The Unitarian Universalist Church of Savannah

311 East Harris Street, Savannah, GA 31401  *  Troup Square  *  912-549-0326
                                                         

Striving to be a beacon of love and liberal religion in the Greater Savannah area

REV. DAVID H. MESSNER

Dear Friends,


We welcome you to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Savannah. We are Unitarian Universalists and work together to be a beacon of liberal religion in Savannah.  This means we are bound together in faith by covenant rather than creed.  This means we open ourselves to different sources of knowing about what is most important and true in this world.  This means we work to actively live into the promise of common human worth and dignity.  Most of all, it means that we welcome you to become part of our community, no matter who you are and where you’re coming from.


We intend this web site to be a resource for learning and kicking off the process of getting connected, but we hope you’ll come to join us on a Sunday so we can worship together and share in all the possibilities that brings.  We meet most every Sunday at 11:00 am  at our Church on Troup Square. 


If you have questions at any time in your journey, just let me know--talking about what we’re creating together is one of my favorite things….


In Faith,

Rev. Dave

PATHWAYS
to membership

Learn about and join the Unitarian-Universalist Church of Savannah in three steps.

UU101 -  This introductory discussion with Rev Dave meets in the Minister’s study at 12:30 after some fellowship time.  Join him to learn more about this faith of “deeds, not creeds”.  Next discussion  March 3, 2018.

UU201 - This 2.5 hr session focuses on engagement in the life of the church.    Next discussion March 9, 2019, 2:00 -5:00 pm.

UU301 - This 2.5 hr session is about belonging and membership.  Next discussion March 30, 2019, 9:00 - Noon.

In these last two sessions we share stories, have fun, learn a little and break bread together.

New! UU401 - Identity Formation (for Members)  Next discussion TBD.

Listen to WRUU FM, Savannah's Community Radio with Global Soul at 107.5You can also stream from the website: wruu.org

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

Auction!
March 9, 2019
Contact: Amber Johnson at ambernjohnson1@gmail.com

Mark your calendars for an evening of fellowship, food, and fund raising. The party will start with a potluck along with the silent auction and culminate with a raffle! Be on the lookout for an email from the service auction committee asking for your support. The service auction team would love to hear from you. Email with your donation ideas, questions and comments. 

Be a part of our spring fundraiser by donating something you enjoy doing and invite others to do it with you. Whether it's bird-watching or boating, dining or diving, we'd love to spend time with you.  

Can't make the auction on March 9th? Sign up for any or all events now! Make your check payable to UUCS marked "auction" and drop it in the offering plate. Sale ends March 7th. These items are offered at "buy now!" prices. Questions? Call Margaret Hall 912.220.1398

SUNDAY EVENING DINNER WORSHIP

Every second Sunday

6:30 pm, Rahn Hall


This is not worship with dinner to follow. It is a worshipful meal in which we share together around a table: word, music, prayer, and physical sustenance.

The meal is simple. A soup, with either meat or vegetarian addition, fresh baked bread and simple wine and juice.

The liturgy is woven throughout the meal time. Please come to to the table of nourishment this church can offer--body and soul together.

This is a good event for those seeking a non-traditional worship experience! Invite people!

If you would like to volunteer to help with this joyful experiment, please send a note to 
TEA AND TEXT:
THE BIBLE FOR 
POLITE RADICALS
Every first Saturday
3:00 - 5:00 pm: Rahn Hall

This monthly group continues with a close collective reading of the Gospel of Mark. Tea will be provided, you are welcome to bring Biscuits or Tea sandwiches to share.

UU BOOK CLUB

Sunday, Feb 24, 6:00 - 7:30 pm, Rahn Hall
Contact: Caitlin McRae cnmcrae@gmail.com

Educated, by Tara Westover
Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills bag". In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's junkyard.

WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY
11:00 AM

February 24, 2019
Our worship theme in February is Trust

Rev. Michael Schuler preaching
"Trust, but Verify"

Discussing the habit of skepticism so central to our own faith tradition and the role (if any) that trust might play within it.

Our Worship Associate will be Susan Daggett
Our Storyteller will be Susan Daggett
Music by Kelly Blackmarr and the Choir

Also This Sunday
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm: RE Book Sale, Rahn Hall
Books, CDs, DVDs of all kinds.
  • 6:00 - 7:30 pm: UU Book Club, Rahn Hall
The book - Educated, by Tara Westover

Rev Dave's office hours this week (Feb 24 - March 2):
  • Sunday, 12:30-1:30 pm and 4:00-5:00 pm;
  • Wednesday, 3:00-6:00 pm;
  • Thursday, 3:00-6:00 pm
UU MUSIC EVENTS
2018-2019

Sun Mar 10, 2019  4pm   Divas Redux Concert ,

with sopranos Rebecca Flaherty and Jillian Pashke Durant and Contralto Jacqueline Hamilton

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Sounds and Spirits Concerts


Sun May 5, 2019  4pm I Feel the Earth Move,  

Jane Ogle Sings Carole King

Alle Breve Concerts

Sun Jun 9, 2019  2:30 pm   Bill Smith Trio
UU Spring Series for
Sustainable Living
March 2, 10:00 am - Noon

Waste Not, Want Not
Presented by Cami Sockow, Coordinator for Georgia Southern's Center for Sustainability Program. She will:
• describe the global plastics crisis
• discuss efforts to address the problem in Southeast Georgia
• give you specific steps to reduce your reliance on single use plastic, and how it will benefit you.

Watch this space for more events in this series every first Saturday through June from the new UU of Savannah Green Team. Contact: Kevin Ionno, jkionno@yahoo.com

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