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Meet our New Minister: Reverend Hank Peirce!

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading is pleased to announce the Reverend Hank Peirce as our next settled minister. 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 and a highly experienced minister. He graduated from the Andover-Newton … Continued

Warrant for Congregational Meeting

THE UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH OF READING MEETING OF THE CONGREGATION WARRANT 11:30 AM on Sunday, May 7, 2017 in the Church Sanctuary The Members of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading are hereby called to a Meeting of the Church on Sunday, May 7, 2017, at 11:30 AM in the Church Sanctuary. AGENDA Report of … Continued

Ministerial Search Team Testimonials

Below you will find testimonials from the Ministerial Search Team about why we chose Hank as our final candidate and some of what we love about him. Lorraine Dennis – Go Ahead and Ask For me, one of Rev. Hank’s outstanding qualities is his honesty and transparency. He tells it like it is, with warmth, sensitivity … Continued

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

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