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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

“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

Lead With the Heart: A Post-Election Sermon

A post-election sermon delivered on November 13, 2016 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Reading by Rev. Catherine Senghas There has been a lot of pain this week, all around us. It’s not simply a matter of there not being a presidential candidate that a strong majority could rally around and feel joyous and hopeful … Continued

Kris Kringle Fair Update for Nov. 7

Kris Kringle Fair is finally here and we can’t wait! Saturday, November 12th 9am-3pm         Donations drop-offs continue this week Sunday, Nov. 6, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Mon & Tues from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Wed & Thurs from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm Fri from 9:00 am to … Continued

Kris Kringle Fair Update for Nov. 1

Kris Kringle Fair is very close! Our fair will be held Saturday, Nov 12th. Donations drop-offs start Sunday Nov. 6th after 3:00 pm: Sunday, Nov. 6, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Mon & Tues from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm Wed & Thurs from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm Fri from 9:00 am to … Continued