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  • Members | Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Clemson

    GET INVOLVED There is so much happening at UUFC and plenty of ways to get involved! Check out our social events, interest groups, discussion groups, classes, service opportunities and more. At UUFC you can deepen your friendships, your faith, and your connection to our community. The best way to stay informed is to subscribe to our weekly newsletter. Subscribe to our Weekly Newsletter View Our Most Recent Newsletter Interest Groups ADULT FAITH EXPLORATION, CLASSES, AND WORKSHOPS Our programming for adults encourage the transformational, self-directed learning that lies at the heart of Unitarian Universalism. Offerings are held in a variety of online and in-person settings and cover a vast range of topics. Watch the newsletter for the current offerings! NOVEL CIRCLE BOOK CLUB First Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm, in person and online. Open to m embers and friends who enjoy reading novels and discussing their relevance to our lives. Coordinated by Gail B. & Cindy L. MOVIES-WITH-A-MESSAGE Meeting once-a-month to watch a film together and discuss a fterwards. Bring your own snacks , or sometimes , there's a potluck . Watch your newsletter for upcoming movies! HUULA HIKES HUULA Hikes are open to all! Hikes are scheduled well ahead of time, and trail maps are reviewed prior to the hike. Participants meet in a central location and carpool to various trailheads in the upstate, always hiking together following safety protocol. Coordinated by Sara S-H. UUFC CHOIR Mondays at 7:00. Come sing wit h us! New folks are always welcome; experience is not necessary--just a willingness to make music, form friendships, and have fun. Contact music@uufc.org for more information. ONLINE BINGO Thursdays at 6:30 pm Join UUFC's online BINGO group (using Google Meets). Email admin@uufc.org for a bingo card and contact Karen S. if you'd like the link to join the fun! MEDITATION Tuesdays at 7:00 pm. Everyone is welcome to join us for forty minutes of silent meditation, followed by tea and conversation every Tuesday in the Sanctuary. Contact Bob Hiott for more information. ANNUAL CAMPING TRIPS This is a favorite activity--we camp rain or shine, usually at a group campsite! We have a group cookout/potluck and plenty of activities to stay busy (or stay back and mind the fire)! Coordinated by Kathy C. Volunteer at UUFC WORSHIP ASSOCIATES Worship Associates help lead worship on Sunday mornings by offering the welcoming, announcements, readings, etc. If you are interested in becoming a worship associate, please speak to the minister. SPECIAL MUSIC PERFORMERS Do you play a musical instrument? If you're interested in performing as part of a Sunday service, please reach out to music@uufc.org FAITH FORMATION FOR CHIL DREN AND YOUTH Classes meet most Sunday mornings. Anyone working with children must be background-checked and follow our child protection guidelines. Contact dlff@uufc.org for more information or to register your children for class. Community Volunteer Opportunities HABITAT FOR HUMANITY Join the UUFC team that works with Pickens County Habitat for Humanity on the 4th Saturday morning monthly. Habitat brings people together to build homes, community, and hope here in Pickens County. If you would like to participate, please contact Gordon Crain . OUR DAILY REST Volunteers provide a bi-monthly Monday evening meal for the 35 homeless people at Our Daily Rest Shelter in Seneca . To participate contact ourdailyrest@uufc.org ​ Office Hours Monday: 8am - 12pm Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 8am - 2pm Thursday: 8am - 12pm Friday: 8am - 12pm Due to the small size of our office staff and volunteer staffing, please call if you are dropping by without an appointment, otherwise you might find we're out running errands! Quick Contact List Minister minister@uufc.org or (864) 623-7917 Office Administration admin@uufc.org Care Team minister@uufc.org or (864) 654-5959 Information info@uufc.org Music Director music@uufc.org Pastoral Care (864) 654-5959 Webmaster websupport@uufc.org President, Board of Trustees president@uufc.org Director, Lifespan Faith Formation dlff@uufc.org Board of Trustees Contacts A-Z

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Clemson | Spiritual Community in Clemson

    Welcome! Join us for Service Sunday Mornings at 10:30am in Clemson or online March 3rd "We Rise on Butterfly Wings" With Rev. Holly Inspired by the poem The Butterfly Effect by the Rev. Theresa I. Soto, we will explore how we impact the natural world and how it in turn impacts us. Let us be encouraged to find that our actions can and do make a difference. Our covenant: To dwell together in peace, To seek the truth with freedom, And to care for one another. We are a progressive spiritual community that celebrates a tolerant and thoughtful search for spiritual meaning. Whatever your age, gender, social background, orientation, gender identity or ethnic origin, you are welcome here. We hope you will find a home with us. Our principles: We affirm and promote. . . The inherent worth and dignity of every person; Justice, equity and compassion in human relations; Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations; A free and responsible search for truth and meaning; The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large; The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all; Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part. Journeying toward spiritual wholeness by working to build a diverse multicultural Beloved Community by our actions that accountably dismantle racism and other oppressions in ourselves and our institutions.

