Rev. Gil Caldwell, guest minister

Regardless of how one views the Bible, it is filled with illustrations appropriate for today. Matthew 18:12 in the King James Version “speaks” of “90 and 9 sheep and the 1 who has gone astray.” The 99% Wall Street Occupiers seek to bring the 1% who have financially gone astray, back into the fold. “The more things change, the more they remain the same.” Music by Helen Kho.


Gilbert H. Caldwell is a retired African American United Methodist Church minister. He was active in the Civil Rights Movement and was acquainted with UU Minister Rev. Jim Reeb who was attacked in Selma and died a few days later. He was one of the founders of Black Methodists for Church Renewal and United Methodists of Color for a Fully Inclusive Church.

MONTHLY THEME:

November - HUMILITY

It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know of wonder and humility. - Rachel Carson

NEWS & NOTES:

Been to a Prom Lately?

80's PROM!

Saturday, November 22nd, 8-11 pm in the Community Room.

Bring friends! Buy 8 tickets to reserve your table!
Never been to the prom? Love 80's music? Want to dance the night away with good company?
This is the right night for all to enjoy.
80's music, finger food and beverages provided.
Contest for the best 80's look!
21 and older, please. $25 per person (sliding scale) - advance sales please! Tickets on sale in the Community Room after both services. Email  for information and tickets: Carolyn Weaver or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

United We Sing

14th Annual United We Sing - Music of Gratitude

Sunday, November 23rd, 4pm

United We Sing is an intercultural service of music, word, and dance – voices of different faiths raised in joy and gratitude. This event had its origins in the aftermath of September 11, 2001.  In anguish and sorrow, we came together from our different cultural and faith traditions to proclaim and celebrate our rich diversity. The healing effect of the evening led us to repeat the event with presentations each year from faith traditions that have included Baha’i, Buddhist, Christian, Hindu, Jain, Jewish, Muslim, Native American, Quaker, Sikh, Unitarian Universalist, and others. Children are welcome, and refreshments will be served afterwards. Click here (and scroll down) for pictures and more information.

Performing Arts Series

Amahl and the Night Visitors

A modern opera written by Gian Carlo Menotti

Saturday, December 13th • 7 pm

Sunday, December 14th • 6 pm

The story opens with a young child, Amahl, being captivated by an unusually large star hanging over their poor home. Later that evening Amahl and mother are surprised by 3 kings who come knocking at their door seeking rest for the night. A completely staged production.  Click here for more information on our Performing Arts series.

 UUCMC Performing Arts Series 2014

Amahl and the Night Visitors

December 13th, at 7pm:

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December 14th, at 6pm:

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Meditation Group Forming

UUCMC Buddhist Meditation Group

Every Thursday evening, 5:30-6:30pm, Earth Room

Give yourself the gift of slowing down by being in a gentle, encouraging meditation space where you can sit quietly, find your space within in, and experience the loving support of other meditators. The class will consist of two periods of sitting with a time for discussion and questions. No meditation experience is necessary...instructions will be provided. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your interest and/or questions. ALL ARE WELCOME!

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