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Calling All Singers

The Society Choir began rehearsing Sunday, September 17th. If you can carry a tune and love to sing, please join us! We will begin rehearsing music for Bread Communion and the Christmas holidays. All parts are welcome. The Junior Choir is for youngsters grade 3 and up. This choir will also sing in the holiday services … Continued

UUSS Safety Team

The UUSS Safety Team needs your help. Are you an EMT? Have you had experience working with disruptive individuals? Have you helped to develop safety best practices for your job or at home? The UUSS Safety Team would love to know if you have these or other similar experiences. As the Safety Team continues to … Continued

Clergy Against Hate Picnic: August 27th

Schenectady Central Park Pavillion – Sunday August 27th, 2-4PM.  All are invited to gather for an interfaith picnic, games, ice cream, and sharing of school back packs, with lots of supplies to choose from! UUSS is responsible for 200 packs of pens and pencils. If you’d like to help with this endeavor, please contact Rev. … Continued

UUSS Paddle! September 12th

Join UUSS members for an evening paddle on the Mohawk River. Bring your kayak, canoe, or other paddle craft on Tuesday evening September 12th.  Launch time will be at 6pm (note earlier time) and the location will again be at Kiwanis Park in Rotterdam. Contact Kevin O’Connor koconnor28@nycap.rr.com for details.

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