• Our Mission

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    We are a vibrant, inter-generational faith community, inspired by thought and spirit and grounded in love.

    Our mission is to honor differences and to foster peace, justice, and sustainability in ourselves and in our world.

     

     

    Welcome to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Belfast, Maine

    By exploring this website you can learn more about Unitarian Universalism and the ways in which our church expresses and practices UU principles and values.  Our community engages in many activities and programs, for both adults and children, whose purpose ultimately is to “deepen the spirit and help heal the world.” Everyone has their own spiritual path in life and our church supports that journey by providing a community that is safe and open. (more)
     

  • Important Dates

    June 24 - All Hands On Deck Building Cleaning Day, 9-4 pm. Preparation for the move back into 37 Miller Street building. We need lots of volunteers and to borrow some
    cleaning equipment. FMI or to volunteer, contact Jan Anderson (207) 505-5710 or Roger Lee (calls/text) 522-8007. Everyone welcome!

    June 27 - Administrative and Minister offices moving back into 37 Miller Street building.

    July 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 - Sunday Services continue at East Belfast School. Child Care will be available.

    August 6 - First worship service back at 37 Miller Street.

    August 7 - “Our Town Belfast” street party! Look for UUCB there.

    August 18 & 19 - Famous UU Belfast Yard Sale at 1st Church. Help always appreciated! Call Judith Grace at 338-4408.

    September 10 - Water Service welcoming all back from summer.

    For more details about the Church Renovation and Reoccupation click here


  • 37 Miller Street: Our Common Vision, Our Collective Efforts

    Can you believe it? We will be moving back into 37 Miller Street soon. We are indebted to the wonderful services that our stalwart members have provided so far! Major volunteer accomplishments include: (more)
     

    UUCB Youth “Bridge” in Moving Service

    In the Sunday service on June 3 four high school seniors moved up and out from YRUU , the church's high school youth group, and one student bridged to YRUU from Coming of Age (COA), the middle school RE program. The service was a meaningful one to students and the congregation alike, as each of the teens reflected on how being a UU and active participant in UUCB has shaped who they are and their values. (more)
     

  • Church Renovation and Reoccupation: Volunteer Help Needed Now

    After five years of labor and meetings and planning and starting over and lots and lots of love and trust, our renovated church building will soon be ready for us to move back into. We still have much to accomplish, however, and we urgently need many volunteers. Key dates for volunteer assistance are Cleaning Day on Saturday, June 24 and Moving Day on Tuesday, June 27. Read on to see how you can help with necessary tasks. (more)
     

    MUUSAN holds Annual Meeting

    The Maine UU State Advocacy Network (MUUSAN) held its Spring Conference and Annual Meeting in Augusta on May 13, 2017. The featured speaker was Hon.Tom Andrews, former U.S. Congressman from Maine and now the President and CEO of the Unitarian-Universalist Service Committee (UUSC). (more)
     


  • Around and About UUCB

     

    June Labyrinth Walk and Meditation and other Summer Women’s Group Activities

    (6/16/2017) At 8 a.m. on Wednesday, June 21, we will celebrate the Summer Solstice with a meditative walk at the Labyrinth at Belfast Common. Judith Simpson, M.P.A.,veteran Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction teacher, will lead us. Of the many forms of meditation used by religions and secular folks alike, the labyrinth is one of the oldest. (more)
     

    Shared Plate Recipients for 2017-2018

    (6/15/2017) The Shared Plate team (Jessie Gower, Neva Allen, and David Smith) has reviewed the nominations and selected ten organizations to receive a portion of Sunday service collections between July 2017 and June 2018. (more)
     

    A Growing Year: The Collaborative Ministry Internship

    (5/27/2017) How can I thank you adequately for this beautiful, complicated, rich, intense, roundly wonderful, and grace-filled year of experiential learning? It’s not possible. What I take away from it is interwoven with my respect for the congregations I’ve come to know, so let me reflect back some of that respect. (more)
     

    Peace Advocacy Certificate Awarded

    (5/27/2017) In February of 2017, a small rectangular package arrived at our office in the Belfast Center. It was the official certificate recognizing us as a Peace Advocacy congregation. This small package is the culmination of four years of effort, dating back to the congregational vote in the winter of 2013 to pursue becoming a Peace Advocacy congregation. (more)
     

    Window Dressers announces community builds in 2017

    (4/10/2017) Belfast and Searsport will be among twenty host sites this year across the state fabricating low-cost insulating window inserts during Window Dressers Community Builds. Last year in Belfast alone, over 100 Waldo County volunteers, in the tradition of an old-fashion barn raising, built more than 500 inserts for some 60 customers. (more)
     

    Green Sanctuary Encourages Participation in the Food Waste Challenge

    (4/6/2017) Did you know that nearly 40 percent of food is wasted from farm to fork? Cultivating food that isn’t consumed takes a big toll on the environment: agriculture uses half of all land and 80 percent of the freshwater consumed. (more)
     

    Jennifer Howard Introduces UUCB to Helping Hands Family School

    (2/4/2017) Sunday, Jan. 15th, after church, Jennifer Howard treated the congregation to a presentation which introduced us to Helping Hands Family School, and explained her plans to relocate her pre-school school into the RE classrooms in our newly renovated church building at 37 Miller Street. (more)
     

     


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