Houses of Worship open Wednesday, November 9th
for prayer, meditation, and solace
(alphabetical by state and city) (ministers/staff: please give church name, address, hours open, and a description of activities if desired)
UU Fellowship of Montgomery, 2810 Atlanta Highway, Montgomery
12-4pm, 7-9pm safe space for quiet comfort or talk as needed. Minister available.
Valley UU Congregation, 6400 West Del Rio Street, Chandler, AZ
10-11:30 a.m., 2-3:30 p.m.
UU Fellowship, Fayetteville, AR, 901 Cleveland St
Minister available 10-3pm, 7pm meditative service “Compassion for Self, for Others”
Sierra Foothills Unitarian Universalists
190 Finley St.
Auburn, CA 95603
Caring for Our Souls 6:30-8pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Stanislaus County
2172 Kiernan Ave, Modesto, CA
Sanctuary open and minister available 9am-12pm
“Sing and Share” 6:30-8:30pm
Universalist Unitarian Church of Santa Paula
745 E Main Street
Santa Paula, CA 93060
Church open and minister available 11am-5pm for
Candles and readings, community gathering
Silent Meditation 6pm-6:50pm
Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church
55 Eckley Lane
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Meditation 6:30-7 p.m.
Gathering for Worship and Healing 7-8 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder
5001 Pennsylvania Ave., Boulder, CO.
Post election healing space 11:00 am - 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Two Rivers Unitarian Universalist
520 S 3rd Street, Carbondale, CO 81623
Post election healing space 10am - 3pm
First Unitarian Society of Denver
1400 Lafayette St
Denver, CO 80218
Doors open at 7:30pm, Vigil at 8pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Durango
419 San Juan Drive, Durango, CO.
Gathering time 6:30pm in sanctuary
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Grand Valley (Grand Junction) 536 Ouray Ave. Election Debrief 10:00 a.m.
Jefferson Unitarian Church
14350 W 32nd Ave
Golden Colorado 80401
Holding space for all in the Chapel 7:00-8:30am, lunch time and 5:30-8:30pm
Columbine Unitarian Universalist Church
6724 S Webster St
Littleton, CO 80128
Vigil at 7pm to take care of hearts and souls. Rev Julia will be in the building from 3pm-9pm.
Unitarian Society of New Haven
700 Hartford Turnpike
Hamden, CT 06511
Sanctuary open all day for reflection, meditation, prayer and creative response.
Vespers Service 5pm.
Davie, FL (West Ft. Lauderdale)
River of Grass Unitarian Universalist Congregation
11850 W. State Rd. 84, Davie, FL
6:30p - 8:00p
Fort Lauderdale, FL
UU Church of Fort Lauderdale
3970 NW 21st Avenue, Oakland Park, FL
Service at 7 pm
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4225 NW 34th St.
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Marion County, 7280 135th Street SE, Summerfield, FL, open 9a-5p
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Savannah
Post-Election Vespers begin 7 pm, November 9, 2016
On Troup Square, at the Intersection of Harris and Habersham
First Unitarian Church of Chicago. 5650 South Woodlawn.
7pm, a service for healing and hope.
North Shore UU Church, 2100 Half Day Road Deerfield, IL, 9 am- 9pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Elgin, 39W830 Highland Ave, Elgin, IL
Public healing circle at 7pm, minister available by phone during the day
St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 545 S East Ave, Oak Park, IL. Church open from 9 to noon. No public services, but ministers available.
4848 Turner St
Noon gathering with minister present.
UU Church of Bloomington -- 2120 N Fee Ln -- 6:30pm worship service; ministers available during the day for pastoral calls/reflections.
UU Community Church of Hendricks County -- 95 N. Jefferson -- Open 6pm - 9pm with 7pm slightly structured service.
UU Society of Iowa City (Transition location: Sanctuary Community Church -- 2205 E Grantview Dr #200, Coralville, IA 52241). All are welcome to join from 6:30 pm until 8:30 pm to be together, to sing, to light candles, to find comfort and strength in community, and to know that you are not alone.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Lawrence
sanctuary will be open today from noon until 6:30 pm, with ministers present,
Vigil at 6 pm
Rev. Jonalu Johnstone will be at Radina’s Aggieville 10 AM to noon for pastoral care and reflection.
First Parish Church
425 Congress St.
Open 8am to 8pm for pastoral care and community.
