Enjoy Recordings of Sunday Services at UUCM

Visit uucmtka.org and scroll to the bottom of our Worship page to listen to sermons, guest speakers and musical performances from past UUCM services. New uploads are added regularly – check back often.

Here is are links to our last few online services, enjoy!

Sunday, April 5 Online Service

Sunday, March 29 Online Service

Sunday, March 22 Online Service

Sunday, March 15 Online Service

ONLINE Women Who Read Book Club

Women Who Read Book Club

Meets ONLINE on Monday, April 13 at 7:00 PM. April’s book is Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe. If you have questions about the Women Who Read book club, please contact Christy Dachelet.

A Zoom meeting ID will be emailed to current participants before the meeting (see why here). New attendees: please email Christy Dachelet to request meeting details.

If you’re new to Zoom or would like some extra help, we’ve created an instruction document that takes you through how to install and use Zoom.

Venerable Women’s Group – April Meeting Online

Let’s Try a Virtual Meeting
to Celebrate our 15th Birthday!

Friday, April 10, 2020
12:00 PM

Where: ONLINE

A Zoom meeting ID will be emailed to current participants before the meeting (see why here). New attendees: please email Sue McKnight to request meeting details.

If you’re new to Zoom or would like some extra help, there is an instruction document that takes you through how to install and use Zoom.

Host: Judy Kaster and Sue McKnight

Topic: Check in and also share what is the best thing that has happened to you during this mandated stay-at-home time.

Disclaimer:  Since are not technology experts, this meeting will be an experiment, but it will be good to connect. 

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Online Worship Service Every Sunday

Visit www.uucmtka.org for this week’s Zoom worship meeting ID.

You are welcome to come online anytime starting at 9:30 am. If you’ve never used Zoom before, we encourage you to join early. You can use most any device — a smart phone, tablet or computer.

If you’re new to Zoom or would like some extra help, we’ve created an instruction document that take you through how to install and use Zoom. If you need immediate assistance on Sunday, please text Allison at 612-819-1406 (and include your name). We have a UUCM Zoom tech team ready to help!

In the Interim: 3/27/20

terri-burnorAt midnight, Minnesota moves into another phase of our collective response to the pandemic. Most of the state, except for those providing critical services, are now expected to stay at home and avoid contact with others unless necessary.

Even if you’ve largely been doing this already, how does this shift feel? Is your heart heavier or lighter? Is there a layer of grief? Confusion? Are you relieved? Are you mad?

For me, these last two days have been filled with a sense of urgency to “take care of things.” That’s okay. I rolled with the waves between the necessary and the extraneous. Ok, that’s the more sanitized way of describing what happened. The reality was a bit more frantic. Still okay. Just not so poetic and much more like jarring potholes!

Today I woke up differently. My dreams last night reminded me of this familiar prayer: Grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

We are in a moment when we must bless the imperfect. That’s a good mantra for life in general, but is particularly important in times of anxiety and fear and deep uncertainty. Continue reading →

Call for Volunteers to fill Board and Nominating Committee Positions at UUCM

UUCM Call for volunteers to fill 3 board of trustee and 1 nominating committee positions for July 2020-June 2023

The UUCM Nominating Committee is actively recruiting candidates for three open leadership positions on the Board of Trustees, July 2020-June 2023 and one open leadership position on the Nominating Committee for the July 2020-June 2023. Please consider serving as we continue to build on the positive energy of our growing congregation. Continue reading →

Online Parent Circle

Every Wednesday starting April 1 from 8:15-9:15pm
Zoom meeting ID will be emailed to families before Sunday. If you are new to RE and would like to attend, please email Jennifer Swick at dre@uucmtka.org.

The UU Family Initiative Group (UUFI) will host ongoing Wednesday night zoom meetings for parents with children of ALL ages. We’ll share about the wins and challenges experienced with our families for encouragement, and to know that we are not alone right now.

Please join us as we have open discussion and collect helpful information (ideas from our last meeting: virtual field trips and playdates, live Mo Willems online events, whiteboarding things to look forward to, remembering the resilience of our ancestors). During the April 1st meeting, we will demonstrate a simple and short heart meditation for all ages that can be a great start for your days ahead. Join in whenever you can 🙂 .