membership book

This two-session class launches you on your way toward membership and/or a deeper understanding of this congregation and faith. We will share our spiritual journeys, learn about the history of Unitarian Universalism and this congregation, and explore your calling. We will also discuss how to get involved and what the meaning and responsibilities of membership are. This class is a prerequisite to official membership.

Register by Monday, November 30 or email Welcome Ministries Coordinator Hannah Hotchkiss at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

humanist

Humanism has a long history in our congregation. A lively group of humanists has been meeting for over 20 years. We are currently gathering on the second and fourth Monday evenings and/or first and third Thursday afternoons to discuss topics relating to humanist philosophy, theology, morals, ethics, reasoning, science -- the list is long and varied. All are welcome, regardless of theology or philosophy. On December 3 we will discuss a David Brooks column about conversations and a Yo- Yo Ma interview.

All meetings are now virtual: To get on our mail list, get the login information, or ask any other questions, send a query to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Please submit your announcements for the Weekly News through this form by Tuesday at 5pm EST. The Weekly News is distributed each week on Thursday.

Please make any submissions to the Monthly Newsletter by the 21st of the previous month at 5pm through this form. The Monthly Newsletter will be distributed at the end of the month.

Web postings and updates can be submitted at any time to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Questions? Email Communications Ministry Specialist Kari Gottfried at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

singleEnergyTile30 new inscribed tiles have been installed in UUAA's re-configured Energy Plaza representing $500 in donations over the past 2-years. This made possible 30 additional solar panels on the roof of the Social Hall. Thank you donors!

UUAA now has 102 rooftop panels, plus the ten panels that form the dual-axis tracking solar array  in the front prairie. Read more about our energy projects...

Because nearly 10-years have passed since the first Energy Plaza tiles were installed, congregant Debra Golden generously updated the appearance of the original tiles (and added a bit of color to some!) while the new ones were being added.  Thank you Debra!

As the church continues toward its goal of Net Zero in offset of use of fossil fuels, we hope more congregants will donate a panel for placement on the ample and open south-facing roof.  Want to help? Follow this link to support our renewable energy projects...

Thank you to many UUAA congregants who have emailed and phoned about our Prison Books program.  Unfortunately the program is inactive at the moment...our storage area is locked, our volunteers are sheltering in place, and the prisons are not accepting books because of COVID-19 precautions. You can let us know at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you'd like to be added to our email group (used only to provide news and find volunteers for our work).

At our congregation's 2020 Annual Meeting in May, the Board of Trustees introduced a draft set of statements for UUAA's mission, vision and purpose. The statements were created by members of the Board, Vision Leadership Team, UUAA staff, and our Vision 20/50 consultants. They were endorsed by the Board in May. Please watch for information on how all congregants can provide feedback on the statements. Members will vote on adoption at a later congregational meeting. Please take time to read and think about these draft statements of UUAA Mission, Vision and Purpose.

 

 

 

In care for our community's health our building is completely closed. Our online community is alive with activities and ready to welcome you!

Gather with us for our online services Sundays at 11:30

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Learn about our online UUAA community

 

solarpanelsThe Climate Action and Green Building committees invite you to become a part of the landscape of renewable energy at UUAA by making a donation to add to the number of solar panels on the church roof (and having a tile with your inscription added to the Energy Plaza).

You can pick up a Sustainable UUAA brochure from the literature rack in the entryway or follow this link for more information and a downloadable donation form.