Sunday, January 29, 10 a.m.

A Visit with President Tim Sands
Dr. Tim Sands
Rev. Don Rollins and Ellen Plummer, Worship Associates

UUC welcomes to its pulpit, Virginia Tech president, Dr. Tim Sands. President Sands will describe his formative years as a Unitarian Universalist, how those experiences inform his leadership, and the importance of lifespan learning.

An special congregational meeting follows 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 February 5, Molly Lazar will discuss reducing medication dosage errors through simple methods. 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 Blacksburg Refugee Partnership to help support their efforts in resettling refugee families.

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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

 

 

Enjoy Our Monthly Coffee House

Come to our open-mic coffee house on Friday, January 13 at 7:30 PM. Amateur poets, writers, musicians, storytellers and other performers are welcome to share their gifts and talents. A $1 donation is requested to offset costs and/or a canned good to be donated to the Blacksburg Interfaith Food Pantry. This is a chemical-free event. Bring your friends.

 

Newcomers' Orientation Class

All newcomers are invited on Saturday, January 28, 9 AM-noon to attend a session for those relatively new to UUC who want to know more about the congregation, UUism, what membership entails, and to meet other newcomers. Note that there is no pressure to join as the meeting is simply informational. Childcare provided upon request. Contact Pauletta if interested in attending.

 

EarthSpirit Sisters (ESS) Annual Business Meeting & Full Moon Ritual

Interested in earth-based spirituality? On Thursday, January 12 at 6 PM, join our ESS group for their annual business meeting to plan the calendar for the year followed by the monthly full moon ritual. All women are welcome.

 

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.

Adult RE: Making UU Prayer Beads

Join us on Wednesday, January 25 at 7 PM to create and learn to use a UU Prayer Bead Necklace.

 

Our Mission 

Inspire. Create. Transform.

 Inspire spiritual and ethical growth.

Create compassionate community.

Transform our community and the world through courageous love.