Skip the Straw!

NATIONAL “SKIP THE STRAW” DAY is on Sat, Feb 24.  Come to the Green Sanctuary table on Sun, Feb 18 to get your FREE button! Take your family to dinner and wear your button. Wear it to your work or school cafeteria. Straws are small, but they’re hazardous in the environment. So, if you really … Continued

SAVE THE DATE! Hudson Mohawk UU Cluster Weekend

March 24-25, 2018 Join us for a song-filled weekend with Dr. Glen Thomas Rideout, Director of Worship at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Ann Arbor, MI. On Saturday, join us at the Albany congregation for a day of making community, building faith, and creating music together with Dr. Rideout. On Sunday morning, join us for … Continued


After reviewing materials from a number of applicants and hours of interviews, the DLRE Hiring Team is happy to announce that Robin Ahearn has accepted the position of Director of Lifespan Religious Education, and will begin at UUSS this coming Sunday, January 7th, so that she will have a chance to see classes in action. … Continued

Rev. Lynn and Rev. Wendy

Featured in Albay Times-Union Article!  Reverend Wendy and Reverend Lynn were recently featured in recent Albany Times-Union Faces of Faith article, “Giving thanks, telling past’s truths”  The article may be found here:  http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Giving-thanks-telling-past-s-truths-12367232.php

Philosophy Group Book Schedule

We have picked our next book to begin on January 3, 2018: From Bacteria to Bach and Back: the Evolution of Minds by Daniel C. Dennett.  This is a good time to join of us if you have not attended before. We will complete our review of The Cave and the Light by Arthur Herman on Wednesday, December 20. … Continued


Fill in those long, post-holiday weekends and organize the Camp In!!!  We need someone to organize the Winter Camp In which is traditionally held on Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend in January. It’s a lot of fun for all involved, and we need your help for it to happen next year!! Please contact Linda Veraska … Continued

Join the Christmas Eve Music Ensemble!

Christmas Eve is on a Sunday this year so there will be a service at 10:30am and at 7pm. If you are interested in being part of the Holiday Music Ensemble at the 10:30am service, please contact Rev. Wendy at  revwendy@uuschenectady.org and share your instrument and approx. skill level. (ex. guitar-and I know 3 chords, … Continued

Youth Speak on General Assembly!

After going to General Assembly (GA), an annual national Unitarian Universalist event that is focused on voting on UUA procedure and attending workshops on social justice and other topics, two youth give an account of their experiences. Noah Best, one of the youth says: “As a lifelong UU, I’ve heard much about this mystical event … Continued

Homemade Holidays & Holiday Party!

Sunday, December 10th: Homemade Holidays and the Holiday Party will happen on Sunday, December 10th, beginning right after the service with lunch. Homemade Holidays 12pm-2:30pm and   Holiday Party 12pm-4pm. Everyone is welcome to attend and share in the merry-making. Please bring an hors d’oeuvre to share. Beverages will be provided including wine and the church’s traditional … Continued