Month: May 2024

From our Minister, Rev. Tony Lorenzen

“Do Over”

Dear Beloveds,

When my son was four years old, we went to an amusement park and one of the things we did that day was play mini-golf. He loved it! He became a mini-golf aficionado. We couldn’t pass a mini-golf course without him begging to … read more.

June Spiritual Challenge


Our theme for the month is renewal and this month I challenge you to take a nap. Seriously. Make taking a nap a more regular practice than you have been. Allow yourself to rest, to pause, and renew.

Rest is serious … read more.

June Sunday Services

One Service at 10 am

June 2                    
The Ocean (a Senior High and Bridging Sunday Service)

On this Sunday Our Senior High Youth Group will lead the service with an ocean theme. We will also have a bridging ceremony honoring those group participants who are transitioning out of youth … read more.

From our DRE, Rev. Sierra-Marie Gerfao

Upcoming In Children and Youth Religious Education (RE):

With the exception of a pre-planned trip for our Senior High Youth Group to Boston on June 30th, our children and youth ministries are heading into summer break. 

During this time, activities are on hold, though we do … read more.

From the Board of Trustees

Annual Meeting         

Please attend the June 2nd Annual Meeting at 11:30 after the service. Members will vote on the 2024-25 budget for UUCD and elect at least one new Board member – hopefully two. Childcare will be provided in the form of a simultaneous Children’s Annual … 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 for June. Donna Lawrence is the assistant.

If you have a need, please contact Andrea .

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

June Upcoming Events

Chair Exercises at UUCD

Gentle Stretching using a chair – Breathing exercises – Laughter

            Chair Exercises Classes are starting again at UUCD for women and men.  Classes are FREE. The importance for seniors to maintain flexibility and mobility cannot be overstated. So often … read more.

Notes on 200 Years and More

Notes on Two Hundred Years (and More)

by Douglas H. Parkhurst

Continued from May 2024…

The Rev. John P. Christensen, then in his mid-thirties, arrived at First Universalist Church, now Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Danbury, in the autumn of 1948. A 1945 graduate of Tufts College, he earned … read more.