About Us

  • Worship services begin at 10:30am, except during the summer months when our more informal services begin at 9:30am. 

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Our Mission: To Seek the Light of Truth, To Share the Warmth of Love, To Live the Energy of Action

Our Mission: To Seek the Light of Truth, To Share the Warmth of Love, To Live the Energy of Action

We hope you will find among us an invitation: to celebrate life together in a caring community, to welcome children in the communal experience, to honor the diverse religious backgrounds of an interfaith constituency, to engage in personal spiritual growth, to be present for others who also search, to cooperate in supporting the community centered in worship, deepened by educational and social opportunities, and to work together with others for a just world. If the journey begins with the first step, we hope it may be in our company.

We, the members of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Andover (affectionately known as the UUCiA), join with one another to create and sustain a caring community which:

  • nurtures spiritual growth
  • shares our Unitarian Universalist tradition
  • values and celebrates diversity, and
  • is a liberal beacon, grounded in hope, for a just world.

Our congregation is free and self governing. In North America, Unitarianism and Universalism arose as alternatives to Puritanism in New England and the religious establishments in the middle and southern colonies. It reflected the same impulse in religion that the American Revolution did in political life. We are affiliated with the Unitarian Universalist Association to support our wider work and outreach. Within the UUA, we are a member of the Massachusetts Bay District, a group of 57 congregations in north eastern Massachusetts.

Upcoming Events

Events are held at 6 Locke Street unless otherwise indicated. Questions? Is your event not listed? Please tell us! The deadline for newsletter submissions is Wednesdays at 6pm. See full calendar
  • February 25, 2018
    Sunday Service: Gathered Here

    One of Rev. Lara Hoke’s favorite hymns (though we haven’t sung it too often) is #389, “Gathered Here”.…

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    10:30 am to 11:30 am6 Locke Street


  • March 2, 2018
    Pasta Pot Luck

    The Luisis provide the pasta; you bring salad, bread, beverage, dessert, we will gather at 6:30pm and start dinner…

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    6:30 pm to 8:30 pm6 Locke St.


  • March 4, 2018
    Sunday Service: TBD

    From the Sunday after Labor Day to the third Sunday in June, our worship services are held every Sunday…

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    10:30 am to 11:30 am6 Locke Street


  • March 8, 2018
    Board Of Directors

    Members and friends of the congregation are always welcome to attend Board meetings.

    Return to the UUCiA…

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    7:15 pm to 8:45 pm6 Locke Street


  • March 11, 2018
    Sunday Service: TBD

    From the Sunday after Labor Day to the third Sunday in June, our worship services are held every Sunday…

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    10:30 am to 11:30 am6 Locke Street


  • March 18, 2018
    Sunday Service: TBD

    From the Sunday after Labor Day to the third Sunday in June, our worship services are held every Sunday…

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    10:30 am to 11:30 am6 Locke Street


  • March 20, 2018
    Book Discussion Group

    The book group meets on the third Tuesday of the month at various homes. All are welcome to attend…

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    7:30 pm to 9:00 pmVarious Homes


  • March 25, 2018
    Sunday Service: TBD

    From the Sunday after Labor Day to the third Sunday in June, our worship services are held every Sunday…

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    10:30 am to 11:30 am6 Locke Street


  • March 31, 2018
    Private Event: Tenative

    Havurat Shalom annual 2nd night Passover Seder which is open to the community (at $10 per person; $30 per family).

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    3:00 pm to 10:00 pm6 Locke Street


  • April 1, 2018
    Sunday Service: TBD

    From the Sunday after Labor Day to the third Sunday in June, our worship services are held every Sunday…

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    10:30 am to 11:30 am6 Locke Street