Congregation News

Notes from the Board

Pat Pollack will be resigning from the Board, effective December 12, 2017. The Board will appoint someone to fill the open director seat (Interim Director) who will serve from 1/1/18 through 6/30/18. The remainder of the term to 6/30/19 will be filled by congregational vote at the Annual Meeting. If you’re interested in serving as … Continued

Where is Jesus?

(I think I found him.) by Sam Carman When visitors come to our church, I often wonder about their expectations. Are they UUs from another area? Are they religiously liberal and just looking for a place where they feel comfortable? Are they traditional Christians who are unfamiliar with UUs and happened upon us by accident? … Continued

Don’t forget the Food Pantry

We are still collecting non-perishable foods for the local Shared Blessings Food Pantry in Danville every Sunday. Please bring a grocery bag with you to the service!!!

Need Yarn for Critters

WHAT: Do you have yarn taking up space that you don’t need? I’d love to have it! WHY: I crochet blankets for an organization called Comfort for Critters. Started ten years ago, the goal is to provide blanks to shelters and rescues who give a blanket to a dog, cat, rabbit, or guinea pig. The … Continued

Pulling Out of Lion’s Den

We have decided to step back from The Lion’s Den Community Lunch. St. Susanna’s Catholic Church has asked for more cooking opportunities. And after the last fifth Wednesday where there were only two people to prep, it became apparent that UUCC no longer has the resources to properly staff the program. Thank you to all … Continued

Thanks for Picnic Fun

We had a great turnout for the picnic/pool party! Thirty two adults and twenty one kids enjoyed the beautiful weather, great food, and all kinds of fun! From creek wading and lawn games to just catching up with friends, a good time was had by all! Thanks for helping us celebrate UUCC’s 20th anniversary! Pat … Continued

Crossing Borders

Comments on the July 16th service, by Annie Johnson: On July 16th (two Sunday’s ago) Elizabeth Valencia shared her experiences Crossing Borders and Crossing Back. She says in her program description that “we speak of stepping outside of our comfort zones and going beyond ourselves. How does crossing borders alter life, though? And what can … Continued

New Officers for Fiscal Year

The UUCC Board of Directors approved the following officers for the upcoming year: Pat Pollack – President Tasha Ritter – Vice President Jim Ferrell – Treasurer Colleen Tennery Amanda Brizendine We are going to rotate the secretary position so there isn’t a permanent secretary at this time.

Credo Discussion – Reinvention

The great management consultant Peter Drucker wrote that the core product of all social service organizations is a ‘changed human being’. A congregation’s mission is its unique answer to the question, ‘whose lives do we intend to change, and in what way?’ A congregation that limits its vision to pleasing its members falls short of … Continued

Volunteers Needed for Lion’s Den

There are five Wednesdays in the month of May, so UUCC will be cooking the meal for The Lion’s Den Community Lunch at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Plainfield.  We will be trying a new recipe, Inside-out Cordon Bleu with green beans and scalloped potatoes.  Prep is on Tuesday, May 30 from noon to around … Continued