Ongoing Events

We offer meditation every Sunday at 9:45 a.m. (starting Sept 17) in the Upper Annex building.  Please contact Gary Smith if interested in more details. We offer a Sunday lecture series called our Forum each Sunday at 10:00 a.m.  (Starting Sept 17) We offer Wu Tai Chi every Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. in Gage Hall. (Starting Sept 6)  Please contact Kaye Finch in interested in more details.

UU Parenting

Friday, September 8, 6:00—8:00 p.m. Gage Hall All parents and children are invited to attend this monthly meeting.  Gathering the 2nd Friday of each month, the group will share a potluck supper  for the first hour and then have the children go with sitters to either the Annex or upstairs to play games, do crafts or watch a movie during the second hour.  At that time, the parents will have an opportunity to get to know one another and discuss a particular topic.  An example Continue reading →

Eden Keepers

Saturday, September 9, 9:00 –12:00 The Eden Keepers invite you to join them in the Churchyard for a gardening work party the first Saturday of each month.  September we will meet on the 9th due to the Labor Day holiday. Work is followed by a hearty potluck lunch and Churchyard Committee meeting in Gage Hall. Newcomers welcome. Contact Bob Jontos at 843-376-4576 or  

Charleston Symphony Orchestra Classes

  Masterworks Series Listener’s Guides  These informal discussions will not be music theory, music history or even “music appreciation”  so much as a practical guide for listeners– emphasizing how things fit together musically, what to listen for and the artistic impact of the music offered at the Masterworks concerts of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. The talks will take place (usually!) on the Sundays before the concerts (usually!!) at 12:30 pm, in the Charleston Day School library just across Archdale Street. The talks are open to Continue reading →

Books & Coffee

Sunday, September 10, 5:30 p.m. Paul and Sue Nelson’s, Apt #103, Franke Home, 1600 Franke Dr, in Mount Pleasant   The book is Main Street by Sinclair Lewis.  Any questions contact Ray Setser at Newcomers welcome!  

Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, September 10 9:00 am—11:00 a.m. (floating) Gage Hall For a meal of pancakes & other breakfast dishes A welcome back gathering! $3 Suggested Donation  

Let’s Do Lunch

Tuesday, September 12, 12:30 p.m. Charleston’s Café, 1039 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Mt. Pleasant (located in the Anna Knapp Plaza), 843-856-7796.  Let’s do lunch is a monthly luncheon that is open to women and men in our church.  It’s a time for socializing and catching up with members and friends.  Please let me know if you will join us by Thursday, September 7th so I can make our reservation.  Susan Hartry 843-302-1779 or by email at  

Backpack Buddies

Meet in lobby at Lowcountry Food Bank. Saturday, September 16, 9:00 a.m. NEW THIS YEAR!  Ages 9 and up can participate with a parent present. No parent needed after age 16. Wear closed-toe shoes! BackPack Buddies is designed to fight weekend hunger. Thousands of children in our community rely on the free or reduced meals they receive at school. Children at partner schools who experience hunger are enrolled in the program and receive a backpack each Friday containing nutritious food to eat during the weekends. Continue reading →

Pride Interfaith Service

Sunday, September 17, 6:30 p.m. The Unitarian Church in Charleston, Sanctuary Join us for Charleston’s Interfaith Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Service. The service is open to Charlestonians of every faith and philosophy.  Welcoming and affirming religious leaders will be there as we celebrate our diversity and commit ourselves to work for equal dignity and justice for all.  All are welcome.  

2017 Pride Parade

Everyone is invited to climb aboard or walk beside the church’s float for the 2017 Charleston Pride Parade.  We had a great turnout last year and it was a lot of fun for everyone!  Please plan to arrive by 8:30 a.m. to allow yourself time to park and find the float. Pride parades for the LGBT community are events celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender culture and pride. The events also at times serve as demonstrations for legal rights such as same-sex marriage. Parade Information Saturday, Continue reading →

Pathfinders Class

12:30 – 1:30, Upstairs in Gage Hall This is a class geared toward those new to our congregation who would like to receive basic information about Unitarian Universalism and the Unitarian Church in Charleston. Bring your questions! Childcare available. Contact Carol Oates, Membership Coordinator,