UURhythmics

The WUU is featuring a new approach to service music: The UURhythmics! On February 12 this group played variations on Percy Mayfield’s “Please Send Me Somebody to Love” in jazz, blues, and rock styles. The lineup featured David Hamilton on piano, John Trindle on guitar, Tom Payne on electric bass, Renee Kingan on flute and tenor saxophone, Paulette Amory on …

2010-11 WUU Choir Sundays

These are the Sundays the choir will sing this year. The service topic is listed. WUU choir rehearses at 7:30 pm on Wednesdays in the sanctuary. Check the calendar for changes that might occur. 9/12 – Water Communion 9/19 – Forgiveness 10/3 – Association Sunday 10/24 – Amazing Grace 11/7 – Grateful Heart 11/21 – St. Cecilia 12/5 – God …

2009-10 WUU Choir Sundays

These are the Sundays the choir will sing this year plus a few other significant music events. The service topic is listed if  known.  The choir will sing at four early services as indicated below. WUU choir rehearses at 7:30 pm on Wednesdays in the sanctuary. Check the calendar for changes that might occur. 9/13 – Water Communion 9/27 – …

Youth Choir Schedule

Here is the upcoming schedule for the youth choir. Oct. 26 – performance Nov. 2 – rehearsal Nov. 16 – rehearsal For more information about the Youth Choir, please contact Joelle Griffin Russell.  Thanks!

Sermon, Sunday, August 24, 2008

“Save the Planet, Save your Soul” by Rev. Paul Boothby Do we take our relationship with the web of life seriously? Are we prepared to make real changes in our way of living, and change the way we think about ourselves and our future? As pressures on ecological systems worldwide disrupt the ability of communities and species to thrive, our …

WUU Choir rehearsals begin August 20

WUU choir resumes rehearsals Wednesday, August 20, at 7:30 pm in the sanctuary. We will meet Akiko Fujimoto our conductor for the coming year and prepare to sing at the September 7 and 21 worship services. New members to the choir are always welcome as well as returning singers.

Summer Music at WUU

Musical members and friends of WUU are sharing their talents during summer services. These are the musicians scheduled for our Summer Music Series: June 29 Larry Ventis July 6 Randi Wiley July 13 Renee Kingan July 20 Catherine Hauke July 27 David Hamilton August 3 Mary DeLara August 10 Steve Brecker and Michael McCoy August 17 Carver Family August 24 …

Service, Sunday, June 22, 2008

“View from Inside the Labyrinth” by Rev. Jennifer Ryu, Co-minister: Each of you, in choosing to enter the WUU community, has chosen to face the joys and challenges of a spiritual life. You are inside the labyrinth with its many twist and turns; perils and promises. How does the path look from where you stand today? Prelude: D’Amour je suis …

Tabernacle Band! 5/18, 10:20 AM

The Tabernacle Band will be playing during the second service on Sunday, May 18th, under the direction of Joelle Griffin Russell. We will meet for a rehearsal at 10:20 on the 18th, immediately following the first service. We hope you’ll be able to join us! And, bring a friend…this is the chance to play in an ensemble without all those …

Hymn #149 “Lift Every Voice And Sing”

Lift Every Voice and Sing was first performed in public in Jacksonville, Florida as part of a celebration of Lincoln’s Birthday on February 12, 1900. A choir of 500 students at the segregated Stanton School sang. James Weldon Johnson who wrote the words was principal at the school. In 1990, singer Melba Moore released a modern rendition of Lift Every …