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.

From Rev. Barbara’s Couch? Desk? (Who knows?)

by the Rev. Barbara Threet

What a confusing, and often disheartening, time! I find myself looking for signs of hope and sanity to help maintain a sense of balance – and I’m finding some!

National Geographic reported just a few weeks ago, for example, that the last … read more.

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.