In solidarity and care for one another, the MidAmerica Region of the UUA is transitioning our Regional Assembly, scheduled for April 18, 2020 in Rockford, Illinois, to a virtual event.
Dear UU Church of Elgin Family,Based on guidance from the UUA and discussion with knowledgeable members of the congregation, the UUCE building will be closed to group meetings, including Sunday service, until at least April 5th. We will re-evaluate later in the month and make … read more.
‘May you live in ‘interesting times’ is an English translation of a Chinese saying that appears in the form of a blessing, but is actually a curse or at least a warning. It’s a bit like ‘break a leg!,’ the traditional anti-blessing for good … read more.
In the event of a weather advisory the Executive Team will decide whether to hold services.
Notification of the canceling of a service will occur as follows:
An email will be sent out via the UUCE list.
The information will be posted on the website.
The church phone (cell) … read more.
While you weren’t looking, the number of teams/committees in UUCE grew by one.
The Executive Team recently approved the charter for the Small Group Facilitation Team. A lot of words but, essentially Dan and I have volunteered to help form new groups and affiliations; to assist … read more.
The Community Crisis Center collects gently used coats and winter wear for men, women and children that are given out at no cost throughout the cold weather season. We are collecting the following items at UUCE through the end of December. Look for collection bins … read more.
The All Peoples Interfaith Food Pantry which UUCE supports has asked if we can help with the following items. They are frequently requested and seldom available. They need cooking oil, paper towels, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, body wash and disposable razors.
Some clients are homeless, and coffee … read more.
The CCC gives more than 35,000 diapers per year, 6 at a time to families in need!
The 3rd Sunday of each month is when I take your recently donated diaper packages from UUCE to the Community Crisis Center in downtown Elgin.
When you’re out grocery shopping … read more.
Present: Stephen Day, Erica Lavine, Elizabeth Olson, Kevin Sweeney, Mary Knapp
Worship Team representatives: Valerie Howells, Darla Iaquinta, Chelsea Musson
Absent: Tom Lesiewicz, Jamie Yucuis
Called to order at 7:15
Consent Items/Reports: Accepted with no objection
– Minutes of Previous Meeting
– Minister review process update — Everything is going … read more.
The YWCA of Elgin has been providing services that are dedicated to embracing diversity, empowering women and families and supporting our community’s youth with a strong educational foundation for the last 118 years!
UUCE will partner with the “YW” again this year by decorating a “Giving … read more.