January 23, 2022  Topic:  Interfaith Service Speaker:  Dr. Adrian Bird

Special Notes: 
In-person services have been cancelled through February 20.  The Sunday service will be held via Zoom and you may log in after 10:30 a.m. to visit as well as remain after the service in breakout rooms. The service can be viewed (no interaction) on YouTube.
CYRE CANCELLED  Due to the current Omicron surge, no  CYRE (Children  & Youth Religious Exploration) Sunday classes will be held for the remainder of January.

Sunday Service Rules:

  • Everyone 2 and over is required to wear face masks at all times.
  • The Heyward and kitchen doors will be closed Sunday, please use the main or
    patio doors for entry.
  • No food indoors.
  • Water is allowed in a covered container


January 23, 2022  Topic:  Exploring Future Forum Topics

We’ll be trying out a hybrid meeting method where those who want will meet face-to-face in the Library (round building to the side of the church) in a socially distanced/masked environment.  Those who would prefer to continue meeting via Zoom on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. can still find the meeting link under News/Meeting Info   We shall be discussing topics taken from the headlines

January Share the Plate Recipient: Minister’s Discretionary Fund
Half of our cash collection in January goes to the Minister’s Discretionary Fund. This fund enables our minister to help those in need in a confidential manner. The need is great and we are grateful that you contribute what you can to help others.

If sending a check please write “Share the Plate” in the memo line or you can give by clicking on the ‘donate’ bar at the top of the home page, or entering “” in your browser.  Please be sure to select “Share the Plate.”

Now Showing: “Pandemic Art 2020-2021” on Social Hall Gallery Wall Through December
This exhibit by UUCC members and friends highlights and honors the effort to continue a creative practice during the time of upheaval and social isolation.  The buyer should make payment directly to the artist rather than through UUCC.

Story Circles
Fun & fellowship Wednesdays from 10:00-11:00 a.m., via Zoom.  The meeting link can be found under the News/Meeting Info  link found on the Home Page.  Newcomers welcome.  Call Barbara Bates Smith at 828-421-7685 with questions about Story Circles. Contact Phil Turner ( for information about the meeting connection.

UUCC Choir Weekly Rehearsals on Thursdays 6:00-6:45pm via Zoom
You are invited to sing! The UUCC Adult Choir (adults and teenagers welcome) meets weekly on Thursdays, 6:00-6:45pm via Zoom.  All are welcome and no previous experience is necessary.  Meetings open 10 minutes before the rehearsal start time (5:50pm.)  Contact Anna Hamilton to be added to the UUCC Choir e-mail list for detailed information and access to virtual rehearsal links: