In May 2016, we dreamed of ways that God wants to plant resurrection through us. Worshipers wrote their hopes, passions, and callings down on paper seeds, and we "planted" them at the altar. One plants, another waters, and God will give the growth (1 Corinthians 3:6-9)!"
Dreams of members of UUMC - as written and posted
I pray that we might establish/join ministries that directly affect injustice and inequity in prison systems, that build humanity and encourage dreams that lead to productivity for released prisoners in our general midst.
I pray for a growth in our music programs, with expanded membership and participation.
I dream of sharing God’s love which I experience daily with God’s people.
I dream of special music to uplift us.
I dream of us leading social justice in UCity and St. Louis.
I dream of giving to Africa.
10% beyond our walls.
Partner church in Mozambique
Signage – inviting – clear Narthex
$15/hour and/or COLA
Special music groups
VBS scholarships (UUM preschool)
Encourage each member to find gifts - calling
That I may serve as inspiration for my students, helping them to grow in their studies.
To use my talents to help immigrants and refugees
We dream: the members will realize we are all connected and learn to acknowledge the divine in each person we meet.
To reach out and go to hospitals to heal children and adults with my dog as therapy.
A world in which all living creatures have adequate food and clean water.
To pay forward the positivity, encouragement and mentorship I received growing up.
To let the community know about this church. Be You Be Loved Belong
A local high impact ministry for UUMC, with hands on participation.
A waterwell for Mozambique
Engagement with refugees/immigrants through International Institute
Make a connection with homeless people.
Support family during this time.
Listen to God talking to me.
God’s Kingdom: Food distributed to all who are hungry.
UUMC: Support our minister as she leads our congregation
Strengthen connection with MICA
Give back professionally
Participate in UCity community events
Plants understanding about people having a range of experiences and feelings.
Plant contribution to Dorianne to go to Tanzania
Plant knowledge that older people are a range of ability and feelings.
Support my church, both physically and financially.
Feed people –grow food
Housing the homeless – reform the zoning laws
Teaching the children to be in touch with the Earth and the cloud of Witness
Free the schools
Yes on Mozambique
Yes on better wages for some staff
Yes on church growth
Yes on kindness to all
To build and grow a family
To have a social group with fellowship
To be a bastion of the church
To have a fulfilling job that makes the world a better place
I dream that my emotional/financial support can keep my church back home stable & strong for many decades
Giving monthly to the church
Volunteering@Habitat for Humanity
I dream of being able to give financially to the church the way that I’d like to.
Grow/encourage new membership
Help our high school students experience some special projects outside the Church.
Teaching all ages.
To help people who need it
Have a strong youth program
I pray my children become more involved with Church.
Teach someone to read
More kids programs
Mentor a child or young person
I dream that I can help and encourage children to get a good education and learn of God’s love for them.
Nuture other people
Learn from others
See others with the heart of God
Growth in membership so we can support more missions.
Offer support to transgender people
All homebound members will be “adopted” by a UUMC member for regular visits/contacts.
Follow up with people who have left the congregation but stayed local – how can we meet their needs better?
Follow up with people who have missed consecutive Sundays.
Find ways to use my talents and time to help others
What possibilities does God want to plant through you??
Growing Young Adult and Family membership
I hope UUMC will revitalize its commitment to social justice and serving those most in need.
I hope UUMC will prioritize the needs of children and youth.
My legacy of my grandsons will make a positive difference in the lives of many.
Surrendering to God’s plan for me!
Broaden our ministries to the community.
Helping to ensure Vivian Mwakasage reaches her full potential by supporting her education.
I dream of a growing membership by getting to know all visitors.
I hope we can attract new people to grow our congregation.
Love Be Kind Forgive
To be a faithful friend to a friend with great health struggles who has no family close by
To give back to UCity schools, which gave me so much
More tolerance of other ethnic groups and organizations.
The willingness to help the less unfortunate more
Better mission & social justice participation
Find a pet project
A ministry to the least in our community that truly makes UUMC a “home” for all to Be themselves, Belong and Be Loved.