United Thank Offering

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 14:45

At the 150th Annual Council for the Diocese of Nebraska held last month in North Platte, our UTO Board President Sandra Squires was honored with the Bishop’s Cross. You can read the full text of the announcement here. It is a lovely tribute to all...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 14:42

If you’re like me, you might want to have some ideas for how to entertain everyone when the turkey takes longer to cook then you estimated. Or, you might be more on the ball than I am and would simply like a faith formation item to send home with...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 14:36

The overarching purpose of our UTO grant was to gather people from a wide and diverse cross-section of the larger community to help “jump-start” the three-year Land Use and 10-year Forestry Plans. We originally planned to have two half-time...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 13:06

Gratitude Works! By Robert A. Emmons First off, thank you for all of the positive feedback about our UTO Reads! program! When I was a kid, I loved participating in Book It, a program where you got a free pizza for reading books. I can’t promise you...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 13:00

“Anxiety is overcome by gratitude.” A friend shared this quote on Facebook one day and I liked it. I shared with several friends but soon forgot about it. I didn’t even really think that hard about it. It is something we all do – share the wise...

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 12:41

It’s November, which means that we’ve all survived the sugar rush of Halloween. The scarecrow I built with my kids, which made me think someone was looking inside my window every single time I went into the kitchen, is now, thankfully, a thing of...

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 09:39

First off, a BIG thank you to everyone who participated in our special Julia Chester Emery birthday celebration! It was really hard to choose a winner for the photo contest, so rest assured, we’ll do it again. Thank you for being creative, silly,...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 13:55

In Sandu Shui Ethnic Autonomous County in Guizhou Province, the local conditions are too poor to support steady development of the economy. As a consequence, the idea of environmental protection and sustainable development can’t be supported. This...

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 13:02

Here in Puerto Rico, we are all trying to help one another. Puerto Rico is devastated but slowly picking itself up, thanks first to the Lord and to all those who have arrived to keep order and all the humanitarians who are helping. Electrical posts...

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 20:00

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