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June Theme:  Kindness

Sunday June 30
10:00 a.m.

Rev. Charlie Tyler

"Let's go for a walk...and tell ourselves stories."

Science has shown that seeing acts of kindness, even hearing about kindness has almost the same physiological affect as the act're welcome.

Please Note:  There will be a discussion group with Charlie after the service where we will discuss the topic of the day.

This service will be Live Streamed on our Facebook page beginning just before 10:00 a.m. The service will also be saved to our Facebook page and can be viewed at a later time or date if needed. 

You can assess our page by clicking this link:  

Hearing Assisted Devices are available at the rear of the Sanctuary.

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announcement updates by Wednesday.

Gently Guided Meditation Meets Each Sunday at 9:15 before Service.

Contact Gary or Jan Stiles at  ( for more information

All Levels Welcome



Interim Pastoral Minister
Rev. Charlie Tyler

Charlie Tyler has agreed to serve as our interim pastoral minister.  Charlie’s telephone number is 803-473-6048.  You can call him to schedule an appointment for pastoral counseling. Please be mindful that Charlie is the chaplain for Hospice of the Lowcountry, a full-time job.  He is not able to engage in lengthy telephone conversations when he is working.  


Our Minister Emeritus
Rev. Manuel Holland


****UUCL Office Hours****

Tuesdays 8:00 a.m. to noon
Wednesdays 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Thursdays 8:00 a.m. to noon  

Our June Theme Is:  


“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.”   ―- Dalai Lama XIV
 “Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.” --― Henry James
In the month of June we will turn our focus to Kindness as a spiritual practice. Join us and our speakers to dig into this important topic.

Our July Theme will be Mindfulness:

Mindfulness means being awake. The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. It means knowing what you are doing.  Mindfulness practice means that we commit fully in each moment to be present; inviting ourselves to BE with this moment in full awareness, with the intention to embody as best we can an orientation of calmness, mindfulness, and equanimity right here and right now.
                                                     Jon Kabat-Zinn

Other 2019 Monthly Themes:

August - Openness
September - Questioning
October - Spiritual Growth
November - Understanding
December - Wisdom


Coming in July: 
July 7 - Rev. Charlie Tyler

July 14 - Rev. Pat Jobe: History, Humor and Hunger For A Mindful Memory

While mindfulness calls us to the present moment, Rev. Jobe has been mindful of our UU past lately. As always he will seek the lighter side to keep us from taking ourselves too seriously, but in this worship service, he will also remind us, make us mindful again, of the great traditions that make us who we are.

July 21 - Rev. Pat Jobe: Attention, What A Price To Pay

Rev. Pat Jobe returns to ask us unto what are we paying attention? Are we burdened by news reports of horrors? Are we light and free when we see a dew drop clinging to a blade of grass? How do we balance the social conscious of Clara Barton against the mystic blue persuasion of William Blake? 

July 28 - Rabbi Robert Haas

Coming in August
August 4 - Rev. Charlie Tyler
August 11 - Rev. Pat Jobe
August 18 - Rev. Linda Slabon
August 25 - Tom Tyre (Service and Vocal Workshop)
  • Watch this space for details on the Vocal Workshop that Tom Tyre will facilitate after the August 25th service.  To learn more about this workshop click HERE.

Check Out Some Of The Groups That Use Our Facility:

MOMS Demand Action For Gun Sense in America
Lowcountry Indivisible
Compassionate Friends
Palmetto Plant Eaters
Helping Parents Heal
Narcotics Anonymous
League of Women Voters

Weight Watchers
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UUCL is certified by the UUA as a Welcoming Congregation

Last weekend we had a table at the Pride Parade and Celebration.  Thanks to all who helped in the logistics, staffing of the booth and those who marched in the parade!

Photos by Cheryl Kanuck


There will be no book club
meeting in June

Next Meeting:

Tuesday July 16 10:00a.m.
"Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America from the Culture of Content"
by Arthur C. Brooks  Led by Carla Golden 

For more information contact Carol Stephens



For those of you who sent an RSVP to Barbara Cullings - The Women Dining Out Group will be meeting at Frankie Bones Restaurant at 5:30 on Friday, June 28th.  Their address is 1301 Main Street Village, H.H.I.  843-682-4455.  


Join us for a FREE screening of Paris to Pittsburgh , a new film from National Geographic, produced by RadicalMedia in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies -- narrated by Emmy® and Golden Globe® Award-winning actress and activist Rachel Brosnahan (“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”). 

