Category: News

Radical Love Giveaway Raffle – 2021 Edition

For our fall fundraiser this year, we’re going to try an online (and more inclusive!) version of the Radical Love Giveaway Raffle. Here’s how it will work:

•Everyone (adult or child) will get ten virtual tickets to throw into virtual baskets connected with the items that appeal to them.
• You can contribute items until December 3, but feel free to start now! We’ll be accepting virtual tickets until December 10.

Wait – how does this raise any funds for CVUUS? Good question!

CVUUS’ Ash Tree Future

We discussed options for our existing ash trees on the CVUUS campus and planted more trees for future canopy and shade.  See the outline from Paul Stone below. Contact Facilities Chair Bob House with any comments.

An Outline to Facilitate Tree Discussion

Bob has already framed … read more.

Opportunity Knocks!

We have two ENTRY LEVEL positions on the tech team which could offer you an opportunity for personal growth, stretching your comfort zone, and joining a dynamic and committed group of fun-loving people who have brought you your zoom and YouTube services every Sunday since March of … read more.

Director of Music Selected, Choir Reconvenes

Ronnie Romano, our new Director of Music, is a recent (2020) graduate of Middlebury College, where he majored in music and minored in Chinese.  Last year, he served as Music Director and organist of First United Methodist Church in Ticonderoga, NY.  Among his ongoing activities … read more.

Staying Connected! The Future of Worship

As we continue into 2021, with an ongoing pandemic, we are each facing new challenges: changes to our health, our lives, our relationships, our homes, and our work. Many experiences are new and difficult. We know CVUUS has a place in your life, and we … read more.

Meals for Charter House

Charter House is a local organization which has been providing housing and meals to the homeless in the Middlebury area since 2005.  Over the years, its importance has grown, as has the need. Pre-COVID Charter House provided almost 40,000 meals to hundreds of individuals and … read more.

Honoring Indigenous People

CVUUS worship opens with a ringing of the bell and saying: “We recognize that CVUUS gathers on the land of the Western Abenaki people. We respect their spiritual relationship to the land. We hope to learn from them how we can live together in peace … read more.

Showing Up for Racial Justice

Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) invites us to stay engaged on Black Lives Matter efforts. Our Black neighbors, friends, and family members have been asking us to dismantle racism in ourselves for a long time. Join anti-racism book groups. Working with a small group of other white folks committed to this path is a really important way to strengthen our anti-racism muscles.