Upcoming Classes

  • Right Relationship: Practicing Covenantal Communication, a Leadership Development Session (Sat, Nov 23 8:30 am)

    Rev. Deborah Cayer, the Leadership Development Team, and Rose Auman with our Healthy Congregations Committee lead this practical and aspirational workshop.

  • Inquirers Series (Sun, Nov 24 10:10 am)

    The Inquirers Series is offered to welcome and inform visitors and friends about ERUUF.

  • UU Elevator Speech (Sun, Nov 24 10:10 am)

    A 3-session course that guides participants in developing a short statement about our Unitarian Universalist faith.

  • Sunday Night Live (Sun, Nov 24 4:30 pm)

    Youth and family programming and social events including dinner

  • Inquirers Series (Sun, Dec 1 10:10 am)

    The Inquirers Series is offered to welcome and inform visitors and friends about ERUUF.

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Next Service

Sunday, November 24, 2019: 9:00 & 11:15 am

It's Sunday Morning. Why are you here?

Today, more Americans than ever identify as religiously unaffiliated. What is it about Unitarian Universalism that compels theists and non-theists alike to show up at a church-like place (church, fellowship, society, you name it) instead of staying home, relaxing, reading the paper, or engaging in any number of other competing possibilities?   

News Items

An Update from the Aesthetics Team

The ERUUF sanctuary, a beloved space, has recently been improved through the hard work and generosity of our members.  Almost two years ago, an aesthetics team began to search for a new chalice to replace a pottery one that had broken. Thanks to ERUUF member, Mary Etta Goes, we were able to locate the California craftsman who made the bronze chalice used at UUA General Assembly, and we ordered his work in three sizes.

Read more: An Update from the Aesthetics Team

World Aids Day Activities at ERUUF

In honor of World AIDS Day, Dec. 1

  • ERUFF will display 24 panels from the Names Project Memorial Quilt from November 27 - December 2.

In partnership with the Alliance of AIDS Services- Carolina (AAS-C):

  • Provide free, confidential HIV/STI testing and between the hours of 10 am and 1 pm and then again between 3 pm-7 pm. Additionally, the Alliance will distribute safer sex information, condoms, lube and dental dams; Monday, December 2
  • Host  a toy drive for AAS-C families Sunday, November 3 through Sunday November 1.
  • Host a food drive for AAS-C families Sunday, November 24-Sunday December 1.
  • AAS-C will host a reception following service on December 1 (time to be determined. )

 

Poet Jimmy Baca to Perform at ERUUF, Carolina Theater

Acclaimed Poet Jimmy Santiago Baca is visiting Durham this October, and making a stop at ERUUF for a special service on Sunday October 27th followed by a collaborative performance with jazz violin virtuoso Christian Howes, on Friday, November 1st in the ERUUF Sanctuary.

Read more: Poet Jimmy Baca to Perform at ERUUF, Carolina Theater

ERUUF Fundraising Raffle 2019, Oct. 27 - Dec. 8

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Enews Annoucement

Help us Sell Tickets! 

Each ERUUF member, family/friend is asked to sell one or more packets of ten tickets. For just $20 a ticket, you, your co-workers, friends, neighbors, and family have a chance at winning one of five prizes:

1. Grand Prize: Dinner for two anywhere in the world, includes two nights accommodation, round-trip airfare (reimbursed up to $5000)

2. Second Prize: Dinner and hotel for two in your state of residence (up to $500)

3. Three Third Prizes: Dinner for two in your state of residence (up to $250)

Read more: ERUUF Fundraising Raffle 2019, Oct. 27 - Dec. 8

Newsworthy Conversations

Allison Mahaley
January 17, 2019
Youth Education
What is a Developmental Youth Ministry Specialist? Besides being a mouthful, this position is both unique and temporary: unique because no other position at ERUUF claims “specialist” (though every paid staff position here requires a degree of special...
Rev. Deborah Cayer
November 28, 2018
In Care
In the midst of uncertainty of many varieties, this fall I’ve been looking for renewal everywhere I can find it. A great source has been a new garden that Chris and I designed and helped install in our backyard in October.After heavy rain that caused...
Rev. Jacqueline Brett
November 18, 2018
Palms Together
My mother is the family griot. She holds the memories of our family from way back, and enjoys sharing them, sometimes for the sake of the stories themselves, at other times for the irony and teachings they hold.In certain West African cultures the gr...