Blog Archives

Self Defense for the Complete Novice

We are pleased to offer  self-defense classes for novices on the first Tuesday of every month, starting October 2, 2018 7PM. These  classes are open to the community. Donations are welcome. We will talk about and practice a few basic self-defense techniques

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Gun Laws Save Lives: How Massachusetts Became a Model for the Nation

Come learn how to protect constitutional rights while ensuring increased safety for all of us. On Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 10:30am, John Rosenthal, co-founder of Stop Handgun Violence,  will speak about Massachusetts’ gun laws, which his organization was instrumental

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Phone Bank and Postcards for Principles (PPP)!

Phone Bank and Postcards for Principles (PPP), Friday, January 26, 7pm: Put your Faith in Action! Be sure to bring your cell phone! We will have a list of folks you can call about various issues related to your UU

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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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Bigtime (with Merrimack Bend) Concert

On November 17, the UUCiA is hosting  an event you can’t afford to miss! Bigtime is back (a great band featuring our own Dave and Kathleen Powers) to bring us an evening of wonderful music. It’s a GREAT time! This year, Merrimack Bend

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Sermon [audio]: ‘This Must Be the Place’

“This Must Be the Place” was delivered on Sunday,  June 14, 2015 at the UUCiA by Rev. Lara Hoke. Our sermon podcasts are made possible thanks to the support and vision of Susan Stott, long-time member of  UUCiA member. The

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Habitat for Humanity Volunteer Day

Saturday, May 30 8:15 AM-4PM : Please come join our build team to support Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity. The build site is at 100 Parker St., Lawrence, MA, at the corner of Salem St.  Complete the sign-in and liability

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Sermon [audio]: ‘A Sky Full of Ghosts’

“A Sky Full of Ghosts” was delivered on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at the UUCiA by Rev. Lara Hoke. Lara’s sermon was accompanied by the following video presentation: Our sermon podcasts are made possible thanks to the support and vision of

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Sermon [audio]: ‘A Unitarian Universalist Appreciation of Taoism’

“A Unitarian Universalist Appreciation of Taoism” was delivered on Sunday, February 23, 2015 at the UUCiA by Rev. Lara Hoke. Our sermon podcasts are made possible thanks to the support and vision of Susan Stott, long-time member of  UUCiA member.

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Sermon [audio]: “SIX, Lies, and Videotape: What I Have Learned from ‘Deflategate’”

“SIX, Lies, and Videotape: What I Have Learned from ‘Deflategate’” was delivered on Sunday, February 1, 2015 (“Super Bowl Sunday”) at the UUCiA by Rev. Lara Hoke. Our sermon podcasts are made possible thanks to the support and vision of

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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
  • September 9, 2018
    Sunday Service: Water Flows

    We celebrate fall and community with our Water Ceremony – a blend of the old and the new. Bring water…

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    10:30 am to 12:00 pm6 Locke St, Andover


  • September 13, 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


  • September 18, 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


  • October 2, 2018
    Self Defense for Novices

    We are pleased to offer self-defense classes for novices on the first Tuesday of every month, starting October 2, 2018 7PM.…

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    7:00 pm to 8:30 pm6 Locke Street


  • October 7, 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 12:00 pm6 Locke St, Andover


  • October 11, 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


  • October 14, 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 12:00 pm6 Locke St, Andover


  • October 16, 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