Worship Services

Join us at 10:30am each Sunday, 5212 S. Claiborne Ave (get directions.) You can also read Rev. Paul’s past sermons or watch some of our services.


Sunday Worship, November 19, 2017 at 10:30am

“Bread Communion”

Rev. Paul Beedle and Katie Gelfand, RE Lead

Our traditional holiday meditation on breaking bread and its symbolic and spiritual meaning. Please bring some kind of bread important to you/your family/your heritage to share.


Worship Services for November 2017

Sunday Worship, November 5, 2017 at 10:30am – Daylight Savings Time Ends

“Santosha: seeking contentment in tiny living”

Guest Speaker: Haiyan Khan

Haiyan Khan is a computer programmer and yoga instructor who founded the Santosha Village project, a collaboration which seeks to make available self-governed, hyper-affordable community living for the homeless in New Orleans. Santosha is the Sanskrit word for “contentment.”

Special Collection: on the first Sunday of every month, we dedicate the offering to an important cause or organization. This Sunday the chosen recipient is This Sunday the chosen recipient is Urmos, our partner church in Transylvania.

Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour, for the end of Daylight Savings Time.


Sunday Worship, November 12, 2017, 11am at CCUU – note change of time and place

“Greater New Orleans UU Intergenerational All-Music Service at Community Church Unitarian Universalist”

Led by the Music Directors of the 3 churches

Our last GNOUU Music Service was a great success, showing off the talents in the three churches, and proving that music has great spiritual power. This year’s service, with participation from all GNOUU congregations, will be held at CCUU, starting at 11am. (get directions.) There will be no service at First UU.


Sunday Worship, November 19, 2017 at 10:30am

“Bread Communion”

Rev. Paul Beedle and Katie Gelfand, RE Lead

Our traditional holiday meditation on breaking bread and its symbolic and spiritual meaning. Please bring some kind of bread important to you/your family/your heritage to share.


Sunday Worship, November 26, 2017 at 10:30am

“Excelsis”

Rev. Paul Beedle

A meditation on the symbolism of “high” (excelsis means “high;” in excelsis means “in high places”) using our sanctuary’s rose window – the highest stained glass art in the room, and least seen – as a focus.


Rev. Paul's Sermons