Past News & Events

The items below are some of the more-recent past events at MUUC:

  • Green Sanctuary Film: June 17, 7:00 pm, “Just Eat It.”

    Green Sanctuary Film: June 17, 7:00 pm, “Just Eat It.”

    —Join MUUC on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at 7:00 pm for this family-friendly movie. We all love food. So how could we possibly be throwing nearly 50% of it in the trash? Filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of food waste.
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  • Green Sanctuary Film: “Catching The Sun” – Saturday, June 11, 7:00 pm

    Green Sanctuary Film: “Catching The Sun” – Saturday, June 11, 7:00 pm

    —Please join the Green Sanctuary Committee for the next film in our 2016 Environmental Justice Film Series. "Catching The Sun". This film tells the story of the global energy transition from the perspective of workers and entrepreneurs building solutions to income inequality and climate change with their own hands.
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  • Worship Sunday, June 4, 2017: Our Song to Sing

    Worship Sunday, June 4, 2017: Our Song to Sing

    —On Sunday, June 4, 2017, Musician & Community Organizer, Matt Meyer will be leading a service of rhythm and song as we celebrate this beautiful and complicated faith journey together.
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  • MUUC Trail Adopters Fells Walk & Cleanup: Saturday, May 20, 1:30 – 3:30 pm

    MUUC Trail Adopters Fells Walk & Cleanup: Saturday, May 20, 1:30 – 3:30 pm

    —The Green Sanctuary Committee invites everyone to join the MUUC Trail Adopter group! We are responsible for basic trail maintenance of the Crystal Springs Trail in the Fells Woods, keeping the trail free of litter and clear of fallen branches or brush. Our next walk/cleanup is May 20. Click for more information.
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  • Monday, May 1, 2017,  Book Discussion: “The Third Reconstruction” Rev. W. J. Barber II

    Monday, May 1, 2017, Book Discussion: “The Third Reconstruction” Rev. W. J. Barber II

    —We will be discussing the book, "The Third Reconstruction: How a Moral Movement Is Overcoming the Politics of Division and Fear", by Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II on Monday, May 1 at 7:30pm.
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  • Sunday, April 23, 2017: Praise Be the Flood

    Sunday, April 23, 2017: Praise Be the Flood

    —Rev. Fred Small will be Guest Minister on April 23, 2017. His sermon will be "Praise Be the Flood". Rev. Fred Small is currently serving as Minister for Climate Justice at Arlington Street Church in Boston.
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  • Green Sanctuary Film, Saturday, April 22, 7:00 pm: “Bidder 70”

    Green Sanctuary Film, Saturday, April 22, 7:00 pm: “Bidder 70”

    —Multiple award-winning film "Bidder 70" will be shown by the Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church Green Sanctuary Committee on Saturday, April 22, at 7:00 pm in the Parlor. Please join in and see this important film on Earth Day.
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  • Help Hungry Kids: April Vacation Food Boxes

    Help Hungry Kids: April Vacation Food Boxes

    —Find out how MUUC provides food boxes for children in need during April School Vacation.
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  • MUUC Annual Seder: Tuesday April 11, 6:00 pm

    MUUC Annual Seder: Tuesday April 11, 6:00 pm

    —Come join in community to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Passover, with a cooperative Seder on Tuesday, April 11, at 6:00 pm. Please click for more information.
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  • MUUC Annual Auction! April 8, 6:30 pm

    MUUC Annual Auction! April 8, 6:30 pm

    —The 2017 Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church Annual Auction returns to the Roarin' 20's!! Saturday April 8th, doors open at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Put on your glad-rags and let's get this joint jumpin'!
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  • MUUC Talent Show! Saturday, March 11, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

    MUUC Talent Show! Saturday, March 11, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

    —Singers, dancers, magicians, drummers, joke-tellers, story spinners! What ever your talent - we need you to showcase your artistry at the Annual Talent Show and Dessert Potluck on Saturday, March 11, from 7:00 - 9:00 PM. Be WOWED by the homegrown talent in our community! Click for more information.
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  • Help Hungry Kids: Donate a Vacation Food Box

    Help Hungry Kids: Donate a Vacation Food Box

    —Find out how you can help provide food boxes for children in need, during February and April Vacations.
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  • “Hidden Figures” Movie & Discussion (Jan 22 & 24th)

    “Hidden Figures” Movie & Discussion (Jan 22 & 24th)

    —Please join the MUUC Social Justice Committee on Sunday, January 22 at the AMC Assembly Row 12 movie theater to see "Hidden Figures", 4pm show. They will also be hosting a discussion on this movie on Tuesday, January 24th at 7:00 pm at the church. Click for more information.
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  • Women’s March in Boston, Saturday January 21, 2017 (9:00 am)

    Women’s March in Boston, Saturday January 21, 2017 (9:00 am)

    —The Melrose UU Church will be participating in the Women's March in Boston on Saturday, January 21 2017. We will meet at 9:00 am at the Oak Grove "T" Station. Click for more information.
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  • Saturday, January 21: IRON CHEF!!

    Saturday, January 21: IRON CHEF!!

