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Sunday Service         10:30 am


Children's Religious Exploration from 10:45 to 11:45 am

Adult RE twice per month at noon

See the Religious Exploration page for more information

November 22 When 1+1=3  Rev. Christina Leone Tracy, UUCA

What does it mean to gather in UU church community? Join us for an exploration of what amazing and miraculous thing happens when we gather together intentionally and with purpose. This sermon will be an introduction to our workshop facilitated by Rev. Leone Tracy, to follow the service and potluck lunch, as we explore our deepest Goodloe values and how to live into those values more fully.

Potluck (after service, switched this month from 2nd to 4th Sunday)

Core Values Workshop ( 12:15 - 4:15)

See the Announcements column on this page for more details.


November 29 Being Thankful for Other People's Religions   Dick Wobus
What happens when we visit someone else's house of worship, and what happens when someone who has
no intent to convert to Unitarian Universalism worships with us?


Goodloe Memorial Unitarian Universalist Congregation invites you to explore our website.

This Prince Georges County UU liberal religious congregation is honored to open its hearts and minds to worshipers from Bowie and beyond, and we welcome your presence at Goodloe.

We welcome you to this place which we love and tend with care...

We, the free and open community of the Goodloe Memorial Unitarian Universalist Congregation, join in common goals: to support each other in our spiritual journeys, to serve humanity, to celebrate diversity, to be in harmony with the universe, and to open our hearts, our minds, and our spirits to the adventure of life.We do not inquire of our fellow worshippers what they believe, nor expect them to think as we do, only that they share a concern for truth and goodness. Those who speak here have the task of presenting religion freely, fearlessly, and faithfully. Those who listen have the responsibility of testing what they hear, not only with a critical mind, but also in the living of everyday life. The members of this congregation welcome the support of all who believe religion is wider than any sect and deeper than any set of opinions.We welcome those who might find encouragement and strength for daily living through our worship services and through our friendship.
The Goodloe Congregation welcomes into its staffing,  its programs, committees and volunteer opportunites all people without regard to their ethnicity, race, or sexual orientaton. Diversity of any  brings strength to all.

Goodloe has been designated by the UUA a Welcoming Congregation.

The "Welcoming Congregation" designation is conferred upon Unitarian Universalist congregations that affirm their commitment to bisexual, gay, lesbian, and transgender people as an official statement of the congregation's moral obligation to serve this oppressed group. We work as partners with BGLT people toward equal rights and marriage equality. Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Community Welcome to Unitarian Universalism

Goodloe Memorial Unitarian Universalist Congregation is Named for Don Speed Smith Goodloe,

first principal of the Maryland Normal and Industrial School (now Bowie State University), from 1911-1921, and graduate of Meadville (Unitarian) Theological School in 1906 Rev. Don Speed Smith Goodloe



Goodloe has adopted a section of US 301 under the Maryland Adopt-A-Highway program




New information on Standing on the Side of Love and Black Lives Matter on the Social Justice page

Goodloe will be considering whether to support the initiative to add an 8th UU Principle.

The wording of the proposed 8th Principle: "Journeying toward spiritual wholeness by building a diverse multicultural Beloved Community that accountably dismantles racism and other oppression in ourselves and our institutions."

More information, and schedules for discussion and voting., will be made available here in coming weeks.


Core Values Workshop

Sunday, November 22

12:15 - 4: 15 pm

Rev. Christina Leone Tracy will lead some small group sharing about what we love most about Goodloe. We will explore when the community has done well in doing that "best stuff". Rev. Leone Tracy will draw upon themes from her sermon to start conversations about our UU principles. She will encourage us to explore how our principles and "what we love about Goodloe" relate to our core values. Goodloe will arrange childcare.

Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve Service
Wednesday, November 25
7:30 p.m
St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church

See the Events page for more information.

Building Community Together

Saturday December 12th

See the Events page for more details.


Seeking DC Region Hosts for Social Justice Action Attendees

See the Social Justice page for more information.

The New UU - Introduction to Unitarian Universalism

by Rev. Cynthia Snavely

Four Prezi on-line presentations provide an introduction to the Goodloe Memorial Unitarian Universalist Congregation and Unitarian Universalism in general. See the New UU section of the Religious Exploration page for links to the presentations..

Goodloe Coffee House Night

The local talent is lining up at Goodloe's monthly coffee house night. See the Events page for details. The next Coffee House will be on 21 November.

Donations to Goodloe Can Be Made Through PayPal

See the Donations page for more information and the link.




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Visit the Fundraiser page for more information.

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