Animals touch our lives in many ways, and care and concern for animals can deepen one’s UU faith and connect with similarly interested Unitarian Universalists.

            There are chapters of UU Animal Ministry at more than 33 congregations (check out the website at  Is there interest in forming a chapter at UUC-Asheville and having monthly events like visiting an animal sanctuary, discussing articles, books or films, having vegetarian and vegan potlucks, offer support for loss of animal companions, help with the Blessing of the Animal’s service at UUC-Asheville, and other possible ideas?

            In you are interested in exploring the possibility of having a chapter of UU Animal Ministry at UUC-Asheville, please be in touch with Jeff Jones at by September 25.