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To My Beloved Congregation

It is with a sense of overwhelming gratitude and tenderness that I write you now to tell you that I will be leaving as your minister. I intend to continue serving through the period of my contract, which goes through

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Sermon [audio]: ‘Behold, I’m Doing a New Thing’

The following sermon  was delivered on Sunday, February 5, 2018 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Andover by the Rev. Lara Hoke. The title of the sermon is: “Behold, I’m Doing a New Thing?” Our sermon podcasts are made possible

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Sermon [audio]: ‘The Light of Truth?’

The following sermon  was delivered on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Andover by the Rev. Lara Hoke. The title of the sermon is: “The Light of Truth?” Our sermon podcasts are made possible thanks to

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Sermon [audio]: ‘The Groovy, Far Out Spirituality of the 1960s’

The following homily  was delivered on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Andover by the Rev. Lara Hoke. The title of the homily is: “The Groovy, Far Out Spirituality of the 1960s.” Our sermon podcasts are

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Wear your congregation proudly!

We’re hoping that every UUCiA member and friend orders at least one of these great-looking shirts. Get them for the whole family! Available in all youth and adult sizes, this  heavyweight all-cotton Hanes Tagless Tee comes in a navy blue with white lettering.

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Cape Cod Retreat 2018

One of the UUCIA’s favorite traditions is the all ages annual retreat. Members and friends of the UUCIA are invited to share a fun, relaxed weekend Friday, June 8 through Sunday, June 10 2018 at Cape Cod Sea Camps, on the shore

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Snow Shovelling Calendar

We need  folks to sign up for snow shovelling availability during the snow season. Availability on Saturday afternoons and/or Sunday early mornings are most critical. Please find a day and sign up here. [link]  or let Joan Ashlock at jashlock4@gmail.com know

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Sermon [audio]: ‘Tidings of Comfort and Joy’

The following homily  was delivered on Sunday, December 24, 2017 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Andover by the Rev. Lara Hoke. The title of the homily is: “Tidings of Comfort and Joy.” Our sermon podcasts are made possible thanks to

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Sermon [audio]: ‘What’s So Funny ’bout Hope, Peace, Joy, & Love’

The following homily  was delivered on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Andover by the Rev. Lara Hoke. The title of the homily is: “What’s So Funny ’bout Hope, Peace, Joy, & Love.” Our sermon podcasts are

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Sermon [audio]: ‘The Tolerance Paradox’

The following sermon  was delivered on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Andover by the Rev. Lara Hoke. The title of the sermon is: “The Tolerance Paradox.” Our sermon podcasts are made possible thanks to the support

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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