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Stepping in with love

Posted on Mar 27, 2020 by

Dear friends, This has been a challenging few weeks for all of us. Guidance on how to address the spread of COVID-19 changes daily, sometimes hourly. At the direction of Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers, we are all staying “Safer at Home.” Our Leadership Team and Board Leadership meet continually via technology to handle UCCI’s response to this […]

COVID-19 – UCCI Events Cancelled through May 10

Posted on Mar 19, 2020 by

The safety and health of all guests and staff is always the highest priority at UCCI, consequently, All UCCI events at all three locations will be cancelled through May 10 as required by the State of Wisconsin!  Greetings from the Executive Director of UCCI … parent corporation of Moon Beach, Pilgrim Center, and Cedar Valley.  […]

Laughter and Tears

Posted on Jul 16, 2018 by

In the Book of Genesis, Chapter 18, Abraham and Sarah play host to a trio of visitors who come walking across the desert towards their tent.  Hospitality is offered in the baking of bread and the sharing of a meal.  In exchange for that hospitality and generosity, Abraham and Sarah receive some amazing news, the […]

Seamanship 101

Posted on Jun 5, 2018 by

‘There’s a season for everything and a time for every matter under the heavens’ Ecclesiastes 3:1 (CEB) I was reminded once again this week that there is frequently more than one way to accomplish the same task. One of our tasks for the week was to prepare our motor boat for the season. If the […]

Facing Challenges

Posted on May 25, 2018 by

This time of year has a tendency to be rather stressful in the summer camping organization; all of the facilities need to be up and running at their best potential and all of an organization’s staffing needs to be pulled together. Inevitably there are always some loose ends that are only resolved in the 11 […]

Squinting through the Vision

Posted on Mar 21, 2018 by

As part of our dining hall renovations we have decided it is time for some new decorating items.  Some of the items that have been on display are well over 25 years old and it was time for something different and fresh.  We are also attempting to focus our attention on a nautical theme,  one […]

Calendar Collision

Posted on Feb 14, 2018 by

Today is one of those unique days when the church calendar and the secular calendar collide in a strange way.  Today is both Ash Wednesday and Valentines Day.  So does that mean you get to take your date to worship after dinner?  You certainly can, but you might want to be careful how you frame […]

Advent Hope

Posted on Dec 8, 2017 by

The theme for the first Sunday in Advent is traditionally considered to be Hope.  The scriptures normally shared on the first Sunday speak of a future event that is able to rid the world of its problems.  In many places of worship the theme for the day will focus on acknowledging the challenges facing the […]

Preparing

Posted on Dec 1, 2017 by

Happy New Year! This week, yes the first week of December marks the beginning of a new Church Calendar Year. The Church calendar always begins with Advent, which are the four Sundays proceeding December 25. So along with Happy New Year, I can also proclaim, “Happy Advent!”, but I don’t know if anyone does that. […]

Demolition has Begun

Posted on Nov 14, 2017 by

The dust is flying, fine small Styrofoam bead insulation is in the air, and asbestos floor tiles are being professionally removed.  The Faville renovation has begun in earnest!  A crew of 6 to 12 volunteers have removed approximately 80 cubic yards of building waste from carpeting to wall paneling and insulation, and we have just […]