The Prologue
Monday, February 2, 2015
Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington, Indiana

Congregation founded 1949

GLBTQ Welcoming Congregation since 1995

Green Sanctuary since 2007

Seeking the Spirit, Building Community, Changing the World



February 7

Building a Culture of Generosity Workshop

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.



Quick Links

Sunday, February 8, 2015    9:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.

First Step: Grounded in the Present

Reverend Mary Ann Macklin


Martin Luther King, Jr. stated, "Faith is the first step even when you don't see the whole stair case." And one time Unitarian Henry David Thoreau wrote "The smallest seed of faith is greater than the largest fruit of happiness."   In this worship service we will explore those aspects of faith that ground us in the present. From poetry and the arts to the justice issues of our times, we will ground ourselves in what calls us to the here-and-now.    Please join us for our Getting Involved Fair after each worship service.


Getting Involved Fair: Sunday, February 8th

Looking for a way to get more involved in church activities? Tables will be set up by groups/committees who welcome your participation. This is a great opportunity for everyone to see the wide variety of activities available, and to talk with folks from these groups. This fun event will take place after each service. --Judy Bennett, Connections Coordinator

Sunday, February 15, 2015    9:15 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.

Youth Sunday

High School Youth Group with

Reverend Douglas Wadkins


Come and hear our high school youth reflect upon some of challenges they confront and their take on the types of faith that help them address those challenges. Youth will also be performing music this Sunday.    

 UU Board Members Pat Brantlinger, Von Welch, Deb Hutton, Ann LeDuc, Kathleen Sideli, Doug Cauble, Arzetta Hults-Losensky.


Town Hall Meeting Participants Ask Questions, Get Answers

 In preparation for February, Ministerial Search Committee (MSC) nomination month, the Board of Directors hosted a Town Hall Meeting on January 25th. 67 congregants attended. Von Welch, Vice President, presented an overview of creation and function of the MSC. Many valuable questions were asked, discussed, and answered. For more information about the ministerial search, visit the Ministerial Transition website at .    

Nomination Process for the Ministerial Search Committee 

for Our New Associate Minister 

Balloting open:          February 1-28, 2015

Who can nominate:  UUCB members and pledging friends

Who to nominate:     Up to 3 UUCB people you trust do a good job representing the entire congregation

Who is eligible:         UUCB members, but not current Board or Staff members

Where are ballots:    Paper ballots at church

Online at Ministerial Transition website (

Where to submit:      Place in boxes in the hall outside the meeting room or in Room 204 (main office) or 

                                  Mail to: Ministerial Search, UUCB, 2120 N Fee Lane, Bloomington, IN 47408 or 

                                  Submit online at Ministerial Transition website ( ) or   

                                  Email to Board Treasurer Arzetta Hults-Losensky at  or 

                                  Call Board Treasurer Arzetta Hults-Losensky at (812) 824-1394 

Your name needed:   So that we can call those who have not made nominations

What happens next:  Board assesses nomination list to form a slate for election at June Congregational meeting.

More information:    Always available on the Ministerial Transition website (



MAM's  Musings

            I wasn't going to watch the Super Bowl.  Neither of the teams I wanted to watch was playing. Sigh.   Also, after Seattle's miracle win two weeks ago, I was growing tired of claims that divine intervention somehow determined the outcome of that game or any athletic event.  Yet I am a sports fan and amidst all the shadow-side of sports, I still find the goodness it creates in people's lives.  For example, see this recent Herald Times article about the unifying aspect of football in the life of George Taliaferro, available to H-T subscribers:



 So Deborah and I watched the New England versus Seattle matchup.  Admittedly, during the second half, we switched over and imbibed in Downton Abbey, which provided plenty of plot driven twists and turns.  We returned to the Super Bowl with five minutes to go, and found ourselves confronted with a set of gridiron twists and turns.   As time ran down, a Seattle player made a miracle catch near the end zone.  I groaned, knowing that another spectacular Seattle victory would bring more claims of divine intervention regarding the play of the pigskin.  However, in some rather karmic turns of events, the miracle catch was superseded by a bizarre interception, resulting from a questionable coaching call.  The Patriots won and a great roar was heard from the snow covered lands of New England. 

            Faith.  Faith is our theme for the month of February---whether in church or on the playing field, faith is viewed by many people in many different ways.   For me, faith is not about divine intervention as much as it is about trust.   Developmental psychologist and faith theorist James Fowler defines faith as an activity of trusting, committing and relating to the world based on a set of assumptions of how one is  related to others and the world.  Of note, for me the world does have transcendental nature;  I simply find sports related divine intervention to be bad theology.  

