Global Climate Strike & Rally: 9/19 Thurs & 9/20 Friday

Green Sanctuary at Melrose UU is organizing two events to support the Youth Climate Strike:

Thursday 9/19: Poster-making and Pizza Party 5:30 – 7:00 PM Melrose UU Church Supper Room (enter through front door and down the stairs)

Friday 9/20: Commute for Climate 10:00 AM, Meet at Oak Grove Main St. Plaza Entrance and we will commute in together to Boston to join the Community Events in progress.

Schedule Details · Friday, September 20, 2019

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Boston

Community Events at City Hall Plaza—art activities, partner organization tabling, sign making, community mural/art wall

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM Boston

Main Rally at City Hall Plaza—speakers, dances/songs/bands, slam poetry!

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Boston

March to Massachusetts Statehouse

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Boston

Action at Massachusetts Statehouse

Please share with your networks! Contact [email protected] with questions or to help support our events.

 

“Just Desserts” Bread of Life, Wed. Sept 18, 6-8pm

Come join us at the Irish American Club for a Bread of Life Capital Campaign fundraiser. Coffee, dessert, silent auction, raffle, and more! See the Bread of Life flyer HERE. See YOU there!

Now Hiring: Church Administrator

MUUC is looking for a new administrator, to start September 1, or soon thereafter. This is a 20-hour-a-week position, working between late August and mid June.

“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.

“Becoming Women of Wisdom” Program Starting September 2019

Becoming Women of Wisdom was created from croning circles by 3 women, including our own Dorothy Emerson. Designed for women and those who identify as women aged 50+, it opens participants to the power, wisdom, and insight of maturity. The program will be held at MUUC once a month starting in September. Click for more info and to sign up (limited)

Immigration Ministry

On June 30, the Immigration Ministry Team participated in a fund-raising walk around lovely Lake Quannapowitt to support of our Refugee Family. Thank You for your support!

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 on anti-racism.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

#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.