Message from the Board of Trustees

The Board is excited to announce that we have hired an Interim Caretaker Minister!!! The Sustaining Our Ministry Team (SOM) received the names of five candidates from the UUA Transitions Office and exchanged packets with two of the candidates. After interviews and reference checks, the SOM recommended Rev. Wm. Russell Savage as our Interim Caretaker Minister starting on August 1st! Rev. Savage (or Russ, as he prefers to be called) should be with us every Sunday in August for introductions. Russ lives in DC and attended Harvard Divinity School with Diane! We are really excited that he is joining us!


If you are visiting virtually but have never visited Paint Branch UU Church in person... I invite you to join us this Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. for spirited worship, ready companionship, and religious explorations of many kinds, for all ages (infants to elders), in a free search for the meaning of our unfolding lives.

Unitarian Universalism is a living tradition, meaning that it evolves with the times, with roots in the Christian movement among first century Jews. Today, our congregation embraces people whose religious journeys are amazingly varied on a common quest that embraces historic Unitarian Universalist values: affirmation of diversity, freedom of conscience, and the use of reason.

Nurture your spirit and join us in doing the work of love and justice in our world.

I hope to see you on soon!

-Reverend Diane Teichert


Sunday at 10:00 am

This Sunday, October 26, 2014

"The Structure of Forgiveness"

Rev. Russ Savage; with Noel Monardes, Worship Associate

Forgiveness is not a simple social act, but a complex psychological and spiritual process with a definite structure and necessary steps. Let us examine this structure in light of our own personal needs to forgive and be forgiven, and in light of the current world situation. This sermon topic was selected by Ken Montville, who purchased it in the 2013 PBUUC Auction. This is a Signing Sunday—for those who are ready to join the church, meet at the chalice after the postlude.

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Religious Exploration for Children & Youth

Our Religious Exploration classes run September 19, 2014 through June 7, 2015. Children and youth begin in the Meeting House with their families every Sunday.

Together Time brings our whole congregation together for worship for the first fifteen minutes of service every Sunday. During this time, there is opening music, the welcome, chalice lighting, a hymn and a story, song, movement or meditation for all ages. Children and youth are then sung to the RE classes in the RE Building. On some Sundays, there is a special shared Children's Worship in the RE building, which takes the place of the regular RE classes.

Nursery care is provided in Room 5 from 9:45 to 12:45 am on Sundays.

More information about RE programs at PBUUC.

Enrichment Hour at 11:45 am


Calendar of Events This Week

 Thursday, Oct 23

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 Sunday, Oct 26

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