Opportunities for Social Connection in Our Church Community

During this time of social
distancing, would you like more time for informal conversation with church
members?  Times when you can get more
variety in your day by talking to someone other than your roommates or yourself…  Get to know more about those folks at church
you may only know vaguely… Get ideas for daily living… Help build community
at church.

You can do so by dropping
into our two weekly scheduled zoom calls for s…

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Congregational Town Hall

Sunday, April 5, 2020 at 11:00 AM

Important:  This will be a separate meeting from the worship service and you will need to navigate to the meeting using the Zoom link below.

Topic: UUCK Town Hall MeetingTime: Apr 5, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/165367519?pwd=Zm9GVEVQUWV3VTNnNWRjalJvVnkvQT09

Meeting ID: 165 367 519

One tap mobile+16468769923,,165367519# US (New York)+13…

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e-nUUs -- March 25, 2020

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Headlines from this week’s announcements

A Message from Rev. Steven News from the Board of Trustees — Town Hall via Zoom on April 5Sunday Service each week via Zoom!The Lion’s Whisker – Sunday, March 29Together We Shine – Generosity CampaignGrocery Card Available through church officeOpportunities for Social Conne…

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The Lion's Whisker

Sunday, March 29, 2020

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A virtual service led by Rev. Steven Protzman and Worship Associate Camille Pavlicek-Fauser

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In this difficult time where we are physically distanced from one another and we need to stay home to help lessen the spread of the coronavirus, how do we care for one another and stay connected?  What lessons can we le…

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Rising Green

Join us Sunday, March 22 at 10 AM for this virtual service hosted via Zoom Video Conferencing. The link to join the worship service can be found below.

Led by
Rev. Steven Protzman and DRE Collen Thoele

The song “Rising Green” reminds us that the energy of the earth flows through us as well as through all of life and with it is the promise of a new day full of possibilities.  We will gather as a community of all ages to welcome th…

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Exciting News from our Board of Trustees

behalf of the Board of Trustees, I’m pleased to announce that we have
voted to approve the start of construction of the Fellowship Hall. We
are able to move forward with the contract immediately due to a generous
bequest from Olive Hobbs, a beloved and long-time member of our church.
I wish to also extend my gratitude to everyone who has contributed to
the capital campaign fund and the planning committees around the
building expans…

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e-nUUs - March 18, 2020

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Headlines from this week’s announcements

A Message from Rev. Steven Sunday Services: via Zoom!Rising Green – Sunday, March 22A Port in the Storm – Sunday, March 29Together We Shine – Generosity CampaignGrocery Card Available through church officePastoral PalsCommittee, Activities, and Team MeetingsUUCK Book Club

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Wednesday Evening Vespers

Weekly Vespers A short weekly vespers service will be offered by Rev. Steven each week on Wednesdays at 7 pm..  Please join us in sharing, reflection, and mutual care.  Below is the Zoom link to join the service this evening:     Time: Mar 18, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)         Every week on Wed, until Apr 29, 2020, 7 occurrence(s)   Join the Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/269969926?pwd=N0p6TElHWFRGQnAyeVozUEJxNnVSZz09  …

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An Update from Rev. Steven about the Coronavirus

March 13, 2020

Dear Members and Friends of the UU Church of Kent,Our Seventh Principle, which affirms the interconnected web of existence of which we are all a part, calls us to our responsibility as a religious community to care for one another.  I was hoping that it would be longer before it was necessary to be in touch with you again regarding the coronavirus but it is time to take further action to protect your well being.  With sch…

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e-nUUs -- March 11, 2020

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Headlines from this week’s announcements

A Message from Rev. Steven on the CornavirusSunday Services: 9:45 and 11:30 AM A Timeless Wisdom – Sunday, March 15Rising Green – Sunday, March 22We the People – Sunday, March 29Calling All Singing Children!CANCELED — Soulful Home DinnerOutreach card ministry to graduated s…

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Welcome visitors! We hope that you will find a spiritual home here and that you will be enriched in the liberal religious practice and heritage of Unitarian Universalism. The members of this church take pride in the fact that we embrace people of all races, ethnicities, ages, creeds, sexual orientations, and abilities. Unitarian Universalism is a religion that celebrates diversity of belief and is guided by seven principles and many sources of wisdom. Our congregation is where we come together in religious community to discern our values and live lives in alignment with them. Ours is a living tradition and we put our faith into action through social justice work in our communities and the wider world. In addition, we are a “Welcoming Congregation” which means we have taken part in a special program, designed by the UUA, for congregations that see a need to become more inclusive towards bisexual, gay, lesbian, and/or transgender people. The congregation is a member of the Unitarian Universalist Association.

Newcomers are always welcome to visit our congregation. There is no formal conversion process, so becoming a Unitarian Universalist is simply a matter of self-identification. Membership is voluntary and does not require renouncing other religious affiliations or practices.

We invite you to explore our website, visit our congregation, and discover Unitarian Universalism!

There are seven principles which Unitarian Universalist congregations affirm and promote:

  • The inherent worth and dignity of every person;
  • Justice, equity and compassion in human relations;
  • Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations;
  • A free and responsible search for truth and meaning;
  • The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large;
  • The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all;
  • Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.

Unitarian Universalism (UU) draws from many sources:

  • Direct experience of that transcending mystery and wonder, affirmed in all cultures, which moves us to a renewal of the spirit and an openness to the forces which create and uphold life;
  • Words and deeds of prophetic women and men which challenge us to confront powers and structures of evil with justice, compassion, and the transforming power of love;
  • Wisdom from the world’s religions which inspires us in our ethical and spiritual life;
  • Jewish and Christian teachings which call us to respond to God’s love by loving our neighbors as ourselves;
  • Humanist teachings which counsel us to heed the guidance of reason and the results of science, and warn us against idolatries of the mind and spirit;
  • Spiritual teachings of earth-centered traditions which celebrate the sacred circle of life and instruct us to live in harmony with the rhythms of nature.

These principles and sources of faith are the backbone of our religious community.

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