These headline stories are the most important things you should know this week. Stories that affect the entire congregation are found here, as are notices of events happening in the next week. Click the title of each story for more information.

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Special Holiday Services

To celebrate this winter holiday season there will be three special services!

Trustees Focus on 2020 Budget

Details of the new budget will be shared with the congregation at a Coffee Chat following the Sunday service this Sunday, December 8.


… the successful completion of the Foundation phase of UUCSS’s capital campaign. Holiday cookies and shared hopes for a bright future will be on offer after Sunday service on December 15.

Holiday Greens Sale and Artisan Market, Saturday, December 7

Saturday, December 7th, from 10am until 4pm Beautiful, Luxurious and Fresh Wreaths made from boughs grown in the Adirondacks. Each wreath was distinctly crafted and carefully decorated for this festive season.

This Sunday, December 8 – ‘Coffee Chat’ on Bylaws and Budget

This discussion with Board members following the service on December 8 will give the congregation the opportunity to ask questions before our Annual Meeting on December 15.

This Month's Theme

A Spiritual Theme for December: Awe

The path of awe seems well worn. It’s a journey intended to bring us down to size. Pictures of our galaxy with a note that there are 100 billion more just like it.

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Announcements include upcoming activities and events, as well as information you will want to be aware of as a member of the UU Saratoga community. Click the title of each announcement for more information.

A Cuppa Joe: Planning Ahead

I love the ministry I share with you all. I love being part of this loving and beloved community. And so it feels a little odd to be planning for the sabbatical that the Board and I have scheduled for this coming January through March.

Animal Shelter Service Project a Wonderful Success!

We unloaded 2 SUV's full of donated blankets, towels, sheets, pet food, dog treats made by our RE kids, and many other items for the shelter, along with $187 in cash!

Last Important Event Date of 2019!!

Come with your $ to our annual Holiday Bazaar this Saturday!

Capital Campaign Update

Please see our other 'Headline' post "CAPITAL THANKSGIVING" for some great news!

UU Saratoga Book Group Selections for 2019-2020

The UU Saratoga Book Group meets on the 3rd Monday of the month throughout the year. We begin with a light supper brought by members of the group, and then have a discussion of the book for that month.

Events & Meetings

Call for Volunteers

Care Package Items Needed

The Care Team is putting together a holiday Care Package for Claudia and Steve Elkins.


One bed, any size, for a member who lost her bed when the ceiling of her apartment collapsed onto the bed from water left running on the floor above. Please contact the Care Team if you can help.

Have a new UU experience in the New Year, 2020!

For a musical experience and an uplifting time among some really nice people, come “try us out” and see if you are simply compelled to join!

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