NO ACTIVE CANCELLATIONS AT THIS TIME DUE TO PREDICTED SNOW.When the City of Melrose declares a snow emergency, that means NO PARKING on any city roads. That also means that ALL activities at the MUUC will be cancelled, since most of the parking for church activities is on city roads. Click for more info.MORE
Welcome to the Melrose UU ChurchWelcome to this sacred space, where we strive to live out our vision of being a beloved community that is welcoming and inspirational, a place of of understanding and acceptance, and where social justice and compassion guides our actions. Sunday Worship 10:30 am.MORE
Help Hungry Kids: School Vacation Food BoxesFind out how you can help provide food boxes for children in need during the upcoming school vacation. Each box will contain enough nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snack items for 2 children for 5 days. Click for more information.MORE
Book Review: “Waking Up White”, by Debby Irving; TUES 2/20 @ 7pmThe Race, Power, and Privilege Diversity Topic team planned three dates for a book discussion of “Waking Up White“, by Debby Irving. The first 2 discussions are done, and all are welcome to attend the final discussion on TUES FEB 20 7PM. Click for more info.MORE
Climate Justice Workshop and Luncheon: Sunday February 25th, 12:00 pmPlease join MUUC's Green Sanctuary Committee in a chili and chowder luncheon and then join the UU Minister, climate activist and singer-songwriter, Rev. Fred Small who will lead us in an interactive workshop entitled, “Give Light: Spiritual Nurture for Climate Activism”.MORE
New UU Classes: March 4, 11, and 18: Learn About UU-ism and MUUC"New UU" classes will be held on three consecutive Sundays in March. These classes are full of information about UU-ism in general, and MUUC in particular, including philosophy, ritual, and traditions. All are welcome - these sessions are not just for newcomers. Click for info.MORE
Spring Fling: The 2018 MUUC Auction, Saturday, March 24, 6:30 pmSpring Fling: The 2018 MUUC Auction, Saturday, March 24, 6:30 pm. Flaunt your floral finery and chase your winter blues away at our biggest fundraising event of the year. Tickets sold at the door. Want to help? Looking to donate something? Click for more information!MORE
Diversity Topic: Race, Power and PrivilegeThe Melrose UU Church Diversity Topic Team for "Race, Power, and Privilege" invites all of us to participate in several efforts in the coming weeks: the MLK Day of Service, reading a Boston Globe Series on racism, and a book by a local author on white privilege. Please click for more information.MORE
JOB OPENING: Melrose UU Church SextonThe Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church is seeking a Church Sexton to care for the building and grounds. This is a part time position, 15-20 hours per week, negotiable and flexible, based on needs. A benefits package is possible with certain arrangements. Click for more information.MORE
Exploring Diversity: Your Input Is Needed!Please take a moment to fill out this important Diversity Participation Form. We need to hear from you! This form can be mailed to the Church or emailed to the Transition Team. The link below has the form and all the information. Thanks!MORE
Drumming, Quilting, and Meditation – Oh My!The Melrose UU Church has 3 weekly drop-in activities and ALL ARE WELCOME! You don't have to be an MUUC member to participate, and all are free and open to the public. These activities will provide you with opportunities to be creative, give to others, make connections, center yourself, and emerge refreshed. Please, join us!MORE
Holding On To Our Principles, From Rev. Anita...however you are feeling about the state of the world or of our country, I invite you to join me in remembering that there is work for us to do - the work of love and justice ... but ... also to look inside and do the work that is ours only to do.MORE
SEE WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO LATELY! MLK DAY OF SERVICE, “THE WOUNDS WE CANNOT SEE” FILM SHOWING, WALK AND WHEEL AT BREAKHART RESERVATION, CANINE COMPANIONS, DEMONSTRATING AGAINST HATE, AND MORE!
UPCOMING EVENTS (please click HERE for calendar updates!):
Thursday, February 15, 6:00 pm: Money Topic Team (Library)
Thursday, February 15, 6:30 pm: Meditation (Downstairs Youth Classroom)
Thursday, February 15, 7:00 pm: Board Meeting (Parlor)
Thursday, February 15, 7:30 pm: Drumming (Downstairs Classroom)
Friday, February 16, 9:00 am: MUUC Quilters (Supper Room)
Sunday, February 18, 12:00 pm: Financial Forum (Sanctuary)
Monday, February 19: School Vacation Food Box Shopping (Supper Room) (click for info)
Tuesday, February 20: School Vacation Food Box Assembly (Supper Room) (click for info)
Tuesday, February 20, 7:00 pm: “Waking Up White” Book Discussion #3 (Parlor)
Wednesday, February 21, 7:30 pm: Property Committee (Library)
Wednesday, February 21, 7:30 pm: Religious Education Committee (Library)
Thursday, February 22, 6:30 pm: Meditation (Downstairs Youth Classroom)
Thursday, February 22, 7:30 pm: Drumming (Downstairs Classroom)
Friday, February 23, 9:00 am: MUUC Quilters (Supper Room)
Learn about the 2017-2018 Giving Beyond Our Walls Program.
Note: This program will be changed this year to reflect our year-long commitment to “Exploring Diversity: On the Path to Understanding“. This program encompasses five main topics: Ability, Age, Race-Power-and-Privilege, Money, Gender. Please click on the link for more information about this important initiative.
Interested in learning more about Unitarian Universalism?
Check out the UUA (Unitarian Universalist Association) Website at www.uua.org. The UUA is located at 24 Farnsworth Street in Boston, MA: (617) 742-2100
The Melrose UU Church is a member of the Unitarian Universalist Association. To learn more, click on the photo.
Since 2001, the Melrose UU Church has been an accredited Welcoming Congregation, which means we officially recognize that welcoming and affirming the LGBTQI community is and will always be an integral part of our on-going commitment to social justice. To learn more, click on the photo.
Since 2014, the Melrose UU Church has been an accredited Green Sanctuary, which means we align with the UUA Green Sanctuary vision of “A world that is viable and just for humanity and for the whole of the web of life, including present and future generations.” To learn more, click on the photo.