Category: From Our Newsletter

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.

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.

Music at the Ridge Jan. 8, 2023

Tickets are now on sale at, or through Join us!!

Sally Rogers and Howie Bursen

Since their 1981 Greenwich Village coffeehouse encounter this duo has built a folk reputation throughout the U.S.A. and Canada, even appearing on Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home … read more.

Living our “green” values

From Team Green  by Barbara Myers 

We were all proud in 2018 when UU Danbury was awarded a Level 3 “Green House of Worship” certificate by the Inter-religious Eco-Justice Network of CT. Perhaps you have seen it hanging over the water fountain in our Fellowship … read more.

UU Danbury BUY-centennial Auction

Mark your calendar for February 11, 2023!

From the Auction Committee  

Our 2022 auction for UU Danbury will be held February 11, 2023. This will give us plenty of opportunity to make generous offers of our time, talent, and treasure. We are inviting anyone who’s interested in: 

designing … read more.