We are welcoming, open and affirming to all. Our services begin at 10:30 a.m. Sundays. Religious exploration for school-age children and childcare for preschoolers are available from September to May. Learn more about us and what happens Sundays at UUFF.
Our growing Unitarian Universalist fellowship is led by a interim minister, Rev. Beatrice Hitchcock, who travels to Fairbanks one week each month from her home in at the base of Sheep Mountain off the Glenn Highway. In between visits, she is available for consultation and pastoral care by phone and email. Other services are lay led or feature guest ministers, ensuring a diversity of topics and voices.
Coordinators: Jana Peirce, Laurie Walton, and Jeanne Olson
Drawing on both Native American myth and Euro-pagan ritual, this experiential service begins in darkness with drumming and chanting and ends in light as we weave together song and story to call down the sun. One of the most popular seasonal services at UUFF, this intergenerational celebration marks the passing of the darkest part of the year with special choral music, a candle lighting ritual and an appearance by Raven, the trickster.
Speaker: Rev. Beatrice Hitchcock Lay Leader: Dave Frey
This sermon will focus on how Unitarian Universalism in general, and the UU Fellowship of Fairbanks in particular, can realize their destiny in the 21st century.
Coordinators: Mel Sikes and Lisa Sporleder
Our 7th principle reminds us that we are only one part of the interdependent web of all life. What can we learn from the animals that cross our paths?
Speaker: Sally Fenno Lay leader: Susan Grace
Sally Fenno, a grief counselor from Fairbanks, will address how we can survive the expectations of the holidays. It will involve an assessment of what we are actually doing vs. what we are enjoying.
Speakers: Rev. Beatrice Hitchcock Lay leader: Mel Sikes
Meet the Rev. Beatrice Hitchcock, a third-generation Unitarian, 32-year Alaskan, and your new ¼ time minister. More than just a ‘place holder”, interim ministry is a specialty designed to help you to be your best congregation when you welcome your next minister. Come and provide input into this exciting process.