Recent research has revealed that trees communicate, share resources, and care for weaker relatives, like the best kind of community. Both to celebrate autumn and to explore October's theme of Cultivating Relationship, this Sunday Rev. Susanne examines how trees exemplify the interdependent web of all existence.
The MUUC Worship Committee wants to know how you feel about all the changes we’ve made lately. Please participate in our fall worship survey. Click “more” below to get the link to our MUUC Hybrid Worship Feedback form.
What do the fall colors mean to you? Does the journey of a leaf shed light on your own life journey, from green spring buds through fiery passion, toward inevitable letting go? Come pause, praise, sing, and reflect with us.
Meeting several times over the last few weeks, our Covid Safety Team has decided to go ahead with hybrid worship: continuing on Zoom while welcoming a small group of in-person worshippers and creating additional outdoor events. For more information and to join us online, click "MORE".
Would you like to join us in person on Sunday? Currently we have space for 11 "pods" or family units, of up to 4 or 8 people each. Folks can self-select (and take responsibility for) who is in their pod.
The Becoming Women of Wisdom group (right, minus one) celebrated their Croning Ceremony last Sunday. Our group has ended, but if any other women 50 years or older would like to start a group, the curriculum is available from Nita, Kathy or Martha.
Women for Afghan Women (WAW) is a grassroots civil society organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the rights of disenfranchised Afghan women and girls in Afghanistan and New York. To learn more, click More.
Would you like a chat? With the fall weather, Rev. Susanne is able to hold her weekly office hours on the front lawn. Drop by as you like, or email Rev. Susanne to make a different appointment. In case of rain, see the side porch.
Melrose Human Rights Commissioner (and MUUC member) Liz Ticcioni decorated our church with the colors of the Progressive Pride Flag. Melrose Pride started on June 17. Read more about Melrose Pride activities happening over the weekend here.
By completing evaluations over Rev. Susanne's first two years at MUUC, members here supported her bid to earn Full Fellowship with the UUA. Click "more" below to get a link to watch the service where she was awarded this distinction.
The MUUC Anti-Racism Team stands in support of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. The recent murders in Georgia of 8 individuals, 6 of them Asian American women, reflect the rise in hateful rhetoric, discrimination, and acts of violence against members of the AAPI community. Click to see our complete statement.
On March 3, Board President Dan Griscom and Rev. Susanne met with Gabriella Snyder Stelmack, Executive Director of Malden's Bread of Life, to hand over a big check, the equivalent of the $33,900 we received from the PPP program last year.
Interested in beginning your anti-racism journey, but don't know where to start? Or maybe you have already started and want to go deeper. Join with other UU's in "Beloved Conversations". Click for more information.
The Anti-Racism Team is pleased to announce "Opening Doors", a new music and interview series hosted by Alastair Moock and presented in collaboration with MUUC's Anti-Racism Team. Starting Sunday, March 28 at 8pm, it will feature top national and largely BIPOC talent playing music and discussing issues related to diversity, equity & inclusion.
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”.