Introducing Our Ministerial Candidate, Rev. Susanne Intriligator!It is our great pleasure today to announce our Ministerial Candidate, the Rev. Susanne Intriligator. Click for more information about Rev. Susanne and this important event in our church history!MORE
“Art For The Heart” Benefit for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Friday April 20, 6-9pmOn Friday, April 20th, MUUC is hosting "Art For The Heart", to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, at 6:00 pm. Please come for a night of comedy, music, and dancing. Click for more information.MORE
Welcome to the Melrose UU ChurchWelcome 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.MORE
Ell Pond Cleanup Day: Saturday, May 5, 2018; 9:00 – 12:002018 Ell Pond Restoration Day: On Saturday, May 5 (9-12), the Ell Pond Improvement Council, in collaboration with MUUC's Green Sanctuary Committee, will sponsor its annual cleanup and restoration day at the Memorial Knoll shoreline. Click for more information.MORE
Annual MUUC Talent Show! Saturday May 5, 7-9pmSave the Date….and Show Us Your Talent! Saturday, May 5, 7 - 9 pm, the Annual MUUC All-Ages Talent Show is coming at you! It’s time to wow us with your song, dance, poetry, instrumental solos and combos…or any other talent you would like to showcase. And All That Jazz!MORE
Interactive History Luncheon: Sunday, May 6, after Worship ServiceOn Sunday, May 6 after church, the Transition Team will host a luncheon in the Supper Room. All are invited to come listen and share as we explore how our history has formed who we are and who we are called to be as a church. Please click for more info including how to RSVP.MORE
THE PINEAPPLE PROJECT Saturday, May 12,10:00 am at MUUC. A play for kids 3-8 and their grown-ups“Boys can’t be princesses!” Or can they? This colorful and engaging original play follows the friendship of two young people as they explore ideas and expectations about gender. Kids and grownups alike are invited to laugh along, and to join the conversation about how we can all be who we truly are.MORE
Diversity Topic: Book Discussion, “Redefining Realness”, Tuesday May 29, 7pmThe MUUC Gender and Orientation Topic team invites the church community to read "Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love and So Much More", a memoir by transgender journalist and activist Janet Mock. A discussion of the book will be held Tuesday, May 29 at 7 pm.MORE
Diversity Topic: MoneyThe Melrose UU Church Diversity Topic Team for "Money" invites the whole congregation to participate in its planned efforts in the coming weeks. Please 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, April 19, 6:30 pm: Meditation (Downstairs Youth Classroom)
Thursday, April 19, 7:00 pm: Board Meeting (Parlor) RESCHEDULED TO APR 26TH
Thursday, April 19, 7:30 pm: Drumming (Downstairs Classroom)
Friday, April 20, 9:00 am: MUUC Quilters (Supper Room)
Friday, April 20, 6:00 pm: “Art For The Heart” Benefit (Parish Hall) CLICK for info
Sunday, April 22, 10:30 am: Green Sanctuary Service (Sanctuary)
Sunday, April 22, 12:00 pm: Finance Forum (Sanctuary)
Wednesday, April 25, 7:30 pm: Property Committee (Parlor)
Thursday, April 26, 6:30 pm: Meditation (Downstairs Youth Classroom)
Thursday, April 26, 7:00 pm: Board Meeting (Parlor)
Thursday, April 26, 7:00 pm: Worship Committee (Library)
Thursday, April 26, 7:30 pm: Drumming (Downstairs Classroom)
Friday, April 27, 9:00 am: MUUC Quilters (Supper Room)
Thursday, April 26, 8:00 pm: Religious Education Committee (Parish Hall)
Friday, April 27-29: Women’s Retreat (from MUUC to Cape Cod)
Saturday, April 28, 8:00 am: Property Work Party (church-wide)
Sunday, April 29, 2:00 pm: OWL (Sexuality Education for Teens) (Supper Room)
Tuesday, May 1, 7:30 pm: Council Meeting (Parlor)
Thursday, May 3, 6:30 pm: Meditation (Downstairs Youth Classroom)
Thursday, May 3, 7:30 pm: Drumming (Downstairs Classroom)
Friday, May 4, 9:00 am: MUUC Quilters (Supper Room)
Friday, May 29, 6:00 pm: OWL (Sexuality Education for Teens) (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.