            In terms of trust, of course, our trust is tested and broken time and time again, and we must discern, as adults, how to trust in life and go forward in an unpredictable world.  As one of my colleagues wrote, "All of us know what it's like to lose our faith.  We've been betrayed by a relationship, let down by our family and/or church community, or convinced that life just won't get better.  Our greatest faith often involves the belief that life and others don't deserve our faith in them.  But sometimes our doubts need to be doubted.  Sometimes life and the people around us need to be given a second chance."      Whether in response to a bad call by a trusted coach or something much deeper, faith calls us forward into the healing joy of life.  I invite you to ponder how a circumstance or someone in your life merits being given a second chance in a manner that empowers you as you move forward.


Hike, MAM

The Reverend Mary Ann Macklin, Senior Minister


Black Lives Matter and Racial Justice

Sunday, February 8

4pm in Church Library

            Join Reverend Macklin and Reverend Wadkins as we deepen our conversation about racial justice and the #BlackLivesMatter  movement.  We view our time together as one of education and deep listening as well as preparation for Selma Sunday in early March. 

            Racial profiling, criminalization, police brutality, disenfranchisement, and mass incarceration of African Americans constitute today's legal system for institutionalized racism, discrimination, and exclusion in the United States.  As Unitarian Universalists, we have the religious grounding, the resources, and the opportunity to make a difference. Guided by our principles, we are called to work for racial justice; to dismantle racism and other oppressions at home and in our larger society.  

            The #BlackLivesMatter movement began in 2012.  We ask that you take time to read this "Herstory" of the movement in preparation for our time together.   



Intercultural Competency: 

Who Are Our Neighbors? 

Workshop March 27 & 28

Registration Now Open

Friday 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Saturday 8:30 am - 5:30 pm and 7:00 - 8:30 pm
at UU Church of Bloomington IN
$15 registration includes snacks, Saturday breakfast & lunch (dinner is on your own)

     Facilitated by Rev. Dr Lisa Presley, Congregational Life Consultant for the UU Mid-America Region, and Rev. Adam Robersmith
     During this workshop, you will learn about the Development Model of Intercultural Sensitivity. This model proposes that we have the ability to learn how to be more interculturally competent - that we go through stages of ability and attitudes, and that we have the ability to increase our abilities. It provides tools for learning in order to advance our competency. The model is about the "differences that make a difference" in every setting--whether that be race, class, culture, gender, sexual orientation, or any other difference that might be key in our interactions. 

Space is limited for this workshop, and the registration deadline is March 20. Register and get details here.  

Our Folks...


Our thoughts are with Vivian and Darrell Breeden and their family upon the passing on January 19 of Vivian's mother, Joan McClure.


Our thoughts of sympathy are also with the family and friends of Robin Black-Schaffer, who died on January 29 at Bell Trace. A memorial service for Robin is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, February 14 at 11:00 a.m. here in our Meeting Room.


A memorial service for Dick Curtis will be held here on Saturday, February 21 at 4:00 p.m. Dick died on Monday, January 19.  


Glenda Breeden will be reading poetry/stories by Phillip Stroud, the man she visits at Wabash Valley Prison, and her own poetry/stories inspired by her relationship with Phillip, at Boxcar Books, Friday February 6th at 7PM.

Seeking The Spirit

Soul Food Dinner, Saturday, February 7th- 6:00-8:00pm

UU friend Renee Reed is hosting (and helping cook!) our annual Soul Food Dinner!

$5 adults/ $3 children includes African peanut stew, black-eyed peas, fried catfish, macaroni and cheese, 

cornbread, collard greens, and peach cobbler. Yum! We're also seeking volunteers on Friday or 

Saturday to help with food prep, set up and clean up. Contact Adrienne Summerlot, if you can help or if you need childcare for the event. 

Find the event here on Facebook and invite your friends.


Children's Valentine's Day Party, Saturday, February 14th- 2-3:30pm
Sweethearts Rule!  Bring a sweetheart-a grandparent, friend, cousin, someone you love- and come play!
Cookie decorating, card making, games & a Sweetheart's dance.  For more info contact Adrienne Summerlot

Stewards of Children, Saturday, March 7th- 9:30-12pm
Susie's Place will be offering a vital workshop on how we as a community can be informed and empowered to prevent childhood sexual abuse.  Contact the office to register

Volunteering in the Religious Education Program
The possibilities are endless, we need volunteers for Soul Food dinner, teacher breakfasts, ice cream social, and much more!  Visit sign up genius and find a one time opportunity that is right for you!

