Worship Sunday February 23, 10:30am: We Are All Connected
We tend to think of resilience as an individual trait, but new research shows something different. People who bounce back best tend to be part of resilient networks: families, congregations, and communities who share resources and meaningful support. 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
Winter Wonderland! The 2020 MUUC Service Auction, Saturday, February 29
Get ready to enjoy the more pleasurable aspects of the cold weather at the annual Melrose UU Church Service Auction. Please volunteer to help and buy your tickets now! Click for details. MORE
Just Sustainabilites: Policy, Planning and Practice – presented by Prof. Julian Agyeman, Ph.D. Urban & Environmental Policy & Planning (Tufts University), Monday March 9th, 7:30 pm
Professor Agyeman believes that what our cities can become (sustainable, smart, resilient) and who is allowed to belong in them (recognition of difference, diversity, rights) are inextricably interlinked. We must therefore act on both belonging and becoming or face deepening spatial and social inequities and inequalities. MORE
2020 Men’s Retreat Registration Now Open!
Any adult who wishes to attend the Men's Retreat is welcome to attend. Register for the 2020 Men’s Retreat (Senexet House, Connecticut) before March 10. Click for details and registration form. 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
Presentation: “The Poison Squad” by Deborah Blum, Sunday Feb 23, 3-4pm
Please join the Melrose UU Church Adult Educational Enrichment Program for a multi-media presentation and open discussion of the book: "The Poison Squad: One Chemist's Single-Minded Crusade for Food Safety at the Turn of the Twentieth Century" by Deborah Blum (2018). Reading the book is not required to join the conversation. Click for details. MORE
Presentation: “Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now” by Jaron Lanier, Sunday Mar 29, 3-4pm
Please join the Melrose UU Church Adult Educational Enrichment Program for a multi-media presentation and open discussion of the book: "Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now" by Jaron Lanier (2018). Reading the book is not required to join the conversation. Click for details. MORE
Presentation: “The Genius Within: Smart Pills, Brain Hacks and Adventures in Intelligence” by David Adam, Sunday Apr 26, 3-4pm
Please join the Melrose UU Church Adult Educational Enrichment Program for a multi-media presentation and open discussion of the book: "The Genius Within: Smart Pills, Brain Hacks and Adventures in Intelligence" by David Adam (2018). Reading the book is not required to join the conversation. Click for details. 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
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. 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”.