This Sunday

How We Are Called

Rev. Barnaby explores whether something more than conscience is calling on our better angels. Stay after worship for our Congregational Conversation on navigating the holidays.

Welcome to CVUUS

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Words from Rev. Barnaby

From the Minister

Dear Members and Friends of CVUUS,

It’s that time of year when our blessings and, for some of us, our sorrows may feel more near at hand. Through our ancient rituals of generosity, sharing, family and community during these shortest days of the year, we experience many facets of faith in life-giving Love and love-giving Life.

We also get asked to do more for others than any human can gracefully manage. In some ways, it’s true all year round. Read More about “From the Minister”

Save the Dates!

TUESDAY DEC 24 CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES

Bring visiting family, neighbors and friends. Both end with traditional lighting of candles and singing of  Silent Night. Donations from services go to HOPE.

5 pm—No-Rehearsal All-Ages Nativity Pageant!  Join our family-friendly service in which all are welcome to take part in our joyful story with Mary, Joseph, shepherds, sheep, angels, animals, wise ones, and stars – flexible depending on who shows up. We provide costumes or bring your own.  Or just sit and sing along with traditional carols. CVUUS children sing prepared song. Led by Dir. of Religious Exploration Poppy Rees.  

7:15  pm —Carol Singing with CVUUS Choir

7:30 pm —  Traditional UU Christmas Service reflecting on the intersection of hope, faith, courage, and compassion led by Rev. Barnaby. Readings and carol singing. Special music by Dr. Francois S. Clemmons and our bell choir. Read More about “TUESDAY DEC 24 CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES”

Member Stories

O congregation of sensible shoes.
O buttoned plaid shirts, men in neat beards,
O matriarchs with your practical Judy Dench hair,
O, church parking lot of Prius and Volt. We

are trying. We hung Black Lives Matter
over the door, and that’s not nothing.
Nobody is … read more.

Caitlin Gildrien