Upcoming Worship Services

Ysaye Barnwell

When: 4/30/2017 at 9:00 am and 11:00 am| Worship Leader: Rev. Hilary Landau Krivchenia
The topic and music for this service was selected by the person who won the worship service offering at the Time and Talent Auction. Plan to come learn about this famous Unitarian Universalist musician and hear some of her music.
At 9:00, young people attend the worship service with their families. Nursery (ages 0-2) and Chalice Children (ages 2-3) will be available.
At 11:00, young people begin in their classrooms. Kindergarten and older will participate in Faith in Action, our service learning program for young people. They will be learning about Faith in Place, one of Countryside’s outreach service partners.

Coming of Age Service

When: 5/7/2017 at 9:00 am and 11:00 am| Worship Leader: Coming of Age Group
Our Coming of Age youth (grades 8-9) will present their credos or affirmations – their personal statement of beliefs – during this service.
Young people in Kindergarten and above attend the worship service with their families; nursery and chalice children classes will be available during both services.

to be announced

When: 5/14/2017 at 9:00 am and 11:00 am| Worship Leader: Rev. Hilary Landau Krivchenia
Sr High Bridging: During the service, we will recognize our high school students who are bridging from youth to young adulthood.
Young people in kindergarten through grade 7 attend the beginning of the service with their families; all other young people begin in their classrooms.
Share the Plate: Half of the cash collected in the offering will be donated to Shelter, Inc., a charity based in Schaumburg which since 1975 has provided community-based, emergency, and longer-term housing for children and adolescents who are abused, neglected, dependent, or in need of supervision. They operate 24 hours/day, 365 days/year.

ONE Service followed by Annual Meeting: sermon topic to be announced

When: 5/21/2017 at 10:00 am| Worship Leader: Rev. Hilary Landau Krivchenia
Young people in kindergarten through grade 7 attend the beginning of the service with their families; all other young people begin in their classrooms.
On Sunday, May 21, we will offer child dedications during the worship service for any child (infant –age 12) who has either recently joined our congregation or who has not yet had the opportunity to be dedicated. The children will be given the blessing and support of the congregation and receive a special gift. If you are interested in being part of this dedication, please contact Jules Jaramillo, DLRE@ccuu.org, or Rev. Hilary Krivchenia, Minister@ccuu.org, by May 14.
NOTE: Our One-Service Schedule begins the 3rd Sunday in May and continues through Labor Day, with one worship service and religious education program at 10:00 am.
On the 3rd Sunday in May, our Congregational Annual Meeting will be held at 11:00 am, immediately following the ONE worship service. Childcare is provided during the Annual Meeting.

Expectations of Immortality

When: 5/28/2017 at 10:00 am| Worship Leader: Rev. Dr. C. Scot Giles
Rev. Dr. Giles’s service will be about the human journey from birth to death to afterlife. The tone of the sermon will be positive and hopeful but not strongly theological (no literal Heaven talk).
Young people attend worship with their families. Nursery (ages 0-2) and Chalice Children (ages 2-3) will be offered during worship.
NOTE: From the 3rd Sunday in May through Labor Day, we have ONE worship service and religious education program at 10:00 am.