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Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson

Our Mission

We transform ourselves, our community, and our world by intentionally living our Unitarian Universalist principles.

 

Welcoming Congregation

Greetings and WelcomeRev. Bethany Russell-Lowe

Welcome! We are so glad you have found your way here. These are challenging times during our time of social distancing for the pandemic.  If you need words of hope, encouragement, and love click on my picture for a video message to you all.

Rev. Bethany Russell-Lowe (minister@uuctucson.org)

 

Worship Service

Schedule

UUCT is not currently holding services in person due to safety concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic. We have moved online only at this time.  There are live zoom Vesper services on Thursdays and pre-recorded worship services premiering on Sundays at 10:30  (and available thereafter) on YouTube.

ThemeLead Minister(s) or
Worship Associate(s)
Reflector/StorytellerLead Musician
Aug 2 Hymns & Songs of
Searching (4th Principle)
Martha House3 Diane Farone3/
Ann Bowling2
Shekela Wanyama2
Aug 9 Hymns & Songs of
Conscience (5th Principle)
Nina Tolley1 Howard Tolley1/
Jamili Omar1
Shekela Wanyama2
Aug 16 Hymns & Songs of
Community (6th Principle)
Merrie Longbottom4 Derek Contreras2/
Nancy Murphy3
Shekela Wanyama2
Aug 23 Hymns & Songs of
Interdependence (7th Principle)
CUUPS: Julie Olson1/
Carrie Cooper1/
Brenda Lundt1
Chris Tackett1
Aug 30 Hymns & Songs of
Wholeness (8th Principle)
Ann Aust Bob Gordon1/Martha House3

1UU Church of Tucson
2Mountain Vista UU
3Borderlands UU
4Sky Island UU
5Southern Arizona CUUPS (SAZCUUPS)

Fair Share Guide

The Suggested Fair-Share Contribution Guide

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Using the Guide is a simple, 3-step process; giving is a function of commitment and resources.

  1. Most of us budget our financial commitments on a monthly basis and the guide is organized accordingly, but you may calculate on any time frame that works for you. For convenience, the guide shows monthly and corresponding annual income levels. Determine your monthly income or resource level. $___________
  2. ADD to your income level any unusual or periodic income, such as inheritances, business income, anticipated investment income, etc. SUBTRACT any unusual expenses, such as large medical expenses, care of a parent, or a large financial expense, etc. Result: $_________ This is your Adjusted Monthly Income.
    Each of us will have our own unique circumstances to consider in making this calculation. The flexibility to include meaningful and unusual exceptions in your financial life (income and expenses) is what makes the Guide fair and useful. This is a tool for you to use in the spirit of the Congregationalist tradition; we are individually and collectively responsible for resourcing our movement and our congregations. This is an honor system; only you know your circumstances.
  3. From the Adjusted Monthly Income column, move to the right to find a suggested giving level that you are ready to support, between 2% and 10%, depending on adjusted income and level of commitment. Interpolate between guide levels if needed.

In making your decision, consider the four commitment levels below and how they relate to your membership. Consider your UU values in thinking about your income and your financial commitment to the congregation, as expressed in the four levels below. Note that within each commitment level, the guide is progressive, with giving levels rising with capacity.

  • Supporter: The congregation is a significant part of my spiritual and intellectual life that I want to support. My fair share financial commitment starts at 2% of my income and rises to 6% as my income and capacity rise.
    Sustainer: The congregation is my central community; I am committed to sustaining the programs and ministries of my congregation. My fair share financial commitment starts at 3% of my income and rises to 7% as my income and capacity rise.
  • Visionary: My commitment is a clear demonstration of the unique importance of this congregation and of my spiritual principles. My fair share financial commitment starts at 5% of my income and rises to 9% as my income and capacity rise.
  • Transformer: I am deeply committed to the congregation; my contribution provides fuel for transformation and is part of my spiritual practices in living out my UU Principles. My fair share financial commitment represents 10% of my income.

Stewardship For Us | www.stewardshipforus.com

 Fair Share Giving Guide

 

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To access the member's only content, login with user name member and the password (which can be requested from webhelp@uuctucson.org). Member content in the members menu includes congregational and committee documents and reports, including minutes.

 
 
 
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Our Seven Principles

We, the member congregations of the Unitarian Universalist Association, covenant to affirm and promote:

  • The inherent worth and dignity of every person
  • Justice, equity and compassion in human relations
  • Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations
  • A free and responsible search for truth and meaning
  • The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large
  • The goal of world community with peace, liberty and justice for all.
  • Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.

Religious Education

Our Vision

Our lifespan learning community seeks to nurture and stimulate the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and social growth of people of all ages, stages of faith and levels of religious experience.

We envision a program that is rooted in our UU principles and a free and responsible search for meaning that through the thoughts and actions of our lives, transforms us, our community, and our world.

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No More Deaths - No Más Muertes

UUCT adopted No More Deaths as a ministry of the church in the summer of 2008. No More Deaths provides humanitarian aid to end the death and suffering of migrants crossing the US/Mexico border in southern Arizona.