This Sunday

Trading Commandments for Principles: A UU Creation Story

What does a faith community do with no God to order it around?

Rev. Barnaby Writes

From the Minister

As we gather for my 8th year as your minister, I remain convinced that Addison County and the world beyond need a thriving Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society. But I am also wondering more than ever just how we will make that happen. We live in a society constantly pushing and pulling us away from congregational life.

The pressure could make me anxious. Every now and then they do, to be honest. But wondering about them excites me because, as Rev. Lynn Ungar recently wrote in Quest, the monthly newsletter of the UU Church of the Larger Fellowship, “I wonder” is “a magic phrase.”  Read More about “From the Minister”

Save the Dates!

Member Stories

As some of you know, I was raised in this community from the age of 9. I vaguely remember the infamous first meeting in the Berninghausen’s, and remember well every stage of our growth leading up to this lovely space. In the early days of planning CVUUS it was my own mother who made the “piss or get off the pot” pronouncement which perhaps prompted the paths of fate which have brought us all together today. I know her bluntness and aforementioned approach to life and decisions has prompted many a move in my own life.

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