Nurture Your Spirit ~ Help Heal the World        

Our Mission
Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Society is a welcoming congregation that supports lifelong spiritual growth, fosters reverence for nature, promotes justice and serves the local and global community.
Childcare and Religious Education classes are available during our services, September through June. Our Newcomers section is designed to help you learn about SUUS and what to expect when you visit. For directions, click here. To read our Weekly News, click here.  To take a virtual tour of our space, click here.

 

Office Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 9:30AM - 4:00PM; Thursday 9:30 - 4:30. Office Closed Monday & Friday.

"Love is the spirit of this church and service its law.

To dwell together in peace, to seek the truth in love and to help one another."

 Sunday Services Begin at 10:30am

 

May 24:     "Declaration Day: Memorializing Those Who Have Fallen in War" Tracey Asti

May 31:     Our Coming of Age Class will honor us with the credos they have developed.  The Congregational Meeting will follow.

June 7:      "Queen Isabella: The Roots of Tolerance".  Jere Armen 

June 14:    Flower Communion, celebrating graduating seniors.  The Youth Choir will sing. 

 

Religious Education is in session for K -12:  Childcare is available in nursery during the services.

Religious Education News

Congratulations to our Youth and Adult volunteers who came out on Easter Weekend to be of service at a shelter in New York City.  This annual event is organized by the good folks at First Congregational Church of Madison (on the green).  We have worked with them on this and other projects in the past.  We joined a group from First Parish (UU) from Sudbury, MA.  The Youth Service Opportunities Project (YSOP) program is run out of the Quaker Meetinghouse on 15th St in Manhattan.  A great experience for everyone!

What We Believe (In 30 Seconds)

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Connecting With UUs

Clicking on the icons below will take you to UU organizations. Unitarian Unversalist Association, Standing on the Side of Love, UU Service Committee, UU College of Social Justice, Church of the Younger Fellowship, Church of the Larger Fellowship, the Clara Barton District/New England Region.
           

   

Facility Rentals

Our Meeting Room, Library, RE rooms and Coffee Room are available for short term or long term rentals. For more information on renting our facility for your group or event, please click here.  To view our different rooms, click here.

Shoreline UU Society Congregational Covenant

Accepted by the Congregation at the 02/08/2015 Meeting

To ensure our community is a safe and inspirational place where we welcome all, embrace diversity, and support individuals, we the members of Shoreline Unitarian Universalist Society commit to the following:

 

1.    Act with good will and assume good intentions

2.    Listen deeply and appreciatively

3.    Speak with care and loving kindness

4.    Be willing to be changed

5.    Stay in relationship even in disagreement and respect one another’s points of view

6.    Participate in our democratic process

7.    Bring concerns to the appropriate people, encourage and assist others in this process as needed

8.    Respect the roles, responsibilities and abilities of members, leaders, staff and minister as we work

 to live our mission and serve needs greater than our own

9.    Enrich our community by freely sharing our strengths, our talents and our resources

10.Support each other when we fall short of this covenant, and help one another to return to covenant

 

This covenant is a living document. It can be reviewed by the congregation at any time in the future and adapted to fit changing needs and circumstances. It represents a commitment to thoughtful, active participation in the life of this religious community.

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The Unitarian Universalist Association expects all of its member congregations to be welcoming to individuals and families regardless of sexual or affectional orientation, gender identity or expression, race or ethnicity, ability/disability, class, age, or language and citizenship status. Shoreline has been recognized by the UUA as a Welcoming Congregation since 1993.