--Adrienne Summerlot, Director of Religious Education  

Talking About Books that Present Refreshing Views on Aging

On Sunday, February 15th, at 12:30 p.m. in Room 212, we will talk about Ripening Time by Sherry Anderson. A quote from the book: "You have to let the questions find you."  There are several people who are reading this book.  If you'd like to join us, register by calling 812-332-3695, or emailing and I will try to get you a copy ASAP.  The Social Justice Funds Committee awarded us a generous grant to purchase several copies of three important books about aging.  In March we will meet to talk about Second Wind by Bill Thomas and in April we'll gather for lunch and to talk about With a Little Help from Our Friends by Beth Baker.   --Beth Backler,


Monday Shambhala Meditation is Every Monday at Noon 

Join us at 12 noon every Monday in the Fellowship Hall (easier to heat in the wintertime) for an hour of Shambhala Meditation, walking meditation, and Shamatha yoga with Sarah Flint. Please bring your own cushion if you have one; sitting in one of the Meeting Room chairs is also fine.




Our Congregational Themes for 2014-15


January:   Integrity                

February:   Faith          

March:       Resilience               

April:          Revelation    


How does Faith help you Seek the Spirit, Build Community, and Change the World?  
Building Community

We Welcome Our Newest Members

Kris Roehling

Kris Roehling first joined UU's in 1990 in Orlando and served as Florida's State Social Justice Chair. She is a long time volunteer and paid staff person for human rights and mental health organizations. Currently, she is engaged in issues affecting people who are incarcerated, LGBTQ or in recovery. She spends her leisure time with family on Lake Lemon, walking amongst the trees, and interfacing with cinema, performance art, sci-fi, fantasy and graphic novels.





Matthew Kuhl


An Atlanta native with Midwestern relatives, Matthew Kuhl is a Master's student in the Central Eurasian Studies Department at IUB, focusing on Turkey. O bu kiliseyi seviyor. (trans. He loves this church.) After his graduation, he hopes to work for the State Department. He finds Unitarian Universalism refreshingly individualistic. In his free time, he enjoys science fiction and fantasy, history, Internet things, getting annoyed about politics, and writing. He does not find your lack of faith disturbing.

Valentine's Tea to Honor Church Elders

Friday, February 13, 2-4 p.m. in Fellowship Hall

Please join the Elder Focus Task Force for a Valentine's tea to honor our church's Elder members. We will enjoy the warmth of tea and fellowship along with an assortment of sweets and savories as we listen to noble strains from the harp of Erzsebet Gaal. In addition,Patty Callison, Carol Holding, and Ginny Richey, members of the Bloomington Storytellers Guild, will give us a preview of the tales they plan to present at the Library Wintertelling later that evening. A most entertaining Valentine celebration! RSVP by Feb. 12th to Sue Medland at 812-332-0791 or or sign up between services on February 8.  

Spring Greeter Orientation is March 1

Help make this congregation a friendly place.  Learn to be a greeter or newcomer welcomer.  The work is important and fun, but it takes only a little time, and you get to choose the time and date of the one service every month or so that you will serve.  Join us for  orientation on Sunday, March 1, at 12:45 in the Meeting Room.   -- Libby DeVoe

This Is My Church 


You walk in the door and can say, "This is my church" because you feel at home. In the last year, our congregation spent a month talking and thinking about generosity. We are a generous congregation; the examples are many.   Walk through the Commons, see the displays and boxes filled with pasta, toiletries and other gifts and know that you are part of a congregation that is taking responsibility for the community in which we all live.  The generous contributions of time, talent and resources given by the members of this congregation change the world.

--Carol Ver Wiebe, member of the Stewardship Committee

Women's Alliance Thursday, February 5 

Don't miss a special presentation by Wendy Bethel explaining her creations of wonderful art dolls for the Women's Alliance program on February 5.  Bring a brown bag lunch as usual at 11:30 with desserts and beverages provided by by Carol Arnold and Karen Cassidy, followed by Wendy's program.  

Building a Culture of Generosity -- February 7

This workshop with Dori Davenport Thexton on Saturday, February 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. is designed to build and train a team of people - lay leaders and professional staff - to support the annual pledge campaign in your congregation.

