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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Meet Shakeisha Holton Gray

Minister Shakeisha Holton Gray was raised on the sunny Gulf Coast of South Florida, but has lived in North Carolina for over 20 years, most of it in Salisbury, and deeply considers “the ‘bury” home. Minister Gray prefers she/her/hers pronouns and is a supportive and loving ally to our LGBTQIA+ siblings. She met her spouse […]

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A Letter from your Co-Ministers — November 2021

Dear PUUC Community, You welcomed us with warmth, love, and understanding during this past month. We’re excited to join you and grow with you. One of the things we’ll be adding is a monthly newsletter to help keep our community connected and engaged in the life of the congregation. This month we will be focusing […]

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Board Letter to the Congregation — June 2021

Fellow Congregants, This letter is a new strategy. In an effort to heighten transparency and information sharing from the Board, we are implementing a monthly “Letter from the Board”. The Board is excited to announce we will very soon be reopening the Sanctuary and outdoor space in Charlotte to small church group meetings (Not Sunday […]

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A Letter from your Minister — June 2021

At times out own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person.  Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us. ~Albert Schweitzer Dear Church Family, Near and Far, Welcome to the month of June and to our monthly theme of Deepening […]

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Future Location for the Salisbury Gathering

We need your help. The Salisbury Gathering Steering Team created a survey to help us prioritize our desires and wishes for a future location. Please share your thoughts today to help guide us in our search. This survey is open to all. No contribution is too great or too small. Take the Survey Today! If you […]

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Piedmont UU Church Listening Circles

Dear Friends, Just a reminder that the Strategic Planning Committee in coordination with your Board of Trustees is planning to hold a series of Listening Circles via Zoom followed by a congregation-wide survey in the June-July time frame as part of our ongoing efforts to develop a new five year strategic plan for Piedmont UU […]

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A Letter from your Minister — January 2021

Consolation  Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness,  goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control.   Dear Beloveds, Welcome to a new year, a new day, and to our January theme of Deepening Consolation! What a blessing to continue this journey with you. On Sunday we said goodbye to 2020 with our virtual burning bowl (Fire Communion) ceremony and […]

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A Letter from your Minister — December 2020

I have always wanted to believe that kindness and compassion matter more than anything. ~Elea Kemler Dear Folks, Welcome to December and to our monthly theme of Kindness! This week the temperature drops into the 20s, ushering us from fall to winter–even though winter isn’t “official” until December 21st. What will this winter hold for […]

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