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UUSS Paddles: August 8th

Join UUSS members for an evening paddle on the Mohawk River on Tuesday August 8th. Last month 12 paddlers joined in! We’ll launch at 6:30PM from Kiwanis Park in Rotterdam, and head west (to Mabee Farm). Contact Kevin O’Connor at koconnor28@nycap.rr.com

UU Schenectady Picnic at Thompson’s Lake

Save The Date: Saturday, August 5th: Join your UU Schenectady friends at Thompson’s Lake Campground at Thacher State Park, where we’ve reserved 2 campsites directly across from the beach to be the center of our day-long festivities. Come as early as you’d like to swim, hike, rent a rowboat or paddle-boat, launch your own boat, … Continued

Cakes for the Queen of Heaven

Find the Goddess within and learn about the Feminine Divine from personal, historic, and cultural perspectives. This amazing interactive course in Feminist Thealogy is life-changing. Designed by UU minister, Rev. Shirley Ann Ranck, the Cakes for the Queen of Heaven curriculum is internationally acclaimed, has birthed a movement, and inspired such books as The Red … Continued

SICM Summer Lunch Program

Volunteers Needed: Every summer the Schenectady Inner City Ministries serves hot lunches on weekdays to food insecure children at sites throughout the city of Schenectady. UUSS has been assigned two separate weeks to serve lunch at Jerry Burrell Park on Hamilton Hill. We will be serving lunch the weeks of July 17-21 and again August 28-September … 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

UU Wellspring – A Course in Spiritual Deepening

Study the history and social significance of the UU faith. Explore spiritual questions in a small group setting. The Wellspring program starts its 8th season at UUSS in fall 2017. Stop by the Adult Faith Development Table after service or contact Rosy Bishop for more information: 372-2571 or rosybishop23@gmail.com. You can view a course description, … Continued

Book Sale Fundraiser Benefits UUSS Youth going to Guatamala – May 21st

Book Sale Fundraiser! to Benefit Youth going to Guatemala May 20th – Open to the Public: 10am-3pm May 21st – In Church: 12N-3pm Book donations accepted until May 18th  Attention Book Lovers! The Youth of UUSS who are heading to Guatemala this summer are sponsoring a BOOK SALE! Book donations of gently-used, well-cared for books … Continued

A Place for Folk: Ryanhood – Friday April 21st at 7:30PM

Ryanhood was named “Best Group/Duo” in the 2014 International Acoustic Music Awards, acoustic-duo Ryanhood got their first break more than a decade ago as street-performers at Boston’s Quincy Market. It was there that they were spotted by a college booking agent and thrust into the college touring scene, where Campus Activities Magazine would name them … Continued

Garden Party – April 23rd.

On Sunday, April 23, after the service, the Buildings and Grounds Team is sponsoring a garden clean-up. Wear your gardening clothes and help us remove the leaves and dead foliage from the beds.  Rakes and tarps will be available but bring your own gloves or favorite gear.  There is an all-church lunch that day so … Continued

Change is Our Choice: Creating Climate Solutions

Tuesday 7-8:30pm – May 23rd in the Emerson Room. Join us as Green Sanctuary’s climate book discussion continues. For this week’s topics or other information please contact Crys Hamelink crysh@nycap.rr.com or Janet Hollocher hollocherjanet@gmail.com.