• Worship Sunday May 31, 10:30am: Bridging Ceremony — Life Calls Us On

    Worship Sunday May 31, 10:30am: Bridging Ceremony — Life Calls Us On

    In Unitarian Universalism, Bridging is an annual ritual honoring life transitions. This Sunday our worship will be a joyous celebration of growing up, with contributions from across the ages. Join us as we bless our young adults' onward journeys and promise to always be a community they can come back home to.
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  • Church-Wide Discussion About Worship: Wednesday, June 3, 7:00 pm

    Church-Wide Discussion About Worship: Wednesday, June 3, 7:00 pm

    In light of Gov. Baker's recent decree and new Guidance from the UUA on gathering, please join us for a discussion about continuing online worship in the fall and beyond. We will have an opportunity to break out into small groups to discuss our online worship. Click for more info.
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  • The Poor People’s Campaign Virtual March

    The Poor People’s Campaign Virtual March

    The Green Sanctuary committee wants you to know that the Poor People’s Campaign is holding a Virtual March this year. This national call for a moral revival calls us to challenge the evils of systemic racism, poverty, the war economy and militarism, ecological devastation and the nation’s distorted morality. Click for more info.
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  • Staying Connected this Summer

    Staying Connected this Summer

    Do YOU want to keep gathering this summer, online? What kind of thing would you like to see? What kind of thing would you like to LEAD? The Community Engagement and Worship Teams are working together to create fun Sunday gatherings over the summer, and your input is wanted. Click for more info.
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  • Donations Welcome for the Melrose Pantry of Hope

    Donations Welcome for the Melrose Pantry of Hope

    The Pantry of Hope at the First Baptist Church is currently providing pre-bagged groceries to clients outside their church on Tuesdays from 1-3. They are not accepting food drop offs but would be thrilled with financial donations. Click for more details.
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  • Covid Connections?

    Covid Connections?

    Some church folks are hoping to visit one another -- while wearing masks and staying 6-feet apart, of course. Do you have a porch that will accommodate visitors? Or a garden/yard? Or would you like to go visiting, or lead a socially distant small-group walk in nature? Click for more info.
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  • You Can Still UU the Vote — Get Involved From Home

    You Can Still UU the Vote — Get Involved From Home

    The UU the Vote campaign -- grounded in the UU principles of the Inherent Worth and Dignity of All People and the Interdependence of All Life -- is still alive and well and working for Electoral Justice at the local, state and national levels. Click for details on how to BE INVOLVED!
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  • Bread of Life Meals to Go!

    Bread of Life Meals to Go!

    Bread of Life continues serving "Meals To-Go" four evenings a week. Instead of preparing and serving at this time, MUUC will donate the funds normally budgeted for a meal. Click to make your own personal donation to Bread of Life.
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  • MUUC Quilters Donate Masks to First Parish Church in Taunton for Their Social Outreach

    MUUC Quilters Donate Masks to First Parish Church in Taunton for Their Social Outreach

    When a call for help came from our sibling UU church, First Parish Church in Taunton, last week, the Melrose UU Quilters were on it! Our quilters responded by quickly making and mailing 30 masks to them. Click for the details! Thank you, Quilters!
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  • Want To Know More About Covenant Groups?

    Want To Know More About Covenant Groups?

    Are you interested in exploring your spiritual life and getting to know some folks here at church? Covenant groups are now forming. Please stay tuned to your Midweek Update email for upcoming information on Covenant Groups.
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  • MUUC Has Closed the Building

    MUUC Has Closed the Building

    In line with our UU principles, our number one priority is caring for the most vulnerable. Public health experts tell us that the only method proven to save lives is social distancing. The MUUC board has now established Guidelines for Gathering, and our Sunday Worship services will be held online-only. Please click for more information.
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  • Team Ministry Update – New Timetable

    Team Ministry Update – New Timetable

    At our March 19 meeting, the Board decided to delay MUUC's process for selecting Ministry Teams for next church year. This will now happen sometime in the first half of the 2020-21 church year. This decision was due to the extraordinary circumstances of the church's - and everyone's - response to the COVID-19 crisis.
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  • Order Equal Exchange Products Online at MUUC

    Order Equal Exchange Products Online at MUUC

    Through Equal Exchange, Melrose UU Church sells fair-trade coffee, tea and chocolate. By simply emailing your selections to us, we will get your order ready for you, then we can arrange pick-up/drop-off. Click for info.
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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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  • “White Lies”: NPR Podcast about the Murder of Rev. James Reeb, UU Minister

    “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.
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  • Anti-Racism Ministry

    Anti-Racism Ministry

    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…
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  • Immigration Ministry

    Immigration Ministry

    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.
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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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ALSO SEE OUR PAST EVENTS, Including: METCO Presentation, MLK Day of Service,

Men’s Yankee Swap, Alternative Fair, Harvest Fair and More! 


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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”.