6 pm gathering in monument square
Allen Avenue UU Church
524 Allen Avenue
Portland, ME 04103
6:30-8 p.m. For a Dark Time: Showing Up for Love
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Castine
Office & Meditation Room
21 Main Street
1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday for prayer, meditation and conversation - the Chalice is lit, come on in.
Cedar Lane UU Church, 12 noon - 1pm; 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Chapel open; come center, light a candle, pray, and begin together in love.
First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington, 630 Massachusetts Ave
Open sanctuary in the afternoon
Post-Election Service of Healing and Recommitment tonight at 7 pm
CampUUsBoston @ Unitarian Universalists of Northeastern University
Students (grad and undergrad) gathering in our weekly space; sharing how our values and traditions and faith are sustaining us in times of deep transition.
Chalice lighting, candles, readings, personal reflections.
The Sacred Space at Northeastern: 203 Ell Hall (2d floor), 6:30-9:00pm
First Parish Brewster Unitarian Universalist, 1969 Main St.
Open Sanctuary in the afternoon
Gathering: 7:30pm in the Sanctuary
First Parish Dorchester, 10 Parish Street , 2-7pm. Sanctuary open, pastoral care.
Unitarian Memorial Church, 102 Green St. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Candlelighting. Meditation. Prayer. Pastoral care.
First Parish Church of Groton
1 Powderhouse Road
Sanctuary is open 10 am - 7 pm
Gathering for Grief and Resilience at 7 pm in the Sanctuary
Poetry, music, singing, candle lighting and prayer.
Unitarian Church of Marlborough & Hudson, 80 Main St. 6:30-8:30 pm
Candlelighting, prayer, pastoral care, gathering in community
Follen Church, 755 Mass Ave 10am-3pm; Worship service at 7pm
Join us for companionship, prayer, quiet contemplation.
First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church
40 Church St,
Meeting House is open 10 am - 9 pm
Gathering for candle lighting, community, pastoral presence 7 - 9 pm
UU Area Church - First Parish of Sherborn; 11 Washington Street Sherborn
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sanctuary open for everyone to sit in stillness and peace
First Parish Church in Taunton; 76 Church Green Taunton
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sanctuary open, pastoral care
First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Ann Arbor
4001 Ann Arbor-Saline Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Open for drop-in candle lighting, prayer, and reflection. Informal gathering at 12:30pm.
Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
203 East Montezuma Ave
(rear annex of Trinity Church Episcopal)
Houghton, MI 49931
Open office hours for pastoral care as well as quiet space for prayer, meditation, and comfort from 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Grand Traverse
Rabbi Chava Bahle
CHECK FACEBOOK FOR HOURS
6726 Center Road
Traverse City MI 49682
All are welcome.
Unitarian Universalist Church of Minnetonka
605 Rice Street
Wayzata, Minnesota 55391
Open space for healing 5:30-7 pm; short worship led by minister at 6:00.
First Unitarian Universalist Church
1727 Walden Lane SW
Rochester, MN 55901
A TIME TO BREATHE - Tonight - Wednesday, November 9
7:00-7:30 pm - UU Church Sanctuary
All are Welcome
Our election now calls our nation, our world, our community and our souls into a time of new leadership and re-constructive citizenship. The Walden Hill Vocal Ensemble, and the UU Rochester Worship Staff & Associates invite one and all to join us this evening for 30 minutes of shared song, silence and ritualized reflection to begin our response to this sacred call.
Eliot Unitarian Chapel
100 St. Taylor Avenue
Kirkwood, MO 63122
7 p.m. A service of healing and hope. Bring a reading, a song, or flowers to share.
All Souls Church
4501 Walnut Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
6 p.m. Informal sharing with meditation, music and candles in Bragg Auditorium
Second Unitarian - 3012 S. 119th Street, Omaha
5:00 p.m. - until we’re done. Open Sanctuary. Candles, sharing, quiet, songs, music.
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada, 780 Del Monte LN, Reno
Open at 3:30 for conversation, reflection, peace. Conversation about racism starting at 6:30 pm.
4:30-6:00 pm, Open Sanctuary. Candles, quiet, gentle words, and singing. All are welcome. www.concorduu.org
4:30 - 7 pm, Rev Patrick will also be holding 'office hours' at the Bridge Cafe from 9 to 3
Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Milford 20 Elm St. 603.673.1870
Ministerial Intern Kali Fyre available: 10am - Noon, 2pm - 8pm
Meditation Pastoral Care Prayer
Post-Election Vespers 7:00pm
Peterborough Unitarian Universalist Church, 25 Main Street
Sanctuary open and Rev. Diana McLean present 10:00 - 3:00
Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashua, NH
58 Lowell Street, Nashua, NH
The sanctuary will be open for an informal time of singing, processing and lighting candles from 6-7pm.
