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Reopening Update:

UUCL members, please be on the lookout in the next few days for an additional email with the upcoming details and new online RSVP instructions for the Sunday, June 6th in-person service in which Neal Jones will be speaking remotely from Asheville. We look forward to being with you again soon.  Please contact Laura McFadden, ljmrbm1@gmail or 608-770-7763 if you have any questions. 

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

If you can't make it to a live service don't be concerned.  We will still continue to 'Live Stream' our services. 

The Reopening Guidelines page of our website has been update to include information on the new air filtration system at UUCL.



                                             'Lace Capped Hydrangea" by Kathy Zeiser
Welcome to the UUCL Weekly Email
This Sunday, May 30, 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


Cheryl Kanuck / Lynne Nordenberg
"Healing the Earth by Living Our Values"

By putting our values into practice, every day in every way, we have it within our power to make a difference.
We can address the climate challenges we face; we can dismantle racism; we can alleviate hunger.
We can make the world a better place.  Together.


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once you view the service. 

Click Here to Download a PDF Copy of the Order of Service

Click Here to View Other services on our Website

Click Here to View Live Streaming Instructions and Videos

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, May 30, 2021 - 10:00 a.m.
"Healing the Earth by Living our Values"
Cheryl Kanuck and Lynne Nordenberg
110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton, SC 29910
Phone: 843-837-3330    Email:

Beginning Music
Preamblum to Partita V
J.S. Bach

Sounding of the Gong 

"Happiness Theme"
Vince Guaraldi
*** 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
Cheryl Kanuck & Lynne Nordenberg

" All The Creatures of the Earth and Sky" (#203)
 Public Domain

Joys and Sorrows

Affirmation Reading

Intergenerational Message
Ann Harrison
"Healing the Earth by Living our Values"
Cheryl Kanuck and Lynne Nordenberg
"The Big, Big Ball You're a Part of, Doll
Daniel Roberts

Closing Words
Cheryl Kanuck and Lynne Nordenberg

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.
“Waltz in f minor” Opus 69, #1
Frederic Chopin

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 suggests, "We're getting there..."  

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

05.25.21 - This From John Sheppard
 After two weeks off, John returns with a powerful Rachmaninoff Prelude.  

 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 6, 2021
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.

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

Join Us Tonight!

“A Monthly Discussion on our Monthly Theme”
This month our topic is: HAPPINESS
When? Thursday, May 27, 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

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.

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 Rev. Charlie Tyler offered 'The Path to Happiness Might Pass Through Brokenness.'  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

May Meetings and Events

TONIGHT:  Monthly THEME Discussion May 27th 7:00 (Virtual)  See Ann Harrison

Women Dining Out May 28th at 6:00 (Truffles, Belfair Towne Village, 91 Towne Dr., Bluffton) See Tish Honse



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