Category: News

Our Passover Seder April 2019

Last week we held a special Passover seder and luncheon as our Sunday service. Led by Felice Best and the Worship Committee, we learned about this rich Jewish holiday and its many traditions, sang traditional songs, and enjoyed a delicious meal prepared by volunteer members … read more.

Board President’s Notes

by Bob Rockwell

It is past mid-April and spring seems late in arriving. We have made great strides in improving our building. We had a new roof put on two years ago. March 29 Adirondack Basements installed a commercial dehumidifier, sealed the … read more.

MoonBee Coming to UUCGF!

by Lynn McDonald

Ellie von Wellsheim, founder of the MoonCatcher Project, will again be leading us through making reusable, washable menstrual pad kits. These kits enable girls in very poor countries to continue their education and live up to their full potential.  Everyone (including women, men, and children), skilled … read more.

Membership Committee

by Jean Grant

Updated “Welcome” cards are now on display in the Greeting area, and several visitors have completed the cards, as well as requested receiving the UUCGF Newsletter.

Julie has been busy mailing cards to members and friends of UUCGF.  Since our last meeting, she has sent … read more.

Children’s Religious Education

by Chuck Schiltz

We’ve finished with the Amazing Grace sessions and will be doing free-form lessons throughout April and early May, concentrating on UU Values.  We will be preparing for our participation in the Mother’s Day service in May where the kids will be doing some … read more.

Social Action Committee

by Diane Collins

The Social Action Committee will be hosting several “Friday Night Forum events during April. Films start at 7 p.m. at UUCGF.

Our UU Caring for the Earth film series called “Celebrating Climate Champions” with guest speakers leading discussions are:

April 5th –W. S. Merwin’s … read more.

Hudson-Mohawk Combined Service This Sunday

The 11th Annual Hudson-Mohawk Cluster Sunday Celebration will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Doane Stuart School, 199 Washington Ave. in Rensselaer, NY.

The theme for this year’s celebration is: “Is It Too Late? Healing the Earth and Our Spirits.”

… read more.

Social Action Committee

by Diane Collins

The Social Action Committee will be hosting several “Friday Night Forum” events in the next two months:

March 15, 2019 Friday, 7 p.m. “The Economic and Social Implications of Legalizing Marijuana” – Steve Ruzbacki, 2016 Green Party candidate for State Senate, recently earned a … read more.

Building & Grounds Committee

by Jean Grant and Rich Myette

Since our last newsletter, not only will Jack Abbott serve on the committee, but Sue Abbott will also join us.  Thank you, Jack and Sue!

Our winter weather has brought extra snow and ice this month.  Rich cleared a path from … read more.

Membership Committee

After many years of serving on this committee, Jack Abbott has resigned and will now be serving on the Building & Grounds Committee. Krystyne Wozniak has resigned to take some well-deserved time for herself.  UUCGF wishes to thank Jack and Krystyne for volunteering their time … read more.