The Unitarian Universalist Church in Reston is a progressive, vibrant, and active congregation, serving both intellectual and spiritual needs.
For nearly 50 years, the Unitarian Universalist Church in Reston (UUCR) has been home to liberal religion in our area. We strive to be a spiritual community where hearts and minds are encouraged to grow, question, discover, and learn. UUCR has a long history of diversity and inclusion, of affirmation and advocacy. These beliefs and actions are at the core of Unitarian Universalism and are at the core of our church. We are a Welcoming Congregation; our church embraces people of any age, sex, race, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, class, ability, language, or cultural background. UUCR supports each person in his or her religious journey. We invite you to share your religious journey with us.
Mission: Our Vision: To be a religious community of unlimited opportunities for personal and collective growth, serving as a beacon of free and liberal faith in a changing world. Our Mission: The mission of this church is to be an inclusive, ethical and spiritual community in which we strive to live our values and make the world a better place.
Rev. Debra's homily from this Sunday is now available to watch online. If you missed Sunday's service, or you would like to watch it again - or you want to share with your friends - please do so!
Click below for "See All the People."
Homily by Rev. Dr. Debra W. Haffner - May 3, 2020
PLEASE SEND PHOTOS! 📸 💗
We are requesting photos for a special Mother's Day slideshow for the worship service this Sunday.
Please send photos of the mothers and mother figures in your life to Beth ([email protected]) by Tuesday, May 5. Thank you!
UUCR friends, I was on a panel last week for the Pacific School of Religion about how to do church in the time of pandemic. I highlighted all of what UUCR has done. You might enjoy listening:
Reflections on balancing our own well-being and need for distance while seeking to stay connected, lead worship online, particularly ministering in times of ...
[05/01/20] Parker Palmer offers this counsel for interacting with other human beings: “No fixing, no saving, no advising, no setting each other straight.” It's good practice during these times when we are all stressed. Love, Rev. Debra
On Tuesday at 4 pm, Rev. Debra will be a guest speaker for the Pacific School of Religion on "Ritual and Connection in a Time of Social Distancing". If you'd like to listen, please register at We’d appreciate your registering here:https://forms.gle/J1Y2PgJRfdXYm7MKA She will be highlighting the way UUCR has continued to serve worship and connection during these past six weeks.
docs.google.com Please join us on Tuesdays at 2:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) for a webinar for chaplains, pastors, and other members of the community. There will be a time at the end for Q&A. You can attend by using the following link: https://zoom.us/j/521354788
[04/22/20] What's giving you hope right now? Cynthia and Jesse are putting together a video for worship, and we need your help. Please send [email protected] a photo of you holding up a sign with what's giving you hope or a photo of something giving you hope. She needs it by noon on Thursday. Thank you!
30 years ago, our church established the Jennifer Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Fund to award scholarships to local high school seniors who have overcome adversity.
Please consider making a donation and supporting our local high school scholarship candidates who may face even greater obstacles reaching their goals with the unanticipated impact of COVID.
We thank you and the four other local participating congregations for your support of this important scholarship fund. Together we have helped more than 190 students attend college who might not have been able to do so otherwise. ❤️
mailchi.mp Thirty years ago, UUCR established the Jennifer Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Fund to award scholarships to local high school seniors who have overcome adversity, e.g., financial, language, or family. Four other Reston religious congregations joined in, and, to date, we have helped more than 190 st...
Our weekly eBlast newsletter includes information about worship this Sunday, church news and opportunities to connect with each other. Click below for this week's UU Reston Connection!
mailchi.mp To participate on the internet with your computer, tablet or smart phone: click on this link to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/603044881. To participate with audio only by telephone: dial +1 301-715-8592 and enter the following webinar ID when prompted: 603 044 881.
[04/09/20] Please send a PHOTO or two of you/your family for a virtual Easter parade this Sunday. Send by Friday. [email protected]. 🌷🐰
We are pleased to share this blog post written by Steve Zappalla, PhD, LPC, ACS. Dr. Zappalla specializes in working with people who are experiencing trauma, anxiety, depression and addictions.
uureston.org Written by Steve Zappalla, PhD, LPC, ACS Fears and concerns are spiking because of the threat and uncertainty of the Corona virus. It is understandable and normal that you would feel fear, anger, frustration, helplessness and all the other emotions that arise when facing
[04/08/20] For Easter worship: Can you send [email protected] a picture of your family for a virtual Easter Parade by Friday? And please bring a 6-8 inch piece of thread, yarn, or ribbon for each person watching on Sunday.
Rev. Debra made this video for UU boomers and it's being shared around the country. Watch it on youtube and pass it on! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZyzypL1Eh4&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3S3fzgOfjVBrmsEXGT1cBzhFrigWpBSm1mD2ZpXkGmdpizuOHWKS5
Not feeling old enough to be in the risk group, boomer? Well, we are! Join me in a discussion of why accepting that even though we feel young, we need to tak...
"Even when the darkness crashes in, you will be found." Take a listen, friends. You will be found. Love, Rev. Debra
James Corden wraps up #HomeFest with some words on the range of emotions he's felt while in quarantine, and on the importance of being there for others in th...
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[03/31/20] Rev. Debra will be live on Facebook, today at 1:00. We hope you will stop by!
Rev. Debra talked about this very special local child and his family in her homily yesterday. This story is so heartwarming and serves as an important reminder that we can all make a difference in this difficult time.
patch.com Seven-year-old Zohaib Begg hit the jackpot when he visited hotels in Ashburn to see if they had protective gear to donate to hospitals.
You can now view last Sunday's online worship online - or pass it on to your friends! http://www.uureston.org/sermons/2020-comfort-me
uureston.org Rev. Debra's sermons are available in audio format below. You may listen to the sermon online or download for listening at a later time.
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