Newcomers and Visitors

Welcome to Unitarian Universalist Society: East (UUS:E)!

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Every Sunday we gather in worship, grateful for the religious pluralism that enriches our faith tradition. Inspired to deepen our understanding and expand our vision of the world, we support each person’s search for truth and meaning. Everyone, regardless of age, race, culture, economic status, gender identity. or sexual orientation is welcome.

UUSE Logo chalice flame only multi We would love to get to know you better. Please complete a visitor card to receive more information about us and our monthly newsletter which has information about the many activities at UUS:E.

UUSE Logo chalice flame only multi Currently, we are conducting our Sunday services in person at 9 and 11 AM. The 11 AM service is also streamed and you can receive the link by signing up for our monthly newsletter and weekly eblast. (June – August we conduct a single service at 10 AM, both in-person and streamed.) Click here to sign up for the newsletter and eblast. For more information about our services, click here.

UUSE Logo chalice flame only multi We provide a stimulating Religious Education program for children and youth (also currently online). If this is appropriate for your family and you would like to learn more about our Religious Education programs, click here.

UUSE Logo chalice flame only multi We are a member congregation of the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). If you are new to Unitarian Universalism and want to learn more about the principles that ground our faith, the many sources that inspire us, and the activities that unite us, we invite you to visit the UUA website at

Our Mission: Unitarian Universalist Society: East is a welcoming, open-minded, spiritual community seeking truth and meaning in its many forms. We share responsibility for building a more equitable, peaceful, and sustainable world.

If you have other questions, feel free to contact our minister the Rev. Joshua Pawelek at [email protected], or our Membership chairs, Sylvia Ounpuu or Carolyn Gimbrone at [email protected].

Programs of Interest to Newcomers

Introduction to Unitarian Universalism

Intro to Unitarian UniversalismRev. Josh leads a seminar, Introduction to Unitarian Universalism (Intro to UU), where you can learn more about the Unitarian Universalist (UU) faith tradition in general and about UUS:E in particular. This seminar also provides an opportunity to meet others who are interested in learning more about what it means to be a UU, share stories about what brings us together, and find out how to get involved in the life of our community. This seminar is a pre-requisite to becoming a member.

Check the Upcoming Events Tab on the Home Page, or watch the newsletter and e-blast for dates. If you have been attending for a while, you will receive an email invitation. Please RSVP. If you wish to attend and have not received an invitation, please call the church office at 860-646-5151 or email our office administrator at [email protected]. 

If you have any questions, please contact Membership Co-Chairs, Sylvia Ounpuu or Carolyn Gimbrone [email protected] or Rev. Josh Pawelek at 860-646-5151, or [email protected].

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