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

End of the Year Picnic – Planning Meeting April 17th at 6PM

The end of the year picnic will be on June 11th.  This will be Margret’s last day leading our service. The Adult Program Council is short-handed and could use help preparing for and hosting this picnic.  I would love to hear from you contact Jill by email at mcgrathjm@icloud.com or 518-868-9768.  Let’s have an organizational … 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

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

Religious Education – Julie Rigano, DLRE

Tradition! Growing up in a theatrical family that reveled in pretending to be a variety of characters, Halloween was a big deal. My brothers and I would start planning our costumes in August at the latest. I think it also has something to do with our first Halloween costume. My grandmother was a talented seamstress … Continued