    —Mark your calendars and bring your appetites! The MUUC Iron Chef contest is here! This is a cooking battle among MUUC top chefs and chef wannabe's! To participate, you only need to make a dish that contains ONE of the (not so) secret ingredients. Click for more information.
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  • Monday, January 16, 2017: MLK Day Of Service

    Monday, January 16, 2017: MLK Day Of Service

    —On Monday, January 16th, the City of Melrose will celebrate the birthday of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King with a Day of Service, followed by a community-wide pot-luck dinner and program. MUUC is participating in this day of service. Please click to see more information from the Melrose Human Rights Commission.
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  • Sunday, January 1, 2017: Wintertime “Walk in the Woods”

    Sunday, January 1, 2017: Wintertime “Walk in the Woods”

    —On Sunday, January 1, 2017, the Green Sanctuary Committee welcomes everyone to gather at 10:30 am to celebrate the New Year by sharing in a “Wintertime Walk in the Woods”, to be followed by a lunch of hot soup, bread, and conversation. If you can't make the walk, please come for lunch! Click for more…
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  • Melrose UU Church Creates Solstice Prayer Tree

    Melrose UU Church Creates Solstice Prayer Tree

    —Members and friends of the Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church marked the turning of the seasons and celebrated the Winter Solstice by creating a Solstice Prayer Tree. Click here for more information, and to read the "Reflections" on that day.
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  • ‘Tis The Season – For Decorating and Cookie Swappin’!

    ‘Tis The Season – For Decorating and Cookie Swappin’!

    —Please mark your calendar to come to MUUC on Saturday, December 10 at 3:00 pm to help decorate the church for the holiday season. After decorating, we'll have a cookie swap (bring a few dozen of your home-made specialties to share!) Click for more information.
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  • Annual Men’s Potluck & Yankee Swap – Monday, December 5, 6:30 pm

    Annual Men’s Potluck & Yankee Swap – Monday, December 5, 6:30 pm

    —The Annual Men's Potluck & Yankee Swap will be held on Monday, December 7, at 6:30pm in the Church Supper Room and Kitchen (downstairs). All men of the church are encouraged to attend for fun, fellowship and food. Click here for more information.
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  • Saturday, December 3, 10am – 2pm – ALTERNATIVE FAIR!

    Saturday, December 3, 10am – 2pm – ALTERNATIVE FAIR!

    —The Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church invites all to the Alternative Holiday Fair and Café on December 3rd from 10am to 2pm. The Alternative Fair is an “alternative” to mall shopping. Please click for more important information!
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  • November 13: Rev. Paul Langston-Daley

    November 13: Rev. Paul Langston-Daley

    —We are excited to have the Rev. Paul Langston-Daley, from the UU Service Committee who will be offering the worship service on November 13. As UUSC’s senior program leader for justice building, Langston-Daley grows the capacity of UU congregations to pursue sustained, systemic social change work.
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  • Annual Harvest Fair! Saturday, November 12, 9am – 2pm

    Annual Harvest Fair! Saturday, November 12, 9am – 2pm

    —The Annual Harvest Fair is on Saturday, November 12 from 9am -2pm! A FUN TIME FOR ALL! All kinds of donations are welcome. There will be a corner of the Fair to sell just about anything you might imagine. Come and select your holiday pies and gifts! Its such a fun day in our community!…
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  • Sat/Sun November 5 & 6: Progressive Supper & All Soul’s Service

    Sat/Sun November 5 & 6: Progressive Supper & All Soul’s Service

    —We are changing things a little bit from years past. Instead of the All Soul's Service on Sunday being followed by a Pot-Luck luncheon, the Worship and Fellowship Committees are combining their efforts to have a Progressive Supper the evening before the All Soul's Service. Click for more information.
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  • MUUC Well-Represented in 2016 MAAV Walk!

    MUUC Well-Represented in 2016 MAAV Walk!

    —Congratulations to Team "You Too" for winning the award for Most Team Members at the 2016 MAAV Walk! MUUC has supported MAAV (Melrose Alliance Against Violence for many years. Click to see a larger version of the MUUC team photo.
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  • MUUC Trail Adopters!

    MUUC Trail Adopters!

    —MUUC and Friends of the Fells: Here's a picture of our great group from the Green Sanctuary hike/clean-up held on October 15. We picked up (a little) trash, cleared brush from the Crystal Spring site, and enjoyed a lovely walk with great company on our adopted trail in the Middlesex Fells.
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  • Saturday, October 15: MUUC and Friends of The Fells

    Saturday, October 15: MUUC and Friends of The Fells

    —The Green Sanctuary Committee invites you to join the MUUC Trail Adopter group! We are responsible for basic trail maintenance of the Crystal Springs Trail in the Fells Woods, keeping the trail free of litter and clear of fallen branches or brush. Our first walk has been rescheduled to SATURDAY OCTOBER 15TH FROM 9:45 AM…
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  • GAME NIGHT! Saturday, October 1, 2016; 6:00 – 8:30 pm

    GAME NIGHT! Saturday, October 1, 2016; 6:00 – 8:30 pm

    —Our Annual Game Night will be held on Saturday, October 1 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. in Parish Hall. All ages welcome, pizza and beverages provided. Meet some new people! Re-introduce yourself! Many games will be provided, but if you have one you’d like to bring, feel free to teach us (if you dare!)
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  • Tuesday, September 20, 9:00 pm: Defying the Nazis: The Sharp’s War

    Tuesday, September 20, 9:00 pm: Defying the Nazis: The Sharp’s War

    —Come to MUUC to see Ken Burns’ inspiring documentary "Defying the Nazis: The Sharp’s War", about Unitarian minister Waitstill Sharp and his wife Martha, who left the Wellesley Hills Unitarian Church to engage in the dangerous mission of rescuing Jews and other refugees from the Nazis.
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  • Sunday, September 11, 2016: MUUC at the Melrose Victorian Fair

    Sunday, September 11, 2016: MUUC at the Melrose Victorian Fair

    —The Victorian Fair is “a joyful celebration of community” including residents, local organizations and merchants. MUUC will have an informational table at the fair, which runs from 11:30am to 4:30pm. If you’d like to help out for an hour or two please let Doug Dick, Jeanie Harris or Mary Delahanty know.
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