MEET OUR MINISTERIAL CANDIDATE! Rev. Susanne IntriligatorIt is our great pleasure to announce our Ministerial Candidate, the Rev. Susanne Intriligator. There are MANY OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU TO MEET Rev. Susanne during Candidating Week, May 11-20. 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
MUUC Green Sanctuary Environmental Film: “DENIAL”; Sat., May 26 7:00 pmMUUC presents "Denial", by film-maker Derek Hallquist, on Saturday, May 26 at 7:00 pm. "Denial" follows the story of Dave Hallquist, CEO of a Vermont electric utility, seen through the lens of his filmmaker son Derek, who tells exactly the kind of complex, deeply personal story about climate change needed at this moment.MORE
Diversity Topic: Book Discussion, “Redefining Realness”, Tuesday May 29, 7pmThe MUUC Gender, Identity & 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
#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.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! “THE PINEAPPLE PROJECT” PLAY, LGBTQ RIGHTS ADVOCACY, BLACK LIVES MATTER EVENTS, CLIMATE JUSTICE, AND MORE!
UPCOMING EVENTS (please click HERE for calendar updates!):
FRIDAY MAY 11 – SUNDAY MAY 20: MINISTERIAL CANDIDATING: CLICK TO SEE THE SCHEDULE!
Wednesday, May 16, 7:30 pm: Property Committee (Parlor)
Thursday, May 17, 6:30 pm: Meditation (Downstairs Youth Classroom)
Thursday, May 17, 7:00 pm: Board Meeting (Parlor)
Thursday, May 17, 7:00 pm: Ministerial Search Committee (Library)
Thursday, May 17, 7:30 pm: NO DRUMMING CIRCLE May 17 & May 24.
Friday, May 18, 9:00 am: MUUC Quilters (Supper Room)
Saturday, May 19, 4:00 pm: Church-Wide Pot Luck Candidating Week Event (Parish Hall & Supper Room)
Sunday, May 20, 10:30 am: Coming Of Age Worship Service (Sanctuary)
SUNDAY, MAY 20, 12:00 PM: SPECIAL MEETING OF CHURCH MEMBERS TO VOTE ON MINISTERIAL CANDIDATE!
Sunday, May 20, 2:00 pm: OWL Teen Sexuality Program (Supper Room)
Thursday, May 24, 6:30 pm: Meditation (Downstairs Youth Classroom)
Friday, May 25, 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?
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 photo, or see the UUA’s website at www.uua.org.
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.