Worship Sunday May 26, 10:30am: Living the Questions

Living the Questions
Sunday, May 26, 10:30am
Rev. Dr. Susanne Intriligator

What if there were no fear?
What is it like to be some other person?
What is the purpose of my life?

What better way to celebrate May’s theme of Curiosity than to investigate your questions? This Sunday Rev. Susanne takes on some of the queries you posted during last week’s prayer time (examples above). Or, if you like, email her another by tomorrow at noon.

Immigration Ministry: Raffle & Auction Saturday May 25, 730pm!

Check out the information about the “Raffle and Auction for Local Asylum Seekers” on this Saturday, May 25th, including a raffle for this quilt! A full list of items available to bid upon is included. If you can, please bring along a savory finger-food to share – thank you!

The Green New Deal: Bringing Climate Justice Home – Tues May 28, 7;15pm

MUUC invites everyone to join special guests, Curt Newton (from 350Mass) and Simon Metcalf & Emily Neumann (from the Sunrise Movement) as we explore climate change and the Green New Deal. Learn what the movement is, what changes are possible now, and the impact of climate change in Melrose, in Massachusetts, and beyond.

Environmental Justice Film: “Divide In Concord”, Sat. June 1, 2019 at 7:00 pm

“Divide in Concord” is the entertaining tale of the battle of banning bottled water in small town America. A bylaw to ban the sale of single-serve plastic bottles is presented at a Town Meeting. If enacted, the law would be the first of its kind in the world. But all are not in agreement.

Annual Church Picnic: Sunday, June 16, 2019

Fun, Games, and Food at our Annual Church Picnic. Celebrate our first year with our new minister, our new members, and Welcome Summer! We will be at Greenwood Park in Stoneham (across from Stone Zoo). Rain location will be at MUUC – where we still have Fun, Games, and Food!

Anti-Racism Ministry

We had a successful “METCO Advocacy Day” on March 19th at the State House. Next up is working towards creating an alliance of Melrose families and METCO families. Consider: what can Melrose do to be a more welcoming community for 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.