Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbia, Missouri (UUCC)

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

Summer Worship Schedule – One Service at 11 a.m. Sunday
Children’s Religious Education – 11 a.m. Sunday
Free Nursery Care for Infants to 3-Year-Olds – 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
All are welcome • No registration required

Welcome to the church nurturing spirit and service – a liberal religious voice lighting a moral beacon in Central Missouri. In the spirit of courageous love, we forge a community of radical welcome and deep connection that moves us together to heal the world.

Photo slideshow video depicting UUCC’s social action activities in 2015-16 (Credit: Janice Smith)

Sunday at UUCC – Aug. 28, 2016

Worship Service – One Service Only at 11 a.m.

Water Ceremony: Multi-Generational Ingathering Service – Rev. Molly Housh Gordon

Join us as one big multi-generational community as we launch our program year with our annual Water Ceremony Service. Bring water with you that is either symbolically or actually from a place that has nurtured your spirit during the hot summer months.

Order of Service

Other Programs and Activities

9 to 10 a.m. – Forum Adult Discussion – Lower Level, Forum Room/Library

A challenge: Who does a white, middle class, American male see staring back at him in the mirror? Bill Clark, a white, middle class, American male, will present. Forum information.

10:05 to 10:35 a.m. – Mindfulness Meditation – Fire Circle

Mindfulness Meditation takes place from 10:05 to 10:35 a.m. every Sunday in the Centering Room – except on fourth Sundays when the group sits outside around the Fire Circle. Meditators of all levels of experience are welcome.  This is mainly silent meditation with some instruction, if needed, and with brief selected readings from eminent teachers. Our hope is to build a group of UU members committed to regular meditation practice. Email Peter Holmes for more information.

11 a.m. – Children’s Religious Education – No Classes on Aug. 28

On Aug. 28 the children will be attending the intergenerational worship service with their parents. On Sept. 4 the children will be participating in a Service Sunday. Fall RE classes will begin on Sept. 11. For more information, see:

RE Overview
RE News Blog
RE Schedule

Free nursery care for infants to 3-year-olds will be available from 10:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 28.

12:15 p.m. – Honduras Trip Informational Meeting – Lower Level, Centering Room

Are you interested in the 2017 Honduras Service Trip? Please join the Honduras Covenant Group on Aug. 28 after the 11 a.m. worship service for an informational meeting. We will meet in the Centering Room downstairs at 12:15 p.m. The trip is planned for one week during the first half of June 2017 and will involve building latrines. See pictures and learn more about past trips:

2009 trip
2011 trip
2014 trip

12:15 p.m. – Festival of Sharing Team – Lower Level, Forum Room/Library

Bring a beverage of choice and enjoy snacks at a Festival of Sharing planning meeting as the group shares ideas about September projects. If you cannot attend, share your ideas by email to Marian Hjelmfelt.