August Split-the-Plate Caring Days

Split-the-Plate is our UUCT charitable practice arising from our Social Justice mission. Each month we designate a worthy organization compatible with our values to reviece our contribution. Half the cash and half the checks not designated as UUCT pledges collected in the offering bowl will go to that recipient. This month we support Caring Days, … Continued

Art on the Walls August 2018

Debora Hughes, UUCT Art Director, curates or art display. The art on our walls today is by Helen Shapiro (1914-2006). Shapiro was a member of Meridian, Mississippi’s Jewish community. She came of age in the depression and had no formal training as an artist until the end of WWII, when she enrolled for one year … Continued

UUCT Welcomes Rev. Ruth Vann Lillian

The Board of Trustees of the Unitarian-Universalist Congregation of Tuscaloosa announces that Reverend Ruth Vann Lillian has accepted the position of Minister, effective August, 2018. Rev. Vann Lillian is originally from Birmingham and has recently served as Interim Director of Religious Education at the UU Church of Birmingham. She holds degrees from Birmingham-Southern College, UAB, … Continued

Update on Minister Search

The Interim Minister Task Force members are working closely with our representative from the UUA Transitions Office. Although they were unable to provide us with a minister looking for a full time interim position, they have provided us with a person to contact who is interested in working with us in a part-time capacity. The … Continued

Board Listening Session

Hello Everyone, This is a reminder of our “Board Listening Session” on Sunday, May 20th, 2018 after the service and also to give you an update on our search for an interim minister. We expected by this time to have names of interested interim ministers but this has been postponed until Monday. We did receive … Continued

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The May Split the Plate partner – Hospice of West Alabama

Hospice of West Alabama UUCT’S May Split-the-Plate Partner Hospice of West Alabama (HOWA) is a non-profit, community-based hospice provider that has served Bibb, Greene, Hale, Pickens, Lamar, and Tuscaloosa counties since 1982. As one of the oldest hospices in Alabama, they provide support and care for persons in the last phases of incurable disease so they may … Continued

A message from Rev Fred

April 26, 2018 I am writing to let you know that I have submitted my resignation to the board this evening.  My last day in the pulpit will be June 17 and then I am taking my vacation and study leave time to prepare for my move by July 31. I have accepted a position as Developmental Minister … Continued

The April Split the Plate Partner – Druid City Pride

Druid City Pride UUCT’S April Split-the- Plate Partner Druid City Pride is a supportive, visible force with a strong presence as a LGBT+ organization that stands up for LGBT+ rights and was recently approved as a 501 (c)(3) non-profit community organization. Serving and advocating for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning LGBTQ+ members of West Alabama and … Continued

Can You Hear Me Now?

The UUCT Committee on Communications is focused on keeping you well-informed. We also seek to heighten awareness of our presence in the community. The monthly Newsletter and periodic UUNewsnet reminders are popular with members, yet many are not signed up for these e-mailing lists. You can browse this website ( for all kinds of information. … Continued