Author: Sheena John

Small Group Update

The ideas keep rolling in for new small groups. We have been approached by members to start the following groups:

1. History and Heritage discussion group

2. Weekly Current Affairs discussion group

3. Singles group

The first Sunday morning Adult Conversation Group met and was … read more.

January Share the Plate

The Share the Plate recipient for January is The Community Crisis Center .

The Community Crisis Center was founded by a group of dedicated volunteers to meet the needs of individuals and families impacted by crisis and violence in the state of Illinois. Employees provide comprehensive services … read more.

Living Our Values Every Day

     A series of three Sunday services in November described the intrinsic nature of social justice in the practice of both Unitarians and Universalists, and social action by the Unitarian Universalist Church of Elgin over the past 50 years.  The program on November 17th gathered about … read more.

New Covenant Group

This will be a closed group for a specific length of time, meeting on a regular basis and following a specific format. If you are interested in joining a covenant group or have any questions, email Dan or Kathy Hislip at or

New Social Groups Meetings

Small group possibilities are endless. Email Dan or Kathy Hislip, or to let us know which group appeals to you or your new idea.

Adult Group Meeting, Sundays

Starting January 5, there will be an adult group meeting on the third floor each Sunday morning. The format will consist of meet and greet, short check-in, a reading and questions posed for discussion.

Path to Membership

Plans for a Path to Membership Class are underway. The Path to Membership Class is held as a prerequisite for membership at UUCE. Everyone who is interested in becoming a member of our UUCE Congregation is invited to attend! Please reply to to be included in the decision on the date which will be a Saturday morning in the near future.