LGBTQ Welcoming Congregation


to the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Rock Tavern (UUCRT)

The Rev. Chris J. Antal was installed as the Called and Settled Minister of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Rock Tavern on Sunday, March 22, 2015.

Please refer to the "Our Minister" page.

Welcome to the Unitarian Universalist Congregation
at Rock Tavern, a liberal 
religious community where members and friends gather to support each other in our spiritual journeys and to give service to the wider world of which we are a part.  We are a congregation of 73 voting members (and many friends who often attend services and participate in activities), and we have Lifespan Religious Exploration programs for children and adults.   

Our Sunday 
services start at 10:30 a.m. and are followed by a coffee hour.   
Our address is 9 Vance Road, Rock Tavern, NY  Our telephone number is 845-496-9696
 Our mailing address is:   P.O. Box 502 
Washingtonville, NY 

As a UUA-certified Welcoming Congregation, the UUCRT publicly welcomes lesbian, gay, and transgender people and honors their contributions to our community and to society.


Check out the Volunteer Opportunities we have at the UUCRT!

Join the UUCRT Book Club Discussion Here!

See what's in our Art Gallery

We are a member congregation of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (UUA) 

Unitarian Universalism is a liberal, non-creedal religion with seven Principles 
that guide the lives of Unitarian Universalists.  

We have a Facebook page  

The UUCRT Meetinghouse is used during weekdays by The Birch School.


THE CHALICE LIGHT is the official newsletter of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Rock Tavern.

April Newsletter:  UUCRT April 2015 Chalice Light (1).pdf   View Download  

Mailing address: PO Box 502, Washingtonville, NY  10992-0502. Phone: (845) 496-9696.

Editor and email distribution:  John Kinney. Copy proofing and print distribution: Athena Drewes; webmaster: Jay Beaumont;


Please send news to:   by the 15th of the month

May Services

Our Sunday services are held at 9 Vance Rd, Rock Tavern, NY at 10:30 am.  We welcome all seekers regardless of age, creed, race, ability/disability, class, sexual orientation and gender identity.

May 3: Come, come whoever you are…

Dahlia Cabe

Join Dahlia Bartz Cabe and friends in this intergenerational service to explore and experience the Dances of Universal Peace. Using sacred phrases, chants, music and movements from many different spiritual traditions we cultivate peace and integration within ourselves, in our community, and in the greater world.


May 10: Annual Flower Communion

Rev. Chris J. Antal

Bring fresh flowers for our annual flower communion and celebrate with a new member ceremony. We'll consider the meaning of health for a congregation. 


May 17: Taking Charge/Spring Congregational Meeting

Join a brief service by Rev. Chris J. Antal to commission and charge the lay leaders of our congregation. This is followed by the spring congregational meeting. 


May 24: Remembering War

Rev. Chris J. Antal

2015 marks 70 years since the end of World War II and 50 years since the rapid escalation of American involvement in Vietnam. We will explore the relationship between history and memory and the spiritual practice of "deep remembering." 


May 31: Spirit of Life 

Terri Pahucki

In a community of diverse beliefs and practices, how do we nurture spiritual growth and aliveness?  This service led by Terri Pahucki, an interfaith spiritual director, invites us to honor and explore a shared path of openness, wonder, joy, and commitment.


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