Author: CJ Lewis

Update from the Board, Sept. 2019

The Board has established three priorities for the work of the board for this church year. Brief descriptions are below. We look forward to sharing updates about this work with the congregation in the months to come. Mission & Vision, Healthy Congregations Team, and … read more.

After Service Coffee and Conversation

The beverages and snacks in the welcoming room after our Sunday worship
services are prepared by volunteers. Some of our loyal hosts and
hostesses are no longer available to help on a regular basis due to
other commitments. Some new volunteers are … read more.

Join us for Installation! And Volunteer to Participate

Saltwater Unitarian Universalist Church joyfully invites you to celebrate our shared ministry with the Installation of Rev. Kristen Kuriga on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 2 pm. 
You can participate in the Installation by volunteering. There are opportunities of all kinds, some requiring very little … read more.

September’s Theme: Expectation

In the month of September we’ll explore together the theme of expectation.  What expectations do we have of ourselves and this community?  When do we need to let go of our expectations?  Can failing to meet expectations be an opportunity for growth?  Soul Matters describes … read more.

Theme Based Ministry at Saltwater UU

This fall we are starting theme-based ministry at Saltwater UU. Using the Soul Matters themes and materials, we plan to connect worship, religious education and small group experiences so that we are having a shared conversation across the generations. The launch of theme-based ministry will … read more.

Ministerial Development Team

The Ministerial Development Team has been meeting monthly since March in order to support the continued
growth of Rev. Kristen. Through our listening and questions we make space for
her sharing and reflection as she goes about meeting a series of pre-determined
competencies that are required of a … read more.

Creative Hands Gathering Group

Creative Hands meets on the second and fourth Mondays at 7pm in the Welcome Room. Please join us! We are a vibrant and supportive group of folks and would love to have you come, to do your own handwork project, or just to catch up. … read more.

Getting to Know Each Other Gatherings

membership development team is offering a new opportunity for people,
particularly visitors to our church. 
Beginning in September, on the 3rd Sunday of the month, after service,
visitors, friends and members are invited to get to know one another and learn
about our church.  Interested folks can
grab a treat … read more.

Volunteer Opportunity: Mentoring New Members

membership development team is undertaking a new endeavor to help new members
feel more connected to our church family. 
After signing our membership book, new members are assigned a mentor
from the congregation to serve as a friendly contact for them.  Some ways that members might wish to … read more.

Grounds Work Party Saturday September 7

Everyone is welcome to pitch in for
fellowship and fun while we beautify our campus and prepare for autumn.  Questions? contact Karin Leisy at

Thank You to All Paint Prep People! And All You Painters!!