This Sunday.

Re-creating Our Lives through “Radical Amazement”

ON SITE & ZOOM. Through our daily lives, we take part in the act of creation.  The Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah, called “the birthday of the world,” reminds us of our ability and responsibility to co-create the world, and challenges our complacency with the … read more.

Upcoming Events

September 2022

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Leadership Team
  • Cleaning (avoid access)
  • Choir
  • SGM (Dinah)
2
  • Flower Co-op
3
  • Piano tuning (morning)
  • Cleaning (avoid access)
  • PCP Concert
4
  • Cleaning (avoid access)
  • Intro to Meditation
5
6
  • Staff Meeting
  • Wellspring
7
  • Safe Congregation
  • Al-Anon
8
  • Leadership Team
  • Cleaning (avoid access)
  • Choir
9
  • TLC Working Group
  • Flower Co-op
10
  • SGM (Doug)
  • VSO Rehearsal
  • Cingles
  • Cleaning (avoid access)
11
  • Ingathering / Water Communion
  • RE Ingathering > will join main service
  • Worship
  • COM Retreat
  • Cleaning (avoid access)
  • Maritime Museum Picnic (with MFM)
  • All Souls Interfaith Choral Celebration
  • Intro to Meditation
12
  • Charter House Meal Prep
  • New UU Class
  • Writers' Group
13
  • Staff Meeting
  • Board meeting
14
15
  • Cleaning (avoid access)
  • PEO (Anne C)
  • Choir
16
  • Mexican Consulate Planning
  • Finance
  • Flower Co-op
17
  • VSO Rehearsal
  • Cleaning (avoid access)
18
  • PRIDE PARADE & EVENT in BURL
  • Worship
  • CVUUSers MARCH in PRIDE PARADE
  • Cleaning (avoid access)
  • Intro to Meditation
19
  • New UU Class
20
  • Staff Meeting
  • Wellspring
21
  • Facilities
  • Al-Anon
  • CEAC Panel
  • Worship Team
22
  • Newsletter deadline!
  • Cleaning (avoid access)
  • Choir
23
  • wedding prep
  • Comm Supper Cookies
  • Flower Co-op
24
  • Wedding (Esther & Jesse)
  • Cingles,
  • Cleaning (avoid access)
25
  • Worship
  • Cleaning (avoid access)
  • Intro to Meditation
26
  • Caring Network
  • New UU Class
  • 3 Flipping Things
27
  • Staff Meeting
28
  • Blood Drive
  • Al-Anon
  • SGM (Alan Moore)
29
  • Mexican Consulate Planning
  • Cleaning (avoid access)
  • Choir
30
  • Flower Co-op

UUA General Assembly 2022

Rhubarb Festival 2022 Edition!

Sat June 4, 2022 10am – 2pm

We brought back a full-fledged festival with pies and more, as we did in pre-COVID times: Plants, Sweets & Savories, Dessert Café (crisp with ice cream), Potholders & Aprons (new!), Books (children can get free ones).

Read More about “Rhubarb Festival 2022 Edition”

Black Lives Matter!

Watch the Juneteenth worship service led by Esther Charlestin with others on June 19. Learn about the proposed “8th” UU Principle: Dismantling Systemic Racism and the CVUUS Race in America Book Group. Jean Terwilliger and Mike Greenwood will lead a common reading and discussion of Woke Racism this fall and led one on Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent by Isabel Wilkerson in early 2022 and others in past years. Read More about “Showing Up for Racial Justice”

Words from Rev. Barnaby

From the Minister

I suspect that many of you, like me, have heard the transformation of caterpillars to butterflies presented as a metaphor for change in our lives way too often. Maybe, like me, you begin to tune out when you hear a speaker launching into it. That was my reaction during my sabbatical when I was Zooming into a national meeting of UU ministers and heard the Rev. Karen Hering speaking her equivalent of “Behold, the caterpillar…” early in her workshop based on her new book, Trusting Change: Finding Our Way Through Personal and Global Transformation.   Read More about “From the Minister”

COVID POLICY

updated August 2022
  • masking optional for CVUUS worship and Children’s RE programs gathering inside
  • masking optional in small CVUUS groups (a zoom option should be offered) 
  • Non-CVUUS groups make their own masking decisions
  • vaccinations and boosters strongly encouraged!
  • donate rapid tests you don’t need to CVUUS
  • Take care! Let in the Air! Follow our ventilation guidelines.