Author: David Armstrong

Quotes from the Common Bowl

Word Roots:

The Greek word for the beautiful is kalon, “which is related to the word kalein, which includes the notion of ‘call.’ Suggesting that there is something about beauty, wherever we find it, that tugs at us, pulls at us, drawing us into” the … read more.

Enter the World of Ordinary Beauty

We’ve all had moments when the ordinary suddenly reveals itself to be extraordinary. One minute the objects around us blend into the background, and in the next moment they come to life. Simple objects that in that moment of insight clearly carry meaning and memory … read more.

Quotes from the Common Bowl

Word Roots:

Curiosity stems from the Latin curiosus: careful, diligent, or inquisitive. This is the same root for care and careful which implies an intention in curiosity, a sense of purpose about it. As the word moved into old French and middle English it took … read more.

Board of Directors

Ten voting members that oversee programs and property of KUF Work with the minister in articulating KUF’s vision Carry out liaison responsibilities with committee chairs Maintain accurate records of KUF’s committee structure, constitution, convenant with the minister Provide leadership within KUF and contact with … read more.


Welcome new visitors and members Participate in Path to Membership sessions with the minister

Volunteer opportunities

to participate in the new member discussion group (to share their backgrounds, how long have they been UUs/KUF members, etc.), … read more.

Pondering Questions

As always, don’t treat these questions like “homework” or try to answer every single one! Instead, make time to reflect on the list and then pick one question that speaks to you. The goal is to figure out which question is “yours” in this moment, … read more.

Caring Committee

Offering home and hospital visits or phone calls to members and friends of KUFSending cards as appropriateMatch KUF members/friends to Caring ConnectorsCo-ordinate visits and liaise with the Minister when appropriateReceive requests for visits through email, phone calls, personal contacts

Volunteer Opportunities

Connect with members as Caring Connectors

Communications Committee

The KUF Communications Committee usually meets quarterly to discuss agenda items related to communications. Communications channels are primarily electronic with some printed materials. The channels in use include a Facebook presence and a web presence which are administered by volunteers. Two other electronic communications vehicles … read more.