     Teams of five or more from each congregation who will support and run the pledge campaign will spend the day:

  • Exploring generosity as a spiritual practice
  • Imagining what their congregation would look like if it was truly generous
  • Examining obstacles to creating the culture of generosity in their congregation
  • Creating ways to enable members to experience the joys and rewards of being generous
  • Learning about the vital link between mission and generosity

     It is crucial that the teams be large enough to ensure success in bringing their experiences and knowledge home, hence the requirement of 5 or more. It is also very important that a key staff member - either minister or another professional staff member - be part of the team, since staff involvement in creating the culture of generosity is essential. 

      In addition to members of our congregation, UU congregations from around the MidAmerica UU Region are invited.   Registration is $15 and is required. Click for More info

Our Choir to Sing at African-American History Month Concert February 14

Our UU Choir will perform at the African-American History Month church choir concert on Saturday, February 14 at 3:00 p.m. at Second Baptist Church at 8th and Rogers.

Power to the People! Solar Panels Save Energy and Dollars 

     In 2014 our church used 48,143 kWh of electricity, which was 13,397.7kWh less than what we used 2010. This savings is due to upgrades to our facility and equipment due to our Green Spaces Initiative campaign and the resulting Green Maintenance Fund, our new sanctuary lighting, and to the thermostat setbacks that reduced both our heating and cooling of unoccupied spaces. 

     Our solar panels generated 30,012 kWh of electricity in 2014, two-thirds of which was sent to the grid, and the rest of which was directly used by the church, saving the loss of power along the power lines. So we created 62% of our electricity in 2014! 


Dollar savings 2014 vs 2010:
$2,771.15 = 2014 Annual Electric Bill ($3,879.80 less than our 2010 bill).

$2,972 of the savings was due to the solar panel electricity production. (Net meter credit of $1842.08 + an estimated $1,129.95 saved by PV power we used directly.)

Board meeting on February 19

The Board meeting in February, normally on the third Wednesday, will be on Thursday, February 19th at 7:00pm in the Library. As always, it is open to anyone who would like to attend.

Used Book Donations Welcome

You are invited to donate books to the used book sale that you think would be of interest to other Unitarian Universalists. These may be placed next to the used Book Cart in Fellowship Hall. Please make a donation when you take a book from the cart.

Ready to become a member of UU Bloomington?

     If this is your community, if you feel at home here, join us! If you would like to make the commitment and become a member of UU Bloomington, the next opportunity is Sunday, February 15th, at 10:30am in Room 207B.  (We ask for participation in our "Exploring UU" class prior to signing the membership book.)   Contact Judy Bennett, Connections Coordinator, 332-3695, by Wednesday, February 11th. 


Maria Mitchell, 

First Female Astronomer in the United States

     Maria Mitchell (1818-1889) was born on Nantucket Island into a Quaker household.  Her father was an amateur astronomer and principal of a local school.  He encouraged young Maria (she preferred muh-RYE-uh as its pronunciation) to assist him during his astronomical observations and she became enthralled with making navigational and astronomical computations. 

     She became a teacher in 1835 and then librarian of the Nantucket Athenaeum.  She read all its books on astronomy.  In 1847 she discovered a new comet and her descriptions and promotion of her discovery made her internationally known among astronomers.  She found doubts about Quaker beliefs which were then hostile to science, and she was expelled as a Quaker and shifted to attending Unitarian services. In 1865 she was hired by Vassar College to be a professor of astronomy.  She taught there until 1888 and published articles on the movement of sunspots and the transit of Venus across the surface of the sun.  

     Mitchell told her female students "No matter where you are, nor what you do, you are a power.  Your influence is incalculable." She was friends with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone, and Susan B. Anthony and attended their women's rights conventions.  She also was co-founder of the American Association for the Advancement of Women.  Mitchell never married and lived a private life, mostly with members of her family.   --Elof Axel Carlson, Congregational Historian  

New Kroger Grocery Card Rewards Program -- How to Sign Up

Here are the instructions for participating in the Kroger Grocery Card Program, to make your Kroger purchases count for a percentage to come back to our church, since Kroger is no longer issuing Kroger grocery gift cards for this purpose. In a couple of weeks we will have laptop computers and helpful people available during coffee hour to help you with the registration process. Thanks for your participation! 

Our Kroger NPO (Non Profit Organization) number is 10159.



