Posts by Scott Sleek

UUCSS Transitioning Update

July 1, 2021  Good news!  The Covid numbers in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties have hit the target set by the Transitioning to In-Person Task Force for outdoor and indoor gatherings. The Board has approved significantly relaxed guidelines for off-campus church events (auction events, committee meetings, etc.)—see details below under UUCSS Covid Guidelines.  The Hybrid Ministry Task Force along with the Worship…

UUCSS Covid Guidelines

UUCSS Covid guidelines are being reviewed monthly. UUCSS Covid guidelines are more restrictive than CDC or local county guidelines; this is by design. UUCSS restrictions are lessening as the pandemic eases; however, they may continue to lag behind CDC and local guidelines in terms of lifting restrictions. These guidelines follow metrics set in March by the Transitioning to In-Person Task Force. The…

The 8th Principle

In 2017, the Black Lives of  UU Organizing Collective urged UU congregations to adopt an 8th Principle in Unitarian Universalism and commit “to the dismantling of white supremacy, within the stated principles of our faith.”  At our 2020 Congregational Meeting, UUCSS committed to spend a year “in deep study and mindful reflection about what adopting…

Job Opportunity at UUCSS

UUCSS seeks a Communications Administrator who will ensure the efficient and effective management of the communications and administrative operations of the church. The major areas of responsibility include congregational communications, church office administration, and facility management. For more information, go to uucss.org/adminjob-at-uucss.

Help Get Out the Vote in Georgia

The presidential election is past, but there are still two critical races left that will determine the control of the U.S. Senate. The state of Georgia, which has a widely documented history of voter suppression, will hold January 5 runoff elections for two U.S. Senate seats. On November 3, none of the candidates in the two…

UUCSS is on YouTube

Worship is online now and will potentially continue through April in an effort to protect one another from exposure to the COVID-19 virus. Our senior staff team has developed online worship on our new UUCSS YouTube page, as well as online connection throughout the week. Please continue to check our website for updates on our response to…