Our community holds several seasonal and special celebrations throughout the year. These include:

Water Communion: a distinctively UU ceremony celebrated the second Sunday of September

Dia de Los Muertos: a Mexican holiday to honor the dead, which we honor in November

Thanksgiving: a service reflecting gratitude and including a Breads of the World Ceremony

Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve: a service of gratitude rotating among the partner congregations of Oheb Sholom, Islamic Center of Reading, Wyomissing Church of the Brethren, Immanuel United Church of Christ, and our Unitarian Universalist Church, held the evening before Thanksgiving


Christmas Eve: a candlelit service with music, story, and reflection focusing on hope, peace, and love

Martin Luther King, Jr. Sunday: a justice-oriented service held in January

Easter: a Spring service celebrating rebirth and renewal                                                       

Youth Service: an all-ages service coordinated by our youth, their advisors, the Director of Religious Education, and Minister

Flower Communion: a distinctively UU ceremony often celebrated in May or June, created in 1923 by Rev Norbert Capek