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Hybrid In-Person Service on Sept 26, 2021

Dear Friends,

Back in July, the Board of Trustees voted to reopen the building on September 1 and to begin in-person worship in the sanctuary beginning the Sunday after Labor Day. It was then determined that the most inclusive manner of doing so would be to … read more.

An Update on Services

Dear UUCGF Members and Friends,

This year has promised to be a rollercoaster, and it has not disappointed!  Flexibility, trust, and compassion continue to be key as we find new ways to worship and (hopefully) revisit the old ways!

As you know, the UUCGF Board of Trustees had … read more.

From Rev. Barbara’s Back Yard

by the Rev. Barbara Threet

Well, this is not the September that most of us at UUCGF (or most everywhere else across our country) imagined late last spring. COVID-related restrictions were loosening, masks were coming off, public spaces were re-opening, and vaccines were going into millions … read more.

Notes from the Board President (September 2021)

by Xanath Bailey

Dear UUCGF Family and Friends,

How I love autumn!  This impending season has always been one of my favorites-The weather is typically as good as it gets, the fall colors bring gorgeous landscapes to life, the smells of fallen leaves and harvest delights entrance … read more.

Notes from the Board

By Xanath Bailey

Dear Friends,

There has been so much that I have enjoyed about this past year of meeting and worshipping on Zoom!  The ease of being at home on a Sunday morning, seeing congregants and guests who might otherwise not be able to participate, the … read more.

Beware of Email Scams!

An important message from Rev. Barbara:

Recently, members of UU Glens Falls received an email claiming to be from me (Rev. Barbara), stating that there was some vague emergency and asking recipients to purchase store cards to send to me with a promise that I would … read more.

From Rev. Barbara’s Couch: July 2021

By the Rev. Barbara Threet

Well, it’s been quite a week for confronting racism in our country!

On Tuesday, June 15, a moderate won a close election to become the next President of the Southern Baptist church. The candidates disagreed on several issues, including racial reconciliation and … read more.

From Rev. Barbara’s Couch: June 2021

 I write this column on May 20, which, among other things, is World Bee Day. 

Bees, as you probably know, are in trouble. U.S. National Agricultural Statistics show a honey-bee decline from about 6 million hives in 1947 to 2.68 million hives in 2017. In the U.S., … read more.

From Rev. Barbara’s Couch: May 2020

By the Rev. Barbara Threet

It’s almost May already – a third of 2001 has already passed! The 2020-21 church year is drawing to a close!

UU churches (and many other religious bodies too) all across the country are contemplating what this autumn might bring. Many of … read more.