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We still have seats available for members to attend the June 6th in-person service.  Your reservation can be made by clicking on the link  On the new page click on the Church Service date box, and on the following page enter your name, email address and how many members will be attending with you, and click Submit.  You will receive a confirmation email soon after you click the submit button.

We are asking that you RSVP only if you are fully vaccinated. We are limiting the attendance to 25 members who will be required to wear masks and who will be practicing social distancing. We offer live stream services every Sunday.  

We appreciate your cooperation and patience as we work through the process of reopening our doors safely to all members.  Please contact Laura McFadden, or 608-770-7763, if you have any questions, would like to share your thoughts or know of anyone who would like to attend the service, but do not use the internet.  We look forward to seeing you soon.


                                             'JSTBKND" by David Inserra
Welcome to the UUCL Weekly Email
This Sunday, June 6, 2021
we will have a Live Streamed service
beginning at 10:00 a.m.

The service will be viewable on our Website
or on our Facebook Page


Rev. Neal Jones
"Healing Childhood Wounds"

No one escapes childhood without wounds. As children, we had little say over how we were treated, but as adults, we can decide how much say our past may have in our present. We'll consider some practical things we can do to facilitate our healing of old wounds.


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once you view the service. 

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We encourage each of you who join our service by  video to light your own candle.  Whether you are watching live or later we can find our spirits united by this simple action.  Until we are together again.
Sunday, June 6, 2021 - 10:00 a.m.
"Healing Childhood Wounds"
Rev. Neal Jones
110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone: 843-837-3330    Email:

Beginning Music
"Happiness Theme"
Vince Guaraldi

Sounding of the Gong 

"Allegro Pomposo," from Sonatain C minor
CPE Bach
*** A Time for Meditation and Centering ***

Lighting the Chalice                           
      We light this Beacon of Hope,
     Sign of our Quest for Truth and Meaning,
    In Celebration of the Life we share Together                                     
Welcome and Announcements 
Rev. Charlie Tyler

Opening Words
Rev. Neal Jones

" How Could Anyone" (#1053 - Teal Hymnal)
 Libby Roderick

Joys and Sorrows

Affirmation Reading

Intergenerational Message
Ann Harrison

"Healing Childhood Wounds"
Rev. Neal Jones
"Love Can Build a Bridge
Judd, Jarvis, Overstreet

Closing Words
Rev. Neal Jones

Rev. Charlie Tyler
Extinguishing the Chalice                                                    
     We extinguish this flame but not the light of truth,
    the warmth of community, or the fire of commitment.
   These we carry in our hearts until we are together again.
“Andante Pathetico” From Sonatain C minor
CPE Bach

Thanks to everyone who participated in the service today. 
We are licensed through CCS for music performance.

Join us for our virtual discussion group after the service.   

Email to be added to the Group list.  

Our the UUCL Team

Pastoral Minister
Rev. Charlie Tyler

Charlie is available for appointments.  Contact to schedule time to speak with Charlie.  

A Weekly Message from our Pastoral Minister 
Rev. Charlie Tyler 

This week Charlie shares thoughts on "Reciprocal Healing..."


Click Here to View This and other Video messages from Charlie

Our Co Presidents:  George Kanuck and Laura McFadden

CLICK HERE to read the latest message from Laura McFadden
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Laura McFadden   George Kanuck

06.01.21 - This From John Sheppard
 This week, John and a special guest, offer up "Rainy Night in Georgia" by the late, great Tony Joe White.

 Click Here to View The Archive of Previous John Sheppard Performances

We are licensed with CCS for performance

Our Minister Emeritus - Rev. Manuel Holland

If you would like to contact Manuel please reach out to

Click Here to see some video shot during Manuel's 91st birthday celebration 

****Temporary UUCL Office Hours****

Tuesday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Please email if you need access to the building. 

UUCL Updates to Keep You Connected

All Services begin at 10:00 a.m.

June Theme:  Healing
Read more about our themes by clicking HERE.
June 13, 2021
Rev. Dick Hood

"A Skeptic Looks at Healing"

Can we heal one another?  Are there magic healing potions?  How should a UU look at this age old religious and social tradition of healing?
June 20, 2021
Rev. Pat Jobe (live in Bluffton)

"And what do we do with miracles?"

George Bernard Shaw was deeply cynical that anything was a miracle. Oral Roberts made millions convincing folks he could work miracles. Is there common ground? Is there something to be gained from miracle stories, positive thinking, confident emotions?

Rev. Pat Jobe is back in the Bluffton pulpit after 15 months away and only showing up via video feed. On June 20, he is live and in person and talking about healing, especially the kind that appears to be miraculous.

