Upcoming Services

UUCD’s minister, lay leaders, and outstanding guest ministers from throughout our UU district lead our Sunday services. With this variety of services, we believe you will enjoy varying perspectives and stimulating sermons.

To see what a what a UUCD Sunday service might include, you can watch a YouTube video of Rev. Chute’s reflection on Walt Whitman – ‘Walt & Me.’ You can find it at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n3sk-imOK1c&feature=youtu.be


Sunday services begin at 10 am

at Congregation Beth Shalom, 340 N. Queen St., Dover, DE

July 2

Already Broken: A Buddhist Perspective

Alissa Bennet will present a sermon by the Rev. James Ishmael Ford, a UU World online columnist, Zen Buddhist priest and senior guiding teacher of Boundless Way Zen. She will also lead a discussion.

July 9 & July 16

Daily Influences

Sheryl Winsby will facilitate a discussion on the topic or topics of the day, decided on by the group who attend this informal summer service. Using the suggested topics, we will discuss how our personal values and beliefs influence our choices in our daily lives as well as what happens when we don’t act in accordance with our own beliefs or when we go against the beliefs of mainstream society. Come prepared to participate and suggest a topic of your choice. We will cover as many as we can.

7/9 is also Social Justice Sunday! Offertory will go to Adopt-A-Family  http://dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dssc/adoptfam.html

July 23

The Play-Doh One

Laura Parks will lead an intergenerational discussion about the things that mold us. There will also be lots of Play-Doh that we can mold in turn!

July 30

Plastic Sleeping Mats

We all end up with bags of bags sitting in the garage or a closet. In this project-oriented service, Stephanie Young will examine an incident in her life that caused her to look for secondary uses for plastic grocery bags. She will discuss some of the ways to give these bags a second productive lives and ask everyone in attendance to give a few minutes of hands-on to assist her with her current project.