  • Register online at
  • Be sure to have your Kroger Plus card handy and register your card with your organization after you sign up.
  • If you do not yet have a Kroger Plus card, these are available at the customer service desk at any Kroger.
  • Click on Sign In/Register
  • Most participants are new online customers, so click on SIGN UP TODAY in the 'New Customer?' box.
  • Sign up for a Kroger Rewards Account by entering zip code, clicking on favorite store, entering your email address and creating a password, agreeing to the terms and conditions
  • You will then get a message to check your email inbox and click on the link within the body of the email.
  • Click on My Account and use your email address and password to proceed to the next step.
  • Click on Edit Kroger Community Rewards information and input your Kroger Plus card number.
  • Update or confirm your information.
  • Enter UUCB's NPO number, 10159, or name of organization, select organization from list and click on confirm.
  • To verify you are enrolled correctly, you will see our church's name on the right side of your information page.
  • REMEMBER, purchases will not count for our church until after you register your Kroger Plus card.
  • Do you use your phone number at the register?  Call 800-576-4377, select option 4 to get your Kroger Plus card number.
  • Always swipe your registered Kroger Plus card or use the phone number that is related to your registered Kroger Plus card when shopping, for each purchase to count towards a percentage  being donated to our church.  

Hospitality for Those with Allergies

As a courtesy to our friends and members who have allergies to fragrances, we are designating the west section of the Meeting Room (next to the sliding glass doors and tall narrow windows) as Fragrance Free. Please do not sit there if you have used any fragrances.  Anyone else is welcome to sit in this area.  Thank you for your consideration. 

UUs Who Can Provide a Variety of Professional Services - 

List and Waiver Form Now Available

The Elder Focus Task Force has compiled a list of Unitarian Universalists who are available for hire for a variety of tasks including Pet Sitting, Home Healthcare, Organizational Skills, Carpentry, Counseling, Sewing Machine repair, Building Construction. The list and the liability waiver form are posted here:  

   UUs for Hire and Liability Waiver

Changing the World

A Bill in the Indiana State House That Could Kill Private Rooftop Solar Power Development


Dear friends, 

    This Wednesday, Feb 4, the House utilities committee will most likely have their hearing on SB 1320.  As written, HB1320 would effectively kill private rooftop solar by allowing the utilities to credit solar or wind customers at about 75% less than what they pay for electricity.   

     The hearing is 1:30-4:30 on Wednesday.  People attending who oppose the bill are asked to wear red, so that our numbers are clearly visible.  

     If you sign up here I believe you will receive updates about last-minute schedule changes:

     I will also try to have updates posted on the UU Facebook page.

     Finally, if you'd like to carpool to Indy, contact me and I will try to put you in touch with others.

--Stephanie Kimball, Green Sanctuary Task Force on Global Climate Change 


What else you can do:  


25% Sunday Non-Pledge Plate Recipient Nomination Campaign

     The application form for nominating our next local non-profit agency to receive 25% of Sunday non-pledge plate collections (July 2015-June 2016) will be available March 1. The application deadline will be April 1st. The Social Justice Funds Committee will choose three nominee finalists for the congregation to vote on at the spring congregational meeting on June 7th. Our contributions to the current recipient, Susie's Place, total $4,897 in the first two fiscal quarters (with 2 more quarters to go!) The total donated to the Circles Initiative, last year's recipient, was $10,277! Which local non-profit agency should be our next recipient?

      Those who submit applications must be able to meet the following obligations: (1) contact the agency you support to gather the information necessary to complete the application. If among the finalists chosen you will need to (2) provide 200 word written information on the agency to be published in the Prologue; (3) arrange for written materials to be available at the church throughout May, and (4) give a brief 3-minute presentation during both services on Sunday, June 7th, including an overview of the organization and an explanation of how the funds will be spent. The agency will also be tabling between services on June 7th.

     Watch for further information from the Social Justice Funds Committee. Contact Millie Jackson, SJFC Chair, at with any questions.

     The Social Justice Funds Committee: Jana Anna, Anna Beauchamp, Millie Jackson, Steve Mascari and Ellen Tamura. Co-Advisors: Jackie Hall and the Reverend Douglas Wadkins.  

MidAmerica UU Regional Assembly --  April 17-19
Naperville IL.  Theme - the "New" in a "New Era in Unitarian Universalism." Two keynote speakers and a chance to be a delegate from our church to vote for the next leaders on the Regional Board including the President and Vice President of the MidAmerica organization:
.   Early bird registration is due by March 15th.  Special rates for hotel. Naperville (nr Chicago) is about a five-hour drive from Bloomington.  Please consider being a delegate.  We need your voice.  Please let Iris Kiesling know if you are  interested in being a delegate.    

