Unitarian Universalist Congregation
of Northern Chautauqua

companionship on life's sacred journey

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  • Our Policies

    Covenant of Right Relations

    Members of the congregation adopted this Covenant at our Annual Meeting on June 17, 2012. See also the Policies page (linked above) for two supporting documents: 1. Policy and Guidelines for Maintaining Covenants, and 2. Disruptive Behavior Policy

    Membership Guidelines

    Information on becoming a member and maintaining your membership in the congregation, updated May 2014

    Suggested Giving Guide

    There is no “right” or “wrong” answer to “How much should I pledge?” However, these guidelines developed by the Unitarian Universalist Association may be a good place to start when considering your financial pledge to UUCNC.

    Soul Matters Introduction

    Information for participants in Soul Matters groups, small groups (6-10 people) that commit to meeting twice a month for three months. The Soul Matters format encourages spiritual growth through engaging in spiritual practice, deep listening, and sharing on the monthly theme.

    Fall Leadership Day

    Please register by Friday, October 13 at

    Central East Region (CER) of the UU Association of congregations invites one and all to
    Leadership as a Team Sport, a FREE afternoon workshop at the UU Church of Buffalo (695 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo NY) on Saturday, October 14, 1-5 PM

    Financial Pledge Form

    Includes information on electronic giving.

    Service Pledge Form

    Use check boxes to indicate your preferred areas of service to UUCNC on Sundays and/or by area of ministry.

    Children's Activity Calendar

    For the November/December 2017 Guest At Your Table program to raise support for and awareness about the work of the UU Service Committee to advance human rights. Guest At Your Table contributions will be collected at the January 7 & 14, 2018, worship services.

    Seaway Spring Gathering

    Flyer announcing April 13-14, 2018 event in Syracuse; register or request child care by April 2.

    A Day with the Trees 4-21-18

    Co-sponsored by the UUCNC Social Action Committee and Greystone Bat, Bird & Butterfly Sanctuary: Saturday afternoon Earth Day event at Greystone Nature Preserve (8531 Bear Lake Rd, Fredonia NY) starts with tree planting and ends with an all-tree buffet meal.

    Fragile Earth Film Series Earth Week 2018

    Four films co-sponsored by the UUCNC Social Action Committee

    Donations for Moms & Babies

    The Racial Justice task group of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Northern Chautauqua is collecting items for moms and babies on Sunday mornings through May 6, 2018. They will be delivered to nonprofit organizations that help moms in need. Print this list and take it shopping — and give the duplicate list to a friend, so they can donate too.

    Earth Day Summit 4-22-18

    The Social Action Committee encourages participation in these Earth Day events in Erie, PA: 1 PM Earth Day Summit indoors at the Hammermill Center, Gannon University and 4 PM Climate March outdoors around Perry Square. Details on the flyer.

    Board Member Responsibilities

    Responsibilities for members of the UUCNC Executive Board, including specific responsibilities for each officer and member-at-large, updated October 2017

    Committee Notes Form

    Suggested form for taking notes in UUCNC committee meetings. Please share notes with committee members. Send email with next meeting date to along with brief meeting summary for newsletter. Also send short summary to Board President. File notes in Committee Chair Handbook. Thank you!

    Metta Meditation

    This metta or “lovingkindness” meditation comes from the Buddhist tradition and is intended to help one develop compassion for, and connection to, all beings. It is an orientation for the heart and mind in the expansion of goodwill and good intention. It has been used as one of several spiritual practices in adult spiritual development classes and introduced by Rev. Theresa Kime during worship services.

    UUCNC Bylaws

    Bylaws amended June 11, 2017