Building closed until further notice.

Our building is closed and all in-person events suspended until further notice in our effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

This includes all UUCGF events as well as all building usage by outside groups.

However, just because we can’t see each other in person … 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.

Notes from the Board: Mike Goodwin

This section of the newsletter is going to take a slightly different approach for the next four months. I suggested to the Board perhaps we could use this space as a way for the congregation to get better acquainted with us. So I have asked … read more.

From Rev. Barbara’s Couch (April 2021)

by the Rev. Barbara Threet

The end of this most unusual period of time seems to be in sight, as we pass the one-year mark. Vaccination rates are rising, schools are re-opening, and many UU churches are tentatively planning to hold services in our sanctuaries again … read more.

Changes to the Board

Our country has recently undergone a change in its leadership – and so has our church, though for different reasons, and much more easily! According to our by-laws, vacancies on the Board during the church year (which runs from July 1 through June 30) are … read more.

From Rev. Barbara’s Couch: February 2021

by the Rev. Barbara Threet

What a truly magnificent day it was last Wednesday! Enough pomp and tradition and gravitas, enough adaptation and innovation, a poem that was beyond stunning (I think ‘breathtaking’ would be the appropriate word), music that was wonderful – and a new … read more.

From Rev. Barbara’s Couch: January 2021

By the Rev. Barbara Threet

A new year. A huge sigh of relief – 2021 can’t possibly be any harder or unfamiliar or challenging that 2020 was! Well, it simply can’t – can it?

I pray not. I hope not! I long for a rhythm that feels … read more.

Board President’s Notes (October 2020)

by Will Aitcheson

I have yet to include personal news in my monthly letter, but last month brought some significant changes in my life. First, my 16 year old grandson became significantly ill and spent a week in Glens Falls hospital. My thanks to all in … read more.

From Rev. Barbara’s Couch (October 2020)

by the Rev. Barbara Threet

Just about every one of my roses has buds! And a few have even had blossoms!

That should not be unusual in mid-September. But this year, it is, and I am rejoicing.

Last April, when I finally accepted that I would not be … read more.

Three Ways to Vote

by Diane Collins

THREE WAYS TO VOTE:

Walk into your polling site on November 3, 2020 and VOTE.Vote early from October 24 – November 1, 2020 at your local County Board of Elections. (see addresses below)Vote by Absentee Ballot. (several steps)

You first need to get an application … read more.