At the Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta, we affirm the inherent worth and dignity of all people. We are committed to being a church for ALL generations working to build a world where ALL beings matter. While we have a wide diversity of beliefs, we are joined by a unity of spirit and a commitment to service. Check us out! Together, we can make a difference!

Upcoming Services


April 29 – Sunday Service at 10:30
“Life is Teaching and Learning”
Susan Ryder, Director of Religious Education
and Religious Education Volunteers & Students
RE Teacher Appreciation
Graduating Seniors Bridging
Stay Together Sunday
Teaching and learning are central to life and to our faith.
Join us in thanking our UUSO teachers and volunteers
and honoring our graduating seniors.


May 6 – Sunday Service at 10:30AM
“Where We Meet”
Rev. Craig Schwalenberg, Yolanda Bush,
& Michael and Dorothy Frye-Hunt
Children to Classrooms at 10:30
Congregational Meeting at Noon
There is a place, a crossroads of joy & sorrow,
hopes & fears, humanity & the world;
a worshipful, musical intersection, where we meet.


Annual Meeting – May 6, 2018 at 12PM

April 21, 2018 Notice of Annual Congregational Meeting

The Annual Congregational Meeting will be held in the Chapin Memorial sanctuary at 12:00 Noon on Sunday, May 6, 2018. The meeting is called for all Members of the Society to elect Trustees; to fill vacancies on the Endowment Committee, Nominating Committee, Committee on Ministry, and other vacancies as necessary; to approve Bylaws changes; and to approve a draft budget for UUSO. Final budget approval is made at the October Congregational Meeting.

Wednesday, April 25:  UUSO monthly film series on Peace & Justice for All presents “William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe,” 2009 award-winning bio film by the social-justice lawyer’s daughters, at the church, 12 Ford Ave., Oneonta.  Free vegetarian meal, 6 pm.  Free film, 7 pm, discussion following.  All welcome. Childcare available, request to 432-3491 or by Monday, 4/23.

New to UU

Getting to Know UU
Want to learn more about Unitarian Universalism and UUSO? Interested in meeting other people new to the community? Considering membership? Then please join us for this year’s Getting to Know UU! The Connections Team and Rev. Craig Schwalenberg will present this three-part series. Whether you’re planning to sign the membership book or simply curious to learn more about our congregation and its history, you are welcome to join us for conversation and fellowship.

Childcare will be provided upon request.

Meetings will be held 6:30 pm- 8:30 pm at the Olympia Brown House on the following dates:




Please RSVP by contacting Rev. Craig or Evelyn, our Office Administrator.

Children & Youth

Building Use

Photo Album