The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua announces that church services will resume on this coming Sunday. The morning will start with an intergenerational church service lead by worship coordinators Leanna White-McMahon and Cheryl Ritch.
The church will reunite with the spiritual community by participating in the annual Water Ceremony, so all attending are asked to bring a small amount of water from a place where enjoyable time was spent this summer; the backyard, the beach, or places far from home. Childcare will be available for children birth through age 5 in the "Caterpillar Room."
Registration for Religious Education (RE) classes will also take place on Sunday. Classes begin on Sept. 16 and are for all children from infancy through middle school. Forest Friends, a new group for ages 4 and 5 will also meet for the first time. Karen Taverna, RE Chair, will be available to answer questions and provide the necessary paperwork. All classes embrace the following U.U. principles: the inherent worth and dignity of every person; justice, equity and compassion in human relations; acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in the congregation; a free and responsible search for truth and meaning; the right of conscience and the use of democratic process within congregations and in society at large; the goal of world community with peace, liberty and justice for all; respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which all are a part.
The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua is a liberal religious community devoted to promoting individual spiritual development, working toward peace, liberty and justice in the immediate and global communities, and providing companionship on life's sacred journey. Worship services are held each Sunday at 11 a.m. in the Grange Hall, 58 W. Main St., Fredonia. Call 679-7944, visit www.uucnc.org or visit the church's page on Facebook at www.facebook.com/uucnc for more information.