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TPUUF presents Matthew Shepard Award for 2017 to Phil Manos

On Sunday, June 24th, the TPUUF Welcoming Congregation Team recognized Phil Manos as this year’s recipient of the Matthew Shepard Award. The Matthew Shepard Award was envisioned and developed by the Welcoming Congregation Task Force, the forerunner of today’s Welcoming Congregation Team.   It was created to periodically recognize a member or friend’s efforts to encourage … Continued

TPUUF Welcomes our new Director of Lifespan Faith Development

On June 1st, TPUUF officially welcomed Lizzie Vena to the position of Director of Lifespan Faith Development at TPUUF.  Lizzie brings both a strong background in childhood education and her association with Thomas Paine Unitarian Universalist Fellowship to the position.  Previously, she has held the position of Chairperson of the TPUUF Faith Development Committee, and … Continued

TPUUF Elections – Board of Trustees for 2017/2018

On 17 June 2017, the TPUUF members elected the following Board of Trustees to serve the TPUUF community for the fiscal year July 2017 – June 2018. President – Christine Perry Vice President – Lilia Weber Secretary – Linda Weaver Treasurer – J. Preston Luitweiler Member-at-Large – David Partington Member-at-Large – Gail Sayer Member-at-Large – … Continued

TPUUF Welcomes New Members

During the May 21st service, the Fellowship held a New Member Recognition Ceremony. Rev. Brown and the membership team presented nine new members to the Thomas Paine family. The membership warmly welcomed each new member and their family.  New members at TPUUF include Linda Weaver, Mike & Manni McNeil, Koren Clark, Diana Gagliardi, Lou Heller … Continued

Composer and Pianist Catherine Marie Charlton to speak on March 26th at Thomas Paine Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

RELEASE: Composer and pianist Catherine Marie Charlton to speak March 26 at the Thomas Paine Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Collegeville, PA Composer and pianist Catherine Marie Charlton will speak at the Thomas Paine Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (TPUUF), Collegeville, PA, Sunday, March 26, at 10:30 a.m., on “Wyeth Walks: Spiritual Transformation through Nature.” For the past several … Continued

Purim/Games Night Celebrated at TPUUF

      Purim Party & Games! Come to a SPECIAL gaming night TOMORROW 3/11 5:30-8:00PM We will tell the ancient Biblical story of how standing up to authority is somehow the best way to defend people you might not have ever met (the story includes a beautiful queen and an evil advisor!) make lots … Continued

TPUUF Signs UUA/UUSC Declaration of Conscience

The TPUUF Board voted unanimously at the February meeting to sign the UUA/UUSC Declaration of Conscience on behalf of the congregation.  We encourage all to read and sign the Declaration of Conscience as individuals.  The Declaration of Conscience can be found at UUA/UUSC Declaration of Conscience.  

This Sunday is Soup-er Bowl Sunday at TPUUF!!

Soup-er Bowl Sunday, one of our most popular fundraisers, is Sunday, February 5! Buy soup, stew, chili and bread during coffee hour, homemade by your fellow TPUUFers. Bring them to a Super Bowl party, or just enjoy on your own. Either way, you’ll be a winner! Soup/stew/chili is $8 per quart or two for $15. … Continued

Historian Michael Burkhimer to speak Sunday, Jan 29th on the challenges that some religious beliefs present to science and science education

Release: Historian to speak Sunday, January 29, at the Thomas Paine Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Author and educator Michael Burkhimer will speak at the Thomas Paine Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (TPUUF), Collegeville, PA, Sunday, January 29, at 10:30 a.m., on the challenges that some religious beliefs present to science and science education. According to Gallup, roughly half … Continued

Native American Darius Puff (Silver Wolf) to speak Sunday, January 22, at TPUUF

Release: Native American Darius Puff (Silver Wolf) will speak on the history and culture of the Lenni Lenape at the Thomas Paine Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (TPUUF), Collegeville, PA, Sunday, January 22, at 10:30 a.m. Most Americans are more familiar with Native American tribes of the Plains and the Southwest than with those originally inhabiting eastern … Continued