Love is the spirit of this church
and service is its law.
This is our great covenant:
to dwell together in peace,
to seek the truth in love,
and to help one another.


– James Vila Blake (1842–1925),
American Unitarian minister



JUNE WORSHIP SERVICES: This month’s worship theme is Joy.

PLEASE NOTE: The location of the 6/11 Collaborative Worship Service in Belfast has been moved from their church building (37 Miller Street), to the gymnasium of the East Belfast Elementary School (on Rt. 141, a right turn before the bridge on Rt. 1 that crosses the Passagassawaukeag River. Service at 10 am. Pick up choir at 9 am.

Sunday, June 4 “Take My Hand“ Rev. Sara Hayman, Worship Leader, with Religious Education Coordinator Anne Ossanna Please join Rev. Sara and Anne as we celebrate Religious Education at UUCE. This worship service will honor our children, give thanks to our RE guides and leaders, and celebrate our graduating youth who are bridging into adulthood.

Sunday, June 11 “Greetings from the Intersection of Hope and History” Karen Bellavance-Grace, UUA, Worship Leader We gather together at 10 a.m. in Belfast for our second annual collaborative service with UU Castine and UU Belfast. Karen will address spiritual aspects of collaboration, as well as its import for our denomination. Join us for a celebration of the relationships growing among our congregations and all of the potential they offer. Please bring a picnic lunch. (See poster next page and Anne’s RE column for further details.) No service at UUCE. today.

Sunday, June 18 Flower Communion: “Celebrating the Sacred” Rev. Sara Hayman, Worship Leader UUCE Choir Sings! Congregational Conversation after Worship! Amy Thompson, Worship Associate This is our annual Flower Communion Service. Please bring a flower from your yard or garden to add to our beautiful, messy bouquets. Drawing on the heritage of Norbert Capek’s flower communion ritual, we’ll exchange flowers and invite each other to see and celebrate the sacred world around us.

Sunday, June 25 To Be Determined

Upcoming Events Sponsored by the Collaborative Ministry Team 

Your CMT (Mary Haynes, Robin Lovrien, Rev. Sara) invites you to enjoy these events designed to stimulate your brain and feed your soul!

JUNE 11: 2nd Annual THREE-CHURCH Worship Service at BELFAST UUC’S newly renovated church! Service is at 10 am. Picnic following, rain or shine. Pick-up choir meets at 9 am! No worship service at UUCE!

Read the June newsletter here. Read about auction items here (remind yourself what you won!)