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Minister’s Blog: United Against Hate

In United Against Hate February, I joined a local interfaith group called Schenectady Clergy Against Hate. In my first meeting with them, we discussed a variety of initiatives to promote the positive values of our faith traditions, and they shared a pledge they had written for members of local congregations to make for themselves – … Continued

Hudson Mohawk UU Joint Worship Service

Sunday, March 26 at Doane Stuart School: Unitarian Universalists from the Capital Region and beyond will travel to Doane Stuart School in Rensselaer on Sunday morning March 26 for our 9th Annual Combined Worship Service at 10:30 AM. Gathering in Love for Justice and Peace will be the morning’s theme. Religious communities, gathering together to … Continued

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

The Women’s Alliance: March 2nd

The next gathering of the Women’s Alliance will be on Thursday, March 2 at the Turf Tavern in Scotia at 11:45am.  Lunch is served promptly at noon and lunch choices include Chicken Florentine or​ Panko Parmesan Tilapia. A vegetarian option is also offered. The cost is $13. Our guest speaker is Marsha Mortimore,​a well-known community activist and recorder of … Continued

Earth Circles – Upcoming Events – March 2017

In the Steps of the Peacemaker (PEACEMAKER CIRCLES) Monday evening, March 13th at 7pm in the Fireplace Room, UUSS Join this Earth Circles’ discussion group to explore the teachings of The Peacemaker. a holy man of the Haudensaunee People who united the Five Nations into a confederacy and brought peace to a land torn by … Continued

UUA General Assembly 2017

June 21-25, New Orleans, LA: General Assembly (GA) is the annual meeting of our Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). Attendees worship, witness, learn, connect, and make policy for the Association through democratic process. Anyone may attend; any church member wishing to be a delegate and vote on issues including the election of the new President of the … Continued

Change is Our Choice – Creating Climate Solutions

Join us for a book discussion course, “Change is Our Choice, Creating Climate Solutions.” Course topics include why the climate crisis needs you, what you need to know about the scientific evidence, finding your own carbon footprint, the climate of denial, the global and local movements to address the crisis, how the change is our … 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