Use the Sunday Morning Worship via Zoom link.
Ministers’ Office Hours 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM every week on Wednesday.
Fall CUF Office Hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9 am to 3 pm
Steffi works from home office Thursdays 9 to 3 pm
(Phone calls to CUF are forwarded to her cell phone)
Ministers’ office hours Wednesdays 1:00 – 3:00 pm
To find out about church event cancellations due to weather, please refer to one of the following:WLBZ Storm Center, WABI closings, CUF Facebook page, church answering machine 866-3655, church website:https://opencuf.org If RSU #26 (which includes Orono) is closed, the church is closed.
If you have subscribed with your e-mail address, you will get an e-mail directly from church!
Children are welcome here
“We welcome persons of every age, background, circumstance, ethnicity, family configuration, gender identity, and sexual orientation. We believe that diversity enriches our faith community and that each of us has a right and responsibility to support one another as we search for the divine by living, learning, and growing.”
First Sunday of Advent
| The CUF Weekly Digest|
November 24, 2021
Sunday November 28th
“HOME: Advent I”
Hybrid Worship – 10:00 am
In the Sanctuary and on ZoomZoom Link for Worship
Meeting ID: 832 3960 9709
Passcode: 952776 Phone: +1 929 205 6099
Click to Join Worship by Zoom
May gratitude be your host and guest.
Click here to hear words from last Sunday’s worship featuring the Haudenosaunee “Great Thanksgiving.”
Click here to learn about indigenous history in Maine and current organizing for recognition of Wabanaki sovereignty.
Upcoming Holidays at CUF
– Longest Night Service, Dec. 21, 7:00 p.m.
The holiday season for some brings extra weight of heaviness, loneliness, grief, or sorrow. Be with community on the longest night of the year. Share prayer and song and quiet together,
to honor the sacred in the darkness.
Both In-person and Online
– Christmas Eve Eve Fun at the Church!, Dec. 23, afternoon
Add your puppet to the shadow nativity facing Main Street.
Drink wassail or hot chocolate. Light a candle and read a story with the ministers. Enjoy crafts in the vestry.
CUF, “a house for all people,” will be open for celebration stations.
Inter-generational program involving kids of all ages!
In-person only, outdoors and indoors
– Lessons and Carols, Dec. 24, 5:00 p.m.
Zoom in to see friends, hear familiar sacred stories,
and sing loudly with the CUF choir on Christmas Eve!
– Candlelight Service, Dec. 24, 7:30 p.m.
Come to church in-person to share reflection,
hear solo music, and light candles during “Silent Night.”
– Pajama Worship, Dec. 26, 10:00 a.m.
Low-tech Sunday! Stay home in your pajamas.
Or come to church in your pajamas, that’s ok too!
Enjoy quality time including with God, in an extended devotion.
Both In-person and Online
Thanksgiving Week:The CUF office is closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 and 25
Indian Island School – Food Pantry
will receive a $1 donation from each purchase of the $2.50 reusable Fight Hunger Bag at the Hannaford store located at 500 Stillwater Avenue, Old Town ME.
|Nursery Position at CUF|
We have a wonderful temporary Nursery Care Provider
– Alyssa Wentehart.
For a permanent Nursery Care Provider, CUF seeks an individual with experience working with infants and toddlers to provide
safe, nurturing and enjoyable nursery care
for our youngest children each Sunday.
The individual will work in an integrated and collaborative style with our multi-staff ministry team,
teaching from 9:30 – 11:30 am each Sunday morning.
This is a 12- month position and the pay is $20 an hour.
Background check will be performed before hire.
For a complete job description contact Stefanie Egenhofer
at 207-866-3655 or email@example.com.Please send resume to
Stefanie Egenhofer firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Little Food Pantry at CUF!|
With cold weather here, we need more
donations that won’t freeze.
Some suggestions are: soup mixes, hamburger helper type meals, crackers, snacks, peanut butter (this lasts 6 months in the freezer!), cereal, oatmeal, flour, sugar, cake mixes,
hot cocoa mix, and toiletries.
Thank you for helping me to keep the
food pantry stocked this winter!
Thanksgiving Baskets and Orono to Africa
In November CUF also supports Othakarhaka–
CUF’s Orono to Africa benevolence in Malawi.
Please make checks payable to CUF with memo:
Thanksgiving Baskets or Orono to Africa
To give online: https://opencuf.org/donate
Select Designated Benevolence dropdown.
Bible Study in the CUF Library
Tuesday, November 23, 4:00 pm
Ministers Office Hours
Malcolm and Mariah will be back from vacation next week.
Ministers’ Office Hours
Wednesday Nov. 24 from Noon to 1:00 pm.