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Sign Up for Candidate Week Events!

Hopefully everyone in the UUCR family has heard the exciting news that Rev. Hank Peirce is our candidate for settled ministry. Candidating Week beginning April 29th will be here before we know it! We want everyone to have access to Hank and will make that our priority. We have an online sign-up for the all-church … Continued

Meet our Final Candidate: Reverend Hank Peirce!

It is our great honor and pleasure to announce that we have unanimously selected Rev. Hank Peirce as our candidate for settled ministry at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading. Rev. Hank’s family name of Peirce is pronounced “purse,” with roots in our Bay State churches that reach back centuries. Hank is a lifelong Unitarian Universalist … Continued

RE is collecting canned pet foods for Easter Sunday

Religious Education is collecting donations of canned pet foods for our upcoming Easter Treasure Hunt! In addition to a few jelly beans, this year’s treasure will include pet foods for donation to the Reading Food Pantry for clients who request assistance for their animal companions. Donations of canned foods may be left in the collection basket by … Continued

Beautify Our Sanctuary and Your Yard With Beautiful Plants!

Beautify Our Sanctuary and Your Yard With Beautiful Plants! Deadline to Purchase Plants is April 2nd Would you like to beautify our sanctuary for the Easter services on Sunday, April 16, and then transport that beauty home?  If so, please consider ordering a Tulip, Daffodil, Lily, or Azalea Plant(s)!  You pick the type(s) of plant … Continued

Sawyer Nursery School Fundraiser

On Thursday, April 27th, from 5pm to 8pm. Sawyer is hosting a fundraiser at Fuddrucker’s in Reading.  Fuddruckers will donate 20% of your total meal price to Sawyer if the attached flyer is presented at the time of purchase.  

Sawyer Nursery School Enrolling NOW!

Sawyer Nursery School is currently enrolling students for the fall of 2017.  We offer a Three Day Program for 4 and 5 year old students and a two Day Program for 2.9 and 3 year olds. Sawyer Nursery School is committed to the development of the whole child.  If you are interested in learning more about our … Continued

Winter Clothing Donation Drive

Several members of our Senior High Youth Program (SHYP) will visit CityReach, Boston in February. ‘CityReach is an overnight urban outreach program begun in March 1996 for youth (with accompanying adults), young adults, and college students from churches of any denomination. The program gives these young people the opportunity to learn firsthand about homelessness from people … Continued

Starlight Soirée, Feb. 4

Auction Starlight Soirée Saturday, February 4th 6 – 9 p.m. Enjoy the company of friends new and old! Savor the appetizers, hot or cold. Drink some wine or have some water. Dress yourself up – or not; it doesn’t matter. Spend a little or spend a lot… Make no excuses; we’ll care for your tots! … Continued

Ministerial Search: The Room Where It Happens*

In February and March, we will be conducting in-depth, in-person interviews with pre-candidates and hearing them preach. While we can’t have you with us “in the room where it happens,” we certainly value your input. Although we can’t tell you who the ministers are, we can use your questions during our interviews. What would you … Continued

“Magnificat” Performance at Dec. 11 Services

Our Holiday Choir Sunday is coming up and you will not want to miss! The magnificent “Magnificat” by contemporary British Composer John Rutter will be performed at both the 9:15AM and the 11:00 AM services. Our choir is working hard to prepare this gorgeous music for you and we will be joined by several community … Continued