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This Week's Service

Mother Earth, Climate Change and our Principle of Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part

To join using computer, tablet or smartphone:  https://zoom.us/j/94071188132

To join by phone: +1 929 205 6099 US Meeting ID: 940 7118 8132 

It’s Time to Socialize!

Events are Posted!! Lots of things going on – check out the daily events on the How to Stay Connected during this Difficult Time page (under the “Get Involved” tab.

Food Security Initiative

If you, or someone you know, are in need of an emergency food delivery, please call 845-288-3488 or email UUCOVID19TF@gmail.com. Please provide the following information:
  • Your full name
  • Your delivery address (including city)
  • Your contact phone number
  • Number of people in your household
You will receive a call back within 24 hours providing further details and information. ******************************************************   Members and friends – if you would like to join us to pick up food or make deliveries, please call 845-288-3488 or email UUCOVID19TF@gmail.com.

Early Bird Tickets for RTA’S 25th Anniversary Gala!

We Are Unitarian Universalists

We saw this video at our Nov. semi-annual meeting /service and many requested that it be featured on our website. Please copy and paste the link below to access "We Are Unitarian Universalists".
https://www.uua.org/beliefs/who-we-are/video/use-video

Special Congregational Meeting

Don’t forget – January 9th after a short service.

Plein Air Winners to be Showcased at Rock Tavern UU

ROCK TAVERN – The Wallkill River School of Art will be showcasing winners from its 2021 Hudson Valley Plein Air Festival competition at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Rock Tavern in January and February. In October, fifty professional artists competed in a one-week outdoor landscape painting competition in the Hudson Valley. Fifteen were awarded prizes. The public is welcome to view, and purchase those works. A gallery opening and reception is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 5  from 2 to 4 p.m.  The previous opening , slated for Jan. 8, was cancelled because some of the artists could not attend. Additional showings are available by contacting Mike Landrum at 845- 851-6024. The gallery ends on Feb. 28. For a virtual tour of the exhibit and pricing, please click on this link: https://wallkillriverschool.com/product-category/uucrt-hvpaf-2022/ The mission of the Wallkill River School of Art “is to enrich our community through art classes, public art exhibits and to provide resources for local artists…” It serves the community by providing free Senior Drop-in classes, free classes to veterans, scholarships for local children to attend the Summer Art Program, charity fundraisers, badges for scout troops and meeting space for community and non-profit groups. Landrum, an actor and artist who leads the congregation’s arts mission, noted that the gallery will be adhering to the latest COVID 19 guidance and added that “now, more than ever, we need to celebrate, embrace and support our local artists. This is an opportunity to do just that.”

Order of Service for 01/23/22

This will be a ZOOM ONLY service.
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  • Please note the new meeting link below.  You will be granted entrance after a brief time in a waiting room while we identify you.  (See your email for more information.)
To join using computer, tablet or smartphone: https://zoom.us/j/94071188132
To join by phone: +1 929 205 6099 US Meeting ID: 940 7118 8132   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
  • Inviting Bell
  • Opening Words: The glorification of busy will destroy us… excerpt – Jeff Brown – Rev. Peter Fairbrother
  •  Welcome  & Announcements: Marcia Westra
  • Chalice Lighting
  • Sharing of Joys and Concerns
  • First Reading: ‘Take time to live’ by Susan Frybort  — Rev. Fairbrother
  • Reading 2: What is love? by Mark Allen Kaplan – Rev. Fairbrother
  • Zoom recording reminder
  • Presentation: Something in your eyes — Rev. Fairbrother
  • A further minute in silence
  • Questions & Comments 
  • Closing words: Rev. Fairbrother
  • Extinguishing the Chalice: Marcia Westra
We extinguish this flame but not the Light of Truth, The Warmth of Community, or the fire of Commitment. These we carry in our hearts until we are together again. -Elizabeth Selle      ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Zoom host: Elizabeth Mehling                          Worship Associate: Jaye Moyer