Author Archives: Cliff Adams

Children’s Talent Show

No one ever knows for sure what acts we will have in a given year, but this is always a big event with excellent entertainment that shows off the diversity of SI talents. Performances range from skits to original poetry reading to music performances (of all kinds and abilities) to hilarious comedy. Auditions are mid-week. Let us know […]

2013 Audio

2013 Theme Speaker includes all of the morning theme talks presented by Rev. Art McDonald. His theme for the week was Social Justice as a Spiritual Practice: A Central UU Path. Continue reading →

Children’s Choir

After lunch the children will have the opportunity to affirm our UU values singing in a children’s choir. Joe Schafer has directed the West Shore UU Children’s Choir for 25 years, and has written music celebrating UU principles that kids can sing easily and well, using ragtime, jazz, rock, and other fun-loving rhythms. No experience required, and all […]

2013 Slideshow

2012 Audio

2012 Theme Speaker includes all of the morning theme talks presented by Rev.Meg Riley. Her theme for the week was Embodied Theology in a Digital Age. Continue reading →

Free time activities

While there is lots of programming at SI, there are also ample opportunities for relaxing self-paced activities. Continue reading →

2012 Slideshow

2011 Audio

2011 Theme Speaker includes all of the morning theme talks presented by Rev. John Buehrens. His theme for the week was TA House and A History of Hope: UU Theology Today and Its Heritage Continue reading →

2011 Slideshow

2010 Audio

2010 Theme Speaker includes all of the morning theme talks presented by Odds Bodkin. His theme for the week was The Storyteller?s Doubts: Eternal Verities Sought in Eternal Stories. Continue reading →

Childcare co-op

There is a cooperative childcare arrangement for those parents who wish to share nighttime supervision of their children throughout the week of Summer Institute. The co-op makes it easier for parents to enjoy all the late evening activities that SI has to offer. Continue reading →

The seven principles

2009 Audio

2009 Theme Speaker includes all of the morning theme talks presented by Thandeka. Her theme for the week was ‘One Faith, Many Voices’. Continue reading →

About

About Summer Institute Inter-generational Program OMD Summer Institute is an Intentional Community that gathers for a week every July. Daily activities include Worship, Workshops, and Theme talks, and lots of fun! What does the typical day look like? As busy or relaxed as you care to make it. It can end in the pub, or […]

Young Adults

Young Adults The Young Adult Program Young Adults (18 – 35) have some of their own programming, and also participate in much of the regular adult programming at SI.Young Adults have their own dorm as well as evening worship services. Young Adults also run our fanciest and most awesome scholarship fundraiser, Monte Carlo Night. Can’t […]