Speaker: Poppy Rees

Poppy Rees is the Director of Religious Exploration at CVUUS. She was raised in Middlebury and loves working with kids.

Our Annual RE (Religious Exploration) Celebration!


CVUUS kids rock!  How fitting then to have the CVUUS band join us this Sunday as we celebrated our amazing children, youth and the adults who did the RE program this year.  We heard about Abolition Kitchen, Secret Kindness Agents, OWL, Neighboring Faiths … read more.

Courage Is a Decision

In our Sanctuary (no Zoom). Our UU faith calls us to fight injustice. We found bravery together. There was LOTS of singing!  We sang contemporary songs from MaMuse, Emma’s Revolution, and Brandi Carlisle, among others (lyrics below).  The structure was different. We appreciate the 60 … read more.

Coming of Age Celebration

Our amazing Coming of Age middle schoolers led this service. They shared reflections about their individual beliefs (credos), along with music, stories, and readings. Watch this meaningful UU rite of passage led by Poppy Rees, Dir. of Religious Exploration, Allie Izzard and  Coming of Age … read more.

Recorded Zoom Christmas Pageant

Couldn’t come to the live Zoom Pageant? Sunday Dec 20th’s Worship Service was a recording of the Pageant, followed by Coffee Hour.

Order of Service

Led by Dir. of Religious Exploration, Poppy Rees.

7th Grade Narrators: Lucy Goetz, Mary Harrington, Callie Rees

All-Ages Music:  Kate Gridley, Baxter Harrington, Ethan Spritzer, … read more.