Category: News

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.

Stewardship Time!

A friendly reminder from the Board of Trustees about Pledge Forms!

Please mark your calendars that March 24th, 2019 is the last day to return your pledge form. We need to have this information in order to finalize the budget that will be presented to the … read more.

Board President’s Notes

by Bob Rockwell

Dear UUCGF Community,

Although it is still February, having to sit down and write something for the March newsletter portends that better weather is on its way.

Conjoint Service

Our annual combined UU service at Doane Stuart School in Rensselaer, NY will be held … read more.

From Rev. Barbara’s Desk

by the Rev. Barbara Threet

Recently I’ve been reading a lovely little book called ‘Silence in the Age of Noise’, written by Erling Kagge, a Norwegian explorer and the first person to reach the South Pole alone. I’m discovering all sorts of gems. Here’s one that … read more.