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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Music News — December 2020

Gifted singer Nancy Neff is featured as our Musician Spotlight this month. Nancy arrived in Charlotte a few months ago and immediately won over the other members of the choir with her charm and commitment to making music during our Zoom rehearsals. We’re so fortunate she found us because she’s a stellar soprano. We’re looking […]

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A Letter from your Minister — November 2020

Dear Folks, Our theme for the month of November is Spirituality. Take a moment to ponder your definition of spirituality. Does your concept of spirituality involve a spiritual practice? In a sermon called “Moment of Truth,” the Rev. Sara Campbell writes that spirituality “has to do with both absence and presence. Spirituality is the miracle […]

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Music News — November 2020

Folk musician extraordinaire Alan Davis is the focus of our Musician Spotlight this month. This kindhearted and gifted musician has been an asset to Piedmont UU since the day he arrived – his music blesses us with live music at both the University and Salisbury locations. In addition, his humbleness is just as endearing as […]

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A Letter from your Minister — October 2020

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes for an instant? ~Henry David Thoreau Dear Folks, Welcome to a shift in the seasons! Our theme for the month of October is Emotional Intelligence. October is not only Emotional Intelligence Awareness Month; it is also Mental Health Month, and […]

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