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SERVICES SCHEDULE...
Sundays 10:30-11:30 am...
A hospitality hour is held each week after service

RECORDINGS...


LISTEN: "Reflection on the Wisdom of James Baldwin"

LISTEN:
"Pilgrimage: Our Inward and Outward Journeys"


February 1, 2015 "Sensuality and Spirituality"
- Professor Brent Plate, Visiting Associate Professor of Religious Studies at Hamilton College

Professor Plate takes a fresh and much-needed approach to that contentious yet vital area of human culture, religion. Beginning with the desirous, incomplete human body, he guides our focus to five ordinary types of objects—stones, incense, drums, crosses, and bread—with which we connect in our pursuit of religious meaning and fulfillment. Plate moves our understanding of religion away from the current obsessions with God, fundamentalism, and science—and toward the rich depths of this world, this body, thesethings. Religion, it turns out, has as much to do with our bodies as our beliefs. Maybe more.

February 8, 2015 "Taking Risks, Keeping Faith" Rev. Eve Stevens
This service will explore how our liberal religious tradition has faced oppression and injustice over the centuries. Rev. Eve will draw from the wisdom of Unitarian Universalist theologians who tell us not to despair in the face of impossible odds.

February 15, 2015 "Communal Soul Searching" Rev. Eve Stevens
Rev. Eve will discuss what church means in a modern world. Who are we? What can we offer to those who join their lives with our congregation? What sort of presence will we be in our greater community?

February 22, 2015 "The Generous Spirit" Rev. Eve Stevens
Rev. Eve will examine what it looks like to be generous in the midst of so many competing demands. We are surrounded by trauma and suffering on the global and local level, personal stress and information overload. How do we face it all and still give and act generously to the world around us?




 

"A church where people with many different beliefs come together,
in faith & pursuit of social justice. ~ All are welcome!"

 We are a caring, family friendly, inter-generational Unitarian Universalist community.
We welcome all families & friends of the greater Mohawk Valley... and beyond!

UU of Utica was proudly established in 1826. Our current home was developed in 1978 supporting our vision of energy efficiency with plenty of room for future growth...

We strive to...
Provide a non-creedal religious community,
with a caring, supportive environment.
Provide an atmosphere for individual spiritual exploration & a forum for open discussion of values, ethics and beliefs.
Continue the tradition of a free & untrammeled pulpit.
Provide liberal religious education for all ages.
Celebrate our unique individuality & rich diversity.
Take actions to honor, value & nurture the interdependent web of life.
To extend our Unitarian Universalist values in our community.


Blessings for the UUA's new building in Boston
See our church members at 1:49!