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Lammas Service

field of wheat with blue sky in backgroundJoin us for our Lammas Service on Friday, August 3, at 7:00pm at UU Church. The Wheel of the Year Services celebrate the history of Pagan solstices and quarter holidays. We do not follow any one particular teaching but rather celebrate the traditions associated with the holidays. It is a family friendly event. Bring your favorite Lammas songs, poems, and readings to share. If you are able a small plate of food to share is welcomed but not required.

Volunteers Needed for UUCTC booth at OUTfest

Outfest LogoOUTfest is the annual Tippecanoe County Pride celebration in Indiana and is a time for building community, education, and celebrating diversity. It will take place on Saturday, August 18, 2018, from 4pm to Midnight.

We need volunteers to staff UU Church's booth at the fest starting at 3pm. Please contact Jack Reynolds to volunteer. Text 765.421.2054 (or call after 2 pm) or reach out via Facebook Messenger. For more on OUTfest, visit

UUCTC Annual Community Picnic

The UUCTC Annual Community Picnic will be held on Sunday, June 3rd, from Noon until 4:00 p.m. at Happy Hollow Park, Shelter #1 (right by the playground). The Park address is 1301 Happy Hollow Rd, West Lafayette.

We will provide meat, buns, and condiments. Please bring a dish - choose from a salad, side dish, or dessert. And bring something to tie dye, as Nicole will be organizing a tie dye table. We hope to see you there. And bring a friend!




Charlie and Gail’s Farewell Celebration

Save the Date - Charlie and Gail's Farewell Celebration will be held on Saturday, June 2nd at 3 p.m.

Come join us in expressing your gratitude for Charlie's many years of service to our congregation, Whether you've enjoyed his sermons, found comfort from him in a time of need, or reveled in his commitment to social justice, this is your time to say goodbye and wish Charlie and Gail all the best for their future.

There will be a short program of speeches and music in the Sanctuary followed by a reception with beer, wine, dessert, and a finger food potluck.

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Rummage sale this Saturday! (May 12 7am-3pm)

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Tippecanoe County, will host its “This is What a UUCTC Rummage Sale Looks Like” on Saturday, May 12th from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM.   We have twice as much merchandise as last year, so we are hoping for a great turnout of buyers!

This year, the Rummage Sale will include lawn and office equipment.  The sale also includes furniture, housewares, electronics, baby items, toys, small kitchen appliances, and sports equipment.  Dorothy Hughes, Rummage Sale Chair said, “The UU Rummage Sale benefits so many people. We have repeat customers who take time to voice their appreciation for the sale, and for the church’s outreach programs.” It is also an opportunity for congregants to donate their gently used items; Hughes said, “It’s a great way to repurpose when you are decluttering or downsizing.”

All proceeds from the Rummage Sale help Unitarian Universalist Church of Tippecanoe County outreach and administrative programs. Hughes said, “It’s the ultimate reuse and repurpose event because items that do not sell are donated to the former Salvage & Surplus, now known as Chestnut Street Mercantile for their use”.


Rummage Sale Collections Today through Sunday, May 6

The meditation room behind the library is available for donations for the rummage sale. Donations are accepted through Sunday, May 6th. The best time to drop them off is Monday – Friday between 8:00 and noon, using the admin entrance. Please carry your items to the meditation room.

Storage space is limited, please hold large items until Monday May 7. If you need assistance with moving large items, contact Kirsten Reynolds at to make arrangements.

If you would like to volunteer to help with rummage sale set up during the week of May 7 or help on Saturday, May 12, please contact Dorothy Hughes at

UU Coffee House Concert Featuring Sharon McKnight with Guest Musicians

The next UU Coffee House concert will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018. Our very own Sharon McKnight with some of Lafayette's best musicians will share their amazing vocal and instrumental talents for a fun Saturday night of music! The Shar'n-Share-Alike Choir will be featured, and a mix of genres guarantee fun music for everyone. Please join us for this fun evening of music and celebration of the arrival of Spring. Free coffee and tasty nibbles will be provided! Doors open at 7:00 p.m, and the show will start at 7:30.

A $10 suggested donation can made at the door.

Community Read of “White Rage” by Carol Anderson

You are invited to the community read of "White Rage" by Carol Anderson, sponsored by Racial Reconciliation of Greater Lafayette. Two Study Groups Will be held at The Unitarian Universalist Church of Tippecanoe County.

Goodwill Clothing Drive

Our spring clothing drive will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2018, from 10am to 2pm. We will be collecting used clothing which we donate to Goodwill Industries in return for cash vouchers which are then donated to LUM or other service organizations. Please use13 gallon plastic bags, or an equivalent size for ease of handling. No shoes, belts, or household items, please. Early donations can be left in the upper room of the Fellowship Hall.