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The First Unitarian Universalist Church Of West Volusia
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Welcome To A church that illuminates the quest for responsible service and religious insight. 

Each Sunday we invite a guest speaker to present a topic of interest. At the end of each month we have a visiting Unitarian Universalst minister, the Reverend Jack Higgins who shares his insights with us and what it means
to be a unitarian universalist.

Sunday Services are held at 10:30 am at 116 S. Clara Avenue (Please scroll down to the bottom of the page for directions)

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Weekly and Monthly Happenings

WEEKLY DISCUSSION GROUP: A group for relevant readings and books discussed, with coffee and cake.

THE QUESTION GROUP: A bi-weekly group to answer your questions on what it means to be a unitarian universalist.

THE TAPESTRY OF FAITH CLASS: A Bi-monthly group for the UU Curriculum. See the link under Current Events

MUUVIE NIGHT: Come join us for Movies and discussion of interest to UU's. These range from documentaries or comedies. Check the link under Current Events for the current offering.

POT LUCKS: A gathering of members and friends to dine, laugh and share stories.

THE INTERFAITH KITCHEN: We participate in the DeLand Community Interfaith Kitchen providing meals for those in need.

FAIR TRADE: We offer an opportunity to purchase fairtrade coffee, teas, and chocolates.

THE BIRTHDAY CLUB: We have adopted the children at three group homes for the celebration of their birthdays. A poster is on the bulletin board at church with names of the homes and the children and their birthdays. A birthday card and a gift card will be given to each child. The birthday cards will be passed around to be signed. Thank you to all who have already donated to the Birthday Club Fund. Proceeds from Social Action fundraisers will go to this project. Anyone who wishes to make a personal donation may give cash to any Social Action member or write a check noting Birthday Club on the check.

Our Principles...

The inherent worth and dignity of every person;

Justice, equity and compassion in human relations;

Acceptance of one another and encouragement to spiritual growth in our congregations;

A free and responsible search for truth and meaning;

The right of conscience and the use of the democratic process within our congregations and in society at large;

The goal of world community with peace, liberty, and justice for all;

Respect for the interdependent web of all existence of which we are a part.

 The Living Traditions from which we draw...

Direct experience of that transcending mystery and wonder, affirmed in all cultures, which moves us to a renewal of the spirit and an openness to the forces which create and uphold life;

Words and deeds of prophetic women and men which challenge us to confront powers and structures of evil with justice, compassion, and the transforming power of love;

Wisdom from the world's religions which inspires us in our ethical and spiritual life;

Jewish and Christian teachings which call us to respond to God's love by loving our neighbors as ourselves;

Humanist teachings which counsel us to heed the guidance of reason and the results of science, and warn us against idolatries of the mind and spirit.

Spiritual teachings of earth-centered traditions which celebrate the sacred circle of life and instruct us to live in harmony with the rhythms of nature


Directions to UU DELAND 116 S. Clara Avenue
Unitarian Universalist Church of DeLand - 116 S. Clara Avenue, DeLand 32720
From the intersection of US 17-92 (Woodland Blvd.) and SR 44 (New York Ave.), proceed west on SR 44, turn left on Clara Ave. The church is located on the right.
I-95 Exit at I-4 and travel west on I-4. Exit at SR 44 (exit 56/118) and travel west (towards DeLand), to Clara Avenue and turn left. The church is located on the right.
I-4 Take I-4 to SR 44 (exit 56/118). Exit and proceed west on SR 44 over I-4, to Clara Avenue and turn left. The church is on the right.
NSB Take SR 44 west over I-4, Turn left on Clara. The Church is on the right.
NW Take SR 17 south to DeLand. Turn Right one block before New York Ave, Go one block and turn left. Turn right on New York avenue. Proceed west and turn left on Clara Avenue. The church is on the right.

116. Clara Avenue

116 S. Clara Avenue  •  DeLand, FL 32724
phone: (386) 734-6499

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