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Welcome to Our Church!

When you first walk through our doors it's hard not to notice the age and beauty of the building. In 2027 we will be celebrating our bi-centennial and it's plain to see that this congregation has loved and cared for its church.

As you mingle with the others arriving you'll be joining people who dress comfortably, stylishly or somewhere in between. They greet and talk to one another and there's lots of laughter. You'll see young children playing, and older children socializing. Check the bulletin boards and you'll see fliers for community activities and other events taking place at the church because this building is used by many groups.

During the service it will be affirmed that all are welcome and all are worthy. We are a Welcoming Congregation and celebrate the lives of all people; whoever they are, wherever they're from, and whoever they love.

When the service is over you are invited to join us for coffee hour. The china mugs and cloth napkins we use are the most visible evidence of our Green Sanctuary accreditation. We connect our spiritual practice with environmental consciousness and strive to create a sustainable lifestyle in harmony with the environment in all aspects of our church life.

Our congregation of over 120 members is thriving. The Circle Suppers, Adult Ed classes, Small Group Ministry, & Pre-school play groups help us maintain a sense of closeness even as our doors and hearts are opening to more people. We are a growing church seeking ways to deeply explore what is spiritual and ethical, to serve the community, and to live our beliefs in the world.

 

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Weather Emergencies: Sunday services will normally be held regardless of the weather, but please use good judgment when it may not be safe for you to travel to church. If a Sunday service will NOT be held, the decision will be made by 8 AM. We will e-mail members and friends and phone those who do not have e-mail. We will notify TV and MaineToday.com. Programs and meetings are much more likely than services to be cancelled. Please check e-mail or call the office before coming to a church event in severe weather.

Sunday Service 10 a.m.

April 12:  “Heed the Call”
Anne Dobson & Matt Gerken

In the month of January we honored Dr. King by doing service. This message is about our family of ministers who heard the call to service and acted on that call. Researched in the UUCSB archives, written by Anne Dobson and delivered by Matt Gerken.
Church School

April 5:  “In the Eye of the Beholder”
Rev. Carol Strecker

This is the season of new life and new beginnings! We'll celebrate with gratitude and take a look at how opportunities for new life in our daily lives abound when we go looking for them.
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March 22:  “The Thing With Feathers”
Rev. Sue Gabrielson

Today Rev. Sue is back in the pulpit. We will also have music from the Tri-Church Choir (Kennebunk, Saco & Sanford).
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March 15:  “R.O.C.K.S.”
Rev. Sue Gabrielson

James Luther Adams' Five Smooth Stones: A creed for Unitarian Universalists? Rev. Sue will discuss the Five Smooth Stones and whether they might serve as a grounding "theology" for Unitarian Universalists in the 21st Century.
Church School

March 8:  “Prayer”
Wendy Crowell & Keith Walker

Lay leaders Wendy & Keith will explore their lifelong journey on the path to prayer.
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March 1:  “Singing For Our Lives”
Mimi Bornstein

With a belief system that the voice is the sound of the soul and that every voice deserves to be heard, this musically interactive worship service explores the individual and collective transformational moments that occur when we come together and create powerful singing community. No matter your experience or level of confidence, your voice brings an important and beautiful thread to the song tapestry we will weave in worship this morning. Come join singer, song and worship leader Mimi Bornstein for this soulful, musical journey where everyone’s voice matters!
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Unitarian Universalist Church of Saco and Biddeford - 207-282-0062 - 60 School Street, Saco, Maine 04072
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