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UUCA Welcomes You

Welcome! You're invited to join us for worship on any Sunday.
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Working to End Racism

Here’s how our congregation is living into its commitment to combat racism.
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UUCA Blog

Read our weekly blog to learn what UUCA is all about!
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Children & Youth Programs

UUCA has an energetic and passionate Lifespan Religious Education program for children and youth!
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Earth & Social Justice Movie Night

Friday, January 20, at 7pm. As biotech chemical companies control the majority of our seeds, farmers, scientists, lawyers, and indigenous seed keepers fight a David and Goliath battle to defend the future of our food. In a harrowing and heartening story, these heroes rekindle a lost connection to...
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Sunday, January 22. 9:15 & 11:15am 
Rev. Clark Olsen,  Guest Minister
A Seeger Odyssey
From early in his eventful life, UUCA member Clark Olsen found a spiritual guide in the singing of Peter Seeger. Today Clark shares his journey and invites us all to enter into the singing of Seeger’s so

Rev. Mark Ward

Rev. Mark Ward
Lead Minister

Rev. Ward offers spiritual leadership and a pastoral presence for the congregation and is chiefly responsible for its worship life. He also acts as chief of staff and oversees management of the congregation’s ministries. He was called as Lead Minister of UUCA in 2004.

To read Rev. Ward’s biography, click here.

Rev. Lisa Bovee-Kemper

Rev. Lisa Bovee-Kemper
Associate Minister

Rev. Bovee-Kemper oversees the congregation’s pastoral, social justice, and membership ministries, working with the Lead Minister to provide a pastoral presence for the congregation. She works with the Earth & Social Justice Ministry to advocate and witness on issues of importance to the congregation, including hunger in Buncombe County, full equality for LGBTQ persons, and fair treatment for migrants. She also leads worship monthly. Rev. Lisa was hired as Assistant Minister of UUCA in 2011 and was called as our Associate Minister in 2014.

To read Rev. Bovee-Kemper’s biography, click here.


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Sermon: Back to Work (Audio and Text)

Rev. Mark Ward, Lead Minister
Back to Work
Fifty years after the great legislative victories of the Civil Rights movement we look back with misty-eyed pride on its achievements. Yet, as we watch the gains of those times erode in areas ranging from voting rights to economic inequality it’s plain that much remains before us. It’s time to get back to work. Click on sermon title to continue.

What Does it Mean to be a Community of Prophecy?

Our times ask us to exercise our capacity for prophetic witness, by Prophetic witness I mean our capacity to see what is happening, to say what is happening and to act in accordance with what we know…. Prophetic witness …is the ability to name those places where we resist knowing what needs to be known. -Rebecca Parker, UU theologian and minister. Click on title to continue.

Location Key
(S) Sanctuary, (SH) Sandburg Hall, (RE) Religious Education Classrooms, (JH) Jefferson House, (23) 23 Edwin Place

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