Reston Pride

Sat., Jun. 1, 2-7 p.m., Lake Anne Plaza, Reston. Event is free, child-friendly and open to the public. Facebook event here. This second annual festival celebrates and supports Greater Reston’s LGBTQ+ community. Co-chaired by the Unitarian Universalist Church in Reston, St. Anne’s Episcopal Church and United Christian Parish, with sponsorship support from Reston Community Center, Reston faith communities, nonprofits and other local organizations. Some members of the UUCF Community Chorale will perform with the Reston UU choir during the event. The inaugural Reston Pride festival held in June 2018 attracted nearly 1,200 people and featured speakers, musicians, dancers and other artists. Building on last year’s success, the Second Annual Reston […]

Board affirms Covenant of Right Relations

The UUCF Board of Directors has affirmed the Covenant of Right Relations, which will be presented to the congregation for a vote at the 2019 Annual Meeting on Sun., Jun. 2, immediately after the 10 a.m. worship service. Information about the covenant and the covenanting process can be found here.

June 2 Service

Date: Sun., Jun. 2, one service only at 10 a.m., Sanctuary. Worship Leader: Senior Minister Rev. David A. Miller. Music: UUCF Revolution Ringers. Religious Exploration: Special RE workshops for Preschool-Grade 3 will be held during the worship service. Following the service (during the UUCF Annual Meeting), the music group Cantare will perform in the Chapel for children in Kindergarten-Grade 8. RE parents who are not voting members of UUCF are welcome to attend. Fun activities are planned for all children during the end-of-the-year picnic immediately following the Annual Meeting.

Coming of Age With a Different Kind of Creed

May 13, 2019. By Youth Ministry Coordinator Courtney Firth. When I was 13, I was baptized in the Presbyterian Church. The Presbyterians usually baptize babies, but this one vestige of my mother’s Southern Baptist roots held on so that I could make the choice on my own at an appropriate time. So I spent a year with another church member who talked about my faith with me, helped me memorize the Apostles’ Creed and generally prepared me for life as a fully fledged Christian. In Oklahoma, Presbyterians were considered generally more liberal than the Baptists down the street. And while I was able to think for myself and choose what […]