What should I (my children) wear?
You’re welcome to come dressed in whatever makes you comfortable. Many of our attendees wear casual dress and others wear jeans and t-shirts; it’s really up to you. Children should wear clothing appropriate for crafts, snacks, and occasionally playing outside.
Is there childcare during church?
Yes, we have a staffed nursery and age appropriate classes for children before and during the service .
Can my child stay with me during the service?
Certainly. Rocking chairs are also available in the back of the Sanctuary.
Is your church the same as the Unity church?
No, the Unity church is located about a mile north of us and is not affiliated with Unitarian Universalism.
Are you a Christian church?
Not specifically. We promote a free and responsible search for truth and meaning. Many of our members and friends identify with and draw inspiration from Christianity, Humanism, Paganism, Judaism and other religious and philosophical traditions.
What goes on during the service?
Every Sunday is different but we usually have hymns, readings, and a sermon. We usually have one or two special songs performed by our choir or a musician or singer from the congregation. Sometimes we have a dixieland jazz band come play for us. And a couple times a year the Men’s Choir of the Ozarks will sing.
Are you a gay church?
No, but we are a Welcoming Congregation. LGBTQ persons are welcome to attend and join like everyone else. People from all walks of life have found a home at our church.
Are you a cult?
No. We are a member congregation of the Unitarian Universalist Association with about 200,000 members nation wide. Both the Unitarian and the Universalist churches have a long and respectable history which merged to form the Unitarian Universalist Association in 1961. Our local church is governed by a Board of Trustees who are democratically appointed by the congregation for a two year term. We are open minded and promote a free and responsible search for truth and meaning.
Can you believe anything you want?
No. We are a non-creedal church which allows the freedom to search for truth along many paths. However, as a congregation we affirm and promote our shared principles and purposes.
Is your church a good place for families?
Yes. We are an active church with something for everyone. Our children’s program meets downstairs and is growing to fill the space. Children of all ages meet each Sunday for fun and enlightening activities.
Is your building wheelchair accessible?
Yes. We also have large print hymnals available.