It was an honor to share in offering an interfaith invocation at the Women’s March rally at the State House on Saturday, January 19. I spoke alongside Asma Elhuni and Auburn Watersong. Asma is a proud Muslim women who came to the United States as a … read more.
Author: Joan Javier-Duval
I had the honor of offering the devotional to the Vermont State Senate on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 as they gathered for the opening of the legislative session. These are the words I shared:
The world we live in is constantly in motion, and we … read more.
Of all our topics this year, possibility is arguably most central to our faith. It has distinguished Unitarian Universalists from the start. Historically, when others saw depravity and sin at the core of human identity, we saw potential–sometimes with hardly any boundaries. When many … read more.
Why a Covenant for UCM?
This fall our church is developing a Covenant for ourselves. You may be wondering why we need an all-church covenant. Why now? Aren’t our Mission and Vision enough to say who we are? Our Vision is our picture of what we … read more.
October 31, 2018
Beloved UCM community,
The events of the past few days have been truly heart breaking.
The mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh this past weekend was a horrendous event in our life as a nation. Weaponized anti-semitism, white supremacy, and white … read more.
We are off and running with a new and dynamic church year. There is a lot going on, and we would like to update you with a few highlights.
Two Services – The ET has been focused on facilitating a smooth transition to two Sunday services. Thank … read more.
We are very pleased to welcome Elaine Stehel as UCM’s new Membership Coordinator! Elaine is a new UCM member, having moved to Central Vermont from Salt Lake City, Utah in July, 2017. She joined the First Unitarian Church of Salt Lake City in May, 2010, … read more.
UCM is hiring a part-time Membership Coordinator to join our staff this September! Read the full job description and learn how to apply here.
This is a new and much needed staff position for our congregation. The Membership Coordinator will guide and … read more.
Thank you for the generosity shown by those that have pledged so far in this year’s stewardship drive! To all of you who have continued to pledge from the resources you have to support our mission, to all of you who are able to and … read more.
Notes from the Executive Team
Two Services Developments
Thank you to all who participated in the February 11 Forum on Two Services following our month-long exploration in January and to all who completed the survey to share your feedback. The Executive Team has carefully considered the best … read more.