Welcome to the Unitarian Society of New Haven!

Upcoming Worship

Sunday, March 8
9:15am & 11:15am
Water is life. Essential. Changeable. Mysterious. But what is it?
We look more deeply into the natural science of water, the sacred meaning of water, and the everyday living beside water to appreciate and honor our own personal connection.
Worship Leaders: Liz Appel, Tom Hardin, Lois Smith
with meditation by Rob Skeeles,
Music: USNH Choir sings the Antonio Carlos Jobim song that names this service, with original music by Jesse Greist and special themed selections by Bill Braun, piano.

Sunday, March 15
9:15am & 11:15am
Fresh from participating in the 50th anniversary of the Selma, Alabama voting rights marches, Rev. Josh Pawelek will offer his reflections on today’s #BlackLivesMatter movement. Josh is
– Minister of Unitarian Universalist Society East of Manchester CT,
– Trustee (with our Interim Minister Fritz Hudson) of the continental UU Ministers Association, AND
– a product of our USNH community.
Worship Leaders: Gwen Heuss-Severance & Jesse Greist
Music: Haven String Quartet

Sunday, March 22
9:15am & 11:15am
What is “The most important spiritual function?
The source of all spiritual joy and happiness?”
Its conscience, said Ferenz David, founder of our world’s oldest Unitarian community. How do we develop and maintain a healthy conscience? What does it take today to fulfill our covenant to “affirm and promote . . . rights of conscience?”
Worship Leaders: Fritz Hudson & Jesse Greist
Music: USNH Choir

Childcare is available during worship services.
Childrens’ Religious Education classes,  11:15am
YRUU group, 1:15pm

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presented by the Adult Religious Education Committee

5 Sunday afternoons from12:45 to 2:30
in the library
SIGN UPS: in the Social Hall after services, or contact Cathy at

This course is based on the popular song “Spirit of Life” by Carolyn McDade.  Each week we will explore a phrase from the song to include:
Mar. 8 - Spirit of Life:  Exploring Spirituality
for Unitarian Universalists
Mar. 15 - Sing in My Heart:  Celebrations and Rituals
Mar. 29The Stirrings of Compassion:  Caring for One Another
April 12 - Blow in the Wind, Rise in the Sea:  Nature and Spirit
Apr. 26Move in the Hand:  Living Our Spirituality in Our Day-to-day Lives
Our Mission

We are a diverse, multi-generational faith community that

  • inspires lives of compassion and generosity,
  • nurtures spiritual growth,
  • cultivates transformative connections, and
  • creates a more just world.

-adopted by USNH membership vote March 30, 2014





We Are…

New UUA logoUnitarian Universalist
Gathered in 1951

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