Our Sunday Services begin at 10:00am.
Watch for our special Vespers Services on Wednesdays at 7:00pm. Please visit our Vespers page for details.


Building a New Way

We have created experiences on Sunday Mornings that fill us with warmth and joy. Guests tell us it is palpable and fun. We have invited the community to come and love their lives with us. Especially in music. And we have every right to be grateful for the church we are becoming. Built on curiosity and freedom of conscience, and wrapped in compassion and kindness, we have embraced the Welcoming Congregation way of community. Our covenantal way of doing church asks us to always bring our best selves to our journey and never to rest on our successes. There are others on their way here, and we must be ready to expand our family to include them. It is time to dream of still a new way, and make it so.

September 28
La Vida Es Sueno
Building a New Way requires a powerful dream because nothing changes unless you have a clear, strong mental picture of what you want the future to look like. And nothing is as powerful as the collective dreams of the tribe. Rev. Mark Walz will preach the sermon.

October 05
Religion is Not an Option
Nothing is more important than bringing soul to everything we do, but there can be no soul without a vivid sense of the sacred. We must surrender to religion. As the theologian Thomas Moore reminds us, Religion is our most creative and concrete response to the mysteries of our lives. Rev. Mark Walz will preach the sermon.

October 12
Blessing of the Animals
Our annual tribute to the Unitarian Universalist Covenantal Statement, We affirm and promote the Interconnected Web of Life, of which We are a Part. Our service is dedicated to celebrating the Inherent Worth and Dignity of every living thing, especially the magnificent creatures we share our lives with. Please feel free to bring your well behaved and well-managed pets to church. We also welcome pictures and mementos of pets that are dear to us to decorate our altar. Blessing to follow in the Gazebo after service. Rev. Mark Walz will preach the sermon.

October 19
What We Believe Does Matter
Often we hear criticisms of our Unitarian-Universalist Faith such as, “Oh, your's is the religion that lets you believe whatever you want.” Actually, nothing could be further from the truth. Rev. Mark Walz will preach the sermon.

October 26
Worship Ministry
Anita Mills and Pat McAfee

Logistics of Sunday Worship: 

At about 9:30am, we begin gathering to share conversation and morning snacks (coffee, tea, juice, muffins, etc.) in the Faith building foyer. A bell is rung just before 10:00am to call everyone into the sanctuary for worship. 

We have members of all ages at UUCOC - singles, couples, and families. We encourage everyone to sit wherever they are most comfortable. For the kids, special areas have been set up to satisfy the needs of a wide variety of ages and learning styles. The front left section of seating has been designated for the teens, youth, children and parents, along with other adult mentors. Teenagers and youth, like many adults, often enjoy worship more when they can sit near their friends or peer group.


You can listen to a selection of recorded sermons by clicking here.

UUCOC proudly offers the Williams Sound Personal PATM
listening system for the convenience of those needing
hearing assistance.

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Worship Ministry member Renee Brill in the pulpit

For children who are happier listening from a more relaxed position, there is a carpet on the floor in front of the pulpit, with materials to provide a multiple-sensory experience (for example, crayons and coloring pages related to the service topic). 

We understand that very young children may have trouble containing their exuberance and movement for an hour, and their parents can enjoy the service more if they're not worrying about their children. A fully equipped nursery is available in the Hope Building and regular staffing is available on most Sundays. When available, the nursery will be open for check-in between 9:45am and 10:00am, and will be staffed until the worship service concludes. 

Feel free to call to check that the nursery is staffed on any particular Sunday. If staff is not available, parents are still welcome to use the nursery, and listen to the service via the wall speaker.



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Dallas, Texas 75233
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