The highest priority is that people of all ages are opened to deeper connections with themselves, others, and the spirit of life.

— From CVUUS Purpose Statement – Why We Exist, adopted Fall, 2011

Visiting, Volunteering, and Joining

Come visit CVUUS any Sunday morning at 10am and join us for conversation after the service, at about 11am.

Consider joining CVUUS if you have decided that our community is where you find spiritual renewal.

Get to know us by volunteering and support CVUUS with your donations.

If you are in need of support, contact Rev. Barnaby or the CVUUS Caring Network.

CVUUS Programs and Groups

Deepen and broaden your personal spiritual growth by joining a Small Group Ministry group.

Meditate with the CVUUS Sangha any Sunday evening.

Thursday Night Out provides supper, games, homework help and quiet reading time for up to 10 kids (age 10 and under) from 5- 7:30 pm in Fenn House while parents have some grown up time. Every first and Third Thursday of the month, November through March. Let Kate Gridley know if you’d like your child added to the list for any nights listed below. We’ll list the first 10 kids and wait list the others. Also let her know if you would like to help the Caring Network in providing supper or supervision. kmgridley@gmail.com or 989-1928.

This season’s dates are:

November 2, 16

December 7, 21

January 4, 18

February 1, 15

March 1, 15

Openings for Deeper Connections

The following CVUUS groups have openings.

Worship Ministry, two openings

– we work closely with Reverend Barnaby to provide all aspects of weekly services, serve as worship associates, and spend time educating ourselves and exploring the purpose of worship, our role in the process, and how best to meet the needs of the congregation

– there is public speaking and a need to be reliable and organized while being willing to be vulnerable

– contact Ann Webster (webster.afw@gmail.com), Piper Harrell

– meet one Wednesday a month after choir practice

Flower Co-op

– Enjoy taking a turn and placing seasonal decorations in the sanctuary space. Planning for upcoming holiday season coming up.

– Most flowers, plants, and other things from nature are from our own yards, and there is also a budget

– Current members are open to assisting any interested folks who would like to participate.

– contact Marnie Wood (middmarn@yahoo.com)

– Communications/scheduling done via email, and time commitment is the time needed to do one Sunday, or more, early Sunday morning. (or Saturdays if no event taking place)

CVUUS’ Sound System group is seeking at least two more people

– to join their Sunday morning service rotation, and

– to take turns recording services onto CDs, and to sometimes play music brought in on CDs or other devices.

It’s not difficult! You will be trained to set up mics and adjust sound levels.

– contact Mitch Kramer ( mbkramer@510yahoo.com) 802 353-0817  for more information.

Photographers

– Take and email photos from your smartphone to office@cvuus.org of worship and activities, for blasts and annual meeting slideshow

– contact Laura Asermily (also office@cvuus.org)

– or just send pictures!

Small Group Ministry

– a wonderful opportunity to get to know other CVUUSers while sharing about monthly topics

– the first Saturday of the month, through June, 9-1l

– contact Doug Richards (drichard@keuka.edu)

Rhubarb Festival one person

– to solicit crafts from CVUUS members and friends to be sold at the festival June 2, 2018

– begin mid-winter – 2 or 3 group meetings

– contact Mary Hadley (hadleyme@juno.com) 802 382-8572

Thursday Night Out

– helpers and substitute helpers to be with children so CVUUS parents can enjoy an evening out

– every 1st and 3rd Thurs thru March, from 5-7:30

– contact Kate Gridley (kmgridley@gmail.com) 802 989-1928