Month: September 2023

From our Minister

How My Family and I became White

Dear Beloveds,

Our theme for October is Heritage. My Sundays with you during the coming month will touch upon various aspects of Heritage including how our Unitarian Universalist heritage is changing, how the re-emerging field of epigenetics is influencing how … read more.

Spiritual Challenge on Heritage

SPIRITUAL CHALLENGE for OCTOBER  2023 on the theme of HERITAGE  – Epigenetics and You

This I challenge you to reflect on your life in the light of the re-emerging evolutionary focus on epigenetics.

The Center for Disease Control defines epigenetics as the study of how your behaviors … read more.

Resources on Heritage

Reflect on HERITAGE

What story told by (or about) your ancestors has shaped you the most?

What is your favorite family memento? And why does it have such a hold on you?

What’s the legacy of your first embarrassment? And of your first award/triumph?

We usually think of heritage … read more.

October Sunday Services

October Services – One Service at 10:00 a.m.

One Service at 10am at UUCD
and available also via Zoom email for Zoom link

All events are in-person events

October Services – One Service at 10:00 a.m.

Sunday, October 1st – Principles to Promises – Rev. Tony Lorenzen

Rev. Tony reflects on reframing our … read more.

Religious Education News

by Rev. Sierra-Marie Gerfao

Upcoming in Religious Education

The nursery is open for children ages 0-5 every Sunday during service. Our nursery care providers cannot wait to welcome your children! We also offer regular programming open to children in preschool through high school. 

Sunday, October 1st – Regular … read more.

From the Board of Trustees

by Margaret Henderson, President

Welcome back to another year at UU Danbury! There’s a burst of energy setting off new activities and new ideas this year. Last month I attended the inaugural session of Suze and Dan’s “Movies with a Message,” where the conversation was thoughtful … read more.

Sound Panels in Fellowship Hall

Sound Panels Meetings – Come find out more about the proposal to install sound panels in Fellowship Hall. 

Echoes in the hall currently make it very hard to understand someone speaking at the podium.

After research and deliberation we are recommending that acoustic panels be installed on … read more.

Upcoming Events

Chair Yoga –Meditation -Breath Control –
Deep Relaxation – Laughing Yoga – Chanting

Chair Yoga Classes are starting again at UUCD for women and men. Classes are FREE for all UUCD members and friends. The importance for seniors … read more.

Ministry/Team News

Our Caring Circle is Available

Our ‘Care Coordinator’ receives requests and answers questions for the Caring Circle.

Andrea Andersen is the contact person October.
Joan Campbell is the assistant.
If you have a need, please contact Andrea.

 Please note that your call will be returned as quickly as possible but it may be … read more.

Notes on 200 Years and More

Notes on Two Hundred Years (and More)
by Douglas H. Parkhurst

More than a half-dozen church buildings in Danbury are local landmarks. Downtown examples include Lighthouse Ministries, West St. (constructed in the 1860s); St. James Episcopal, West St. (1860s and 70s); St. Peter Roman Catholic, Main St. … read more.