COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

Although our building is closed, we are open to our community! Join us for online Sunday Worship at 10 am, and our virtual events and programs.

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Staying-In-Touch Team Update

UUCC’s Staying in Touch Team has started meeting again, and a new idea to help keep UUCCers connected has developed that we hope will start to organically take off (with some help from you, we hope!)

Here’s our “Small Gestures” suggestion:

In these times of COVID and physical distancing, it’s easy to feel isolated. We need to be intentional about staying connected. And small gestures go a long way.

We invite you to reach out to someone you haven’t seen or heard from in a while and connect by making a small gesture to lift their spirits. You’ll make their day, week, or even year. And likely come away from it feeling your own spirit lifted as well.

Some possible small gestures:

Handwrite a card, sing them a song, send a small gift, unearth an old photo and share it, drop a flower from your garden at their doorstep, send them an instant message or post on their Facebook page, thank them for a good deed, deliver lunch, gift them something you’ve crafted, leave them a book you’ve loved and think they will too, or simply phone them. It is truly the thought that counts.

And if someone gives you a no-so-random act of kindness, please “thank it forward”! 

Don’t stress yourselves out overdoing this. But at your own pace, our suggestion is to reach out to someone and in-gather them back to your life.

Thank you for helping us all stay connected and feel held during this hard time.

– UUCC’s Staying in Touch Team
(Ken Crandell, Laurie Coltri, Kim Estell, Lindsay Thompson, Ross Martin, and Sara Davidson)


Updates

  • In-person UUCC (and UUCC-sponsored) events are canceled or being held virtually for the foreseeable future, likely through at least May 2021. We will announce updates and changes to this plan as they become available.
  • Worship: Join us for online Sunday worship at 10 am. Access here.
  • Our Owen Brown Interfaith Center (OBIC) partners Christ United Methodist Church and Muslim Family Center have suspended their gatherings and the OBIC building continues to be closed.
  • The Cradlerock Children’s Center located in OBIC is open to children of parents who are essential workers, but this may change as they are evaluating regularly.

* Please check back for information about modified UUCC activities.*


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COVID-19 Resources

Office of Governor Larry Hogan
Press Releases & Videos

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Updates & Resources

Howard County Health Department
Updates & Resources
(Including Information Hotline)

Unitarian Universalist Association
Updates & Resources

World Health Organization
Updates & Resources

Global Cases Tracker
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The New York Times
Free Access to COVID-19 Coverage