Unitarian Universalist Congregation Building-Expansion Dedication

At our 2006 annual meeting in May, the UUC Congregation approved the construction of a new meeting hall and congregational life space with classrooms on a lower level. On September 7, 2008, the Sunday service was devoted to the building dedication.

New entrance to UUC Meeting House Enter Rejoice and Come In
is the name of the hymn the Congregation sang as they entered the Meeting Hall through our new entrance (shown on the left) accompanied by WomenSpirit rhythm makers. Click here to see the new Meeting Room.

Rev. Christine Brownlie As a part of her Welcome, Rev. Brownlie read a poem by UUC member Dick Bauman.

UUC Choir Early in the service, the UUC Choir (accompanied by Jared Gibbs on the piano) sang Welcome by Jeanne Donaldson.

WS blessing Blessing led by five members of WomenSpirit. Three of the leaders are shown to the left. Here is the text

Annette Marquis Our sermon was given by Annette Marquis, MSW, Thomas Jefferson District Executive. Here is a link to her sermon.

drummers During the time for the Offering, the choir sang Dansi Na Kuimba by Dave & Jean Perry. They were accompanied again on Piano by Jared Gibbs, but this time there were also Drums: Korey, Gregg, and Andrea.

Recognizing contributors Recognizing Extraordinary Contributors: Co-president Carol Kern leads a recognition of the extraordinary contributions to the building expansion over the past year. From right to left: Scott Myers, Bonnie Moreno, and Dick Luke. Also shown is co-president Jim Kern.

CB and AM Building Dedication Litany: a responsive reading.

Elarth Hall Reception after the service was held in Elarth Hall.