UU Humanist Discussion Group Meets on Alternating Sundays

Our Humanist Discussion group meets on alternating Sundays at 12:45 p.m. upstairs in

Room 210. This group offers an opportunity for regular, open, wide-ranging discussions of issues relating to morality and ethics, human development, and the nature of the universe. The next meeting is on Sunday, February 15; the topic is "What Do We Do with the 25 Years after Retirement?"  and will be led by Elof Carlson. 

UU Freethinkers Group Enjoys Free Ranging Discussion 

The purpose of the UU Freethinkers bi-weekly meeting, Sundays at 12:45 p.m. in Room 210, alternating with the UU Humanist Forum, is to create the opportunity for participants to raise questions and engage in open and non-structured discussion of issues of social concern, political concern, and theological/religious concern. The UU Freethinkers next meeting is on Sunday, February 8. Info, contact John Crosby.   

Early Deadline for Feb 17 Prologue 

If possible, please send your articles for the February 17 issue of The Prologue to by Wednesday, February 11. We will have administrative staff away the following week, and we would like to get a head start on that issue so we can publish it in a timely manner.  -Carol Marks, Church Administrator

Contact a Minister

    Reverend Mary Ann Macklin, our Senior Minister, can be reached at 812-332-3695, ext. 201 on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, or For pastoral emergencies, please call her mobile, 812-322-0205


    Reverend Doug Wadkins, our Interim Minister, can be reached at 812-332-3695, ext. 207 on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, or email For pastoral emergencies, please call his home study number, 812-369-4179.


Reverend Emily Manvel Leite, our Minister of Religious Education, can be reached at 812-332-3695, ext. 203 on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, or email For pastoral emergencies, please call her at home, 812-333-9822.

    All ministers have voicemail on their numbers so that you can leave a private message.  





Attendance and Membership

Current Membership: 467    Certified Membership as of 2/1/2015: 468


Sunday, January 25               9:15:    103;     11:15:  191;     RE:      131      Total:   425

Sunday, February 1               9:15:      97;     11:15   143;     RE:      NA       Total:   240

Non-Pledge Offering

1/25 - $728;  2/1- $504;         Total to be donated to Susie's Place - $308.00

Grocery Card Sales

January 25      $1,150 income to UUCB $47.50

February1        $2,250 income to UUCB $95.00

Webpage in Transition: Contact Form Out of Order The "contact us" form on our webpage,, is not currently working in any of its locations. Please contact or 812-332-3695 for email contact info for staff or leadership. We will have our new website up soon, and this will improve communication! You can also find email addresses for core staff members and ministers by clicking here  .

And here is another handy list for your reference:

Carol Marks, Church Administrator,                      

Susan Swaney, Music Director,                             

Adrienne Summerlot, Director of Religious Education,

Judy Bennett, Connections Coordinator,               

Office Assistants Monica Overman and Jason Haworth, 

RE Assistant Kitty McIntosh,                                 

President Kathleen Sideli,                                     

Vice President Von Welch,                                    

Treasurer Arzetta Hults-Losensky,                        

Secretary Ann LeDuc,                                           

Administrative offices closed Monday, February 16
for Washington's Birthday federal holiday. Office hours February 17-19 will vary, but will be posted on the office entrance.
NEW Livestreaming and Archives of Sunday Services -- HOORAY!
Livestreaming the Sunday Services Link:
Archive of February 1 service is at 

Limiting Doors Unlocked for Evening Meetings and Events 

Unless your event or meeting is being held in the Meeting Room, for evening meetings please unlock and use courtyard or portico entrances only. This helps us with building security.  Questions, contact Carol Marks, Church Administrator,, 812-332-3695, ext. 200 

Masthead photo credit: zwordi (anonymous user of

Calendar of all our congregational events can be found at 

Click on "Full Calendar" and then on the date you are interested in. You can also search for a specific event! Our facebook page also has scads of useful information:  It's open to all and you don't need a Facebook account to read it.

Next issue, Tuesday, February 17. 

Deadline for articles about congregational events and projects is 10 a.m. on 2/17/2015, to  The February 17 issue will be edited by Monica Overman.  The Prologue is published on the first and third Mondays of each month, with exceptions. Next few publication dates: 2/17, 3/2, 3/16, 4/6, 4/20, 5/4, 5/18.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Bloomington, 2120 N. Fee Lane, Bloomington IN 47408, 812-332-3695