Category: Our Stories

Our Stories

Marion Hill

I found Red River Unitarian Universalists after years of being “unchurched.” I could no longer believe the theology of the Baptist church I’d been raised in but missed the sense of community I’d found there. Happily, I again feel “community” here, plus no one … read more.

Jolene Whitten

As a newcomer to the area, this church provides me an opportunity to be part of the community. The church is a peaceful refuge that offers opportunity for intellectual and spiritual growth. Service to others is an integral part of this church; judgment is … read more.

Marilyn Alexander

40 intellectually stimulating years as liberal educators in Montana, Gil and I retired and returned to our roots and found it difficult to find friends with common interests. The Hills invited us to Red River observing that we might be Unitarian and not … read more.

Joyce Peak

I moved here after my husband & son died, chose Helen Schulze, MD from the phone book & fell apart in her office. My former church was no longer a fit & she recommended Red River UU.  I’d never heard of it but knew … read more.

Jim Holmes

I moved to Denison in March of 2016 to be closer to family and to get away from big cities and to enjoy small town life. Shortly after moving here I started coming to Red River UU with my daughter and son-in-law. They were … read more.

Doug Strong

Ours is the only faith I’ve ever known, embraced or wanted.  After my husband died Gerry Shehan offered to rent me a house he owned in Sherman.  I’m glad I said yes.  I co-founded our lay-led congregation 21 years ago and am … read more.