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Welcome to uufc.org, the online home of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Clemson (UUFC).

 

If you're searching for a progressive spiritual community that celebrates a tolerant and thoughtful search for spiritual meaning, we hope you will find a home with us.

 

At UUFC you will discover a diverse and lively community of seekers and skeptics that will welcome you just as you are. We are an open, welcoming and caring community.

 

Whatever your age, gender, social background, orientation, or ethnic origin, you are welcome here.

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Sunday, June 28

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Monday, June 29
Meditation with Jeanne at 8:00pm
 

Thursday, July 2

Online Bingo at 6:30pm

Sunday, June 28

Storytime at 10:00am

Social Time Chat at 11:30am

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Coming Up!

Sunday, June 28

Spring 2020 Congregational Meeting

 

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, we will conduct our Spring 2020 Congregation Member Meeting virtually. Please save the date for our first ever virtual congregational meeting.

 

The UUFC Board of Trustees is working out the technical details for this meeting and will communicate further information in upcoming Weekly Connection emails. Our incoming interim minister, Christina, will attend this meeting and will stay on after the meeting has adjourned for a virtual meet and greet and Q&A.

Meet Christina Branum-Martin!

The Board of Trustees is pleased to

announce that we have a contract with

our new interim minister, Christina

Barnum-Martin, who will be starting

her work at UUFC on September 1st. 

 

Christine is a seventh generation UU who

describes herself as a humanist naturalist. 

She has a rich history as a member,

volunteer, at the local, district and national

level, a director of religious education and chaplain.  She is a graduate of the University of Houston and 27 years of experience in the nonprofit sector before attending Meadville-Lombard (A UU seminary) and receiving her M.Div. from Candler School of Theology at Emory University this year.  She lives in Decatur, Georgia with her husband of 25 years and their two daughters, ages 20 and 7.   She has  considerable experience in pastoral care, religious education,  leading worship, and denominational engagement as well as experience in leadership development and financial management from her career in nonprofits.

 

Although she won’t begin until September 1st, Christina will be attending virtual board meetings over the summer and will also be present at the June 28th congregational meeting to speak briefly and answer questions.  Although the technology of voting on business matters requires that we limit participation in the congregational meeting to members, we will record the meeting and make it available for viewing by friends as well.

As we prepare to give Terre a warm sendoff, we have a transition period to prepare for the next stage of our congregational life.  It is appropriate in a month when the Soul Matters theme is Thresholds (suggested in 2019 to the UUA by Terre!), it is appropriate to reflect on crossing thresholds.

The words of John O’Donohue:

A threshold is not a simple boundary; it is a frontier that divides two different territories, rhythms, and atmospheres.  Indeed, it is a lovely testimony to the fullness and integrity of an experience of a stage of life that it intensifies toward the end into a real frontier that cannot be crossed without the heart being passionately engaged and woken up.  At this threshold, a great complexity of emotion comes alive: confusion, fear, excitement, sadness, hope.

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