Month: November 2022

From our Minister / Dec. 2022

May your walls know joy, may every room hold laughter, and every window open to great possibility. ~

Mary Anne Em Radmacher 

In my household we tend to look at the end of the year as a time to reflect on all we have to be … read more.

Upcoming in Religious Education – Dec. 2022

The nursery is open for children ages 0-5 every Sunday during service. Our nursery care providers are eager to welcome your children! For children up through 8th grade we have a Forest School-inspired, child-led program in which we explore spiritual themes through play. The middle … read more.

From the Board of Trustees

by Gina Cassetta

In the Spirit of Thanksgiving, I want to extend the Board’s appreciation for Gary and the other volunteers I have witnessed helping as well. You may have noticed some improvements in the buildings and grounds authorized by the Board… Gary and his assistant … read more.

An open letter about the UUA and “Article II”

Dear ones, 

Article II (two) of the UUA Bylaws defines the principles and purposes of the UUA (Unitarian Universalist Association). It’s where the 7 principles and the 6 sources are spelled out. These were adopted in 1984(!) and have not changed substantially since.

Several years ago a … read more.

Women of the Congregation

by Jane Leff

Join other UUCD women in a group where we can meet in person, talk to each other about ourselves, get to know each other, and enjoy feeling at home in a supportive group. We would welcome long term members, young women, women who … read more.

From the Social Action Council

Soup Kitchen Corner by Judy Lacker 

Saturday, December 3, Soup Kitchen Team #1 returns 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 … read more.

Upcoming Events

From the Auction Committee

Thank you to our generous cooks, bakers, mice makers, drivers, and other auction item donors. And thanks to the wonderful folks who have purchased items from our Holiday Flash Sale. 

We have raised over $1,000 and haven’t even had our auction yet! 

You still … read more.

Notes on 200 Years (and More) Dec. – 2022

by Douglas H. Parkhurst

…Continued from November 2022

The early 1850’s was a time of transition for First Universalist Society. At a meeting on April 1, 1850, the group voted to amend the Society’s Constitution. The 1850 preamble states: 

“We, the subscribers, thankful for the privilege of worshiping … read more.