Worship Sunday April 5, 10:30 am: Plagues, Power, and Passover
This coming Sunday, join us to reflect on the meaning of Passover in the time of COVID-19. What kind of God sends a plague? What does it mean to be passed over, then and now? What is the new freedom that lies beyond, that calls us forward? All are welcome to join us. MORE
Team Ministry Update – New Timetable
At our March 19 meeting, the Board decided to delay MUUC's process for selecting Ministry Teams for next church year. This will now happen sometime in the first half of the 2020-21 church year. This decision was due to the extraordinary circumstances of the church's - and everyone's - response to the COVID-19 crisis. MORE
MUUC Has Closed the Building
In line with our UU principles, our number one priority is caring for the most vulnerable. Public health experts tell us that the only method proven to save lives is social distancing. The MUUC board has now established Guidelines for Gathering, and our Sunday Worship services will be held online-only. Please click for more information. MORE
You Can #UUTheVote in 2020!
Now's your chance to join in and help MUUC encourage thousands of people to register to vote in key battleground states. In total MUUC members have already written about 200 letters encouraging voter registration! Will you make a commitment to writing 20, 50, 100 or even more letters? Click for details! MORE
2020-2021 Pledge Drive
We at MUUC have a shared responsibility - and an opportunity! - to create our own community and to raise the necessary funds each year to cover the salaries and benefits for our talented minister and staff, our wonderful programming, and maintenance of our beloved church home. Learn more about the 2020-2021 Pledge Drive. MORE
Order Equal Exchange Products Online at MUUC
Through Equal Exchange, Melrose UU Church sells fair-trade coffee, tea and chocolate. By simply emailing your selections to us, we will get your order ready for you, then we can arrange pick-up/drop-off. Click for info. MORE
Welcome to the Melrose UU Church!
Welcome to this sacred space, where we strive to live our vision of being a beloved community that is welcoming and inspirational, a place of understanding and acceptance, and where social justice and compassion guide our actions. Sunday Worship 10:30 am Sept - June. MORE
“White Lies”: NPR Podcast about the Murder of Rev. James Reeb, UU Minister
The Anti-Racism Team invites you to listen to this important podcast series. In 1965, the Rev. James Reeb, a UU minister, was murdered during the civil rights events in Selma, Alabama. Although his murder has never been officially solved, NPR has in uncovered new information about this tragic incident. A "must listen" for all UU's. MORE
The Anti-Racism Ministry Team invites everyone to listen to the Podcast about Rev. James Reeb (see other post on HOME page). We are also working towards creating an alliance of Melrose and Boston METCO families. Consider: what can Melrose residents do create a top-notch experience for our METCO students? Click for details on MUUC's work… MORE
There were many words of support and offers to participate in the Immigration Ministry after the 9/22 Worship service, "Who Is My Neighbor", that focused on the immigrant experience. There are some URGENT needs - the MUUC community is invited to participate in this important work. Click for a list of things you can do. MORE
Soul Matters Monthly Themes
MUUC participates in Soul Matters. The Soul Matters Sharing Circle is a network of Unitarian Universalist congregations who follow the same monthly themes so we can more easily share small group material, as well as worship, sermon, music and religious education resources. Click for more information. MORE
Trans UUs Respond to UU World Article
From Our DRE: In response to a UU World Article, the staff is wondering what steps MUUC can take to provide a more welcoming community. If you’re wondering this too, let’s talk and get started. MORE
UU’s Mentioned in NPR Segment About Comprehensive Sexuality Education
UU's Mentioned in NPR Segment About Comprehensive Sexuality Education. Click here to find the link to the NPR "Cognosenti" Segment. MORE
Creative Drop-In Sessions: Coronavirus Revisions
The Melrose UU Church has weekly drop-in activities, which will be held ONLINE during the coronavirus pandemic. All are welcome; you don’t have to be an MUUC member to participate. These activities will provide you with opportunities to be creative, give to others, make connections, center yourself, and emerge refreshed. MORE
#MeTooMelrose is a joint project created by the Melrose Commission on Women, Melrose Alliance Against Violence, and the Melrose Human Rights Commission. Please click for more information. MORE
FOR ONGOING EVENTS, SEE OUR QUILTING AND MEDITATION PAGES
ALSO SEE OUR PAST EVENTS, Including: METCO Presentation, MLK Day of Service,
Men’s Yankee Swap, Alternative Fair, Harvest Fair and More!
Our “Giving Beyond Our Walls” Program enables us to donate thousands of dollars to worthwhile charitable organizations in the Melrose community and beyond. Click on the photo of our hard-working church member for more information about “GBOW”.