A Culture of Inclusion

The Welcoming Renewal Committee encourages every member and friend of the congregation to complete the “Trans Inclusion in Congregations” course. The six session self-paced online video and reading series is completed individually. This course is one of the ways that we can center and enact culture change, starting in our Read more…

Notecard Fundraiser

This year the Sew-Sew group had planned to host a UUniquely Made art/craft show as a First UU fundraiser. However, in response to Covid19 we postponed that event to a future date. In the meantime, we have created some special note cards showcasing some of our First UU artists. Each set comes with Read more…

UUA Disaster Relief

Rev. Lauren Smith of the UUA Disaster Relief Fund has issued an emergency appeal to meet the needs of Iowa residents affected by the devastating derecho winds of last week. From Rev. Smith: The UUA Disaster Relief Fund is here for UUs and UU congregations when disaster strikes…. Grants from Read more…

Press Release

First Unitarian Universalist Church of Springfield MO welcomes Rev. Michelle Scott-Huffman as its new minister. She begins her duties today, July 1. Scott-Huffman already is familiar to many Springfield residents through her position as campus minister at Ekklesia Progressive Campus Ministry, a leader in interfaith conversations at Missouri State University. Read more…

Congregational Meeting

Sunday 5/17/20 – 11:45 am – 12:15 pm Agenda Call to Order – Opening Words  Verify Quorum  Adopt rules of procedure allowing electronic voting Reports New Business Presentation of the amendments to the bylaws Presentation of advancement of Rev. Michelle Scott-Huffman to half-time work Presentation of proposal to draw from Read more…

Support Connecting Grounds

Show Support for unsheltered people

During a time when many of us are staying in our homes, there are unsheltered members of our community who do not have homes to retreat to. Local church The Connecting Grounds, led by minister Christie Love, is working hard to protect those members of our community. The News-Leader has recently reported Read more…