Sunday, June 26, 10 a.m.

A Service in Song - the Hymn Service
Jane Mahone, Worship Associate


All are welcome as we lift up favorites from our hymnals and discover the stories behind the music. Please join us for this joyful exploration through song. 


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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
Meets the 1st & 3rd Sundays from 8:30-9:30 AM,  September - May. Check back in September for more information on upcoming topics and presenters.
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Giving 1/2 the Plate Away

 Each Sunday, UUC donates 1/2 the collection plate to local charities and UU-affiliated organizations. This Sunday, 1/2 the plate will be donated to Intensive Community Treatment which provides treatment to those with serious and persistant mental illness.
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Upcoming Events and News Highlights

Annual Congregational Meeting

On Sunday, June 5 immediately following the service, members will elect new officers of the Board, approve members of the Ministerial Search committee, approve the budget, and approve the new Mission/Covenant Statement. Further information can be found at this link (member login required).


Farewell  &  Celebration of Our Shared Ministry Together with Rev. Dara Olandt


We bid farewell to our settled minister of 3 years at the end of June. All are encouraged to attend Rev. Dara's last 3 services and the All-Congregation Farewell BBQ & Picnic following the service on June 12 (in lieu of Second Sunday Potluck). For more information, view the brochure.



General Assembly 2016

June 22-26 in Columbus, OH. Over 35 UUC members, including 12 youth, are heading to Columbus for the annual national gathering of Unitarian Universalists. This year's theme is Heartland: Where Faiths Connect. Many events are streamed live and via podcasts for those unable to attend.


Two Community-wide Support Groups for Mental Health

On the 3rd Monday of every month, all in our community are welcome to participate in either of two support groups. The first group is for family and friends of those with a mental illness, and the other group is for those coping with a mental illness themselves. Both groups meet from 6-7:30 PM. Come share your experiences with others, learn coping skills, find out about local resources, receive support, and more.


We have an Interim Minister!

On August 1, UUC welcomes Rev. Don Rollins as our Interim Minister. We look forward to a great year!


Save the Date for UUC's Annual Goods & Services Auction - SUUper Heroes!

Mark your calendars! Our Annual Goods & Services Auction has been set for Saturday, October 22 at 5 PM. Start thinking about what you will donate to make this auction another big success and a fun and memorable evening. Need ideas for what to donate? Go to our auction website,, and click on “catalog list” to view catalogs from past years. Watch for more information.


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 Inspire spiritual and ethical growth.

Create compassionate community.

Transform our community and the world through courageous love.