For our special Pledge Drive month, we’re hoping to make some truly special song videos. Members of the congregation — all ages, all abilities! — please come and join the choir on Wednesday, March 10, 7:30pm during their virtual rehearsal to help with the videos for “Song of Aspiration” and “Fire of Commitment.”
75 Party-Goers Raise $14,424! Last Saturday night, led by the intrepid yet super cool Ann E and Doug D (above), MUUC folks gathered online to travel through the decades and bid on all sorts of fun items.
This coming Wednesday, March 10 at 12-1 and 6-7pm join Rev. Susanne at one of two online drop-in sessions to share a a brief reflection about a loss or a learning to help commemorate Our Pandemic Year during a worship service on March 21.
On March 3, Board President Dan Griscom and Rev. Susanne met with Gabriella Snyder Stelmack, Executive Director of Malden's Bread of Life, to hand over the big check, the equivalent of the $33,900 grant we received from the PPP program last year.
The choir chose Hamilton Garrett Music & Arts Academy as the Giving Beyond Our Walls recipient for March. Hamilton-Garrett Music and Arts Academy is a non-profit after-school program in Roxbury, MA that seeks to challenge inner-city youth to see themselves as positive producers of culture.
Friends of Melrose METCO Scholarships (FOMM) consists of Melrose and Boston families creating relationships of mutual trust and understanding, providing solutions, creating opportunities, and supporting a strong, healthy and diverse educational experience for all.
Thanks to pressure from a citywide antiracism group cofounded by Alastair Moock, Melrose Mayor Paul Brodeur has created a task force to work on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion in the city. Also, the school committee and the mayor recently voted to replace "Columbus Day" with Indigenous People's Day.
The Melrose Human Rights Commission and several MUUC'ers have created a wonderful way to celebrate MLK Day and Black History Month. Among them is the "MLK 30 Days of Service". Click here to download a copy of activities to do - on your own or with those in your "pod" - and be the change!
Tell Gov. Baker to remove racist images and text from the Massachusetts state flag. Legislators finally approved the change. Now the bill sits on the governor's desk. Massachusetts Peace Action asks you to send a message in support, to get those images removed forever.
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”.
Large print orders of service are available; wheelchair accessible (accessible ramp is next to the parking lot, with an accessible parking spot); hearing devices are available; and we love our children. There should be no barriers to belief - all are welcome here.