• Check out our monthly newsletter! - We have added a monthly newsletter to help spread the news about activities at UCN/CVUU. The newsletter will be available the last weekend of the month. If you wish to submit an item for the newsletter, send to Susie or Tracy by the 15th of the month and we will include it in the next … Continued
  • Feb. 16 Minister Moment - Thanks to all who participated in the Employee Appreciation Dinner, who brought food, spoke, and generally made it a merry evening. Rob Curran, taking time from his work in the Stewardship Campaign, did a fine job of organizing the event. Thanks to Nancy Duncan and all who said YES and lent a hand (or a … Continued
  • February 9 Minister Moment - Better than Stone Soup! In the Cajun areas of Louisiana there are ancient Mardi Gras traditions … For example, the town of Mamou makes “town gumbo” for the local celebration.  Ingredients are begged from the wealthy in town. A band of masked men, especially teenage men, go door to door, rather like Wassail, or Halloween. … Continued
  • Caring Team needs you! - UCN/CVUU’s Caring Team is the active heart of our community. They see to the needs of our congregants and friends in time of crisis. They are looking to add members to their team of visitors, drivers, cookers and bakers and telephone chatters.  It is an excellent opportunity to be of help at a critical time … Continued
  • Progress at 809! - (Snowy CVUU!)  While Spring is still weeks away, our new building is a flurry of growth and change! Last month, even with all the snow, a lot of framing was completed in the sanctuary and HVAC contractors and electricians were hard at work. Recently, pipes have been installed over the stage area for hanging theatrical … Continued
  • Feb. 2 Minister Moment - Have you ever considered “being responsible” as a spiritual practice? Marge Piercy says: “… the thing worth doing well done has a shape that satisfies, clean and evident.” (To Be of Use, reading 567) This Sunday morning the Racial Justice Task Force will be presenting a wonderful service: The Promise & Practice of Our Faith. … Continued
  • January 26 Minister Moment - Happy “normal” week (maybe)? With so much anxiety in our nation and so much expectation in our community, it’s time to appreciate the normal. School days actually happen, the government functions … well, as it normally does, and weather temperatures are in the Norfolk-normal range. I am in town, but just finished a three-day long … Continued
  • We want a Greener CVUU - “The Green Team” spearheading our “Green Initiative,” has been very busy these last few months raising funds for Green improvements to our new home at 809 S. Military Highway. Some of the improvements are already being installed at the new church, including high performance windows, a vestibule to conserve conditioned air and dual flush toilets. The … Continued
  • Transgender speaker addresses Hampton Roads Pride meeting - Navy petty officer second class tells his story Newly installed Hampton Roads Pride President Fawn Faulks, the group’s first African-American president, said that Mr. Elvis came to talk in order to educate both the community and Pride members. Please note Elvis’ first name has not been used in order to protect his privacy. What enters the mind … Continued
  • We want redistricting reform - As Unitarian Universalists, we believe in the right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large; as well as a goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all. At a Special Congregational Meeting of the Coastal Virginia Unitarian Universalists, Oct. 8th, we adopted the following … Continued