Ministry / Team News

Adult Programming: Spiritually Speaking
by Joe Gillotti 
Join us for a weekly study session reviewing Eckhart Tolle’s enlightening and riveting book, “A New Earth”. The author offers readers intense and compelling suggestions through practical learning to live in the Present Moment. Participants can learn to redirect their attention and attitudes in order to understand and change many of life’s unresolved personal challenges. This session will begin on Tuesday September 20th at 7:00 p.m. on Zoom. Space is limited.

The Auction Committee is Now Forming 
We are planning  this year’s Auction and we’d like to invite anyone who’s interested to come help us put on another wonderful event! If interested please get in touch. And for everyone else, please be thinking about whether there’s something you’d like to donate this year – a service, a dinner or group outing, a craft item or maybe an heirloom. We’ll let you know more details about the Auction as soon as we can!

Our Caring Circle is Available
Our ‘Care Coordinator’ receives requests and answers questions for the Caring Circle. Please note that your call will be returned as quickly as possible but it may be at the end of the day.

Calling all Social Justice Warriors 
We are proud to announce that the UUCD Social Action Council is gearing up to fight for Truth, Justice and the Beloved-Community Way! Join us for a short organizational meeting on Wednesday, September 7 th at 7:00 p.m. We’ll be deciding on meeting dates and priority actions for the fall. Sneak peek: November elections/UUtheVote, dismantling racism, and fighting for an equitable CT state budget Please RSVP and be sure to let us know if you’ll be coming in person or joining via Zoom.

Soup Kitchen Corner 
by Judy Lacker 
On Saturday, September 3rd , some members of Soup Kitchen Team #3  will be returning to the Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen on Spring Street to help serve take-out meals that were cooked in volunteers’ homes as well as bagged sandwiches for lunches and breakfasts and hot lunches for Pacific House also prepared in volunteers’ homes as well as through donations. Unfortunately, we are not yet able to serve the guests a meal inside because of the Covid pandemic. You can also help feed our neighbors with a gift card in any amount from any local supermarket. In addition, you can still continue to make food donations to the Daily Bread Food Pantry (25 West Street – entrance off Terrace Place). Donations are accepted on Mondays between 11 am and 2 pm and on Fridays between 8:30 am and 11:30 am. Lynn has been scheduling the sandwich donations so we have just the right amount each day at Dorothy Day Soup Kitchen. If you are interested in making sandwiches, please email her at We can all be an important part of the fight to end hunger in our community!