In conjunction with REM/PFLAG and various area clergy, the Welcoming Congregation committee will be hosting a "Community Celebration & Exploration of Marriage Equality in Maine" which will take place May 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at The Forum at 93 Main Street Waterville, Me.
Lunch will be available.
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Free and open to the public, this is an unprecedented opportunity for the public to
get legal, financial and psychological advice on marriage, especially addressing the unique needs of the gay community,
meet vendors and speak with clergy about their church policies on planning a marriage ceremony. FMI, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, April 5 at T & B's Celebration Center, Waterville. Featuring the Katahdin Valley Boys "2012 Bluegrass Band of the Year" and the Sandy River Ramblers. Show starts at 7:15. Doors open at 6;30.
Silent Auction and 50/50 raffle. Proceeds benefit Hospice Volunteers of Waterville area
Tickets $10 in advance/$75 for a table of 8 ($12 at the door)
Tickets available at Down Home Music, Barrel's Community Market, Curve's, T & B's Outback Saloon or by calling HVWA at 873-3615
Mark your calendar for March 16.
In February of 1993, Ellen Gawler was a member of “Trillium”,
a trio that opened the very first “UU Coffeehouse”. It is only fitting that Ellen returns to headline the
rebirth of this popular music venue, which closed in December 2005.
Ellen and husband John, along with one or more of their
three talented children will bring fiddles, banjos and harmonies to the stage
as we celebrate this long overdue return.
Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 16. 7:00 p.m.
Light refreshments served.
Join us for " 'Taters and Trivia" after the service on Sunday, March 17, St. Patrick's Day. Please bring a yummy topping for baked potatoes and either a side dish or a dessert. Baked potatoes will be provided. Bring your wit and your brain ready to engage in a Trivia Pursuit team event. Teams will be organized on Game Day.
Are the winter blues setting in? Are you pining away for anything but cold, snow, mud and ice? Fun, Food and Fellowship will help you fling those blues aside. Come eat and play the afternoon away at our UU Church Game Afternoon and Chinese New Year Potluck, Sunday, February 10 after the church service. Bring a dish to share, something Chinese or any other scrumptious dish you wish to share. And, while we are at it ---bring a non-UU friend or two along to munch and play card games, board games, games for small groups and large groups. We will have them all for your playing pleasure! Let the games begin!
On break for the holidays, the teen center will resume on January 3. The teen drop-in center is open to LGBTQ and allied youth ages 14 - 18 or in high school. For more information email email@example.com
The new Maine UU State Advocacy Network meets on January 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the UU church in Augusta. It's a brown bag meeting. Key issues this group will promote with policy-makers include: Revitalizing American Democracy, Climate Change/Global Warming, and Healthcare/Medicaid Cuts. For more information about State Advocacy Networks (SANs), go to http://uustatenetworks.org/who-we-are,
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, December 8 from 8:30 - 2:00.
This is one of our biggest and most fun fundraisers! Take part in our now famous "Cookie Walk" where you select a tin of your choice and fill it with cookies of your choosing! Hundreds of cookies to choose from!
There'll be lots of homemade soups-to-go as well as a huge variety of baked goods.
And - always popular - there will be one-of-a-kind items crafted by friends and members of the church.
Lastly, also very popular, check out the UU Mall where there'll be a wide selection of gently used or new items that are perfect for "re-gifting" or as a treat for yourself.
Thursday, October 18 from 7:00- 8:30 at Beth Israel Congregation
/291 Main St/Waterville, Maine.
Three Waterville area clergy will tell how their faith leads them to support issuing marriage licenses for gay and lesbian couples.
“A rabbi, a priest and a minister…How People of Faith Support Marriage Equality” is a panel for public reflection sponsored by The Religious Coalition Against Discrimination (RCAD) and faith-based supporters of same-sex marriage throughout central Maine. The purpose of these forums, being held throughout Maine, are to encourage thought, dialogue and reflection about Question 1
"A Time for Us"
October 7th @ 10:00.