December – From the Minister

Where is the Light?
Sunday, December 20 morning services at 9:00 and 11:00am
music from the Choir, directed by Thaxter Cunio and from the Youth Choir, directed by Russell Packard

Stories from Amy Peterson Derrick, Rev. Luke Stevens-Royer, and others.
We’ll sing “Solstice Song” and “The Twelve Days of Christmas” – cherished White Bear traditions.

Winter Solstice Night
Sunday, December 20: Come back to church to celebrate the longest night!

Celebration at 5:00pm

We’ll mark the turning of the year and welcome Yule with a magical tree, music from Harmonia, solstice stories for all ages and an outdoor starry circle round a solstice bonfire.
Then – we’ll warm up inside over a shared winter meal.

Adults and children of all ages are welcome. Dress warmly!

O Holy Night

Christmas Eve Candlelight Services
Wednesday, December 24 at 4:00pm 6:00pm 10:00pm

at 4:00 and 6:00pm
Songs and carols, stories and wonder, with music from the Choir, directed by Thaxter Cunio

at 10:00 pm
The winter night deepens, with readings, carols, candlelight, and music from Margo Berg and Carol Caouette.

Welcome a Guest at Your Table
Special Collections for the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee on December 20 and 24.
On Christmas Eve, please bring your Guest at Your Table boxes and/or checks made to WBUUC!
The UUSC empowers justice work nationally and globally, supporting communities as they transform oppression into hope and lasting change. Learn more at

Mitten Tree
Throughout December, bring new hats, mittens, scarves and socks to adorn our Mitten Tree!
At the new year, we’ll bring these to families, children and teens at the Tubman Center.