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Newcomers - Welcome!

We are glad you are here! Be sure to visit with us during the social hour after every service! There is more information available in the front entry, and you can speak with anyone on our Membership Committee about the membership process.

Sunday Mornings at UUFGC

Our services are held from 10:45 to noon on Sundays from late August to mid June.

Typically the children remain in the service for about the first 20 minutes which usually includes opening words, some singing, an opportunity for expression of personal joys and sorrows, and often a "story for all ages". The children may then go to classrooms for religious education, and the adults will have an opportunity to hear a sermon, usually on a topic of spirituality and/or social justice. As time permits it is our practice to have a few minutes for discussion or shared thoughts in response to the sermon before we close with a song. Some Sundays may diverge from this format, especially our inter-generational services (about 6 a year) which are designed to include children for the full service. Children are often active participants in these services.

For parents of infants and toddlers who become restless, we offer a room adjoining the sanctuary which affords both visual and audio access to the service.

Dress at our church is always eclectic and informal.

May 7, 2017 at 10:45 AM - The Universal Language of Spirituality

Rabbi Mark Perman:
The Universal Language of Spirituality
and how people of faith have come together to help alleviate the multiple ills that plague our society.

May 14, 2017 at 10:45 AM - A New Manifestation

Rev. Terry Ellen:
Mother's Day is nice, but true equality is needed. Universalist Clara Barton called for women to take their rightful, powerful place on this day. Unitarian Margaret Fuller announced a similar new manifestation.

New member welcome: We will welcome new members Sarah McLaughlin-Siciliano and Thomas Zimela during the service.

Our social action collection will be for the feeding ministry at St. John's Lutheran Church.

May 21, 2017 at 10:45 AM - Story-telling as an Act of Translation

Barbara Hurd:
Barbara Hurd will discuss story-telling as a way to bridge the gap between science and the arts in order to galvanize our engagement with the local environment. She will also ready a short excerpt from her recent work.

May 28, 2017 at 10:45 AM - The Mothers of May

Rev. Kenton Stone:
On this Memorial Day let's share remembering the soldiers of the US with the Founding Mothers of democracy in that other America, South America, on this, the 40th anniversary of the Mothers of May.

Directions to UUFGC

211 S. Lee St., Cumberland, Md.

From Greene St. in Cumberland, turn onto S. Lee Street (beside the Sheetz store) and go 1 1/2 blocks. The Fellowship is on the left, just before entering Interstate 68.

From points east, take Interstate 68 westbound to exit 43A, Beall St. Bear right, and UUFGC is the first building on the right.

From points west, take Interstate 68 eastbound to exit 43A, Johnson Street, bear left. At the traffic light turn left onto Greene St. Go two blocks to the next traffic light and turn left onto S. Lee St. In the second block, UUFGC will be on the left.

Parking is ample and nearby in our own lot behind the building. Additional parking is available on the paved lot next to the building.

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Cumberland, MD