Note to Congregants: Reopening April 2022

Dear Fellow UUCGF Congregants and Friends,

We are very pleased to share the following information with you.  As Covid 19 cases have dropped significantly in the region, our Reopening Task Force has recommended that our congregation return to hybrid services every week beginning on April 3, … 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

by the Rev. Barbara Threet

Time is too slow for those who wait,
too swift for those who fear,
too long for those who grieve,
too short for those who rejoice,
but for those who love,
time is eternity. (or ‘time is not’, in another version).

These words, which may well be … read more.

Reflections on Next Year (from Rev. Barbara’s Balcony)

by the Rev. Barbara Threet

Now that the 2021-22 UU church year is drawing to a close, I’m thinking about next year’s adult education Zoom classes. This year’s classes (“Transcendentalism: Beyond Emerson,” “The Bible Says…” and “Who Me? An Elder?”) were well received, and all three … read more.

From Rev. Barbara’s Balcony

by the Rev. Barbara Threet

The days, so filled with budding green and flowering trees, bursting lilacs and not-yet-faded daffodils – and so filled, also, with surging Covid numbers, angst at what SCOTUS could hand down, fears of drought and fire, and terror in Ukraine and … read more.

Annual Meeting: May 1, 2022

On Sunday, May 1, members of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Glens Falls will meet online for our Annual Meeting to reflect on the past year and to consider our future. Friends of UUCGF are welcome to attend as well. This year we will be considering and electing … read more.

Return to Zoom-only Services at UUCGF

Dear UUCGF Family and Friends,     

The UUCGF Board of Trustees voted today to accept a recommendation from the Reopening Task Force and have all Sunday services moved to Zoom-only for the time being.  The RTF and Board will revisit and re-examine the need to … read more.

Notes from the Board

by Xanath Bailey

A recent topic of discussion during our October Board of Trustees meeting was the impact of the pandemic on our congregation – both in terms of our ability to meet the needs of our individual congregants and regarding the spiritual health of our … read more.

From Rev. Barbara’s Desk

by the Rev. Barbara Threet

The New York State Convention of Universalists [NYSCU] was organized in 1825. Prior to the creation of the Unitarian Universalist Association, it served as the principal denominational body for Universalist churches in New York State.

Today the Convention administers two endowments. One provides gratuities … read more.

Notes from the Board

by Xanath Bailey

Even in this time of uncertainty, we are using creativity and resilience to find new ways to stay connected and celebrate two of our most important Fall traditions – the reconnection of our congregation and the much-loved Ingathering/Water Communion service.

With the help … read more.