Sunday, November 2 - 10:00 a.m.

Samhain Celebration:
Honoring Our Beloved Dead
EarthSpirit Sisters & CUUPs Members

Join our two earth-based spirituality groups, EarthSpirit Sisters and CUUPs (Covenant of UU Pagans, as we honor and remember those who are no longer with us.
The UUC Choir will sing at the service.


View upcoming services.

Children's Religious Education

 Classes are for PreK-grade 8 children; Nursery care is available for younger children. Children should visit the sanctuary with their parents for the first portion of
the service; teachers will escort
children to class.
See RE curriculum.
Sunday Circle
November 2, 8:30-9:30 AM. UUC member, Dean Mook, will discuss science and religion. All are welcome for lively disucssion.
View upcoming topics.
Fourth Sunday Collection

On Sunday, November 23, our collection will
be donated to the To Our House Program which helps support homeless men in the New River Valley. This is co-sponsored by Community Action and many area churches.

Learn more.

Are you seeking a place that stirs your head, heart and hands? The Unitarian Universalist Congregation is a caring, affirming and diverse liberal religious home in the New River Valley, bringing spirit, love, justice, learning and reason to life.

Upcoming Events and News Highlights

Our minister, Rev. Dara Olandt is currently on maternity leave through the end of November. Check out the Maternity Brochure for information on guest ministers for Sunday services, Board & staff support, and pastoral support, as well as contact information during this time.


UUC's Annual Service Auction and FUNdraiser - Getting to Know YoUU

Join the fun on Saturday, November 8 at 5:30 PM for a fun-filled evening for adults and children. Over 275 wonderful goods and services have been donated including favorite desserts, artwork, jewelry, hikes, fabulous dinners, childcare, plants, quilts, scarves, lessons, and more. While raising funds is important, building connections within our community is also a major priority, and there will be fun activities to help us get to know one another better. The children will have their own fantastic Harry Potter party (ages 4 and up) with childcare available for those ages 3 and under. Click here to view the catalog as a PDF. It's also available on the auction website, and paper copies will  be available at UUC. Contact Susan & Don for more information. Help us make this year's auction the best ever and don't forget to dress to express who you are!


An Evening of Classical Music

On November 15 at 7 PM, UUC member Leon Kok, violin; Bonnie Deeds, violin; Nicole Paglialonga, violin; and Lisa Liske-Doorandish, cello will perform in our sanctuary. The program will feature works of Bach for solo violin, Dvorak's Terzetto, and Beethoven's last string quartet, Op.135. The event is free and open to the public.


Children's Garden Primary School

The Children’s Garden School runs programs for preschoolers age 3-5, as well as a kindergarten program.  Athough Children's Garden is not directly affiliated with Unitarian Universalist Congregation, it is held in rented space in our building.

For more information, visit the Children's Garden website.