Unitarian Universalist Church
of Columbia, Missouri

2615 Shepard Blvd., Columbia, MO 65201-6132
Telephone: 573-442-5764


The congregation dedicated eight new solar electric panels on the roof in August 2014.

Sunday at UUCC – Dec. 21, 2014
All are welcome. No registration required.
Free childcare for infants available in nursery.

Note: See special Christmas season worship opportunities below.

9 a.m. Forum Adult Discussion Forum Room

Forum members not out of town for the holiday are invited to a group discussion about the year past and the year to come in politics, social issues, and matters Unitarian-Universalist. Forum information.

9 a.m. Meditation in Nature Gans Creek Wildlife Area

Come into the peace of wild things.... If you are seeking a more inward expression for practicing your faith, Meditation in Nature may be just for you. Meetings take place at the Gans Creek Wildlife Area the third Sunday each month from 9 to 10 a.m. and are sponsored by the UUCC Green Sanctuary Team and Friends of Rockbridge. More information including directions.

10:30 a.m. Worship Service "Season of Miracle and Resistance" Rev. Molly Housh Gordon

We will consider the stories of Hanukkah and Christmas in their historical context. Could we see both as stories of joyful resistance to dominant culture and oppression?

Our December worship theme is "Joy!" December worship schedule.

10:30 a.m. Children's Religious Education Lower Level

Our children's R.E. program offers classes for pre-schoolers through high school students, as well as nursery care for infants. Class plans.

Also, sign-up for "Mystery Friends" will continue in the R.E. hall downstairs. More information.

11:30 a.m. Book Table  Greeting Area

The Book Table is open on the third and fourth Sundays only after worship. There are lots of good books that need to be read, mulled over and discussed, including books for new UUs on UU history and beliefs. This will be your last chance to buy a gift from the Book Table before Christmas!

11:45 a.m. R.E. Third Sunday Lunch and Sing-a-Long Lower Level

R.E. children and adults will meet at 11:45 a.m. in the Thoreau classroom for a simple lunch. They will then move to the Centering Room to flex their vocal cords, try out the church's Christmas songbooks, and nibble on some cookies. The gathering will run from 11:45 a.m. until 1 p.m.

YRUU No Meeting

Members of YRUU (Young Religious Unitarian Universalists), our high school youth group, will not meet on Dec. 21 because of their lock-in the previous evening. YRUU Schedule. Also, check the YRUU Facebook Page for updates.


Special Christmas Season Worship Opportunies

Advent Vespers Wednesday, Dec. 17 6 to 7 p.m. CANCELLED

The Advent Vespers service on Dec. 17 has been cancelled because of lack of attendance at the two previously scheduled Advent Vespers services.

Christmas Eve Wednesday, Dec. 24 - Two Services at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Family Service 6 p.m. – Join us for the traditional carols and candlelight, and a family-friendly pageant with an accessible message of hope.

Candlelight Service 8 p.m. – Join us for the late service, with the traditional carols and candlelight, and a Christmas homily from Rev. Molly.

Hospitality Team Request Please bring a plate of cookies, a box of candies, or another treat to share during coffee time on Christmas Eve.


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