Letter from Rev Dr Amy Rio

This is a special time of year for many people. Late October and early November are sacred times as it denotes the ending of a year. The Celtic tradition of Samhain ends the year at this time with people remembering all who have died, and reflecting on how they want to live their own lives. […]

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Piedmont Progressive Preschool

Piedmont Progressive Preschool (PPP) began its 21st school year in September. For all of those years the school, which enrolls children ages 2 through 5 years, has been housed in the classrooms of the Piedmont UU church building. Director Michele Deese reported that classes are almost fully enrolled. In the week before school began, teachers […]

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A Letter From Rev. Dr. Amy Rio

It has been a pleasure to begin getting to know members of our church community these past few weeks! September and October often mean the beginning of a new year for many of us. For students and teachers and parents and grandparents, the academic year is beginning. Samhain comes at the end of the month. […]

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A Letter from Rev Amy

Greetings, PUUC! I am so honored and thrilled to be joining this amazing community. Thank you for providing me this opportunity to be in ministry with you. I look forward to getting to know you, both individually and communally. I believe great things are in store for us in the future, and look forward to […]

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July 2022 Letter from the Minister

Beloved members and friends, I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling the weight of the world right now. The past few weeks have been hard and there are times when I find myself wondering, “What’s next?” Living a life of gratitude, compassion, and kindness is hard when the days seem dark, sad, and filled […]

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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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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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We Celebrate Our 30th Anniversary!

On April 16, 1988, Piedmont Unitarian Universalist celebrated its charter service. Forty-five members signed the charter and of these, nine are still members: Jeff and Linda Blum; Jim, Sandra and Ted Woolsey; Harry Lancaster and Jane Henderson; Pam Bloom; and Ed Barrier. Rev. Dr. William F. Schulz, President of the Unitarian Universalist Association, was present […]

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