From coastal cities to America’s heartland, Americans are demanding and developing real solutions in the face of climate change. And as the weather grows more deadly and destructive, they aren’t waiting on Washington to act. Learn about their incredible stories in Paris to Pittsburgh, and be inspired to create change in your own community! Watch the trailer HERE.

We are excited to be hosting a screening of this incredible film at on Saturday July 13 at 2:30 p.m. with an additional showing on Sunday July 14 at 6:30 p.m.

We hope to see you there!


Musicians Unite

Can you sing a song?  Do you play an instrument?  Would you like to share this talent with the congregation?

If you would like to work with any of our regular musicians contact UUCL.OFFICE@GMAIL.COM to discuss options.  


                                           Photo by Ann Harrison

                                                                 Photo by Ellen Titus

                                                        Photo by Ron Titus


We now Live Stream our services. You can view many of our services from our UUCL Facebook Page.

We also record audio of our services. You can listen to many of our services on our website.  If you like what you hear, you can request an audio CD of the service.

Last weekend, Cheryl Kanuck presented "Gay Pride; Feel the Rainbow" 

                                                                    Photos by Maya Jofen

This service was Live Streamed.  Due to technical difficulties an audio copy of the service is not available.  

You can view this and other services by visiting

 If you would like to request an audio CD copy of one of our recorded services - you will find an order form in the office of our Congregational Administrator.  Leave your name, contact information and date of the service on the form.  For a small handling fee a CD copy of most services can be available within a week of the request.  

Please Note: Due to certain technical and other issues specific services may not be available.

Here is a current list of Services available for viewing on our Facebook Page.  Click the title to access the video:

June 23, 2019 Service: "Gay Pride; Feel the Rainbow" Cheryl Kanuck

June 16, 2019 Service: "The Faith of our Fathers:  A Revolutionary Faith?" Holley Ulbrich

June 9, 2019 Service: "The First Person Who Needs Kindness Is In The Mirror" Rev. Pat Jobe

June 2, 2019 Service: "Accessing the Source of your Kindness" Rev. Charlie Tyler

May 26, 2019 Service:  "The Totality of Everything Love Us" Rev. Pat Jobe

April 28, 2019 "Honesty And The Infuriating Quest For Our Authentic Self" Rev. Charlie Tyler


The Palmetto Plant Eaters Club is free, open to the public, and meets monthly to teach and support whole food, plant-based vegan eating and living. The Club will host Mary Lou Beavers as its guest speaker on Wednesday, July 3rd at 6:30pm. She will discuss how to read a Nutrition Facts food label found on packaged foods in order to avoid too much salt, sugar, and oil as part of a a healthful, chronic disease-reversing and chronic disease-preventing whole food, plant-based diet and life style.

The one hour Palmetto Plant Eaters Club meeting will consist of introductions, announcements, upcoming calendar events, and the guest presentation. Afterward a Q&A session will take place for the speaker and to address any general plant-based lifestyle topics. Our meetings are for the curious, newbies, and longtime plant-based and vegan practitioners alike. A drawing will be held and one vegan prize will be given away to one meeting attendee. Must be present to win. Learn more about the Palmetto Plant Eaters Club at 

Mary Lou Beavers co-founded the Eat Smart Live Longer Club in Sun City with her two sisters in 2013.  She developed the concept of a lending library for the club.  She also provides a monthly grocery store tour where she teaches club members to make better food choices and how to correctly read the Nutrition Facts label.  Teaching comes naturally to her as she taught school for 25 years in the Atlanta area.


- Membership Committee - Thursday June 27 6:30 p.m.  See Val Bridges for information. 

- The Women Dining Out Group - will be meeting at Frankie Bones Restaurant at 5:30 on Friday, June 28th.  Their address is 1301 Main Street Village, H.H.I.  843-682-4455. Please RSVP to Barbara Cullings at by Wednesday, June 26th so an accurate count can be given to the restaurant.    

- Pursuing Arts for July is Cancelled

- Paris to Pittsburgh - Free film screening Saturday July 13th at 2:30 p.m. with an additional screening Sunday July 14th at 6:30 p.m.

- Finance Committee - July 14th after service.  See Patricia Friedman for more information.  

- UUCL Book Club (Open to All) - Next Book Club Meeting: Tuesday July 16 10:00a.m.  See Carol Stephens for information.  
"Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America from the Culture of Content"
by Arthur C. Brooks  Led by Carla Golden 

- Board Meeting - July 18 6:30 p.m.

- Membership Committee Meeting - July 25th at 6:30 p.m. See Val Bridges for Information

- Compassionate Friends - July 27th at 1:00 p.m.




Have an Event or Announcement you want included? Contact David at by Wednesday morning.
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