The Unitarian Society, a Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 176 Times Lane
Service of Reflection , 630-9pm
Rev Karen available, 10-11:30am
Pastoral Care. Meditation. Prayer
UU Congregation of Monmouth County
Post- election potluck 6pm
First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany
405 Washington Ave.
Albany, NY 12206
Open 9am - 10pm
Gathering (with ice cream - bring some to share) @6:45pm in social hall (Channing) with time for song, prayer, reflections likely in Sanctuary (organizing in process) All are welcome but expect more mourners than revelers
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Binghamton
183 Riverside Drive, Bing., NY 13901
Sanctuary open all day
Prayer vigil from 8-9 pm
Unitarian Universalist Church of Canandaigua
3024 Cooley Road
Canandaigua, NY 14424
An Hour of Healing 7:15-815pm with silence, readings, and music
First Unitarian Society of Ithaca
306 N. Aurora St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Gathering at 7 pm for singing, meditation, prayer, and reflection.
All are welcome.
New York City
Fourth Universalist Society in the City of New York
160 Central Park West
New York, NY 10023
Gathering at 7pm for sharing, prayer, and reflection
All are welcome
You are invited to bring a reading or a song to share.
First Unitarian Church
220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610
Gathering at 7 pm for singing, meditation, prayer, and reflection
Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady, 1221 Wendell Avenue
Time of Reflection, Resilience and Hope 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Readings, song and reflection -- all are welcome to bring a reading to share
First Universalist Church, 51970 Main Road - Office Trailer
Space for Prayer and Meditation - 9am-1pm; 5-7pm
The meeting room is open for contemplation, conversation, and spiritual practice.
Piedmont Unitarian Universalist Church, 9704 Mallard Creek Rd
4:30-5:30 pm--meditation, quiet music, and candle lighting
5:30-7:00 pm-break bread together
7:00-8:45 pm sharing guided by the practices of nonviolent communication
UU Church of Akron, 3300 Morewood Road, 5:30-6pm, Sharing Service
Unitarian Universalist Church of Kent, 230 Gougler Avenue, 7-9 p.m. Discussion and worship
North Unitarian Universalist Congregation 1574 Franklin St, Lewis Center, OH. Open tonight at 7 PM so that we might have a place to gather, pray, share, and engage our best selves.
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus, OH, 93 W. Weisheimer Rd. Columbus, OH 43214, Open for meditation
West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church, 20401 HIlliard Blvd, 6:30 - 8 p.m. Reflection & sharing, quiet and song.
Unitarian Universalist Church, 1105 Elm St. 8:30am - 1pm, Sanctuary open, minister available to talk.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Willamette Falls, 710 Sixth St. Oregon City. 5:00-7:00pm, Sanctuary open for candlelit vigil, prayers, songs. Minister available.
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Central Oregon, 61980 Skyline Ranch Road, Bend.
Open for sharing and reflection 11am to 2pm and 5pm - 7pm.
Service of Solace and Courage from 6 to 7 pm.
West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship,8470 SW Oleson Rd. Portland, OR 97223
9:00am-5:00pm, Hour of Healing with silence, music, and healing readings 6:30-7:30pm.
Mid-Columbia Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Healing and Prayer Service 5-6 p.m.
Rockford Grange 4250 Barrett Hood River OR 97031
Unitarian Universalist Church of Delaware County, 145 W. Rose Tree Rd., Media, PA 19081. A Circle of Caring at 7pm.
First Unitarian Church of Philadelphia, 2125 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
Post-Election Gathering of Prayer and Presence: The Sanctuary will be open for silent prayer and meditation starting at 5pm. Minister will lead a short service starting at 6pm.
We need one another in times of shock and uncertainty. Join us tonight as we gather to share song, silence, reflection, companionship, and prayer in the wake of last night’s election. All are welcome.
Post Election Potluck and Vespers Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the North Hills, 2359 W. Ingomar Road, Pittsburgh, PA, 15237
Potluck at 6 p.m. Vespers Service for Healing and Hope at 7 p.m.
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of York, 925 South George St, York, PA 17403. The minister will lead a short service at 7pm. Come and name feelings, share silence, and move into the future guided by the values of an inclusive faith.
