Category: Announcements

Mid-Year Major Financial Trends

At the special congregational meeting on Sunday, January 30, at 1:00 p.m., the following points related to the financial activities of the church at the midpoint of the programming year (July 2021 to June...

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Pages from the UUC Bookstore

The Bookstore will be closed after second service on January 30 so everyone can get home and Zoom up in advance of the 1 p.m. Special Congregational Meeting. Stop in between services and check...

Message from the Board

On January 30, 2022 the congregation will vote on whether to adopt the proposed 8th UU Principle. The Board of Trustees has endorsed its adoption but understands that some congregants have reservations. In 2020...

Lay Leadership Opportunities at UUC

Application deadline: March 1 The Leadership Development Committee (LDC) is currently seeking candidates for several lay leadership positions. From the applications received, the LDC will select a slate of candidates to present to the...

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Pages from the UUC Bookstore

Yes, we’re still open despite the coffee-less coffee hours. Stop in and check out these acquisitions: Welcoming the Unwelcome, by Pema Chödrön. Although this book was published in 2019, the chapters are highly resonant...

Special Congregational Meeting

Sunday, January 30 at 1:00 p.m. through ZOOM WEBINAR (members in good standing) or Live Stream (all others) Please plan to attend a Special Congregational Meeting on Sunday, January 30 at 1:00 p.m. The...

Latest Updates for Omicron

On December 20, we announced that UUC was suspending food & beverage service and consumption indoors, given concerns that the omicron variant was contributing to a rapidly emerging spike in local COVID cases. As...

New Bylaws to Be Voted On

Sunday, January 30, 2022, 1:00–2:30 p.m. online The UUC Board of Trustees is recommending a set of new Bylaws to replace the existing UUC Bylaws. Members of the congregation will have the opportunity to...

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Music Staffing Update

Our beloved soprano section leader, Jenny Spence, is moving on from UUC. While we are extremely sad to see her go, we absolutely wish her well in her new church position at Epiphany Parish....

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Church Office Closed Dec 27–Jan 2

The UUC office will be closed the week between Christmas and New Years (December 27–January 1), and on Sunday, January 2, as well. Meetings with ministers or staff during this time are by appointment...

Kids and parents at the 2021 UUC winter festival, outdoors & masked

Photos From Our Winter Festival

The December 19 Winter Festival for children and youth was a success! We were outdoors and masked for safety, but the sun came out and we had a good time making gingerbread houses, playing...

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Nick Barnard Leaves Staff Role

Nick Barnard, our Connections Coordinator since 2018, will be leaving UUC staff at the end of December to pursue other opportunities. We have appreciated Nick’s help in working with Sunday Morning volunteers, and more...

Rev. Beth Chronister

Pastoral Care and Beth’s Sabbatical

From Rev. Beth Chronister Hello All,  On December 5, I shared in Sunday worship that I will be away from UUC on my first ministerial sabbatical during the months of February–May. It is hard...

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A Thank You and an Invitation to Supporters of UUC

Byron Krystad, UUC Director of Operations Endurance, patience, and deep goodwill: members and supporters of UUC have embodied these qualities and much more throughout 2021. You have sustained yourselves, your families, and your church...

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Church Office Closed Last Week of 2021

The UUC office will be closed the week between Christmas and New Years (December 27–31). Meetings with ministers or staff during this time are by appointment only. There are no programs in the building...

Conversation with the Board: Bylaws Amendments

Sunday, December 5, 10:30–11:15 a.m. in the Knatvold room or via Zoom Every 20–30 years an organization should consider revising and updating its Bylaws. Or at least that’s the conclusion UUC’s Bylaws Working Group...

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Announcing UUC Technology Upgrades

Byron Krystad, Director of Operations The direction of UUC’s programming has transformed over the last two years in response to new demands for both in person and remote participation. To support our new reality, we have made...

Cover of Looking Like the Enemy by Mary Matsuda Gruenewald

Pages from the UUC Bookstore

The UUC Bookstore has several books for the in-between (ages 10–14) reader. We have just received copies of the young reader version of Looking Like the Enemy, by Mary Matsuda Gruenewald. Adults can also...

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Pages from the UUC Bookstore

The UUC Bookstore is open and well stocked for your reading pleasure. Looking for Waking Up White? We’ve got it. We also have fresh copies of Mary Oliver’s poetry compilation, Devotions. For UUC newcomers,...