Month: January 2020

Weather Cancellation Procedure

In the event that Sunday services need to be cancelled, an announcement will be sent via email and will be posted on the UUSA website.  In addition, the office phone message will be updated (by 8:00 AM Sunday morning) and television stations WWLP (Channel 22) and … read more.

Social Action News – January 2020

Just One Thing On January 12, the second Sunday of the month, there will be a collection for the Survival Center. During these cold winter months, hearty meat soups and stews are among the first things that people seek. For non-meat eaters, bean-based soups and … read more.

Green Sanctuary News – January 2020

Exciting news from the Green Sanctuary Committee
about the Town of Amherst and its work to reduce energy use

As you know, we have a climate crisis to solve. Our planet needs to stop using fossil fuels by 2050, if not earlier, in order to limit global … read more.

Religious Education Ministry – January 2020

Happy New Year!

We’re now in the middle of our UUSA service schedule, which means we’ve done a lot and we still have a lot
of learning, fun and worship to do. The elementary children will continue to learn and grow together through
stories, mindfulness activities, art and … read more.

Music Notes – January 2020

The Music Committee met on December 8 and discussed a number of matters, including the possibility of pur- chasing a portable house audio system in addition to the house system we currently have, in order to better produce sound for music in our sanctuary and … read more.

Message from the President – January 2020

Hello friends,

Our first Congregational Conversation concerning growth was powerful. The Board asked the Congregation to gather December 15 after worship to explore the wonderful opportunity presented by having so many more people attending our worship.

What prompted this conversation is the UUA-reported knowledge that if … read more.

Minister’s Letter – January 2020

Dear UUSA,

Happy new year! I hope you have begun 2020 in a way that is meaningful to you and are excited to meet the
new year.

For me, making resolutions is less about starting fresh than reflecting on what has inspired me in the past and figuring … read more.