Author Archives: Cliff Adams

A Day in the Life of an SI Youth

Sunday On their first day, the youth will generally arrive before dinner. They will unpack their belongings into their dorms and then have free time until dinner. After dinner there will be a community-wide opening ceremony in the church, followed by a mandatory youth opening. Here, new youth will be bridged in and the SI […]

Summer Institute 2016 Theme

Matt Meyer has announced his theme for Summer Institute 2016. ‘Covenant and Collective Action’. More about the theme and Matt. http://omdsi.org/home/matt-meyer/

Now Accepting Workshop Proposals for Summer Institute 2016

The Summer Institute Planning Committee (SIPC) is looking for workshop proposals for SI 2016.   If you are interested please submit a proposal to the links below.    ALL proposals are due OCTOBER 1st, 2015. Afternoon workshops – https://uua.wufoo.com/forms/m39fgie1wa47i0/ Morning Seminars – https://uua.wufoo.com/forms/m6b9esg0u3kfoc/

More SI 2015 Photos!

Have you had your fill of photos from SI 2015 yet? Of course not! Brad Bolton, the official SI Photographer, takes lots of great photos that don’t end up in the slideshow. Take a look on his site: Brad’s SmugMug gallery

2015 Audio

2015 Audio includes all of the morning theme talks presented by Rev. Joan Van Becelaere. Her theme for the week was Faith, Evolving: How American Religion Is Changing and What It Means for Unitarian Universalism. 2015 Morning Worship was led by Rev. Lynn Kerr and 2015 Vespers led by Rev. Joe Cherry and Rev. Denis […]

SI 2015 Slideshow

Summer Institute 2015:

Nathan Gets pied for the scholarship fund

Children’s choir performing at vespers

The Children’s Choir has been invited to perform at tonight’s youth-led community vespers. Please be at the church at 8:30 Thanks

Do you like ice cream?

CowHaus Creamery would like to extend to us a 10% discount with our name badges during SI! Woot woot! Shop local!

SI Mobile Site

Visit the mobile site to see what is scheduled for when, and bookmark it on your phone for easy reference next week. http://omdsi.org/mobile/ What’s happening tonight – Since the evening schedule is different every night, events are highlighted daily. Daily Schedule – See what is happening each day, for both adult and youth programs. With […]

If you are the Parent / Sponsor of a Youth

We really need all parents and sponsors to do their part to help make the youth program a success. We need at least 1 member from each family to sign up for a workshift: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a4eaea623a1fc1-20151

Today is the last day to register for Summer Institute!

We’d love to have you join us! Register: http://omdsi.camp9.org/ 2015 Programming: http://omdsi.org/category/year-specific/2015/ Cost Estimator: http://omdsi.org/cost-estimator/

One week left to join us!

Have you been on the fence about coming to Summer Institute this year? Well, time is running out to decide. Join 500+ of your fellow UU’s for a week of fun at Oberlin College! We will stop taking registrations on 6/30 and there will be no walk-ins.

Last chance to register with discount

If you’ve been thinking of joining us at SI this year, act fast! You have until midnight tomorrow to register and save yourself $75.

Countdown Clock

Is the countdown clock on the homepage not quite precise enough? Well, click on it and you’ll be taken to a more precise countdown: http://omdsi.org/countdown/