News at First UU

  • Meet the First UU Staff
    Rev. Michelle Scott-Huffman       Rev. Michelle Scott-Huffman has been serving as First UU’s half-time minister since June of 2020.        Rev. Michelle was already familiar to many Springfield residents through her position as campus minister at Ekklesia Progressive Campus Ministry. Ekklesia is affiliated with four denominations and is a leader in interfaith […]
  • November 21st – First UU Opens Their Doors Again!!!!
    Tired of watching services on Zoom? Join us in person, indoors this Sunday, November 21st! The first service is at 10 am with a repeat service at 11:15 am. Please pre-register for this event. Register online HERE (preferred method) or Leave a voicemail at 417-883-3922 before noon on Thursday, Nov. 18. or […]
  • Register for In-Person / Indoor Service 11/21/21
    Register Now for the Live Service on Nov. 21 We’re going to have two services on Nov. 21! We have several reasons to believe the turnout for our live service will be larger than expected, and we don’t want to disappoint any of you; therefore, the Sunday services team is […]
  • Circle Dinners
    Are you ready for some safe, outdoor opportunities to share a meal with friends, old and new? Do you want to connect and get to know people that you’ve seen on a zoom screen, but had little contact in real life? Here is an opportunity to gather and get to […]
  • 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 […]