  • Michael Elder

    < Back Michael Elder Congregational Financial Officer Chair, Financial Council Liaison: Committee Financial Matters cfo@uufc.org 123-456-7890

  • Children & Youth | Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Clemson

    CHILDREN & YOUTH FAITH FORMATION REGISTRATION Child Protection Policy Policy on Sexual Misconduct and Abuse Contact Our Children & Youth classes seek foremost to introduce our young people to the world around them in a safe environment. Our young people explore the wonder of nature, world spirituality, UU principles the significance of world culture, social justice and many other topics through a lens of mutual respect and personal introspection. Our Sundays Our Children & Youth classes seek foremost to introduce our young people to the world around them in a safe environment. Our young people explore the wonder of nature, world spirituality, UU principles the significance of world culture, social justice and many other topics through a lens of mutual respect and personal introspection. Elementary Learners Kindergarten through 3rd grade (Ages 5 – 8) Spirit Play, modeled partly on the Montessori method of learning, encourages children toask questions of wonder. The stories focus on the themes and historical UU’s explored by the congregation each month, as well as earth-based holidays, social justice and some of our basic UU lessons.. To reinforce the day’s theme, children have independent work time as part of the lesson. Advanced Learners 4th through 7th grade (Ages 9-12) CartUUns uses animated shorts from Pixar and Disney as the basis for discussion about the values inherent in Unitarian Universalism. These short animated films run only 3-11 minutes long, making it easy to keep a child’s attention. Discussion and fun activities help to contact the message of the films to our Unitarian Universalist principles and keep children engaged and coming back for more. Teens 8th through 12th grade (Ages 13 -18) Our teens work with their adult advisors to plan a variety of activities for the group, fromformal lessons to fun and fellowship events. Past activities have included planning andleading a worship service, overnight lock-ins, and field trips. Nursery Ages 4 & Under The nursery remains closed for deep cleaning and new staff hires. Nursery aged children are welcome to remain in the sanctuary with their families. Our Peaceful Play space is available for all ages every Sunday morning, and children may take an activity bag to their seats if they prefer. The rocking chair is reserved for adults with infants or toddlers. In addition, parents or guardians are invited to take active or fussy children to the Social Room, and watch the service on the monitor there. Campus Ministry Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and transition in ministry staff, our Campus Ministry Group is currently on hold. ​ If you are a local college student and wish to learn more about our congregation, please contact the Director of Lifelong Faith Formation . ​ Current members wishing to volunteer for campus ministry should contact the Program Council Chair for first steps. ​ ​ Visit Us About Unitarian Universalism Our Congregation

  • Leadership | Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Clemson

    Leadership Minister: Rev. Holly Brown minister@uufc.org Board Agendas Board Minutes Finance Congregational Meeting Agendas Congregational Meeting Minutes Organizational Documents ​ Board of Trustees The UUFC Board of Trustees meets on the 4th Sunday of each month at noon. Minutes of these meetings are available once they are approved (usually at the following month's meeting). Agendas will be posted prior to each month's meeting. Minutes Agendas President: Karl Dieter president@uufc.org President-Elect: Leslie Vissage presidentelect@uufc.org Secretary: Jennifer Reese secretary@uufc.org Congregational Financial Officer: Michael Elder cfo@uufc.org Program Council Chair: Elaine Faithful council@uufc.org ​ Past President: Kathy Crain pastpresident@uufc.org Council of Committees Council Chair: Elaine Faithful council@uufc.org Care Committee: Sarah McNeill care@uufc.org ​ Communications: Suzy Marcus comm@uufc.org ​ Lifelong Faith Formation: Karen Heibel dlff@uufc.org ​ Membership: Nancy Johnson & Karen York membership@uufc.org ​ Ministerial Search Committee: Mary Orem & Mel Berger search@uufc.org ​ Music: Elaine Fredendall music@uufc.org ​ Social Action: Holley Ulbrich socialaction@uufc.org ​ Stewardship: Sarah Summers-Hoskin stewardship@uufc.org ​ Treasurer: Meg MacArthur treasurer@uufc.org ​ Worship: Elaine Faithful worship@uufc.org Contacts Founder's House Office Hours Monday: 8am - 12pm Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 10am - 2pm Thursday: 8am - 12pm Friday: 8am - 12pm Due to the small size of our office staff and volunteer staffing, please call if you are dropping by without an appointment, otherwise you might find we're out running errands!

