2020 Holiday Happenings!

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 Note: Information on this page will be updated as information becomes available.

Please see information about the Mitten Tree and other  UUCSR giving initiatives for this holiday season on the right side of this page.

December 2020 Virtual Events

Sunday, December 20, 11:00 AM

Winter Solstice Worship Service

  • Winter Solstice Worship Service, led by Student Minister Alia Shinbrough and UUCSR members

Sunday, December 20, 1:00 PM

Online RE Holiday Carol Sing-Along

  • Online RE Holiday Carol Sing-Along
    Live on Zoom Here
    All are welcome to join RE Music Specialist, George Weisman, and Lifespan Religious Education Coordinator, Carson Jones, as they lead this festive sing-along of your favorite holiday carols!  Meeting ID: 955 7017 7507 Passcode: 934677

Sunday, December 20, 4:00 PM

Virtual Holiday Sing-Along

  • Virtual Holiday Sing-Along
    Live on Zoom Here
    All are welcome to join the Men's Group for a virtual Holiday sing-along with Richard Bock on the piano!  
    Meeting ID: 957 3203 8979 Passcode: 274562
    or Dial by your location: 1-646-558-8656

Thursday, December 24, 3:00 PM

The Children Come, Family Christmas Eve Worship

  • The Children Come, Family Christmas Eve Worship
    The 3:00 PM Family Worship Service will feature the annual First Grade RE Class Nativity Play. There will be carols and the Jazz Ensemble will participate.  Led by Rev. Dr. Natalie Fenimore. View HERE at 3:00 PM.

    The Service may also be enjoyed in a Christmas Eve Service Viewing Space via Zoom. Register HERE and join the Zoom space at 2:45 PM to watch the Service in community. We will join together in a Zoom space hosted by Student Minister Alia Shinbrough in a quiet, contemplative space, with a “whisper section” in the chat. You’re invited to bring your at-home chalice and prepare any candles to safely light during the candle-lighting portion of the service.  Please note that registration is required for the Viewing Space. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing a link to join.

Thursday, December 24, 8:00 PM

Light of the World, Christmas Eve Worship Service

  • Light of the World, Christmas Eve Worship Service
    The 8:00 PM Christmas Eve Worship Service of readings and carols tells the birth story of Jesus of Nazareth, Light of the World, whose message of love and peace encourages each of us to be light-bearers in our time. Led by Rev. Jaye Brooks and Rev. Jennifer Brower. View HERE at 8:00 PM.

    The Service may also be enjoyed in a Christmas Eve Service Viewing Space via Zoom. Register HERE and join the Zoom space at 7:45 PM to watch the Service in community. We will join together in a Zoom space hosted by Student Minister Alia Shinbrough in a quiet, contemplative space, with a “whisper section” in the chat. You’re invited to bring your at-home chalice and prepare any candles to safely light during the candle-lighting portion of the service.  Please note that registration is required for the Viewing Space. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing a link to join.

Friday, December 25, 7:00 AM

  • Marking Christmas Morning, with the Rev. Jennifer L. Brower
    Available at 7:00 AM and then on demand for your personal viewing   

Thursday, December 31, 9:30 -11:00 PM

  • Virtual New Year’s Eve Party

    Back Together in 2021: A Virtual UUCSR New Year’s Eve Celebration
    Join your hosts Maria and Frank Doyle for an evening of:

    • New Year’s celebrations around the globe
    • Virtual all-attendee group-hug screen shot
    • Year-in-Review – There WAS goodness in 2020!
    • Shared resolutions, hopes and dreams
    • Classic UUCSR NYE Photos
    • Almost-live music and group sing-along
    • Interactive games & raffles
    • Virtual 2021 New Year’s toast
    • Many surprises and special guests

    FREE

    Where: Zoom
    Attire: Evening casual
    BYO Food and Drink
    For a link to the party, please pre-register HERE. An email confirmation will provide you with a link to login.

    ENJOY!