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2017-2018 EBWA Calendar!

Evening Branch of the Women’s Alliance September 28: “Heartstrings” with Maria Zemantauski, Fabulous flamenco-style guitarist and composer October 26: “The Opioid Addiction Crisis” with Glynis Hunt November 16: “Alone in this Remote Place: The Pioneering Women Biologists of New York’s Raptor Recovery” with Darryl McGrath, author of “Flight Paths”(“Flight Paths: A Field Journal of Hope, … Continued

2017-2018 RE Registration!

Registration for 2017-2018 Religious Education is now open! Learn more about our 17-18 programming on our website or in the RE Brochure. To register online right now, CLICK HERE!

Thank you!

Shortly after the UUA published “Singing the Journey,” (the teal songbook we use nearly every Sunday), UUSS member Barbara Vivier donated 150 copies to the church. She made this generous gift in memory of her husband Roger Kambour, recognizing an opportunity to fill our sanctuary with new, wonderful music. Something he would have loved. Barbara … Continued

DLRE Blog

Passions of Our Community: As our fall-spring RE schedule comes to a close, we are prepping for Summer RE here at UU Schenectady. This summer our curriculum will be “Passions of Our Community.” Members of the congregation can come and share their passions and love of learning with our kids in RE. As Mark Twain … Continued

Our New Ministers – Rev. Wendy Bartel and Rev. Lynn Gardner

The Ministerial Search Committee is THRILLED to announce that Rev. Lynn Gardner and Rev. Wendy Bartel have been called as our Settled Co-Ministers. Thank you to everyone who came out for events during candidate week and to worship services last Sunday and today. We look forward to a joy-filled and exciting future together!  Pictures from … Continued

DLRE Blog: Removing the White Lens

I have something to admit. The first time I heard the phrase Black Lives Matter, my first thought was, “Well, yeah, but don’t all lives matter?” I scrolled through my Facebook feed slightly offended that no one seemed to point out that my life mattered. After scrolling offended for a while, I started to realize … Continued

Philosophy Group Schedule

We are continuing with The Cave and the Light by Arthur Herman, and plan to continue its review through Wednesday, December 13th. As always, if you would like additional information on future scheduling and want to participate, please contact Michael Foster at 382-5982 or mfoster9@nycap.rr.com. The Philosophy Group meets on Wednesdays from 10-11:30AM in the … Continued

Schenectady Home Furnishings Needs Volunteers

Volunteer Opportunities for Schenectady Home Furnishings Board Members Volunteer Coordinator Grant Writers HR Experience Public Relations Experience Truck Drivers Truck Loaders Warehouse Sorting Organize and sort donated housewares for Elsie’s closet. Mondays and Tuesdays 10am-12noon. Possibly other times too. Off-Site Ware house Sales 6 weekends a year. Sale from 10am – 3pm (Sale Helpers include … Continued

DLRE Blog: Saving the World vs. Saving Yourself

by Julie Rigano  Lately I have been finding myself thinking back to an exercise we did in last year’s Coming of Age class. The class was told to choose between two options and then defend their choice. Some of the options were being kind or being popular, being independent or being cooperative, accepting all viewpoints … Continued

“Moths, Birds and Landscaping-The Night Shift”

EBWA (Evening Branch of the Women’s Alliance): On March 30th, naturalist Catherine Klatt will present her stunning photographs to illustrate the diversity and beauty of moths.  Her talk will explore the tight links between moths and birds, and unexpected ways that our home landscaping choices affect bird and insect populations. Far from being just little brown … Continued