September 14: Dealing with Serious Illness Support Group

This group offers mutually supportive conversation for those currently dealing with serious illness, including caregivers. Sessions facilitated by Rev. Nancy Pellegrini, our Community Minister and Chaplain at Hollings Cancer Center. New members are welcome. Contact communityminister@charlestonuu.org.  Gage Hall; 12:00 p.m.

Books & Coffee

Contact:  JoAnne Simson: joannesimson@hotmail.com; 795-4166  or Lee Westbrock: lee.westbrock@tridenttech.edu; 572-1486 The Books & Coffee group meets the second Sunday of each month at 5:30 p.m. to discuss a particular book. Meetings have been going on for thirty years.  Books are usually nonfiction, with a novel read in the summer and discussed in September.  Meets monthly except in summer, (June through August).  

Churchyard Committee

Chair: Bob Jontos: rjontos1@gmail.com; 376-4576 Mission:  The mission of the Churchyard Committee is to be good stewards of the gravesites, plantings, pathways and grounds of the church. The committee pledges to maintain the beauty, character and safety of the churchyard, while holding the utmost respect for those laid to rest therein. Meeting Logistics:  Eden Keepers, as the group is called, hold a Churchyard Work Party on the first Saturday morning of the month. The committee meets on second Mondays at 5:30 p.m. to discuss Churchyard Continue reading →

Communications Committee

Chair: Richard Hayes: rhayes73@aol.com; 225-1882 Mission:  The Communications Committee guides the Church’s internal and external communications and develops effective PR opportunities. The goal of all communications is to promote the life and well-being of the Church; and to keep members, friends and the community informed about who we are, what we believe, what we have and hope to accomplish, and how to be involved in Church functions and activities. Toward that end, the purpose of all communications is to ensure that material published under the Continue reading →

Community Ministry Committee

Chair: Al Finch: fincha@citadel.edu; 906-2071 Mission: The role of the Committee on Community Ministry (COSM) is to offer support and guidance to affiliated community minister, Rev. Nancy Pellegrini. Meeting Logistics:  Members of this committee are selected by the community minister according to Unitarian Universalist Association criteria.  The committee meets on the second Wednesday of each month in lower Gage Hall from 5:00-6:30 p.m.  

Connecting Circles

Co-Chair: Linda Maxwell Allen:  linmaxallen@gmail.com.  843-718-1725 Co-Chair: Maureen Porter: mlpmaureen@netscape.net; 703-407-6827 Mission:  The mission of Connecting Circles is to provide ‘small group ministry’ to our congregation.  The small group setting allows people to examine spiritual and philosophic topics, respect each others’ thoughts, get to know each other better, share life experiences, and have fun.  The intent is to appreciate and foster the spiritual aspect of our lives. Meeting Logistics:   The small groups meet monthly in homes of the members. Generally groups are made up of Continue reading →

Dinners For Fun

Co-Chair: Judy Manning: jpfm@bellsouth.net; 404-216-9294 Co-Chair: Abby Himmelein: abby.himmelein@comcast.net; 853-0870 Dinners for Fun are informal dinners held in members’ homes. They were created to give new and established members a place to come to know each other beyond Sunday mornings and committee meetings. The dinners are held on the fourth Saturday night four to five months during the church year, and are especially fun because each month brings different people to the tables of their hosts, and hosts change as well depending on who signs Continue reading →