Staff Changes in Works

Considering the religious education needs of the children and families
of our congregation as we move forward through both the transition
process of an interim ministry and the uncertainties of the pandemic,
and in recognition of the outstanding service Heather Madaus has
provided to our religious education program over … read more.

Compassion for Campers Indoor Winter Distribution

Indoor winter Compassion for Campers distribution will have three locations—

First United Methodist Church, 3717 Main Street, McHenry (enter basement from rear parking lot) Warp Corps, 114 North Benton Street, Woodstock (enter marked door on Jackson Street side)First Church, 236 West Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake … read more.

Minister Musings on Healing

For our theme of “healing” this month, I thought I’d invite my wife, Virginia, to share her thoughts as a health educator:

Unitarian Universalists and other liberal religious traditions don’t practice the “faith healings” found in some churches.  Most of us don’t believe that church rituals … read more.

8s are Wild Ends

After eight weeks, all three athletes have completed their 8’s Are Wild! – a Triathlon challenges! 
Thank you so much for supporting Tree of Life Unitarian Universalist Congregation. Because of your generosity, we were able to raise over $7,000, making it one of our most successful … read more.

How to be an Antiracist Discussion

Members of the congregation have expressed to desire to do antiracism work this year. To explore possibilities for what effective antiracism work might look like, members of the TOLUUC Board have been reading How to Be an Antiracist, by Ibram X. Kendi, and plan on … read more.

Week 7 of 8s are Wild!

After seven weeks, two of our three athletes have completed their challenges and our third is very close. One week to go and the Dream Team’s 8’s Are Wild! – a Triathlon fundraiser will be completed.  Please take a look at the Week 7 Scoreboard … read more.

Week 6 of 8s are Wild

With just two weeks left, Karen, Randy and Peter are ahead of pace to complete their challenges. Please checks this weeks Scoreboard for up-to-date results.

8’s Are Wild! – a Triathlon

Our three athletes are well ahead of pace to finish their  swimming, running and biking challenges. Please take a look at this weeks Scoreboard to check their progress.

Thank you to every one that supported this fundraiser. You have done a great job of motivating our … read more.

Town Hall this Sunday

Dear Beloved Community,

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed every facet of our lives. All of us can name something we did for the last time in March. All of us know the last time we worshiped together as a community. And we know human beings adapt. … read more.

It is not from Rev. Jenn

Many members have reported receiving an email that looks like it is from Rev. Jenn asking for a favor but telling you not to contact her. This is a common scam. The email is not hers and she would never ask for assistance in this … read more.