June 27, 2021
Rev. Charlie Tyler
Upcoming 2021 Monthly Themes:
July - Becoming
August - Story
September - Perseverance / Persistence
October - Reconciliation / Restoration
November - Trust
December - Values

“A Monthly Discussion on our Monthly Theme”
This month our topic is: Healing
When? Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.

Come share a story, research, a personal experience, a song or poem, etc. This is an opportunity for deep, rich conversations.

E-mail Ann Harrison and she will send the Zoom link.


The UUCL Book Club Committee meets at 5:30p.m. on the first Monday of each month.  New members are welcome.  Contact Peter Kandis for more information.  

On Monday, June  7th we will discuss "The Way of Gratitude" by Galen Guengerich  

Click HERE for More Information about our Book Club.

Introduction to the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Low Country
and the Unitarian Universalist Association 
Two-Part Gathering 
“UU 101” 
Fridays, June 11 &  June 18 5-7p.m. at the home of Jana & Gary Stiles
7 Zinnia Lane
Bluffton, SC 29910

We will gather safely outdoors for two sessions. Pre-packaged snacks and bottled soft drinks will be available. Please bring your own lawn chair if you have one. 

*At the first session we will have a brief introduction of UUCL and time to share each of our spiritual journeys,  inspirations, and aspirations. 
**At the second session, as we share some information about the historical roots of Unitarian Universalism, hear about a variety of activities, committees, and projects in your local UUCL congregation we hope to hear from you about your interests, skills, background, and what inspires you to connect with our inclusive community of caring people. 
We hope you will come away with a sense of how UUCL and UUA welcomes you and encourages your spiritual growth.

Please RSVP by June 7 
This is for anyone who is curious about UU, new members, or anyone who would like to learn more about UU and meet our community
Look forward to seeing you June 11 & 18 
Lynne Nordenberg & Jana Stiles Co-Chairs of the Membership Committee

We will not be taking food donations for Sandalwood during our in person services. 
You can support this worthy cause by writing here:

Sandalwood Community Food Pantry
Mailing address: P.O. Box 5061
HHI, SC 29938

What better sign that things are getting back to normal?

An Event by Unitarian Universalist Church of Savannah Music Alliance
Georgia Southern Armstrong Campus Fine Arts Auditorium
June 26th, 7-8:30pm
"All Things Must Pass"
It is the hope of the concert organizers that this music will help heal our community as we continue to put the pandemic behind us.
A LIVE concert featuring favorite tunes by the Fab Four! Headlining solo works by George Harrison. Come enjoy this celebration of Global Beatles Day with a stunning showcase of these talented local musicians.

Seating will be socially distanced per current guidelines for the auditorium.
Tickets: $30 General Admission, $20 with Student ID
Tickets here:
More about Unitarian Universalism 
How Does One Become a Voting Member of UUCL?

Click Here for more information.

Email for more information.  


Click HERE to explore the six sources of wisdom our congregations affirm and promote.

The Mountain is open for events.  Check out the latest listings...


General Assembly (GA) is the annual meeting of our Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA).  It is an annual gathering where participants worship, witness, learn, connect and make policy for the Association through democratic process.  This year the General Assembly will be a 100% virtual event from June 23-27, 2021.  

This year our co-speakers will be Stacey Abrams and Desmond Meade.  The Ware Lecture takes place on Saturday, June 26 7:00 p.m.  General Assembly registration is required to view.

Registration is $200 per person. Financial support for registration as well as a payment plan are available. General Assembly registrants receive access to the 2021 Online Participation Portal, including live, simulive, and on-demand video content, the virtual exhibit hall, chat features, support, and a GA mobile app.

If you would like more information or have any questions, please contact Ann Harrison at 843.422.2598 or


We livestream our services. You can view many of our services from our UUCL website. (

Last Weekend Cheryl Kanuck and Lynne Nordenberg offered 'Healing the Earth by Living our Values.'  This 'livestream' can be viewed HERE.  If you view one of our services please leave a comment.

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

June Meetings and Events

RE/ SJ Committee Thursday June 3rd at 7:30 (Virtual) See Ann Harrison

UUCL Book Club Monday June 7 at 530  (Virtual) See Peter Kandis

Finance Committee Tuesday June 8 at 6  (Virtual) See Patricia Friedman

Worship Associate Wednesday June 9th at 630  (Virtual) See Cheryl Kanuck

Committee Chairs Thursday June 10 at 7  (Virtual) See Laura McFadden

Indivisible Saturday June 12  (Virtual)

Board Meeting Thursday June 17 at 630  (Virtual)

Membership Committee Tuesday June 22 at 530  (Virtual) See Jana Stiles or Lynne Nordenberg

Monthly Discussion Thursday June 24 at 7  (Virtual) See Ann Harrison

Women Dining Out Friday June 25 at 530 (Off Site) See Tish Honse



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