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Beaufort, 178 Sams Point Rd., Beaufort, SC. Seeking Peace Gathering at 4pm.
Foothills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
1039 Hampshire Dr.
Maryville, TN 37917
Open community sanctuary room 4:30-6:30.
Healing worship at 6:30.
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Nashville
1808 Woodmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37215
Sanctuary open 10am-4pm with pastoral staff on hand. Fellowship dinner at 6pm followed by vespers service at 7pm.
South Austin -- Wildflower Church
1314 E Oltorf St, Austin, TX 78704
7:30 pm Reflection, Prayer, Music, Listening
Central Austin -- First UU Church
4700 Grover Ave, Austin, TX 78756
7:00 pm “Shelter: A Post-Election Gathering”
Cedar Park -- Live Oak UU Church
3315 El Salido Pkwy, Cedar Park, TX 78613
6:30 pm “Here For Each Other”
Georgetown -- San Gabriel UU Fellowship
1322 E University Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626
6:30 pm “Vigil of Presence”
Horizon Unitarian Universalist Church
1641 W Hebron Pkwy Carrollton TX 75010
Open 9am to 9pm
Denton Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
1111 Cordell Street, Denton, TX 76209
Open noon to 8:00pm, with potluck in the evening and sanctuary space throughout the day
UU Church of Ogden
705 23rd St. Ogden, UT 84401
The Day After: Safe Space for Post-Election Grief & Solidarity
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 108 School St. (corner of Pleasant St.)
Minister’s office hours until 6 p.m.
6 p.m. Gather in the sanctuary for 30 minutes of reflection, expression, and a cappella singing
Unitarian Church of Montpelier, 130 Main Street, Montpelier, VT
Reflection, Silence, and Song in the Sanctuary, 4:30-5:30pm
UU Church of Reston, 1-3 p.m.
Glen Allen/Metro Richmond
UU Community Church of Glen Allen, 7 - 8 pm
Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Congregation
8109 224th St. SW, Edmonds, WA
9am-8pm with a service at 7pm
Chicken Soup and Cookies made fresh on the premises, because food is a form of love
Westside UU Church, 6:30-8 pm (downstairs parking lot door)
7141 California St
Cascade UU Fellowship
1550 Sunset Hwy East Wenatchee
Due to construction in the sanctuary, community will gather under our tree.
Available from 9am to 5:30pm
Woodinville UU Church
19020 NE Woodinville-Duvall Rd.
Chapel is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. to gather, light candles, write prayers and share community.
Unitarian Universalist Church West
13001 W. North Ave., Brookfield, WI 53005
(262) 782-3535 email@example.com
Sacred Circle on Elections -- November 9, 2016, from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. and again from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Join Rev. Suzelle Lynch for a time to sit down together and share our thoughts and feelings about the elections. Time for quiet reflection and candle-lighting will also be offered.
Lake Country UU Church
W299N5595 Grace Drive
Hartland, WI 53029
11am -6pm Pastoral support, candle lighting, silent prayer.
6pm-8pm shared support, discussion and coffee
La Crosse (Friday, November 11)
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of La Crosse
401 West AVenue South, La Crosse WI
7 p.m. Post-Election Healing Circle with Rev. Krista Taves followed by fellowship
First Unitarian Society of Milwaukee
1342 North Astor Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
“Post-Election Processing and Ritual with Ministers and Pastoral Care Associates”
Ritual and processing from 7-8:30pm in the sanctuary
Sanctuary doors open at 5pm for individual quiet contemplation
Is your heart hurting? Do you need a place to feel connected? We know many are feeling shock, anger, and grief. Come process your election feelings with your church community. The sanctuary will be open at 5pm today for anyone who would like to come and sit quietly in your sacred space. You can meditate, light a candle, or just have some solo time to reflect. Your ministers will open the ritual at 7pm with meditation, singing, and prayer. Then First Church’s Pastoral Care Associates will lead small group discussions, similar to chalice circles, about how the election has affected people’s hearts. We will close the evening by singing together. Children and youth are welcome for the opening ritual and closing singing, and our Director of Religious Education and Youth Program Coordinator will lead children and youth in their own processing circle.
Bradford Community Church Unitarian Universalist
5810 8th Ave, Kenosha, WI 53140
5pm - 7pm - Gathering for conversation, song and free pizza dinner for our whole community.
worship, 6 pm UU Church of Cheyenne
3005 Thomas Ave Cheyenne 82009