• Worship Sunday, April 21, 10:30am: Happy Easter!

    Worship Sunday, April 21, 10:30am: Happy Easter!

    Join in our joyous multigenerational Easter celebration! We'll talk about the teachings of Jesus, exploring their meaning, both for our UU forebears and for us today. Then we'll open up some holiday surprises. Fun -- and thought-provoking -- for all ages.
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  • Ell Pond Cleanup Day: Saturday, May 4, 2019; 9:00 – 12:00

    Ell Pond Cleanup Day: Saturday, May 4, 2019; 9:00 – 12:00

    2019 Ell Pond Restoration Day: On Saturday, May 4 (9am -12pm), the Ell Pond Improvement Council, Melrose UU Church, and Melrose Recycling Committee will sponsor the annual cleanup and restoration day at the Memorial Knoll shoreline. Make Ell Pond A Well Pond! Click for more information.
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  • Immigration Ministry: Flower Sale to Support Refugee Family

    Immigration Ministry: Flower Sale to Support Refugee Family

    April orders bring May flowers! Purchase spring flowers to support our asylum-seeking family. (Click "MORE" for printable order form or "share a flat"!) Stop by our table during coffee hour to order flowers, find out about an upcoming local auction to help the family, and learn about a Refugee Immigration Ministry Concert!
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  • Tour of Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Saturday, May 11, 10:00 am

    Tour of Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Saturday, May 11, 10:00 am

    Meet an itinerant minister, turned itinerant corpse during a Tour of Mt. Auburn Cemetery. We will carpool at 9:15 am from the church. Tour starts at 10 am. $5 per person/$15 max per family. Saturday, May 11. Learn about Hosea Ballou, a famous Universalist minister buried at Mt. Auburn. Click for details.
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  • Bread of Life Volunteer Recognition Banquet: Monday, May 13 at 5:30 pm

    Bread of Life Volunteer Recognition Banquet: Monday, May 13 at 5:30 pm

    BREAD OF LIFE’s Volunteer Recognition Banquet Monday will be held on May 13th. MUUC members and friends who have volunteered for BOL during the year are invited to attend this wonderful event. Please click for RSVP info (before May 7th)
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  • Anti-Racism Ministry

    Anti-Racism Ministry

    We had a successful "METCO Advocacy Day" on March 19th at the State House. Next up is working towards creating an alliance of Melrose families and METCO families. Consider: what can Melrose do to be a more welcoming community for METCO students? Click for details on MUUC's work on anti-racism.
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  • Welcome to the Melrose UU Church!

    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.
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  • Soul Matters Monthly Themes

    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.
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  • Trans UUs Respond to UU World Article

    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.
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  • UU’s Mentioned in NPR Segment About Comprehensive Sexuality Education

    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.
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  • Creative Drop-In Sessions

    Creative Drop-In Sessions

    The Melrose UU Church has weekly drop-in activities, which are free and open to the public. 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.
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  • #MeTooMelrose

    #MeTooMelrose

    #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.
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Please CLICK HERE to learn about the Immigration Ministry Team
Please CLICK HERE to learn about the Anti-Racism Ministry Team

Please CLICK HERE for Calendar Updates
Please CLICK HERE for Upcoming Social and Other Events
Please CLICK HERE for our Past Events, Including:
METCO Presentation, MLK Day of Service, Caroling, Men’s Yankee Swap, Alternative Fair, Harvest Fair and More! 

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Upcoming Meetings and Activities:
Tuesday, April 9, 7:00 pm: RE-SCHEDULED TO WEDNESDAY MAY 1ST – Community Engagement (Library)

Thursday, April 25, 6:30 pm: Meditation (downstairs classroom; click for details)
Thursday, April 25, 8:00 pm: Religious Education Committee (Parlor, upstairs)
Friday, April 26, 9:00 am: MUUC Quilters (Supper Room, downstairs)
Friday, April 26 – Sunday, April 28: Women’s Retreat, Cape Cod
Sunday, April 28, 10:30 am: Green Sanctuary Worship Service
Tuesday, April 30, 7:00 pm: Worship Committee (Library, upstairs)
Wednesday, May 1, 7:30 pm: Community Engagement (Library, upstairs)
Thursday, May 2, 6:30 pm: Meditation (downstairs classroom; click for details)
Thursday, May 2, 7:00 pm: Fellowship Committee (Parlor, upstairs)
Friday, May 3, 9:00 am: MUUC Quilters (Supper Room, downstairs)
Friday, May 3, 1:00 pm: Bread of Life (Kitchen, downstairs; click for more information)
Saturday, May 4, 9:00 am: Ell Pond Cleanup Day (click for details!)


OTHER LINKS:

Learn about our”Giving Beyond Our Walls” Program.

MUUC’s “Giving Beyond Our Walls” program, established over a decade ago, has enabled us to donate thousands of dollars to worthwhile charitable organizations in the Melrose community and beyond. To learn more, click on the image of our lovely weather vane. (look for it on the top of our steeple!)

 

Interested in learning more about Unitarian Universalism?

The Melrose UU Church is a member of the Unitarian Universalist Association, located at 24 Farnsworth Street in Boston, MA (617-742-2100) To learn more, click on the pink UUA image.

Melrose UU Church is a Welcoming Congregation

Since 2001, the Melrose UU Church has been an accredited Welcoming Congregation, which means we officially recognize that welcoming and affirming the LGBTQ+ community is and will always be an integral part of our on-going commitment to social justice. To learn more, click on the UUA’s Welcoming Congregation image.

Melrose UU Church is a Green Sanctuary

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 UUA’s Green Sanctuary image.

Melrose UU Church is a UUA Honor Congregation

The Melrose UU Church is an Honor Congregation of the UUA. This means the church designates its “Fair Share” amount towards the stewardship provided by the UUA. To learn more, click on the UUA’s symbol.

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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.