We come together from diverse traditions as a welcoming, religious community with shared values, seeking spiritual growth, lifelong religious education, and fellowship. We strive to promote justice, acceptance, and compassion in the world.
Please watch a short video (follow this link) and listen to some of our members talking about our congregation.
Join us at 10:30 a.m. Sunday mornings, at our new church in Housatonic, 1089 Main St. Housatonic, Great Barrington, MA.
⇒ Map and Directions to our Housatonic church.
UPCOMING WORSHIP SERVICES:
August 30 – "Failing" – Rev. Carol Allman-Morton – Life requires risk, and risk means that sometimes we fail. How does that shape our spiritual lives? Music: Bonnie Benson, piano, Jose Garcia; alto recorder.
September 6 – "Labor and Love" – Rev. Carol Allman-Morton – How do our connections to the people making the things we consume impact our spiritual lives. – Music: Hilda Banks Shapiro, piano.
September13 – "Water Communion Sunday" – Rev. Carol Allman-Morton – Join us as we celebrate water and our connection to the earth. Please bring a small sample of water with you from, or representing, a place that has been special to you this summer as we call ourselves back to the full swing of the church year. We will name what blessings and hopes we bring to our community, represented by the water. (We will also have water available at the service). – Music: Cardinale Montano and Lee Dixon.
September 20 – “Social Justice as a Spiritual Practice” – Laura Wagner – Laura Wagner, a UU for 20 years, is Director of UUMassAction. Her passion has always been for social justice, and her work has centered on hunger and homelessness, environmental justice, ending mass incarceration and immigrant rights. – Music: Lisa Maras, piano. Share the Plate: UU MassAction.
September 27 – "Longing" – Rev. Belle Fox Martin – Belle Fox Martin is the former Minister of the Housatonic Congregational Church, poet, and writing teacher. She lives with her spouse, Cheryl Hutto and two sometimes well-behaved standard poodles. – Music: Marian Rose, piano.
3rd Friday Gatherings
The Membership and Growth Committee is sponsoring 3rd Friday Gatherings providing entertainment, timely discussions or pot luck dinners for both our congregation and the community. Follow this link for schedule and details.
New page on our website
Check out our new external links page for information (websites, video links) on various organizations and inititatives, such as UUA, UU Mass Action, UU Service Committee, Standing on the Side of Love.