Sunday, July 31, 10 a.m.

Making Beauty - A Human Necessity
Rev. Dr. Cathie Stivers and Earle Irwin

Human beings are built and wired to be co-creators in the world. In fact, our beauty-making is needed for the perpetuation of life. Tapping into ancient and contemporary themes, Rev. Dr. Cathie Stivers will talk about beauty-making as an essential pracitce of being fully human.

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
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.
View upcoming topics.
Giving 1/2 the Plate Away

 Each Sunday, UUC donates 1/2 the collection plate to local charities and UU-affiliated organizations. This Sunday's recipient is the Community Foundation of the NRV's Project Hope which provides scholarships to local seniors who have experienced homelessness.
 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


We have an Interim Minister!


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


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.


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.


Our Mission 

Inspire. Create. Transform.

 Inspire spiritual and ethical growth.

Create compassionate community.

Transform our community and the world through courageous love.