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

October 1

The Delphic Maxims – Alex Conall

Using recent translations of the Delphic Maxims, Alex Conall will explore some of these ancient teachings. The congregants will be given an opportunity to consider how these moral imperatives relate to the principles of Unitarian Universalism.

This Sunday will be the 2017-2018 Religious Education kick off. The children will join the congregation for the beginning of the service to include ‘A Story for All Ages’ and the lighting of a ceremonial chalice to accompany the children to their class.

October 8

Nin Bara: Lessons from My Two Years in Senegal – Mara Ormond

Mara will elaborate on how her time as a member of the Peace Corps in Senegal has profoundly effected her life, values and career.

October 15

Escalating inequality – Rev. Greg Chute

Escalating inequality is not just a social justice, community action, or political issue. I maintain it is also a spiritual issue. Classism is the consequence of a bankrupt value system, and the loss of our humanity.

October 22

My Three Favorite Apohorisms – Rev. Greg Chute

Hard to boil it down to three, of course, but the three I have chosen speak volumes about me, my world view and my priorities. I’ll share mine, and would like to hear yours.

October 29

When the Saints Come Marching In – Rev. Greg Chute

Halloween and All Saints Day invite us to remember: to remember the saints, the heroes and heroines, the role models and icons who have influenced us and shaped our lives. Who would you nominate for sainthood?