Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbia, Missouri (UUCC)

2615 Shepard Blvd., Columbia, MO 65201-6132 • Phone: 573-442-5764

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Worship and Religious Education – 9 and 11 a.m. Sunday
Free Nursery Care for Infants to 3-Year-Olds – 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Sunday
All Are Welcome • No Registration Required

Welcome to the church nurturing spirit and service – a liberal religious voice lighting a moral beacon in Central Missouri. In the spirit of courageous love, we forge a community of radical welcome and deep connection that moves us together to heal the world. We invite you to join us.


Sunday at UUCC – Sept. 29, 2019

Worship Services at 9 and 11 a.m.

“Mission: Failure” – Rev. Molly Housh Gordon

When we have clarity of mission, we inevitably will fail to live up to that clarity. How do we keep going when we mess it up, re-center ourselves when we get off track, and accept a change of course when our mission no longer fits the calling of the moment? What emerges when failure is part of our mission?

To be posted when available — Order of Service  •  Announcements

Other Programs and Activities

9 to 10 a.m. – Children’s Religious Education – Lower Level-Centering Room

Our 9 a.m. children’s R.E. curriculum, called “Spirit Play,” is based on a Montessori approach to learning that encourages self-directed exploration. The children attend the first portion of the 9 a.m. worship service before going to their class. Free nursery care for infants to 3-year-olds will be available beginning at 8:45 a.m. Read more.

9 to 10 a.m. – Forum Adult Discussion – Lower Level-Library/Forum Room

Wayne Anderson, Tribune travel writer and professor emeritus at the University of Missouri, is offering a broad spectrum of topics in September. Sept 29 program: “The End of Gasoline Cars.” It’s coming quicker than you think. Read about Forum.

10:05 to 10:45 a.m. – Mindfulness Meditation – Centering Room, Schweitzer classroom or Fire Circle

Mindfulness Meditation takes place in the Centering Room or Schweitzer classroom – or, if the weather is suitable, outside around the Fire Circle. Meditators of all levels of experience are welcome. This is mainly silent meditation with some instruction, if needed, and with brief selected readings from eminent teachers. Email Peter Holmes for more information.

11 a.m. to noon – Children’s Religious Education – Lower Level

At 11 a.m. we offer an R.E. program for pre-schoolers through junior high school students, as well as nursery care for infants. The children and youths attend the first portion of the 11 a.m. worship service in the Sanctuary with their families before going to their classes or other scheduled activities. Free nursery care for infants to 3-year-olds will be available until 12:30 p.m. Read more.

12:15 to 2:30 p.m. – Membership Class – Lower Level-Centering Room

If you feel ready to become a member of UUCC, the Welcoming Team invites you to attend a membership class, “Getting Involved at UUCC. An earlier class on Sept. 15 was “History of Unitarians and Universalists.” A vegetarian lunch will be provided, and childcare can be provided with one week’s notice. RSVP to 573-442-5764 or by email.

12:30 to 2:30 p.m. – YRUU – Lower Level-YRUU Room

Members of YRUU, our high school youth group, will gather for their regular weekly meeting. Scheduled for Sept. 22: “Fat Activism.”


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