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a spiritual community of

open minds,

loving hearts,

and helping hands.

Upcoming Services

Resilience
Brenda Lindsay

Sunday, October 18th 10:30am

 

Our speaker will demonstrate methods to help us cope with the global pandemic and our politically charged environment.  We will learn ways to cultivate resilience using interactive self-care practices.

 

Brenda Lindsay, Founder of Mind Transformations LLC, is a Certified Professional Relationship Coach and a Meditation Instructor.  She also holds a graduate certificate in Integrated Holistic Health and Wellness.

Join us Via Zoom:

https://zoom.us/j/97275141173 

Meeting ID: 972 7514 1173

Or Dial in:312-626-6799

Navigating Life’s Stormy Weather

Mary Temple

Sunday, October 25, 10:30am EDT

You may have noticed a theme this month – we’ve examined deep listening across generations and last week the topic was building beloved community. Today we will continue this theme. In this current period of global pandemic, social unrest, political uncertainty and community change we will consider a set of deep listening concepts to help us weather these storms individually and collectively.  This exploration of deep listening will include ways to bring practices of intention, curiosity and contemplation to be able to strengthen our community, within and beyond our walls.

 

Mary Temple has been an active member of CUUB since 2007. Mary currently resides in Pentwater Michigan, and the silver lining of Covid is that Zoom services allow her to continue being actively engaged in the life of CUUB. She is currently “Rewired, not Retired” from her 30+ years as a human performance management training facilitator and small business owner.

 

Join us Via Zoom:

https://zoom.us/j/97275141173 

Meeting ID: 972 7514 1173

Or Dial in:312-626-6799

CUUB visits All Souls Community Church

Rev. Colleen Squires

Sunday, November 1, 2020, 11:00am EST

 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 2 Timothy 4:7 – Often after a long and difficult journey this one verse of scripture seems most appropriate. We will look at the lessons we learn about ourselves after a trying time and the importance of hanging in there.   Rev. Colleen Squires, Piano: Justin Colwell, Special Music: Chris Barfuss oboe.

 

10:45 AM Gathering Time
11:00 AM Worship please self-mute
Fellowship time following service in breakout rooms
All Souls Sunday Worship

See CUUB News for Oct. 30th or contact worship@cuub.org for the zoom link and password.

What Do We Do Now?
Rev. Fred Hammond

Sunday, November 8, 2020, 10:30am EST

The election results are in (maybe) and regardless of who will assume the Presidency on January 20, 2021, Unitarian Universalists are still called to honor our Principles and embody the sources of our living traditions. So what do we do now?  Rev. Fred L Hammond will explore this question.  

 

Rev. Fred L Hammond currently serves the Manatee UU Fellowship in Bradenton, FL as Developmental Minister.  CUUB fondly welcomes Rev. Hammond back for this Sunday service because among his many accomplishments, he served as Student Minister for CUUB in 2006/07 during his final year at Meadville Lombard Theological School in Chicago.

Join us Via Zoom:

https://zoom.us/j/97275141173 

Meeting ID: 972 7514 1173

Or Dial in:312-626-6799

Fostering Beloved Community
Liz Firek

Sunday, November 15th 2020 10:30am EST

We came to CUUB for varied reasons – Love, Support, Community, Action, to name a few.  These are reasons why we came to and what we take from CUUB.  Now that we are here, what are our responsibilities to this, our Beloved Community?  One of our founders, Liz Firek is looking at Beloved Community - what it is, how it happens, how we can help it thrive - this Sunday.

Join us Via Zoom:

https://zoom.us/j/97275141173 

Meeting ID: 972 7514 1173

Or Dial in:312-626-6799

“Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because the world needs people who have come alive.

- Howard Thurman

 

Liberal Values

Welcome to Community Unitarian Universalists in Brighton (CUUB). With a deep commitment to honoring the inherent worth and dignity of every person, we come together as a congregation of open minds, loving hearts, and helping hands. We are unified by our shared search for spiritual growth, and our historically strong commitment to social justice. Whatever your age, race, or sexual orientation, you are welcome here. We invite you to join us in our free and responsible search for truth and meaning.  

Inspiration from Everywhere and Anywhere

We recognize the diversity of our spiritual paths and beliefs, and offer a welcoming home for modern individuals and families who may struggle with singular dogma. We are united by shared values, not by creed.  We affirm and honor each individual's spiritual exploration.  

 

7 GUIDING PRINCIPLES

What do UUs Believe?

We're glad you asked! We affirm and promote seven principles which we hold as strong values.  Drawn from sources as diverse as science, poetry, nature, scripture, and personal experience, these principles are our shared moral compass.

1st Principle: The inherent worth and dignity of every person;

2nd Principle: Justice, equity and compassion in human relations;

3rd Principle: Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations;

4th Principle: A free and responsible search for truth and meaning;

5th Principle: The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large;

6th Principle: The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all;

7th Principle: Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.​

Leader

Activist

Fighter

Advocate

Reverend

JULIE BROCK

Meet Rev Julie

Julie Brock is a life long Unitarian Universalist, raised in the UU in the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit. Julie has a passion for spiritual exploration, social justice, inclusive community, oxford commas, and inter-generational worship. Julie has a theatre background and likes to keep things upbeat and enthusiastic.

 

She considers herself somewhat of a church junkie. If there is a service, she wants to be there. From Sufi Dziker, to Catholic Mass, to Pagan ritual, she has reverence for and find rejuvenation in most all experiences of the divine.

We invite you to listen to a sample

Experiencing Mystery

DEC 2, 2018

Rev. Julie Brock

Experiencing Mystery Story - Rev. Julie Brock
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Deeds, Not Creeds

Our legacy of "deeds not creeds" calls us to harness love's power to stop oppression and make the world a better place.  Whether that means spreading kindness in our daily lives, planting a garden with our children, grassroots community organizing, or interfaith advocacy, marches, and prayer vigils, Unitarian Universalists strive to put our faith into action.

Check out the latest events here.

We'd love to meet you this Sunday @10:30am.

And relax, you can wear jeans, or your pajamas, since we're meeting on Zoom!

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