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Kris Kringle Fair Update for Oct. 25

❖❖KRIS KRINGLE FAIR❖❖ Saturday, November 12th, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.   YOU MAKE THE FAIR A SUCCESS Two weeks to go and I hope you have been gathering goods in salable condition and baking your favorites. Have you signed up to help out the week before, work at a table or for clean-up? Stop … Continued

Kris Kringle Fair Update for Oct 18

KRIS KRINGLE FAIR Saturday, November 12th, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.     The Kris Kringle Fair is fast approaching and we need YOU to help make it a success! There are many ways to help before, during and after the fair. Please stop by the KK Fair Table at Sunday Social Hours to ask … Continued

Kris Kringle Faire Update for Oct 12

THE FAIR IS COMING! –The Kris Kringle Fair will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12. Fair setup will start Sunday, Nov. 6, and continue through Friday, Nov. 11. WHAT IS THE KRIS KRINGLE FAIR? – It’s the Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading’s annual Fair, featuring lots of goods for sale and fun activities. If you’re … Continued

Kris Kringle Fair, Saturday Nov 12 9-3

      It’s the day when we all—young and old, long-timers and newcomers—sell, buy, sing, and eat at our fabulous, bustling, community renowned Fair.  It’s the day when we make lasting connections with each other, working side by side, and when folks from the wider community stream through our doors.—It’s the day when we … Continued

Introduction from Sally

Dear Members and Friends of UUCR, Thank you to those of you who have welcomed me so warmly into my first weeks here! I hope this finds you well and happy and enjoying peaceful transitions to fall schedules. I am honored to join you on a path of lifelong learning in your faith community and … Continued

From your Ministerial Intern

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

Call to Community Gathering, Conversation & Action

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

Shifting into Summer Mode at UUCR

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

In the Interim, June 16, 2016

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

News from Our Partners in Transylvania and the Philippines

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