Category: New Announcements

From the Minister – June

Summer is fast approaching! Things are finally shifting as we are opening up after what has seemed like endless months apart. The church is opening for groups and we’re hoping that we’ll be able to open for in-person worship services in the fall. For many ministers, the summertime is a less active time, where programming … Continued

Sunday Worship Gatherings at UUCTS

Join us any Sunday morning at 10:30 as we gather online to worship as a community. Enjoy friendly greetings and conversation before and after the service. Just click our button link to participate. Lines open at 10:15. The recorded services may also be viewed at your convenience on our YouTube Channel.  https://youtu.be/Chkf5yMzjfw

UPDATED: Coffee Hour

We are gathering for friendly conversation and good-natured company on Sunday mornings at 11:30am online. Just click this meeting link to participate: https://tinyurl.com/uutarpon-churchline Here’s what to expect: We light a chalice, briefly share joys and concerns, then divide into smaller groups for friendly conversation. There will often be a short program starting at noon where … Continued

UUCTS Featured on Chamber TV

This short feature recently aired on Chamber TV is a great introduction to UUCTS. Our church president, Kathy Hopkins, is asked about what Unitarian Universalists believe and what’s special about the UU Tarpon Springs congregation. Check it out!

Deepening the Conversation

Rev. Kristina Spaude is introducing UUCTS to Covenant Groups. If you have a desire to connect with others for more intentional conversations related to spiritual themes, please check out this video by Rev. Kristina explaining what Covenant Groups are all about. (Link: https://youtu.be/_POwYfsZXTQ) We’ll be piloting the concept in September, then forming small groups to meet … Continued

Gifts of Masks

The UU Quilters put a lot of love into these cheerful handmade masks that were delivered by our UUCTS Social Justice Council to two important local agencies: the Hispanic Center and the Citizens Alliance for Progress (CAP). May they be worn in health with the feeling of love and warm wishes in which they were … Continued

Poetry as GPS

Join facilitators Rev. Elle Wolf-Muhleck and Mark Hopkins as they share poetry chosen to help us stay grounded as well as see fresh possibilities when life’s in a swirl. Through the lens of selected poems, we will search for tranquility, balance, hope, courage, and more. You are invited to join one or all sessions for … Continued

Benefit Concert to Combat Poverty – held March 8

Entertainment was provided by the Pineapple Scruffs and Friends Proceeds generated from this event will enable the UUCTS Social Justice Council to continue donating financial aid to local agencies: Head Start, Hispanic Outreach Center, English as Second Language (ESOL) Classroom, Citizens Alliance for Progress, Shepherd Center, The Laundry Project, The Haven/Religious Community Services The Pineapple … Continued

Claudia Schmidt Folk & Jazz Music – held February 22

Recording artist Claudia Schmidt entertained on February 22. Proceeds support the Church and the Artist A well A well-known fixture in the folk/acoustic music scene, Claudia Schmidt has recorded folk, jazz, blues, and spoken word albums. She plays guitar and Appalachian dulcimer and sings. For more information about Claudia and her music, please visit www.claudiaschmidt.com

Classical Piano Recital – held February 15

Pianist Jeffrey Chodil entertained at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 230 Grand Blvd on February 15. Proceeds were split between the Church and the Artist Jeffery Chodil earned a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance, Piano Pedagogy, and Chamber Music from the University of South Florida. He has been active in Florida since 2008 as … Continued