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 Sundayservices 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
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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.
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.
July 5th: Our Independent State Of Thought
Bill Domanico and Rebecca Jones
Bill Domanico and Rebecca Jones will lead a casual discussion focusing on what the congregation feels about our Sunday services. Audience participation is vital to this "service about services"
July 12: The Importance of Laughter and a Smile
This service will focus on how finding and using humor can help us in our spiritual search and mission as Unitarian Universalists as well as everyday lives.
July 19: The Incredible Fourth Principle
The magical, miraculous, incredible UU fourth principle: A free and responsible search for truth and meaning
July 26: "Commies in the Catskills"
Camp Woodland was a summer camp known for collecting folk songs of New York's Catskill Mountains region (and the place where Pete Seeger learned "Guantanamera"). The children who attended (Pat Lamanna included) learned values and ideals that are nicely summed up in our Seven Principles. Come prepared to sing!
August 2: The Dances of Universal Peace
Dahlia Bartz Cabe.
Join us for a service of simple, multi-cultural circle dances that use movements, music, and sacred phrases from many traditions to touch and deepen the spiritual essence within oneself and to experience spiritual harmony with others. There are neither performers nor audience; prior experience is not necessary; participants of all ages and physical abilities are welcomed.
Aug 9: "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Spirituality"
Rev. Meredith Garmon
A born-and-raised rationalist-humanist-UU reflects on coming to understand "spirituality."
Rev. Meredith Garmon is a former philosophy professor and has been a UU minister since 2004.He has been the minister at Community UU Congregation at White Plains since 2013.
August 16: Sharing the Journey
Terri Pahucki and Amanda Crowell
Terri and Amanda will lead a discussion on the topic: What is a spiritual challenge in your life, and how can the community support your growth? The service will be followed by a Book Exchange: Everyone is invited to bring a book to share (one that you don’t mind giving away) with wisdom you have found useful on your life’s path.
Aug. 23: Puzzling over Prayer
What might prayer achieve? Where does it fit in the Unitarian Universalist way? Who or what does one pray to? We’ll explore our own thoughts and feelings about prayerfulness, and consider what this ancient practice is and means in other traditions as well as our own.
Aug. 30: Hold the Line: Remembering the Peekskill Riots of 1949
Interfaith Minister Evan Pritchard
In this sermon, Evan Pritchard will retell the story of “The Peekskill Riots” in story and song as he heard it from long-time friend Pete Seeger, who took him on a trip to Peekskill in 1989 on the 40th anniversary of the two riots.
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