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


SEPTEMBER WORSHIP SERVICES: This month’s worship theme is Welcome. 

Sunday, September 3 “One for all and all for one” Rev. Sara Hayman, Worship Leader 

1st Sunday potluck following the service! Bob Dickens, Worship Associate 

On this Labor Day Sunday, our service will reflect on the wisdom of the Labor Movement. As part of an annual tradition, Rev. Sara will also hear and answer questions from the congregation in lieu of a sermon. 

Sunday, September 10 Ingathering & Annual Water Communion: … don’t say there is no water 

UUCE Choir sings! Congregational Conversation after worship! Rev. Sara Hayman, Worship Leader 

Every year, on the Sunday after Labor Day, we celebrate the beginning of our official program church year with an Ingathering Service that includes a Water Communion ritual. All are invited to bring a small vial of water from a source significant to you to be poured in a common vessel. 

Sunday, September 17 Radical Hospitality Rev. Sara Hayman, Worship Leader 

Special Music by Rev. Todd Glacy! UUCE Youth Group meets at 3:30 pm! 

WELCOME is our monthly worship theme. How do we sincerely engage and welcome people into our congregation? What does it mean to be radically welcoming and why does it matter? This service and sermon will explore these questions. 

Sunday, September 24 A Lay-led Service by Nathalie Arruda, UUCE Member & Worship Associate 


UUCE Annual Yard Sale is Saturday, August 19 from 8 am-2 pm at 121 Bucksport Rd., Ellsworth.  Check out our wide selection of furniture, household goods, office items, sporting goods, books & music, clothing, children’s toys and clothing.  Visit our eggroll booth for fresh, made-on-site eggrolls!!

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