Speaker: Dan Kalkbrenner

UUCE Jeopardy

Join us for a fun filled service based on the Jeopardy game show. You will learn some history of Unitarian Universalism, some history of our church, and the UU values we hold and have fun at the same time. And there will be PRIZES!

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This I Believe

Three UUCE members will discuss their religious or spiritual thoughts. Shari Smagatz, Sheena John, and Frank Morales will each relate their innermost beliefs. Sharing these deeply personal journeys has always been a moving experience for the congregation.

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If You Can Keep It

We will explore the characteristics of some of our founding American statesmen with emphasis on Presidents Washington and Lincoln. The relationship between Freedom, Virtue, and Religion will be related to our Unitarian Universalist principles. Can we keep it? Let us see.

Worship Assistant: Dave Yaeger

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Rev. William Stevens Balch

Who was Rev. William Stevens Balch? Come hear an historical minded sermon to learn about this remarkable man. And be prepared to be transported back to the 1870’s. Some little known aspects of Elgin’s history, UUCE history, and some early congregants will be revealed.

Worship Assistant: Valerie Howells