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UU Church hosts Solstice Celebration Dec. 21

Dec 07, 2019

Marking its 23rd year, Unitarian Universalist Church of Belfast, 37 Miller St., will host a Solstice Celebration at 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21.

The church intends to bring the solstice celebration back to its roots of ritual and music with its decorated sanctuary, accompanied by words and song. The event remains open to the public, no tickets required. Donations will be accepted to benefit From Above, an organization dedicated to helping local people experiencing homelessness.

In addition, the church has reserved the Boathouse and will host a fire in a brazier on an apron of grass between the boathouse and the beach. This will mark the end to the solstice event and there will be cider and cakes.

Those who are unable to, or do not want to, walk to the Boathouse will be shuttled from the church, where they can participate comfortably from inside the Boathouse itself. If you require special accommodations and/or transportation to the Boathouse, contact or

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Comments (1)
Posted by: John E Marshall | Dec 07, 2019 14:27

What a wonderful tradition. Our first was held in the First Church social hall and the two primary organizers, Paula Roberts and Rudy Nashan are alas deceased so this is a nice memorial for them. At that point we were still meeting in the Dance Hall second floor and thought of ourselves as "the sock church" since shoes were not permitted above the stairs up.

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