Inside Saltwater

Building Brave Spaces

by Melinda Einander, Director of Family Ministries This past weekend I attended the annual professional gathering of UU religious educators. Each fall, members of the Liberal Religious Educators Association (LREDA) gather together with colleagues to expand our understanding of faith formation, to worship together, and to support one another in our work. The theme for … Continued

Chalice Circles

Have you ever wanted to check out a Chalice Circle, but it was too far away? Good News! We have two new groups opening up in Kent and Normandy Park! No matter where you live, you can test drive a brand new Chalice Circle for free. If you like it, commit to four of six … Continued

Lighthouse Chapel for Children and Youth

“The offering will be received”. Baskets pass from hand to hand. Coins are dropped in by some, others add their “good wishes.” Together we sing the familiar hymn, “From you I receive, to you I give, together we share, and from this, we live. . .”   Lighthouse chapel for children and youth is a … Continued

Having Trouble With Your Website Password?

The web site seems to be making it difficult for folks to get a password. If you’re having trouble send an email to CJ ( with your password and we’ll put it in for you.

A New Artist Graces Our Art Wall

Please visit the Art Wall in our Welcoming Room to see the awesomely inspiring work of local artist Tracy LeMoine. Tracy will be featuring her Wildlife Series; imagine wolves, dolphins, penguins, and more! This is a mix of photography and acrylic painting. Tracy has received numerous well-deserved awards for her work. She also leads painting … Continued

Fall Classes Begin September 17

This fall, our children’s classes will explore the theme of creation and creativity:  ourselves as creative people, how we work together to create our church home, and creating justice in the world.  It will be a fun, dynamic year and a chance for us to try some new things. This year our age groups are: … Continued

Middle School Conference

September 29 through October 1 is a weekend for youth in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade to live your principles, enjoy the outdoors, and connect with other Unitarian Universalists at Camp Sealth on Vashon Island. Adult chaperones are needed. Cost is $120 per person. Half-scholarships are available. Final registration deadline is September 12. Contact Melinda Einander, Director … Continued

New Website Show and Tell at Tea with the B+

  Join your Board of Directors and a Petal Lead on the last Sunday of every month for an informal tea/coffee in the Sanctuary at 11:45am. Bring your questions and concerns so we can have a discussion! All are welcome.   Join us after the service September 24 to learn about our new website!

Proposed By-Law Change

Dear Friends,  As you know, we have called a special congregational business meeting for Sunday, September 17, 2017 after church to vote on just ONE bylaw amendment. I have pasted the proposed language, and the existing language, below. Please be an informed voting congregant and review this, consider the changes, and feel free to ask Board … Continued

Hospitality House’s Walk for Women

Support Hospitality House’s Walk for the Women Walk an easy 2 mile route on Saturday, September 16th at Burien Town Square Park. Registration is at 9:30 am. Our church has been supporting this women’s shelter in Burien for over 15 years. This walk helps to support this valuable resource. Come join a Saltwater UU group to demonstrate our … Continued