Coming Up: 

October 27, All Church Pumpkin Carving Halloween Party & Potluck @UUCN, 4pm-7pm

October 28, CROP Walk for Hunger This year's slogan is "Veggies, Eggs and a Side of Hope".  Our church’s goal is $3,000 to help end hunger and provide humanitarian aid in the U.S. and around the world. You can signup to donate and walk or see Laurie Barry during coffee hour where she'll taking donations, recruiting walkers and selling t-shirts.

November 4, Exploring Membership Class at 11:30 in the Fellowship Room. Anyone interested in learning what membership at UUCN involves is welcome to attend.

November 11, we will be honoring Rev. Stephen D. Edington as our Minister Emeritus during the service with a reception to follow. Planning for this event will be starting soon. If you would like to assist in the planning or during the event, please speak with Rev. Allison.

November 17, 8:00am to when we finish! Fall Leaf raking of church grounds and cemetery. Bring your gloves, rakes, tarps, leaf blowers and join your friends here as we clean up the church grounds. Rain date November 23.

November 18, All Church Event: Packing food for End 68 Hours of Hunger. The money we raised over the summer and into September will purchase the food for this event. Thank you everyone for your donations! Stay tuned for more information as the date gets nearer.

December 15, Carol Sing Along & Potluck. Back by popular demand! Everyone is invited to bring a food dish to share (please nothing containing nuts) and afterwards join in singing carols. All are welcome.

December 24 Christmas Eve Services will be at 5:00pm and 7:00pm with fellowship in between the two services. We are looking for two or more people to organize the fellowship time. If you can do this or would like more information please speak with Rev. Allison, Molly Yarrington or Sherri Woolsey.

Caring Candles

   Silent Reflection

   Response: Spirit of Life

Rev. Allison, Jakob, &

Hal Holway

No. 123

Going Deeper

  Words for Reflection


  Hymn: May Nothing Evil Cross This Door

No. 1

  Sermon: In the Shelter of Each Other

Rev. Allison

  Anthem: Hand in Hand

   (Mellissa Monforti, music and lyrics)


Returning to Service in Life


Rev. Allison

  Song for parting: Peace & Joy

Inside back cover of hymnal




In the Shelter of Each Other

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Gathering Community


Jed Holland,

Music Director

  Ringing the Bell

  Welcome & Greet one another

Jodie Holway

Board of Trustees


   Opening Words

Rev. Allison Palm

   Lighting the Chalice

Jakob Cawley

Worship Associate

   Opening Hymn: Sanctuary

   (words by D. Ruffin, M. Meyer and J. Gregory-Davis;

    music by J.W. Thompson & R. Scruggs)

Words Projected

   Evolving Covenant of Right Relationship


Sharing in Community

 Outreach Offering: Gate City Bike Co-Op

   Response: From You I Receive

   Text “Give” to (603)945-2859

Rev. Allison

No. 402

 Wonder Box


  Anthem: I Choose Love

  (Lindy Thompson, words; Mark A. Miller, music)



Fellowship Hour Conversation - Come join the staff after the service today and share your observations and ideas for how we can improve Fellowship Hour. We will meet in the Fellowship Room at 11:30. All are welcome to attend.

House of Faith Tour at UU Nashua will occur today from 2:00-4:00pm. All are welcome to come, bring friends and family to learn about Unitarian Universalism. Our facility will be open for self guided tours, along with our historic Nashua Cemetery.

Sanctuary Conversation with UU Manchester - On October  21st at 11:15, after our service with Rev. Patrick McLaughlin, Curt Smith, Liz Alcauskas and Phoebe Stone from UU Manchester will be facilitating a discussion in the Fellowship Room. Please join us to hear the latest updates about their sanctuary preparations, and learn more about volunteer opportunities. Thanks to all who have already signed up to volunteer!

Canvassing in French Hill - Join us on Sunday, October 21 and Sunday, November 4 as we canvass the French Hill neighborhood to distribute information on how and where to vote in the mid-terms and learn what issues our neighbors care about. We will have a potluck lunch at noon with a brief training. We plan to be done by mid-afternoon. For more information and to sign up, contact Elizabeth Lewis at

CROP Walk for Hunger - Sunday, October 28. Registration begins at 12:00pm Temple Beth Abraham. Step off is at 1:00pm. Please volunteer to participate and raise money or donate. See Laurie Barry during Fellowship Hour to learn about either participating or donating.

Sunday volunteers needed! Food for Fellowship Hour needs volunteers to provide food refreshments for after Sunday Services and we need Greeters to welcome those entering on Sunday. Both are great opportunities for families, couples or even individuals. See Molly Yarrington or Marie Bozzi to answer questions and provide more details.