Racial Justice Book Group – May 8

The Racial Justice Book Group’s second meeting is planned for Monday, May 8 at 7:00pm, and will be held at UUCWC. The book to be discussed is The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead. Awarded the National Book Award for Fiction in 2016 and the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 2017, it has been commended for, … Continued

Kinship Circle Informational Meeting 4/23

Kinship Circles is launching its second effort with an informational meeting on Sunday, April 23 at 12:30. This UUWCW initiative assists in the formation of small, multi-generational “intentional” families. We understand that people may be disconnected from relatives and offer Kinship Circles as a way to establish meaningful connections with some fellow congregants. We aim to connect households … Continued

UU Summer Camps for All Ages

We are reprinting this article from last year, updated for 2017, because I think attending a UU summer camp or conference is so important to growing Unitarian Universalists of any age. They may not be able to articulate it well, but many lifelong Unitarian Universalists will tell you it was their participation in UU summer … Continued

A Public Expression of Our UU Values

For almost two years, UUCWC has had an intentional focus on racial justice work. This work has already had a profound impact on many in our congregation.  At this time, we are ready to take this initiative to the next level, with a congregational vote to display a banner that will serve as a public … Continued

Invitation to Get Connected

Years ago I watched as a beloved and tenured minister moved into a time of great change in his congregation.  If nothing else, it was challenging.  The change wasn’t financial or membership growth.  It wasn’t the joy of commitment.  And yet, it was necessary and ultimately good healthy change. In an effort to stay connected … Continued

Info Sessions with Rev. Kim

As the congregation continues to grow and change, Rev. Kim recognizes the difficulty in being informed and understanding how the congregation is currently taking shape. In an effort to keep folks connected Rev. Kim will hold three opportunities to ask questions, offer feedback, and simply be heard on the following dates:  March 23rd, March 29th, … Continued

UUCWC’s Ministerial Resident

On Sunday, March 5th, Pam Shadzik, Acting President of UUCWC, announced an exciting next step for our congregation. Her announcement, along with additional words from Rev. Kim, are below. “It is with huge joy and enthusiasm that I share the news that we have made an offer (that has been accepted) to Susan Talcott Flynn … Continued

General Assembly 2017

Time to gather! Plan to be there! General Assembly  — NEW ORLEANS The BIG EASY is coming!  For one week in June, New Orleans (NOLA) the city of Second Chances, will host our Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly.  The General Assembly (GA) is the annual meeting of our Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). Attendees worship, witness, … Continued

Strategic Vision Task Force Formed

UUCWC has entered our second centennial… now what?? We have experienced significant growth in the last couple of years, not just in numbers, but in levels of commitment, enthusiasm and love. How do we keep the momentum going? What can we do to Create Community, Celebrate Life, and Change the World? It is essential that … Continued

UUA and UUCWC Common Read

UUCWC’s Racial Justice Initiative is encouraging congregants to read The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II with Jonathan Wilson-Hargrove. To quote from the UUA website: “The Third Reconstruction offers helpful, practical guidance for engaging with justice movements born in response … Continued