Category: New Announcements

From the Minister – December

December has always felt like a lot of month to me — there are a bunch of holidays, and when I was growing up, it seemed like my mom always had Christmas music. We decorated the house big time with all sorts of decorations. There were all kinds of events to participate in and experience, … Continued

Sunday Worship Gatherings at UUCTS

Whether you prefer to visit our historic sanctuary at 230 Grand Blvd Tarpon Springs or join us online, we are glad to see you! Join us any Sunday morning at 10:30. 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 … Continued

UPDATE: When will UUCTS reopen?

The church building on Grand Blvd is open for in-person Sunday services and group/committee meetings for people who are fully vaccinated. Distancing and masks will be required along with other precautions to reduce the risk of COVID spread. Sunday services and all other meetings will continue to be available live online for those who choose … Continued

UPDATED: Coffee Hour

We are gathering for friendly conversation and good-natured company on Sunday mornings at 11:30 am 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 … 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

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