First Unitarian Universalist Society of Middleboro
We Put Love at the Very Center of Our Life Together
Summer Sunday Series
Over the summer, we’ll be having programs and gatherings on Sundays at 9:00 a.m. Programs will feature a variety of topics and presenters. Some will be outdoors and others will take place in our air-conditioned parish hall with streaming for remote participation. Some Sundays, we’ll have a breakfast social gathering. Be sure to watch UU Updates and this website for information about the plans for each week.
Presented by Jim Bonnar
Join Jim Bonnar for a presentation about his work with the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. A time of fellowship will follow the presentation.
The program will be held in the Parish Hall downstairs and also on Zoom. Here's the link:
Meeting ID: 927 3235 0860
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If you are looking for a spiritual home, come in and experience our open minds, open hearts and open doors. Our liberal religious congregation has been serving individuals and families in Middleborough and surrounding towns with great music, meaningful and thought-provoking sermons and opportunities to give back. We are committed to spiritual growth and lifelong learning with religious exploration that promotes creativity, integrity and compassion. We work together to build a world that is more loving and more just for all people.
Our Cash in the Plate offering for the month of August will go to the Black Mamas Matter Alliance. They are a national 501c3 that has been working on improving reproductive health and outcomes for people of color for over five years and has a presence in Massachusetts. They provide direct care and are focused on reducing the … Read more
We are pleased to announce that Rev. Peter Connolly will be joining us on September 1 as our full-time interim minister. Rev. Connolly was a ministry intern with our Congregation back in the mid 2000’s, so he has history with us. He currently lives in Bowling Green, Kentucky and served a UU Congregation there for eight … Read more
Homecoming, at long last! After two and a half years of mostly virtual church, we are moving into a time of mostly in-person worship. Last spring, as a few people started coming to church, I heard people crying. I was crying! Experiencing the resonance of our sanctuary reminded us of what we had lost during our months of virtual services–not only in music but in the warmth of physically being together. This year we are gathering in a new but familiar way. For those who cannot be with us in person, there will still be a virtual option, but the focus will be on the experience within the sanctuary. Kudos to our technology folks. Read more
Summer is almost here. As my ministry with you approaches its close, I am grateful that our plans for the coming year are beginning to fall into place. As you know, due to a clergy shortage, we were one of twenty Unitarian Universalist congregations in the U.S. that were not matched with an Interim Minister. Luckily, we have some talented ministers in our area who have had considerable experience offering part-time ministries to congregations like ours. In addition, we have dedicated staff and volunteer leaders who are ready to help with everything we need going forward while we prepare for our next ministries. Read more
July and August mark a shift into “Summer Slowdown” where we let go of weekly choir rehearsals and music participation in Sunday services. This is a time to cut back on planning and practicing, to try out new music with no set agenda, to explore without a schedule. The usual hustle and bustle give way to longer and warmer days with sunshine, gardens, and diversion. Read more
Thank you to everyone who made this year a success! I love being the Director of Religious Exploration, and I’m excited to announce that we rocked it this year!. I’m extremely grateful to everyone who contributed inside and outside the classroom. We were successful in having weekly Sunday School virtually, and by the end of the year we were able to consistently meet together in person. What will next year bring? We will see, but we are all optimistic that it will be mostly in person. Read more