Week of Events
Nursery care is available during the church service each week, courtesy of Niko Pucillo-Dunphy.
RE Children’s Classes
In RE we had a change of plans last week when we discussed the messiah in each of us, so this week we will continue our lesson from Mullah Nasruddin Feeds His Coat. We will also play the welcome and unwelcome game and share a Middle Eastern Feast consisting of lentils, bread, hummus, figs and baklava. New children are always welcome!
Rev. Peter Connolly preaching The minister will be responding to the questions you left in the Question Box in the Parlor over the past few weeks, questions about theology, spiritual practice and church life. Special music will be provided by Nicola Wilbar singing “Bridge Over Troubled Water.”
The kitchen clean up crew found many items that do not belong to the church. If they are yours, please take them home. They will be in the Parish Hall for two Sundays at Coffee Hour, then they will be donated. Andrea Priest
The UU Book Club continues to meet monthly on the third Monday of each month from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Meetings are scheduled either in-person or via Zoom, so please check in advance if you do not regularly attend or receive our email updates. Our March 20 title is The Dearly Beloved by Cara Wall. For more info contact Carleen - email@example.com.
The Wheel of the Year has turned once again. We have survived another winter, found hope in the first tentative stirrings of new life at Imbolc and have now arrived at Ostara when life begins to burst forth all around us. The immense fertility, regenerative power and sheer beauty of Mother Earth makes itself known in all the kingdoms of nature. It is a time of balance between light and dark. From now until solstice the sun will rise stronger and travel higher across the sky each day. It is a time to rejoice in the rebirth of all creation and be
The Peaceful Quilters meet every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall.
The Chalice Choir is a volunteer group that meets in the Parish Hall on Tuesday evenings from 7:00-8:30. This choir sings every other Sunday from a wide variety of choral anthems, most set in four parts: soprano, alto, tenor, and bass. Membership is open but limited. Please contact Susan Hotchkiss for more information.
Rev. Peter Connolly’s office hours are Wednesdays,10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Rev. Connolly will not be available on the second Wednesday of the month as he will be attending the UUMA cluster meeting. He is available by appointment. Monday is the minister’s day off. He will respond to emails and messages beginning on Tuesday of the week.
This is a small affinity group for individuals who wish to explore personal spiritual topics. Contact Bob Waterman for more information.
Just This Sangha meets virtually (via Zoom) nearly every Friday evening from 6:00 to 7:30 for silent meditation and sharing of our practice experience. From a Buddhist, particularly Zen, perspective, we focus on bringing practice to daily life; exploring letting go of our usual habitual reactivity and opening to ourselves and others as we actually are. Not a drop-in group, we do welcome potentially new members to join us for a few sessions to see if the group is a good fit. Contact Tom Tanguay at Thisjustthis@gmail.com for more information.
NEW SONG CIRCLE AT FUUSM! We are starting a brand new Song Circle at FUUSM for folks who enjoy getting together with others to sing — no particular expertise required, the point is having fun and learning! It will begin on Friday, March 24, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the church and will run on the SECOND FRIDAY OF EACH MONTH after that. This activity is sponsored by the church and open to the community at large. So invite your friends! The Song Circle will start with a potluck of hearty snacks, coffee, tea, and water in the Parish Hall, so bring along a favorite
Peace, Equality & Justice Vigil – Saturdays, 11:30 -12:00 on church lawn. If you are interested in standing with us but would like the training first, please add your name, but put an X in the first column. All are invited to join in. Sign up for training and/or the vigil by visiting Vigil Sign-Ups. If you want to be notified of rare cancellations, please give Dody Adkins-Perry your contact information, and she will email or text you Friday afternoon and/or Saturday morning. She is usually sitting in her Honda Fit on Nickerson Avenue near South Main Street from about 11:20.
Note: The church calendar contains some events that are not open to everyone, so that we can plan for building use. Open events are shown on the home page. Click on an event to show the full description.