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PPP anniversary

On Sunday, May 1, Piedmont Progressive Preschool celebrated its 20th anniversary with a campus event open to all who have been part of the school over the years. Events included food, a variety of fun activities and a silent auction. The school has been housed at Piedmont UU Church since 2002, when it was organized […]

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The Ethical Exploration Group on the Environment

Ethical Explorations is a discussion group that has met for many years on Sunday morning either at church or on Zoom since Covid to engage in wide-ranging discussions based on books, articles, etc. that members have read. On March 20, a member opened the meeting by suggesting the group focus on Earth Day, which will […]

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April Letter from the Ministers

Beloved community, It’s April already and feels more like spring with the azaleas and dogwoods in full bloom! With the newly unfurling tiniest of leaves we are reminded once again of the wheel of the year and the budding forth of new possibilities. The Ministerial Interim Search Committee is fully active, and April will bring […]

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Interim Minister Search Committee News and Notes

April will be a busy month for the Interim Minister Search Committee. Committee members are: Jeff Blum, George Bame, Cosette Blackmer, Michelle Murphy, and Beth Foreman. We have been working diligently to carry out our responsibility to seek an Interim Minister for Piedmont UU Church. In case you didn’t know, when a settled minister leaves a […]

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Salisbury Gathering News

Salisbury Gathering met in its new space at John Calvin on Sunday, April 3rd, the beginning of a new schedule of services on the first and second Sundays at 11:30 am, through the end of July. It was a wonderful feeling and, as a founding member, it reminded me of the early days of PUUC […]

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ReGathering at Piedmont UU Church

Piedmont Unitarian Universalist Church is reopening March 6 at 11:00 at the University Gathering. All members are welcome to worship at our University Gathering for now. A date for worshiping at our Salisbury Gathering will be announced soon. We’re excited to introduce our new pianist, Anne Pengilly, that day. The Regathering Committee created our new […]

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Our Promise — Feb. 2022

Members and Friends of Piedmont UU Church, We’re excited be reopening for in-person services and look forward to seeing you. We thank you for your patience and understanding during this most recent closure. Below you will find “Our Promise To Each Other,” which details our expectations for those wishing to gather in person. For those […]

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A Letter from your Co-Ministers — December 2021

Call to Worship and Action Adapted from Sharon Wylie It is said that ministers are here to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable. I say, we are all afflicted, and we are all comfortable. May our time together be a comfort and a confrontation. May we here find peace in times of tumult; May […]

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Our Promise

Members and Friends of PUUC, We’re excited to begin in-person services, and look forward to seeing you. We will be moving forward with in-person/livestream hybrid services on November 14, 2021. We thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate this new season together. Below you will find “Our Promise To Each Other,” which […]

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Meet Michelle Johnson

Minister Michelle K. Johnson is a native of Charlotte, NC. Minister Johnson’s pronouns are she/her/hers and Chelly, as she is affectionately called by her spouse, Justin. She grew up in both West Charlotte and Northeast Charlotte. Minister Johnson graduated from THE Winston-Salem State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Rehabilitation Studies and a […]

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