This week our congregation is experiencing an exciting staff transition. Pam Siegler who has served as our Music Director for many years is retiring on Sunday. As much as we will miss Pam, we are also excited to announce our new Interim Music Director, Jonathan Corey. After an in-depth search process that brought us several high-quality candidates, we are delighted that Jonathan has accepted our offer to come and work with us for the rest of the time that we are worshipping exclusively online.

Here’s a little bit about Jonathan: He grew up attending the United First Parish UU Church in Quincy, Massachusetts, where his father is the music director. He graduated from Oberlin Conservatory of Music with a concentration in classical piano in 2008. After graduation, Jonathan became interested in audio recording and worked for several years in recording studios in Chicago, New York City, and Boston. He became the music director of the First Universalist Church in Yarmouth, Maine 2016. After settling in the more temperate climate of Charlottesville, Virginia, he began as the music director of Unitarian Universalist Community Church in Glen Allen, Virginia in 2017. In his free time, Jonathan enjoys hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains.

We appreciated Jonathan’s depth of knowledge of UU music, his technical savvy, and the joyful and easy-going way he leads a choir rehearsal. I so look forward to working with him and hope you all make him feel very welcome as he begins his time with us on Monday, March 1st.

Submitted by the Minister
Musicians and Other Entertainers Wanted!

Open Mic Party!
Saturday, March 6
6:30 p.m.

Calling all musicians, storytellers, and other entertainers! Aren't we all missing those fun open mic events we used to have in our Fellowship Hall? You bet we are! This will be the next best thing, but we need everyone's help and participation. On Saturday, March 6, at 6:30, we will have a virtual Open Mic party on Zoom to celebrate our beloved community and to kick off our annual budget drive. Performers, contact Tim Miller at to sign up or if you'd like to do a test of your Zoom setup. Performers of all ages and ranges of abilities are welcome!

Submitted by the Music & Stewardship Committees
Little Food Pantry

Help keep our outdoor food pantry filled. It’s fun, feels good, and we are Doing Unto Others. Sign up here!
Submitted by the Social Justice Committee
Donating by Text or Online
To give a plate offering to UUCH from your mobile device, text the amount (without dollar sign) to 833-559-0257, and follow the instructions. Text giving is by debit or credit card only.
Like our other online and mobile giving options, this option is through Vanco, is secure, and has a good option for "plate" donations.
To give from your bank account, you can still use the UUCH website or the GivePlus+ mobile app.
Submitted by the Finance Committee
"Who Bends the Arc?"
Rev. Jaimie Dingus / Multi-generational
February 21, 2021

Did you miss our virtual worship service on Sunday? Want a midweek re-watch?

Fear not, you can visit here to watch the recording.

Remember, the building is closed,
but CHURCH is open!

Submitted by the Worship Committee
COVID-19 Relief Funds Available

Funds are available for members of the congregation who have been negatively impacted financially by COVID-19.

If you are a member of UUCH and have financial needs caused by the pandemic, please contact Board President John Schulz or a member of the Care Committee.
Submitted by the Board
Care List
This Sunday at our Circle of Candles:

Gwen Summer Snow Peters lit a candle of joy: I got both of my vaccine shots!!!

Paul and Bridgit lit a candle of joy: It is such a pleasure to swim in the music, images, and uplifting words each week right here via Zoom church. Paul and I won't be able to attend the whole thing this week due to another Zoom meeting with his family. But we will enjoy what we can!

Jaimie Dingus (she/her) lit a candle of joy: A Big Joy! Learned this week that my cousin Nicola who I had the privilege of marrying to her lovely husband Sam is expecting her first baby this summer!

Rachael Scheib lit a candle of sorrow: Please light a candle for my little cat Fiona. With the help of Companion Crossing she is traveling the rainbow Bridge.

The Bullis Family lit a candle of joy: Being home with my ladies. And, lit a candle of sorrow: Missing my family and friends.

Pam Siegler lit a candle of joy: So beautiful. Wonderful mastery of the melody.

Kathy Fisher lit a candle of gratitude: Thank you, dear Pam. I love this composer.

Greeter - Nancy Finley lit a candle of concern: Over the dramatic increase of hate crimes directed to Asian-Americans in the last year.

LaDawn Edwards lit a candle of joy: My mother, Kether, got her 2nd vaccine dose Friday & I got my first last week (through a special HH signup for teachers.) Thanks to Barbara Hitt for keeping us informed of local resources.

Willie Robinson (Energy) lit a candle of sorrow: The amount of hate crimes that are happening more and more with no justice is disheartening.

Gail and Howard Williams lit a candle of sorrow: Our friend Sarah Jane's husband Jerry died from a heart attack this week. He wasn't even 40.

Kathy Heath lit a candle of gratitude: Amanda, Thank you for the beautiful winter photos of our area!
Upcoming Events

Please note that all meetings, worship services, and gatherings will be held online until further notice. Please check our Facebook page and website for updated information and links

Thursday, February 25
Worship Committee
5:30 p.m.

Stewardship Committee
7:00 p.m.

Sunday, February 28
9:30 a.m.

Worship Service
Rev. Jaimie Dingus
10:45 a.m.

4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 2
Soul Circle - Group A
7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 3
Susan's Happy Hour
5:00 p.m.

Choir Practice
7:00 p.m.

Thursday, March 4
Personnel Committee
10:00 a.m.

Worship Committee
5:30 p.m.

Soul Circle - Group B
6:00 p.m.

Friday, March 5
Stewardship Committee
12:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 6
Open Mic Party!
6:30 p.m.

Sunday, March 7
9:30 a.m.

Worship Service
Rev. Jaimie Dingus
10:45 a.m.
Rev. Jaimie Dingus

Office Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday by appointment.
UUCH 2020-21
Board Members
John Schulz
 Vice President:
Nick Wilbourn

Nancy Finley

Bob Locklear

Suzey Delacey
Jack Long
Bryan Walls

Rev. Jaimie Dingus

Do you have an agenda item for the Board? 
The Board respectfully requests that all agenda items for the meeting be submitted to Board President John Schulz via email no later than one week prior to the meeting (i.e. the Tuesday before). The next board meeting is scheduled
for Tuesday, March 23, 2021.
Office Administrator
Holly Hinkle

Main Office Hours:
9:30 am-1:30 pm
*Please email office if you need building access.

For more info on any event, contact the church office or visit our website.
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3921 Broadmor Rd., Huntsville, AL 35810

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Holly Hinkle
PO Box 5545
Huntsville, AL 35814
(256) 534-0508
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