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Want to deepen your spiritual life? Join a Chalice Circle!

Would you like to grow your spiritual life here at UUCR? Would you like to get to know a few members more deeply? Consider joining a Chalice Circle! Chalice Circles are groups of 8–12  people who meet on a regular basis for the purpose of establishing bonds, fostering connection and caring, and providing an avenue … Continued

Please RSVP for the Town Welcoming Events

Help Rev. Hank Learn About Your Town! As Reverend Hank settles into his new ministry with us, he wants to learn more about all the towns that UUCR serves. The Welcome Team has set up several special events in Reading and neighboring areas so you can gather and tell Rev. Hank about the unique strengths … Continued

Rev. Hank in the Reading Daily Times Chronicle

Rev. Hank was recently interviewed by David Maroney of the the Reading Daily Times Chronicle. The story was published on Thursday, August 31st 2017. Check out the article here!

Celebrate the High Holy Days at UUCR

Havurah Haverim will be conducting High Holy Day services at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading at 239 Woburn Street, Reading MA 01867. Services for Rosh Hashanah are on Wed. Sept. 20th at 7pm, and on Thursday morning Sept. 21 at 9:30am. Kol Nidre, Yom Kippur Night service will be held on Friday night Sept. 29 at 7pm and Yom Kippur morning September 30 at … Continued

Summer Pastoral Care Coverage

The Pastoral Care Team will be responding to pastoral emergencies during the summer months until Rev. Hank Peirce’s arrival on August 15th. From June 25-July 19, please contact Margaret Montore. From July 20-August 14, please contact Laura Cavicchio. Their numbers are available in the Church Directory. You may also reach the Pastoral Care Team at … Continued

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