Author Archives: UUCBG

Migrants in Texas

At a Sunday service in October, Lisa and John shared their experiences when visiting our border with Mexico. CLICK HERE FOR THEIR PRESENTATION About the Speakers: Married ten years, John and Lisa have recently retired from their respective occupations as engineer and nurse-midwife.   John, upon meeting Lisa, immediately realized that he had found a partner … Continued

Winter Solstice Spiral

Winter Solstice Night 5:30 Wednesday 20 December 2017 As the year turns and winter begins, come walk a spiral path of evergreens with music and candlelight.  All ages welcome! If you’d like to help create this event, contact Janeen at We’ll need pine boughs and greenery, which can be brought to the church on … Continued

UUCBG in the Daily News

The UU Church of Bowling Green is pleased to be one of the four religious institutions in town that were profiled in the Daily News‘s special “Thrive” section on Sunday.  Here is a link to that article:  

Rev. Connolly speaks about Interfaith Gathering

Here’s an excerpt from Simone Payne’s article “Religious community talks about peace, similarities” in the August 26 issue of Bowling Green Daily News. Unitarian Universalist Church of Bowling Green Pastor Peter Connolly said the interfaith gathering is always a friendly group with good intentions aiming to build a better sense of community communication among people … Continued

Petition to UUA about Boy Scouts

Our Social Justice Action Committee asks our members to consider a petition from the group UU Humanists to the Unitarian Universalist Association on behalf of non-theist Boy Scouts. (Our congregation as a whole takes no position one way or the other.) If this is something you wish to support or learn more about, go to … Continued

Musical Chairs, Filling Vacancies, and Teams

New Board Members We had two open seats on the Board of Directors for the term 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2018. The members of our congregation have elected Laura McGee and Buzzy Groves to fill those seats. Many thanks to David Wellman for standing forth as a candidate! In June, the new Board will … Continued

Doctors Without Borders

In June 2017, our third-Sunday collection will be sent to Doctors Without Borders.

Meditation Garden

In February 2016, the congregation voted to create a Meditation Garden between the two buildings. The plan is detailed in Meditation Garden BG Report. The installation of a columbarium is still under consideration.

UUCBG Newsletter 4 March 2016

Please click on UUCBG Newsletter 4 March 2016 for information about our upcoming Chili Cook-off and the Egg Hunt on Easter!

Donations needed for Egg Hunt

On Easter Sunday, the UUCBG RE will be hosting our annual Egg Hunt. YRE will be staffing craft tables and will have a face-painting booth and other Spring crafts for the younger children to enjoy. Everyone is welcome; this event does not have a religious theme. Meet at 11 am on Sunday 27 March in … Continued

Online Updates

Our Website ( is now using the theme from UUA. The site is more interactive and has an online calendar. Each week’s sermon topic and roadside pulpit message is displayed on the front page. All committees are encouraged to have at least one person who posts information on our website. You can create events and … Continued

Cooks wanted for Chili Cook-off

Dear Fellow Keepers of the Flame, Our Annual Chili Cook-off Kickoff event will take place on Sunday, March 20.  For the past six years, the Stewardship Committee has hosted this enjoyable and ‘hotly contested’ event to mark the start of our annual Budget Drive.  This is your invitation to participate! We need eight chefs who … Continued

Policy – Creating and Amending Policies

Policy Statement: It is the policy of UUCBG that Policies are developed with input from interested parties, are approved by the Board, are formatted in a consistent manner, and are available to members of the congregation. All church members and groups shall follow policy when making decisions or taking action. Members shall be kept informed … Continued

UUCBG Covenant of Right Relations

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Bowling Green strives to be an inclusive community, celebrating diversity and individual freedom of belief as stated in our Association’s purposes and principles. We encourage the free expression of ideas and opinions consistent with our Covenant of Right Relations. This covenant is a set of promises we make to guide, … Continued

Policy – Communications

The policies on this page are sponsored by Communications. For suggestions or concerns, please write to Our Facebook Page is not for discussions (approved by the Board of Directors in January 2016) The UUCBG Facebook Page is intended to provide information about UU topics and events for both the general public and for the … Continued

Still No Action on Fairness Ordinance

On Tuesday, January 12, members of the Bowling Green Fairness Alliance went to City Hall to lobby for fairness, bringing petitions signed by more than 1000 local residents. A Fairness ordinance would prohibit discrimination based on sexuality or gender identity in areas such as employment and housing. Bowling Green is the largest city in Kentucky that does … Continued

The Story behind the Clearstory

Churches are special buildings, and over the centuries, special words have been created to describe the spaces within. Many have aisles or bell towers, of course. Churches can also have naves and narthexes, presbyteries and sacristies and baptisteries, or maybe chancels, chapels, and choirs. Our church building here at UUCBG is a unique shape with … Continued