Zen Meditation Retreat

RETREAT DATE/TIME: · Friday evening and Saturday 3/22: 6:45pm – 9pm and 3/23: 7:30am – 3:30 pm. GENERAL INFORMATION: · An evening and day of practice in the Soto Zen tradition, led by a dharma-entrusted lay teacher. Activities include sitting and walking meditation, chanting, lunch, dharma talks. This meditation retreat is designed for individuals with … Continued

News from the Board!

The UUCT Board is thrilled to announce that we are now in conversation with Rev. Ruth about renewing her contract and expanding it to full-time service beginning Aug 2019.  This is a great opportunity for our congregation and opens up wonderful possibilities for ministry and growth in the coming year!

January Split-the-Plate

West Alabama Food Bank (2015-99.50, 2016 – $218, 2017- $218, 2018-$217) Alabama has one of the highest poverty rates in the country. West Alabama Food Bank (WAFB) was incorporated in 1987 as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization whose mission is to help alleviate hunger and food insecurity in nine West Alabama counties. The counties … Continued

SAVE THE DATE: Stewardship Dinner

February 16th Inspire the U.U. in U!  Let’s gather for a delicious catered meal and  entertainment as we celebrate our church community and toast our  bright future together!

Mennonite Bread and Solid Color Poinsettias Available Now!

A Touch of Home Bakery, Livingston Holiday Breads (small and large loaves) – Banana Nut, Pumpkin, Poppy Seed, amish Friendship White Bread, Wheat Bread, Sourdough Bread (Large loaves only) Cinnamon Rolls, Butterhorn Rolls (1 dozen each) Order and payment by Sunday, November 11 for Delivery on Sunday, November 18 (Thanksgiving Potluck). Order and payment by … Continued

Holiday Market

We are excited to co-sponsor our 4th Annual Holiday Market on Saturday, December 8, at Grace Presbyterian Church, 113 Hargrove Road, Tuscaloosa! See this page for more information and vendor application materials.

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