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


September 17 – Sunday Service at 10:30AM
“Being Present”
Rev. Craig Schwalenberg

Children to Classrooms at 10:30

Sometimes, the simplest thing is the most important,
hardest thing to do. Sometimes, rather than do something,
we just need to be present.


September 24 – Sunday Service at 10:30AM
“Days of Awe“
Pam Strother & UUSO Congregants

Children to Classrooms at 10:30

Our Unitarian Universalist celebration of the Jewish
holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
is a time to forgive one another and ourselves,
to remember our dead, and to recommit ourselves to a
vision of the good and the true.



Wednesday, 9/13: Scrabble and Potluck 6PM. Chapin Memorial Sanctuary (12 Ford Ave.)

Peggy Kahoe Fowler Memorial Service
A Memorial Service for Peggy Fowler will take place on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at 2 pm. It will be held at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta’s Chapin Memorial Chapel, 12 Ford Avenue, Oneonta, NY. The service will be led by the Rev. Craig Schwalenberg with contributions of stories and memories from those in attendance.   All are welcome to attend.  A reception will follow the service.  Those interested in assisting with the reception should contact Martha Robinson.  Those interested in serving as Ushers or helping with the service in other ways should contact Rev. Craig. In lieu of flowers, donations may sent to Habitat for Humanity of Otsego County, 403-B Chestnut St., Oneonta, NY 13820

Congregational Covenant Workshop

Congregational Covenant Workshop – Saturday, 9/23
All members are invited to attend. Lunch & Childcare will be provided.
Contact Board President, Karen Palmer, for more details.

Suicide Prevention Walk

Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk Saturday (9/16) 9:00a
The annual Out of the Darkness walk in support of suicide prevention will take place on Saturday, September 16th at 9 a.m. This year, I’ll once again be hosting a team from UUSO. If you would like to join me in the walk, you may register and join the UUSO team at this link:
If you can’t participate in the walk, you may support the cause and our team by donating. Anyone that registers to walk and joins the team can be found on the website, so feel free to donate through UUSO participant’s page. My personal fundraising link is at:

-Rev. Craig Schwalenberg

Children & Youth

Building Use

Photo Album