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

August 6

Come, Sing A Song With Us – Julie Price

Julie Price and members of the choir will lead the congregation in singing old favorites and new songs from our hymnals, including two in Spanish! No special skills required–just bring your enthusiasm and a willingness to learn.

August 13

This Alienated Life: How Capitalism Keeps You Unhappy – Jayce Lesniewski

We will be discussing capitalism, its negative effect on our lives, and what we can do about it.

August 20

Stumbling On Happiness – Rev. Greg Chute

From the descriptor of the book of this title: “Renowned Harvard psychologist Daniel Gilbert describes the foibles of imagination and illusions of foresight that cause each of us to misconceive our tomorrows and misestimate our satisfactions.” I found this book quite candidly helpful in reflecting on what happiness is, what makes me happy, and how I just might be able to find more of it. Perhaps you might also find some of his thoughts enlightening.

August 27

So What If This Is All Just An Illusion – Rev. Greg Chute

There is a lot of recent brain research which describes thought as an electrical transmission, as character as a chemical process, and perception as an illusion. To all this I ask: So What?