Category: New Announcements

From the Minister – September

From the Minister Usually, when September rolls around, ministers have already laid out some scaffolding for what might be addressed in the coming year. I suspect that practice has changed significantly since the beginning of the pandemic for all of us. We continue to be lost in the mires of this pandemic. The trauma is … Continued

New Fountain of Hope

Neighbors, members and friends are invited to enjoy the new Hope Fountain at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tarpon Springs. This brief video describes the features and symbolism of the fountain. A hawk stops to bathe in the water then takes flight. Enjoy!       UUCTS is grateful to Marti Kardinal for her inspiration for the … Continued

When will UUCTS reopen?

Due to the recent rapidly increasing spread of COVID-19 in our community, the Board of Trustees decided to further postpone the reopening of the church for Sunday services. The Board will continue to monitor the situation and readdress the decision in the coming weeks. Small groups currently meeting in person indoors on the church campus … 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