Please feel warmly welcomed as you join with others at UUAA in celebrating winter holidays. Let's bring comfort and light and also a bit of fun to the end of a difficult year. Join as a whole family or join on your own in community with others.

 Times listed are all Eastern Standard Time.

 If you missed any of our holiday services, visit our service archive by following this link.


ujimaSaturday, December 26 - Friday, January 1st
Kwanzaa Reflections

Habari gani? This is the traditional Swahili greeting during Kwanzaa! It means: What is the news? The response should be the Kwanzaa principle of the day.  Watch for daily reflections on the principles of Kwanzaa on this web page and on the UUAA Facebook page.



boggleSunday,  December 27 (7:00 pm)
Virtual Game Night

Friday Fun Night's Game Wrangler, Tom Gottsman, will be hosting Boggle over Zoom.  You do not need to have a Boggle game at home; just pencil and paper.  You do not need to be good at Boggle, this is just one fun thing to do on a Sunday evening! 

(If you have not played Boggle in decades, here is a tutorial to watch in advance:

The link to participate is:


Thursday, December 31 - Friday, January 1 
New Year's Spiritual Retreat

If you’re looking for an alternative way to ring in the new year that is spiritually grounding and done in your own home, consider planning your very own spiritual retreat. Click through the slides below to learn more. Plain text here. 


WaterlooWalkTrailheadGroupedFriday, January 1 (Various Start Times)
First of the Year Hike, Stroll or Roll

Join our UUAA family for a first day of the year hike, stroll or roll-- Lay-led walks that adhere to all COVID-19 safety precautions (mask must be worn/social distancing/limited group size) throughout Washtenaw County.

Sign up for a walk here -- consider the time, distance, and terrain before signing up. Walks are limited to six participants for safety.


candlelightingFriday, January 1 (1:00pm)
Pastoral Care New Year's Day Social Hour

Come be in dialogue and share the joys of the season! Bring a cup of coffee and a smile!

The Social Hour will be led by rev. theresa rohlck, congregational chaplain. For more information or to sign up to take part, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .



2021Sunday, January 3 (** 10:45am)
Welcoming the Year 2021

At 10:45 am - We will join a New Year Service with some of our neighbor Michigan UU congregations. We will be visiting People's Church of Kalamazoo at 10:45am EST (note the different time).  UU churches from Brighton and Mount Pleasant will be joining as well. A social hour will follow.