Adult Programs Council

Organizing 101: Turning Frustration Into Action

Friday, March 3rd in the Great Hall at UUSS from 5:30–7:00pm.  Civic engagement is fundamental to a democratic society. Learn how most effectively to lobby your government, how to organize at the grassroots level and influence elected officials through social media, and how to run for public office. Sponsored by Rep. Paul Tonko – open to … Continued

Getting To Know UU Spring 2017 Classes

Whether you just came through the church doors or have spent years trying to figure this place out, this small group workshop addresses the basics of what it means to be an active Unitarian Universalist, and provides an opportunity to connect with others who share your interests while you explore our historic liberal faith tradition. … Continued

The 4th Annual Chili Cook-Off & Trivia Night!

Saturday, March 18th – 5pm-8pm:  Calling all chili chefs: make a big pot of your best chili and enter the competition for the “UUSS Best Chili” trophy. Winner gets bragging rights, their name engraved on the trophy, and can proudly display the trophy in their own home for a year. Think of it as the … Continued

A Place For Folk: February 24

A Place For Folk warmly invites you to join us on Friday February 24th, 2017 at 7:30pm for an evening with Chris Wilson. Chris is a native of New Yorker who gained celebrity status for his vocally driven songwriting and passionate live performances first bursting onto the scene on the MTV show called “The Cut.” … Continued

Stories from the Women’s March: February 12th

Coffee, Crullers and Conversations: Sunday, February 12th, 9:30am!  Hope everyone will come to share their experiences and to talk about what was accomplished, why this was important and why it struck a chord with so many. Men, women, and students from UUSS marched in Washington, Seneca Falls, and Albany. Many more were with them in … Continued

Annual Camp-In Schedule! January 14th-15th

We need to get a head-count (a mouth-count?) of how many people will be eating meals, so please signup HERE if you plan to be at the Saturday post-hike lunch, the Saturday evening Chili Dinner and/or the Sunday morning breakfast. (At that sign-up location, you can also note any food allergies/preferences.) Also, if you are … Continued

Annual Holiday Party!

December 3rd 5:00-9:00pm in the Great Hall! Please plan to bring the whole family and bring a dish to share! There will be activities and movies provided for younger children in the nursery and movies and games for older children, as well as light fare and snacks. All will meet to sing carols around the … Continued

November 13th: Mark Your Calendar!

The Annual Congregational Life Fair will fill the Great Hall with a festive opportunity to learn more about the many activities that make UUSS an exciting place to be…. and have fun doing it.

A Place For Folk: Friday, November 18th!

The BOXCAR LILIES appear at A Place For Folk on Friday, November 18th, 2016. The concert begins at 7:30pm in the Great Hall with the doors opening at 7:00pm. Here’s a sample of their music and some of what the press is saying about them: http://boxcarlilies.bandcamp.com/album/knockout-rose “When we think of great harmonies in the contemporary … Continued

Soup Kitchen News

Welcome and thank you to nine new Soup Kitchen volunteers who signed up at our Congregational Life Fair. We are pleased to have your help!  On Monday, November 14th, volunteers served 151 meals at the Salvation Army Soup Kitchen. Each meal costs our team about $1.00 to present.  We are not a budgeted group and … Continued