2021 Holiday Happenings!

Mitten Tree

Thank you to the Ministry Team, Music Director Stephen Michael Smith, and Worship Coordinator Erin Dajka Holley for organizing the 2021 Shelter Rock holiday season! Note: Information on this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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

December Theme is “Opening to Joy"

Worship Service Family Service

Friday, December 24, Christmas Eve Family Service: Joy to the World, led by the Shelter Rock Ministry Team—Broadcast at 3:00 PM. This service will be fully online. Enjoy this holiday service from home, or wherever you may be. How do we find joy in these difficult times? We light candles of hope, and joy to push back against sadness and loneliness. We gather together in community to gain strength from one another. We listen for the laughter of children.

This service will be fully online. Enjoy this holiday service from home, or wherever you may be, using the links below. For a special Zoom Watch Gathering, please join HERE beginning at 2:45 PM.*


Worship Service Family Service

Friday, December 24, 5:00 PM, onsite, outdoor, Christmas Eve Carol Sing—Come celebrate the joy of Christmas Eve with an outdoor Carol Sing at UUCSR! The Ministry Team and Music Director Stephen Michael Smith invite you to share the joy of the season as we sing carols under the stars and enjoy a candlelight "Silent Night." Bring friends and the whole family to the Veatch Courtyard. Although outdoors, masking will be required.

Download the music and lyrics to your smartphone or tablet HERE or via QR code.
Or view online HERE.

Service is planned to be live-streamed on uucsr.orgYouTube, and Facebook, subject to technological constraints.


Virtual Interfaith Service of ThanksgivingNow through December 24, 2021. Friends: We hope you will join us for this ENCORE VIEWING of last year’s Virtual Interfaith Service of Thanksgiving, offered by The Long Island Coalition of Faith Partners. On (or after) November 26 at 7:30 PM, visit this link:   And, please share this link with all of your members, family and friends. We wish everyone a healthy, safe and satisfying Thanksgiving! Faithfully, Dr. Robert S. Widom, Rabbi  •  Ira Rosenzweig-Cooper, President, and partners including Willow!