Ordination and Installation
Ordination and Installation of Leslie Mills, October 2, 2016
Our congregation is thrilled to be ordaining Leslie Mills into the Unitarian Universalist ministry as we formally install her as our 25th minister — and we cordially invite you to join the celebrations!
After the ceremony at the church, a dinner reception will be held at the Centre of Elgin’s Heritage Ballroom at 6:30pm (100 Symphony Way, in downtown Elgin).
We have reserved a block of rooms at a discounted rate for out-of-town guests this weekend. See below for details.
Please RSVP to let us know to plan for your attendance!
(Those without Facebook access can request a paper invitation, or simply RSVP, by emailing RevLeslieMills@gmail.com.)
Schedule of Weekend Events:
7pm — Peter Mayer in concert at UUCE
(Tickets available at http://
9:00am — Adult Spirituality programs at UUCE (childcare available)
10:30am — Worship service
12:00pm — Introduction to Ki-Aikido (free workshop at UUCE)
4:00pm — Ordination/Installation Ceremony
6:30pm — Reception at Centre of Elgin, Heritage Ballroom
Our guest preacher will be Rev. Susan Frederick-Gray, senior minister at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Phoenix, Arizona and candidate for UUA President.
In addition to performances by our own Villa Street Band and Unichords handbell choir, we will be joined by UU singer/songwriter Peter Mayer.
We hope you can join us for this special and exciting day!