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Reverence for the Dead

The ancient Celts held that on the night halfway between the Fall Equinox and the Winter Solstice, the veil between the world of the living and the world of the dead would grow thin, and the dead would come to visit. This holy night marked the … read more.

Church Calendar

October 2021

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Recording for Choir
2
  • Zazen Meditation
3
  • Prison Ministry Meeting
  • CUUPs Meeting
  • AA Meeting
4
  • (Rental) SAA
5
  • Caring Team Meeting
6
  • Touchstones Group (Online Only)
7
8
  • Choir Rehearsal
  • Membership Team Meeting (Zoom)
  • Rental showing to view Deale Hall
9
  • Spectrum Meeting
  • Zazen Meditation
10
  • Justice for All Meeting
  • Building & Grounds Meeting
  • AA Meeting
11
  • (Rental) SAA
  • Touchstones
12
  • Touchstones
  • Touchstones Group
13
  • Interfaith Council Meeting
14
  • Wonderful Wednesday
  • Touchstones Group
  • Staff Meeting
15
  • Choir Rehearsal
16
  • Zazen Meditation
17
  • AIM Meeting
  • K-1 OWL Orientation
  • 7-9 OWL Orientation
  • AA Meeting
18
  • (Rental) SAA
19
  • Finance Committee
20
  • Touchstones Group (online only)
  • WCCC Meeting
21
  • WCCC Meeting
  • Wonderful Wednesday
  • Recycle Pick up
  • COVID Vaccination Site
  • Staff Meeting
22
  • Choir Rehearsal
23
  • Zazen Meditation
  • CUUPs event
24
  • Choir Rehearsal
  • Green Sanctuary Meeting at Mary's Market
  • AA Meeting
25
  • (Rental) SAA
  • Touchstones
26
  • Touchstones
  • Touchstones Group (online only)
27
28
  • Board Meeting
  • Touchstones Group (online only)
  • Investment Panel Meeting
  • Staff Meeting
29
  • Investment Panel Meeting
30
  • Zazen Meditation
31
  • Choir Rehearsal
  • Widening the Circle Chapter 3
  • K-1 OWL Class
  • Omega Burckhardt Ordination
  • AA Meeting

Our Stories

I joined the UU Church, Rockford, in 1982 after the birth of my daughter, Erin. My first visit was prompted by learning that I was 20 weeks pregnant, and facing raising my child as a single mother.

Teresa Wilmot

Brian and I were looking for a new church after having been on the church councils of two churches. We brainstormed our needs and wants in a new congregation…

Judy Gustafson

Time was closing in on my husband Roger and I. Rog’s parents, my folks, and many other family and friends were arriving for the baptism of our baby, Quinn.

Barb Oehlke