandemic forces a church to instantly transform itself into an online organization, what is there for a board to do, beyond reacting to COVID related issues? For Tree of Life, the answer may surprise you. We’ve been very busy with a myriad of … read more.

Sunday Morning Services Update

Dear Community,

We are delighted to begin holding our first early morning services this Sunday, August 8, 2021.

What do I need to know to attend?

In light of the continuing Covid-19 crisis and in recognition of our deep need for opportunities to gather in person, we are … read more.

Compassion for Campers News

Our most recent participation in the Community Empowerment Shower collaborative service event at Willow Crystal Lake, 100 S. Main on June 16 was a big success. Empower Shower is a one-stop service which include showers, laundry facilities, haircuts, food, housing and rental info, utility … read more.

In Person Services Return!

We are delighted to announce that starting August 8th we plan to begin
holding 9am “Short and Sweet” services outside on the grounds at Tree of
Life. These services will be simpler than the regular service. The
service will be followed by our regular service on Zoom at … read more.

An Independent Summer

I typically use these monthly posts to reflect a bit on the Soul Matters theme for the month, but over the summer, there are no Soul Matters themes. Ministers and congregations must choose their own topics to explore independently. That can be freeing! But I’ll be honest – … read more.