From Your Ministerial Intern My internship began in the wake of Michael Brown’s death and the protests in Ferguson. During the internship I have been able to engage with you in the anti-racist efforts of this congregation. I have preached about it. We have sung hymns about it together. We have learned together, through … Continued
Monthly Archives: June 2016
One Week after Orlando: “Safety, Support and Unity for All” You, your family, neighbors and friends are invited to: ~ Gather to remember and honor the Orlando Victims ~ Join in Conversation with others about: – Gun Violence and Prevention – LGBTQ Support & Advocacy and – Interfaith Work for Understanding & Peace ~ … Continued
Summer is here! During the summer we still have Sunday services, but they are lay led and there is no childcare or religious education programming. Children are welcome to attend services. For a full listing of summer services, pick up a brochure in the Atrium or visit the church’s new website at uureading.org. Rev. Catherine … Continued
Thanks so much to all who recently purchased chocolate and coffee to support the UUCR‘s partnerships with Unitarians abroad! We have 6 remaining bags of Equal Exchange organic, fairly traded coffee: 3 Breakfast Blend (ground, 12 oz.), 2 Decaffeinated (ground, 12 oz.),1 French Roast (ground, 10 oz.). If you’d like to buy any of these, … Continued
Dear members and friends at UUCR, I’ve lived in several different places as an adult and I always seem to boomerang back to southern New England as the place where the cycles of the seasons most synchronize with my own perennial rhythm. The fall has that edgy crispness of “something challenging ahead” that helps me … Continued
Dear members and friends at UUCR, Last Sunday morning as we gathered for worship the news was still new and incomplete about events that had transpired overnight at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. The days since have brought a barrage of information, judgment, political rhetoric, and conflicting recommendations for preventing future such tragedies. … Continued
Do you remember the greeting we made for our partner congregation in Alsojara during the April 3 church service? Rev. Tibor showed the greeting and the choir’s anthems to the congregation on May 15 (Pentecost), projecting it on their sanctuary wall. Tibor writes, “Pentecost is when we celebrate the birth of the Church, and God as … Continued
As one door closes, another opens! Watch for our schedule of Summer Services beginning at 10:00 am June 26 – September 11th which will be the start of our new church year. Remember there is no childcare during our summer season.
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