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May 15, 2022

Here’s what’s new on our website since last Sunday:

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May 22 will be Graduation Sunday at UUCC. Join DRE Jamila Batchelder and Rev. Molly Housh Gordon for reflections on the threshold times in all of our lives, and help us honor our high school graduates as we share in our beloved tradition of letters from the young adults’ parents. The UUCC Band will provide special music.

Annual Meeting

At the annual meeting after worship this morning, members approved the 2022-23 budget, elected Board of Trustees members and endorsed the proposed 8th Principle of Unitarian Universalism. Also, the annual report of the minister and staff was presented. Read the details here.

Weekly News Update

The most important weekly news is posted on this page every week. You can easily get to this page by clicking the “Weekly News Update” button near the top of the left sidebar.

Joys and Sorrows

We share the joys, sorrows and prayers of our community on this password-protected page. The information comes from the joys, sorrows and prayers shared by our congregants during worship services, from the Caring Ministry Team, and from congregants’ submissions on our website, by email or by phone to 573-442-5764.

May 8, 2022

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It will be a busy day at UUCC next Sunday, May 15. In the beloved annual worship service from the Coming of Age class of young teens and tweens, we’ll hear their reflections on “The Big Questions” and celebrate their successful completion of our Coming of Age Program.

Other activities next Sunday:

    • 10:30 a.m. – Youth Religious Education
    • 11:30 a.m. – Coffee Hour
    • Noon – Annual Congregational Meeting – read more
    • 1:30 p.m. – Disability Justice and Inclusion Team – online
    • 4:30 p.m. – Loaves and Fishes meal – please sign up here

A video of this morning’s reflections by Rev. Molly, “Weeds Are a Social Construct,” appears on the home page below next Sunday’s schedule, is linked on the Sermon & Worship Archive page, and also is directly available here.

Annual Meeting

Additions to the Annual Meeting page since last Sunday are the proposed 2023-23 operating budget and the written ballot for issues to be voted on.

We Keep On Rising

Rev. Molly wrote this past week about the need for additional fundraising for our Accessibility Project because of rising construction costs.

    • Those who want to increase an existing pledge to the project can do so here.
    • First-time pledges for the project can be made here.

Chalice Circle Materials

The May order of service for Chalice Circles is now available on this page.

Weekly News Update

The most important weekly news is posted on this page every week. You can easily get to this page by clicking the “Weekly News Update” button near the top of the left sidebar.

Joys and Sorrows

We share the joys, sorrows and prayers of our community on this password-protected page. The information comes from the joys, sorrows and prayers shared by our congregants during worship services, from the Caring Ministry Team, and from congregants’ submissions on our website, by email or by phone to 573-442-5764.

May 1, 2022

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Next Sunday, May 8, Rev. Molly and DRE Jamila Batchelder will lead our beloved annual Flower Communion Service. Bring a flower from your garden or the store to add to our common vase, and bring home a different flower celebrating the beautiful difference of our community! This will be an all-ages service, so there will be no R.E. classes.

Other activities next Sunday:

    • 11:30 a.m. – Coffee Hour
    • 1 p.m. – Sanctuary/Immigrant Justice Team monthly meeting – online

A video of this morning’s “Power to the People” worship service appears on the home page below next Sunday’s schedule, is linked on the Sermon & Worship Archive page, and also is directly available here.

Current Newsletter

In case you missed the email announcement yesterday, the May issue of our monthly newsletter, The Searchlight, is now available on this page in multiple formats. The PDF version also can be downloaded from the Newsletter Download page.

General Church News Blog

The following articles are new this week on the General Church News Blog:

Worship Services

You can find the complete schedule of May worship services here.

RE Schedule

DRE Jamila Batchelder has provided information about May activities on this page.

Festival of Sharing

The May Festival of Sharing project is detailed here.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming events in May (and one in June) are described on this page.

Weekly News Update

The most important weekly news is posted on this page every week. You can easily get to this page by clicking the “Weekly News Update” button near the top of the left sidebar.

Joys and Sorrows

We share the joys, sorrows and prayers of our community on this password-protected page. The information comes from the joys, sorrows and prayers shared by our congregants during worship services, from the Caring Ministry Team, and from congregants’ submissions on our website, by email or by phone to 573-442-5764.