Sunday, September 24, 10 a.m.

 Welcoming Unexpected Visitors

Rev. Pam Philips

The Sufi poet, Rumi, reminds us that our lives bring unexpected (and sometimes unwelcome) situations, feelings, and ideas. How might we welcome all that comes our way with curiosity and openness? UUC’s Choir will sing at the service. 

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Children's Religious Education

 Classes are for PreK-grade 8 children; Nursery care is available for younger children. Children should visit the sanctuary with their parents for the first portion of
the service; teachers will escort
children to class.
See RE curriculum.
Sunday Circle
Meets the 1st & 3rd Sundays from 8:30-9:30 AM, Sept. - May. On October 1, Tina Smusz will discuss "Health Hazards and Social Impacts of the Mountain Valley Pipeline". All are welcome. 
View upcoming topics.
Giving 1/2 the Plate Away

 Each Sunday, UUC donates 1/2 the collection plate to local charities and UU-affiliated organizations. This Sunday's recipient is the UUA Hurricane Irma Recovery Fund to help those affected by the recent devastation.
 

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Donate Online    

For more information about Stewardship and donating to UUC, visit our Fundraising page. Online donations can be made
using credit cards or checking/savings accounts and may be set up for one-time or monthly payments.

Are you seeking a place that stirs your head, heart and hands? The Unitarian Universalist Congregation is a caring, affirming and diverse liberal religious home in the New River Valley, bringing spirit, love, justice, learning and reason to life.

Upcoming Events and News Highlights

 

Andrew McKnight Concert

UUC is pleased to be hosting a concert featuring renowned UU musician, Andrew McKnight, on Saturday, September 9 at 7 PM in our sanctuary. This event is open to the entire community. No tickets required, but donations are accepted. Check out Andrew's website for more information.

   

Annual Goods & Services Auction

Save the date for UUC’s 2017 Service Auction – Saturday, November 11 at 5 PM. The theme this year is Frontier Days. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year. The auction website is up and running so begin entering your exciting, community-enhancing offerings. Need help logging in – contact the auction co-chairs at powers@vt.edu. Children will have their own fun-filled Frontier Days party on the lower level.

 

New NAMI NRV Chapter Meetings

A NAMI (National Association on Mental Illness) NRV Chapter has been formed and meets at UUC on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 4:30 PM in our library. Anyone wishing to attend is welcome to do so. For more information, contact Margo.

  

Two Community-wide Support Groups for Mental Health

On the 3rd Monday of every month, all in our community are welcome to participate in either of two support groups. The first group is for family and friends of those with a mental illness, and the other group is for those coping with a mental illness themselves. Both groups meet from 6-7:30 PM. Come share your experiences with others, learn coping skills, find out about local resources, receive support, and more.

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Create compassionate community.

Transform our community and the world through courageous love.