The Rev. Suzelle Lynch

We are a People of Expectation

Dear Ones — September brings the start of our new "church year." Just like the beginning of school for the younger set, we gear up here at UU Church West on Ingathering Sunday on September 8th. Religious education classes for children and youth will begin on that date, and our committee, team, group and program [...]

2019-08-28T16:11:34-05:00August 28th, 2019|News, The Rev. Suzelle Lynch|

June is a Month for Beauty

A Message from Rev. Suzelle "Seek not afar for beauty; lo, it glows in dew-wet grasses all about your feet, in birds, in sunshine, childish faces sweet, in stars and mountain summits topped with snows…" Those words from Hymn #77 in our grey hymnal, "Singing the Living Tradition" come to my mind when I consider [...]

2019-07-10T17:10:23-05:00May 29th, 2019|News, The Rev. Suzelle Lynch|

We Are a People of Curiosity!

A Message from Rev. Suzelle  Here at UUCW for the month of May, our Soul Matters theme is curiosity. Curiosity, that inner drive to know, and to know more — our “inner questioner” who always wants to know WHY — that’s what our Soul Circle and other groups will be exploring, and what we’ll note [...]

2019-05-09T13:31:05-05:00May 9th, 2019|News, The Rev. Suzelle Lynch|

We are a People of Wholeness – Two Voices on our Soul Matters April Theme

A Message from Rev. Suzelle  A couple of years ago, I had the opportunity to hear the wisdom of an extraordinary Chicago woman named Rasheeda Graham-Washington. She’s a licensed minister in the Evangelical Covenant Church, and she’s also the force behind Live Café — a restaurant that brings together people from the wealthy suburb of [...]

2019-05-09T13:23:34-05:00April 3rd, 2019|News, The Rev. Suzelle Lynch|

We Are a People Who Journey

A Message from Rev. Suzelle  Life is a journey — a physical one, and a spiritual one! Our Soul Matters question for the month of March is “What does it mean to be people of the journey?” To journey is to engage in the practices of patient change, courageous growth, and pilgrimage. Pilgrimage is a [...]

2019-05-09T13:30:24-05:00March 14th, 2019|News, The Rev. Suzelle Lynch|

Observance of Black History Month

A Message from Rev. Suzelle  February is Black History Month. It’s an observance with deep roots, whose precursor was created in 1926 in the United States when historian Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History announced the second week of February to be "Negro History Week.” Woodson chose [...]

2019-05-09T13:26:58-05:00January 30th, 2019|News, The Rev. Suzelle Lynch|

“Every time a bell rings, another angel gets its wings.”

A Message from Rev. Suzelle Ring-a-ling!  Ding, dong, merrily on high…  Sleigh bells jingling, ring-ting-tingling… The holiday season is full of bell-sounds that herald the arrival of joys great and small.       But I think the best bells are the ones little Zuzu Bailey speaks of in Frank Capra's classic Christmas film, "It's a Wonderful Life." [...]

2019-05-09T13:29:06-05:00November 21st, 2018|News, The Rev. Suzelle Lynch, Uncategorized|

Religious Education Transition News

A message from Rev. Suzelle Lynch When our long-time, much-loved Religious Education Director retired in June 2018, UUCW entered into a new, important Religious Education Transition. I hope to update you regularly as we go through this transition and invite your participation in the process. To refresh your understanding: Marsha Thrall, our part-time Religious Education [...]

2019-05-09T13:31:57-05:00October 30th, 2018|News, The Rev. Suzelle Lynch|

Rising Against Hatred

A message from Rev. Suzelle Lynch Nearly four decades ago, the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) started speaking out officially against discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, and actively working to secure LGB civil and human rights in the United States. In 2004 we at Unitarian Universalist Church West in Brookfield, Wisconsin became a [...]

2018-11-08T18:34:15-05:00October 25th, 2018|News, The Rev. Suzelle Lynch|