Author Archives: David

Weather Cancellation: January 20, 2019




Hello, friends! We’re going to favor caution based upon the current forecast and cancel worship for tomorrow (Sunday, January 20, 2019). We’ll reschedule our celebration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.—including our choir and band—for next … read more.

Christmas Eve Family Choir is back!

It’s that time again! Will you be joining us at UUCV for Christmas Eve 2018? If so, we’d love to have you in the annual Christmas Eve Family Choir! No auditions, no stress: just attend one rehearsal and you’re in! See this … read more.

A Call to Arms

I read this prayer, from Marta Valentín’s wonderful devotional book, A Long Time Blooming, as our gathering devotional at choir last night.  Marta is Minister at First Church Unitarian in Littleton, Massachusetts.  Her first settled ministry was at First Unitarian Universalist Church of … read more.

Join us in celebrating Ken Laws!

David & Ginger Hildebrand, nationally recognized scholars and performers and distinguished graduates of the music department at Dickinson College present a concert of American music, older and newer, and an evening of celebration and tribute to Professor Kenneth Laws!

Saturday, November 3, 2018, 7:30 PM
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The UUMN is (soon to be) no more!

UUMN Treasurer Lyle “LB” Brown models a slightly modified example of the “UUMN Being” T-shirt that at least a few of us are glad are becoming collector’s editions….

If you’ve engaged me in conversation for more than a few minutes on professional matters, you’ve almost … read more.

A few words about authenticity & accountability in music

Statistically speaking, our worshipping community at UUCV is overwhelmingly, and often exclusively, White.  And yet every week a representative of our board welcomes us into an “intentionally diverse religious community.”

Part of our intentional diversity, of course, is the inclusion of music from non-White traditions—our … read more.

Singers of all ages needed for Christmas Eve!

Singers of all ages and levels of experience are invited and most welcome to join us for the annual UUCV Christmas Eve Family Choir!  All you need to do to sing with us on Christmas Eve is attend at least ONE of the three scheduled rehearsals. … read more.