Author: Hannah Born

Homecoming Sunday is Canceled

With great regret, the service planned for this Sunday in the park has been canceled. COVID-19 is still a concern, and in addition the air quality in Yakima has been unhealthy due to fires. Given the recent trend it seems unlikely to improve much before … read more.

Change of Plans: August 29th Service On Zoom

On August 17th the UUCY Board met in an emergency Zoom session regarding in-person services. It was decided to suspend in-person services through the month of August due to the COVID threat and current air quality issues. This decision wasn’t taken lightly. Members of the … read more.

UUCY’s Updated COVID-19 Policy

Due to our state’s current surge in cases and the emergence of a more transmissible variant of the COVID-19 virus, we are bringing UUCY’s protocol in line with the CDC’s latest recommendations. Masks are required for all in-person events (Sunday services, meetings, etc.). To be … read more.

Video message from Rev. Ken

This video message is offered in lieu of our Sunday service an March 15, which was cancelled due to the corona virus health emergency.

Special Notice re: COVID 19

Dear UUCY Members and Friends:

In order to help prevent the spread of the covid-19 virus, the Unitarian Universalist Church of Yakima is suspending all officially- sanctioned UUCY in-person services, meetings and gatherings, including events outside of the church building, until further notice. This … read more.

News from Rev. Ken Jones

There’s an old song I like, by Michelle Shocked, that goes:

The secret to a long life is knowing when it’s time to go.

                I thought of that song, in a
sort of humorous way, after the recent UUCY Board retreat at which I informed
the board … read more.

Some hurt in the UU world from the “UU World.”

Some people say living in religious community is
easy.  You get to hang out with
like-minded people, so you never have to be confronted by someone who sees
things differently.

            But
others say living in religious community is hard, because even if you are
surrounded by people who mostly agree … read more.

Donations Needed for Shelter Meals!

UUCY may not be hosting the shelter this year, but that doesn’t mean that we’re not working to help those in the greatest need! A team of UUCY volunteers is providing and serving at least three hot Sunday dinners for the guests of Camp Hope … read more.