  • About Us | Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Clemson

    Contact Us Leadership Contacts Office Hours Monday: 8am - 12pm Tuesday: -- Closed -- Wednesday: 8am - 2pm Thursday: 8am - 12pm Friday: 8am - 12pm Due to the small size of our office staff and volunteer staffing, please call if you are dropping by without an appointment, otherwise you might find we're out running errands! Quick Contact List Minister minister@uufc.org or 864-623-7917 UUFC Office admin@uufc.org or 864-654-5959 Music Director music@uufc.org Webmaster comm@uufc.org Board President president@uufc.org Faith Formation dlff@uufc.org ​ Contact admin@uufc.org to request a full directory.

  • Adult Faith Formation | Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Clemson

    ADULT FAITH FORMATION Group Registration Group Facilitator Training Policy on Sexual Misconduct and Abuse Contact As a faith tradition, we encourage each other to grow both spiritually and personally. We value the opportunity to aid each other in our growth through support and interaction. ​ Groups are led by approved, trained facilitators and are held in a variety of online and in-person settings as decided by the group. ​ ​ Covenant Groups Adults are encouraged to explore significant topics influencing their life and spirituality through guided group study and ritual. ​ Covenant groups offer a supportive setting forpersonal growth and building community. Classes & Workshops What is a Unitarian Universalist and how do you become one? What do we believe and what do we have in common? ​ Adult workshops include UU 101, Building Your Own Theology and other similar topics. Interest Groups (The Fun Stuff) ​ Although terminally serious, UU's do occasionally like to socialize. ​ Groups such as the Novel Circle and the revolving Circle Dinner meet on a recurring basis.

  • Visitors | Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Clemson

    Nice to meet you. Whether you have recently discovered Unitarian Universalism and are ready to explore or are a traveling UU passing through the Clemson area, we're glad you found us! Your First Visit Driving Directions About Us Our Minister Your First Visit Have any special concerns or require acommodations? ​ Contact the Minister or Worship Chair before your visit. Read More about our Children & Youth Program > ​ If you have any special concerns you can contact our Director . Forget your visitor's card? ​ Our Membership Chair can help you out. 01 Please park on the grass! No worries! Our green parking lot is designed to support parking while reducing excess heat and allowing rain to soak into the ground. Accessible parking is available near the roundabout in front of the sanctuary. 02 We're here to help. Right inside the main door you'll be greeted by someone at the Welcome Table. You'll be given a Visitors Packet and, if you want one, a stick-on nametag. 03 We have a place for the kids too! If you have preschool age (or older) children with you, they can stay with you for the service, or they can go with the other children to their classes after the story time in the service. Either way, your children will be well taken care of. Please retrieve them by noon. If your children have any sort of difficulty that requires your presence, we'll be sure to come and quietly get you from the service. ​ Our nursery is currently open for use as a fussy baby room. ​ 04 Leave the card, keep the pen! During the service you can fill out the card that's in your Visitor Packet. When the Offertory basket comes your way, just drop the card in it. Someone will record your information and set in motion a series of contacts with you. 05 Coffee, anyone? After the service please join us in the Social Room at the opposite end of the building for coffee and refreshments. We want to get to know you! Ask whatever questions come to mind. We like questions! Before you join us, please note that we do not have a dress code. Our members attend services in suits, blue jeans, hiking clothes, or cultural attire as they feel comfortable. * First Visit Driving Directions Driving Directions You can find us at: 226 Pendleton Rd. Clemson, S.C. ​ Open in Google Maps Open on your phone Scan with your smartphone camera ​

  • President Elect

    < Back President Elect President Elect De facto president in absence of the president Chair: Nominating Committee presidentelect@uufc.org 123-456-7890

  • Personnel Chair

    < Back Personnel Chair Program Council Chair Liaison: Paid Staff, excluding the Minister personnel@uufc.org 123-456-7890

  • Board Secretary

    < Back Board Secretary Board Secretary Board & Congregational Meeting Records secretary@uufc.org 123-456-7890

  • Program Council Chair

    < Back Program Council Chair Program Council Chair Liaison: Individual Council Chairs council@uufc.org 123-456-7890

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