Category: Intern Insights

Update from the Interns

Dear Friends,


I’m writing to you all with an update on my internship activities and my seminary work over this winter. I am excited to share insights gleaned from my class work and to explore my formation process with the congregation. I am, as ever, grateful … read more.

An Update from Our Interns

From Misha Sanders:

After spending all of January commuting to and from downtown Chicago, I can tell you that I am very excited to welcome Spring!  I have been happy to get back into the groove of life here at ToL, after having been mostly absent … read more.

Intern Insights: Leaving

I am down to the last few weeks of my internship with both Tree of Life, the congregation and Rev. Sean. This has been a wonderful experience for me and I have so many people to thank for helping me navigate through these last nine … read more.

Intern Insights: Together as UUs

Last week I lost a very important person in my life. I was not the only one to suffer this loss. One of our sister churches lost their minister and the members of that congregation lost their leader and friend. Rev. Georgette Wonders had been … read more.

Intern Insights: UU Common Read

Each year the Unitarian Universalist Association chooses a book for congregations to read together. The annual Common Read is selected to fit with a specific Unitarian Universalist ideal.  This year’s theme is Economic Justice and the Common Read is Behind the Kitchen Door by Saru … read more.

Intern Insights: Half Time

We are quickly approaching the middle of winter. Honestly, it is half over and that is a wonderful thing. As a congregation, we have made a few plays prior to the snow slowing us down, we have gone into the huddle when the wind began … read more.

Intern Insights–Blue Christmas

For many of us Christmas is a time of joy and festivity. Families arrange to travel long distances to spend time with each other bringing presents and cheer. Long hours are spent trying to find just the right gift for someone and then acting as … read more.

Intern Insights

Greetings from your Intern

I am very excited to be here and am looking forward to meeting and getting to know this wonderful congregation.

So what is it that an Intern does and what is it that I will be doing? Well, during my time in seminary … read more.