EVENTS ARCHIVE

Peruse our list of some events gone by...

  • Restorative Winter Meditations
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Jan 16
    Zoom Gathering
    Jan 16, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Zoom Gathering
    You are invited to take a little time out of your week for restorative silence and reconnection.
  • Sunday Service — January Soul Series: "Bringing Forth the Beloved Community"
    Jan 16, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Zoom gathering
    We begin 2022 with a worship series that asks: What is the soul? How and why do we connect with ours, and connect our own soul with that of the world?
  • Green Sanctuary Ministry Team Meeting
    Jan 14, 6:30 PM
    Zoom
  • Sunday Service — January Soul Series: "The Soul of Democracy"
    Jan 09, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Zoom gathering
    We begin 2022 with a worship series that asks: What is the soul? How and why do we connect with ours, and connect our own soul with that of the world?
  • Sunday Service — "Small Beauties"
    Sun, Jan 02
    Zoom gathering
    Jan 02, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Zoom gathering
    What are the small, even silly things that bring you joy? What are the guilty but harmless pleasures that have entertained or sustained you this past year? We will have congregational sharing this morning.
  • Labyrinth and Walking Meditation
    Sat, Jan 01
    UUCGL (Parish Hall)
    Jan 01, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    UUCGL (Parish Hall), 101 Forest Ave, Swampscott, MA 01907, USA
    You are invited to walk the labyrinth to mark the new year.
  • Sunday Service — "The Time Being" (A Come-As-You-Are Online Service)
    Dec 26, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    Zoom gathering
    Rev. Vicki has prepared a reflection on W.H. Auden’s “Christmas Oratorio.”
  • Christmas Eve Candlelight Service (Reservations Required)
    Fri, Dec 24
    at UUCGL (also streaming live!)
    Dec 24, 2021, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EST
    at UUCGL (also streaming live!), 101 Forest Ave, Swampscott, MA 01907, USA
    We come together again on this sparkling evening to tell the ancient story and to hear the angels’ song.
  • Special Meeting of the Congregation: Ordination Vote
    Dec 19, 2021, 10:00 AM
    UUCGL, 101 Forest Ave, Swampscott, MA 01907, USA
    After worship there will be a special meeting of the congregation to vote to ordain our Director of Community Life and Learning, Chris Scheller, in the spring of 2022.
  • Sunday Service — "Around the Wheel"
    Sun, Dec 19
    at UUCGL (also streaming live!)
    Dec 19, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST
    at UUCGL (also streaming live!), 101 Forest Ave, Swampscott, MA 01907, USA
    As the wheel of the year turns, we think about our concepts of time. A special treat will be watching our children’s presentation, “How The Raven Stole The Light,” their video holiday pageant.
  • Sunday Service — "The Dark Light of the Soul"
    Sun, Dec 12
    at UUCGL (also streaming live!)
    Dec 12, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST
    at UUCGL (also streaming live!), 101 Forest Ave, Swampscott, MA 01907, USA
    Come explore the richness of the dark on the brink of the Solstice.
  • Readings in Resilience: Something To Look Forward To
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Dec 06
    Zoom gathering
    Dec 06, 2021, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Zoom gathering
    Join us for close reading and reflection of pieces by writers, poets, composers and philosophers from across history and cultures who have wisdom to impart for perilous times.
  • Sunday Service — "Illuminating the Holy"
    Sun, Dec 05
    at UUCGL (also streaming live!)
    Dec 05, 2021, 10:00 AM – Dec 06, 2021, 11:00 AM
    at UUCGL (also streaming live!), 101 Forest Ave, Swampscott, MA 01907, USA
    We will reflect on the ancient Hannukah story as an entry point to consider what that we consider sacred has been desecrated in our own recent history.
  • Ordination Questions & Conversations
    Nov 28, 2021, 11:30 AM
    Zoom
    This Sunday Rev. Vicki and Chris will host a virtual Q&A about the ordination process on Zoom during the 11:30am fellowship hour. We want all members of the congregation to understand how this exciting process works!
  • Sunday Service — "My Soul Awaits"
    Sun, Nov 28
    at UUCGL (also streaming live!)
    Nov 28, 2021, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EST
    at UUCGL (also streaming live!), 101 Forest Ave, Swampscott, MA 01907, USA
    For this first Sunday in Advent, we will gather for a very simple, meditative service.
  • Sunday Service — Thanksgiving Service
    Nov 21, 2021, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM
    Zoom gathering
    We will join once again with our Unitarian Universalist neighbors from the Marblehead, Salem, Danvers, Gloucester, Newburyport and Essex congregations and a combined choir for a Zoom gathering to give thanks for our survival and the abundance of the season.
  • Sunday Service — "Be Ye Imperfect"
    Sun, Nov 14
    at UUCGL (also streaming live!)
    Nov 14, 2021, 10:00 AM EST – Nov 15, 2021, 11:00 AM EST
    at UUCGL (also streaming live!), 101 Forest Ave, Swampscott, MA 01907, USA
    How did the impossible motto, "Failure Is Not An Option" become an unquestioned goal in our individual and community lives? What is the constant invitation to rate our experiences and fill out surveys doing to our sense of ourselves in relation to the world?
  • "Pop the Trunk" Food Drive
    Nov 13, 2021, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
    UUCGL, 101 Forest Ave, Swampscott, MA 01907, USA
    Help us support St. Stephen’s Food Pantry in Lynn with their Thanksgiving meals!