News

“White Fragility” Book Discussion

Starting in Nov. Multiple copies of this new best-seller from UUA’s Beacon Press are available from our Library. This book explores how – and why—  progressive white folk inadvertently contribute to the persistent power of racism to oppress people of color and delude well-meaning whites … read more.

CVUUS Goes Solar!

On August 14 the CVUUS Board voted to invest in Acorn Energy Coop’s AES2 community solar project, whose 612 photovoltaic panels will feed 150 kilowatts peak power into the electric grid. If all goes as planned, AES2 should start producing power this fall.

Migrant Farmworker Support in Addison County

Do you wish to understand and assist our migrant farmworkers? Addison Allies (formally the Addison County Migrant Ally Group) will check-in Sat., Oct. 20, 9-11 am in CVUUS Sanctuary to share experiences in an interesting “speed dating” fashion. Prior to this on Oct 8, 5-7 … read more.

What does it mean to be a Green Sanctuary?

Created in 1989, the Green Sanctuary (GS) program historically provided a path for congregational study, reflection, and action in response to environmental challenges, worshiping and acting – grounded in justice and Unitarian Universalist values. Each congregation performs a self-assessment, writes a plan, and completes projects … read more.

Doors Open into Small Group Ministry

Throughout the summer, members of  the Small Group Steering Team  have been chatting with congregation members at a weekly Small Group Ministry information and sign-up table following the Sunday worship service.  If you were one of the folks who provided us with input or expressed … read more.

Charter House Community Lunch Team

Calling all cooks, servers, and people interested in a great opportunity to serve our greater Middlebury community. Consider joining the Charter House community lunch team for CVUUS! Your involvement can be what works best for you. Maybe be on a call list for preparing a … read more.

Can We Talk about Guns?

#nationalschoolwalkout: Students from our local high school (MUHS), including members of our Youth Group, responded to a national call for a school walkout on March 14 at 10 AM for 17 minutes on Cross St Bridge. They gathered despite the school snow day and were met by many … read more.

#Metoo movement addressed

The #Metoo movement has been so powerful and has helped many survivors to find their voice, as shared in recent worship services and events.  This also comes with a need for support, both for survivors speaking, and for those supporting and listening. WomenSafe is here … read more.

Homelessness support abounds!

Our Youth Group, led by Heidi Sulis and Gail Borden, dedicated this year to homelessness support. They visited and planned several meals at John Graham Shelter in Vergennes.  Abi Sessions, Rev. Barnaby and our Youth Group camped out at the annual Sleepout on Dec 2 … read more.