Current Month Services

Religious Education - Children & Youth Programs

Pre-K - 5th grade and Youth (5th - 8th grade) programs are offered on Sunday mornings. Children in grade 5 may attend the program that is the best match for them. Nursery childcare for infants through age four is also provided. Due to our Safe Congregation policy, each classroom will have two adults working with the children and youth at all times.

MAY SERVICES

May Theme -  Growth & Renewal

Sunday, May 5 - Hal Gurian, coordinator
10:30 Service:  “Spirituality and Renewal as We Welcome New Members”
A sense of belonging is important to all of us.

Sunday, May 12 - Rev. Beth Marshall
Andi Kramer, coordinator
10:30 Service:  “The Goddess Within”
On this day celebrating all those who mother, we will raise up inspiration from deep and ancient wells.

Sunday, May 19 - Rev. Beth Marshall
Margaret Wozniak, coordinator
10:30 Service:  “Embracing the Exile”
A good story can change lives, even when we can't imagine how it connects to us.

Sunday, May 26 - Richard Miller and Mary Van Valin, coordinators
10:30 Service:  “Memorializing Our Historical Members”
This Memorial Day let us focus a bright light of grateful memory on historical members of this congregation whose mighty shoulders we stand on now. Their contributions bequeathed to us a wealth of insight, foresight, and imagination upon which we boldly build the future of this congregation.

 

JUNE SERVICES

June Theme -  Jazz and Joy!

Sunday, June 2 - Hal Gurian, coordinator
10:30 Service:  "Spirituality and Renewal"
Membership does not end when you put a name in the book. The UUCGT Annual Meeting will be held after the service.

Sunday, June 9 - Rev. Jane Lippert
Amanda Mangiardi, coordinator
10:30 Service:  "Jazz Church"
Jazz music offers an underlying theme with space for spontaneity and improvisation. What about Jazz speaks to our faith and to our community?

Sunday, June 16 - Rev. Beth Marshall
Pam Hendrick, coordinator
10:30 Service:  "Roots Hold Me Close, Wings Set Me Free" - Flower Communion & Father's Day
Guided by Rev. Norbert Capek's vision and writings for his original Flower Service in 1923, this morning we will celebrate both individual gifts and responsibility to the larger community. As part of the celebration, everyone is invited to bring with them a flower or twig to contribute to our shared bouquet. Bring a flower, take a flower home.

Sunday, June 23 - Rev. Beth Marshall
10:30 Service:  "The Edge of What We Know"
How can we manage to open ourselves to the possibility that there are others in the larger community who would benefit from what we have at UUCGT, and how do we communicate that?

Sunday, June 30 - Richard Miller and Mary Van Valin, coordinators
10:30 Service:  "Stewards of the Forest"
Celebrate our woodlands and those who have been longtime stewards - planting, protecting and loving trees. A short indoor service will lead us outdoors to a new walking trail, pausing to remember Clarence Kroupa for his gift of the surrounding trees, and dedicating a bench in honor of Arlene Howe.