A Worship Associates program is a special kind of shared ministry, in which the minister and associates challenge each other to offer the richest, most diverse, most thoughtful and inspired worship they are capable of.If you would like to be part of shaping the worship life of the congregation by working with the minister, guest speakers, and other members of UUCT to develop and lead worship services, please consider applying to become a Worship Associate.
Purpose: Worship Associates broaden and deepen the worship experience for the entire congregation through the sharing of their gifts and insights. Worship Associates work in partnership with the minister to lead the congregation in meaningful worship and work with guest speakers in the minister’s absence.
To work with the minister and guest speakers in developing a worship theme through choices of readings, music, and hymns.
To be present in the pulpit as assigned to present various elements of the worship service.
To coordinate with guest speakers.
To submit written order of service for lay-led Sundays.
Applying: The application is available in the church office and on-line.Questions?Call Rev. Diane at 748-1551 ext. 11
Endings and Beginnings: Mid-Week Alternative Worship
Wednesday, May 22, 7:00 p.m.
Rev. Diane Dowgiert, Kathleen Hogue, Mary Wiese, Brian Moon
The poet T.S. Eliot noted the end is where we start from. This is the season of graduations, the ending of one phase of life and the beginning of another. We'll mark the endings and new beginnings in our own lives.
Warriors in Training
Sunday, May 26
Rev. Diane Dowgiert
True warriors are those who have attained self-mastery. Warriors train their minds and emotions as well as their bodies. What if we re all spiritual warriors in training? What would that look like? How would we do it? What resources does Unitarian Universalism have to offer warriors in training?
former custodian and longtime friend of UUCT, passed away on Thursday, April 25, 2013. A memorial service will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson on Friday, May 24, 2013 at 6:30pm. Our condolences and deep sympathy go to Albert's family: Kathleen, Kat, and Jimmy.
Greetings and Welcome
Greetings and welcome to our open and inclusive community of faith. This is an intentionally diverse community held together through shared values and a commitment to transform ourselves, our community, and the world around us. This is a congregation with a strong history of direct action in pursuit of peace and justice for all.
Rev. Diane Dowgiert
Our Seven Principles
We, the member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association, covenant to affirm and promote:
The inherent worth and dignity of every person
Justice, equity and compassion in human relations
Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations
A free and responsible search for truth and meaning
The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large
The goal of world community with peace, liberty and justice for all.
Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.
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UUCT adopted No More Deaths as a ministry of the church in the summer of 2008. No More Deaths provides humanitarian aid to end the death and suffering of migrants crossing the US/Mexico border in southern Arizona. See our social action article and visit http://www.nomoredeaths.org/ for more information.
Meetings every Monday, 7-9pm at St. Mark's Presbyterian Church. Contact Rhonda Walker (firstname.lastname@example.org)