200th Year Anniversary

Marking 200 years can be a challenge. We have been making plans. We hope over the last year you’ve seen Doug Parkhurst’s articles on our history in the Comment. We have a new quilt in the works thanks to the leadership of Marcia Brooker. Others … read more.

UUCD’s 200th Anniversary Events

Special events and activities commemorating our congregation’s 200th anniversary are planned this fall leading up to our anniversary date which is actually December 9. On that date in 1822 a Universalist society was formed on Great Plain in Danbury, Connecticut. The present-day Unitarian Universalist Congregation of … read more.

Upcoming Events

A final 200th Anniversary celebration is set for Friday, 7:30pm Dec. 9!

Enjoy a decadent dessert buffet, music from Jerry Phelps, and see the anniversary quilt honoring this milestone. All are welcome. If you do not drive at night and need a ride, please email our Administrator, … read more.

From Our Minister

Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance. ~ Eckhart Tolle 

Just a couple of years ago, my husband Phil and I wrote and published a series of gratitude journals. We did this because both of us experienced … read more.

Upcoming Events

Organizing a Thanksgiving Dinner 

Some of us have been talking about creating a Thanksgiving dinner together in Fellowship Hall where each of us brings a dish to share, and we break bread and celebrate together– kind of on the model of the Passover Seders we had … read more.

From our Minister October 2022

Letting there be room for not knowing is the most important thing of all. ~ Pema Chodron 

In a recent online conversation about what to expect from our religious education programming this new congregational year, I talked about liminal seasons and asserted that we … read more.

From the Board of Trustees 

by Margaret Henderson, President 

It was such a joy to watch people gather together in September at events like Homecoming Sunday, our first choir practice this year, and the Wednesday night community pasta dinner! Among all this activity, your Board of Trustees has also been busy. 

First … read more.

October Services

One Service at 10:00 AMat UUCD
and via Zoom email officemanager@uudanbury.org for Zoom link

Sunday, October 2      Blessing of the Animals     Rev. Kathleen Rudoff and Sierra-Marie Gerfao 

This multigenerational service is about gratitude for all the earth’s creatures that connect with us in the interdependent web of life. Pets that … read more.

From our Minister

We must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
 ~ Joseph Campbell 

I am thrilled about the numerous exciting things coming up in the new congregational year. Many of those things … read more.

From the Board of Trustees

by Margaret Henderson, President

Welcome to the 2022-23 UUCD Year! 

The Board of Trustees has a lot planned for this year, much of which you’ll read about in the following pages. We are looking forward to celebrating UUCD’s 200th Anniversary, and we have Wednesday night dinners coming … read more.