Author: Mountain Light UUC

A republic, if you can keep it

As we celebrate Independence Day, let’s remember that keeping a democracy remains the duty and obligation of its citizens. At the close of the of the constitutional convention, Ben Franklin was asked “What have we got, a republic or a monarchy?” His famous reply “A republic, … read more.

Support UU the Vote

2020 MAY 13 – Last night more than 1,100 UUs from around the country gathered for our “How We Thrive” live event!

I am overwhelmed by our community’s deep commitment to justice and democracy. As Rev. Ashley Horan said last night, “We need to take shifts … read more.

Video Chat Thursdays

Feeling isolated? Missing your Mountain Light family? Join us Thursday evenings from 6 to 7 PM on Zoom to share how you are coping with “Sheltering in Place” or just come to chat. This group is mostly unstructured at the moment, and we … read more.

Easter Service

The congregation of Mountain Light Unitarian Universalist Church believes that it is our moral obligation to protect public health and the most vulnerable people in our beloved community. Therefore, we have postponed all gatherings until we feel that the dangers of the COVID-19 pandemic have … read more.

Gilmer Food Pantry Needs Food

The Gilmer Food Pantry is in desperate need of food donations.  They have money to buy food, but their sources have more and more limited availability of some items.  They can accept donations of canned, boxed, bagged, or any non-perishable food on Mondays from 8:30-11:30 … read more.

Worship Services Online

Starting 2020 March 29, Mountain Light UUC will stream Sunday worship services via Zoom, a video-communications platform. Within the next couple of days, Stacey Day will be sending information to everyone on our newsletter mailing list on how to log on to the streaming … read more.

Gilmer Food Pantry

March 21, 2020: Gilmer Community Food Pantry’s resources are being quickly depleted as more businesses reduce or eliminate employees during the coronavirus pandemic.

The Pantry really needs our help, so they will be the MLUUC Giving Tree recipients through the end of May. Rather than send … read more.

Medicare and COVID-19

According to the CDC, older adults and people who have severe chronic medical conditions like heart, lung or kidney disease are at a higher risk of serious illness if they contract the COVID-19 virus. This means that most people with Medicare are at a higher … read more.