Sanctuary taking shape!

(New steel door frames for emergency exits)

The renovations are ongoing at 809 S. Military Highway, despite the frigid temperatures. Check out these pictures from this week! A great deal of detailed framing has recently been completed in our sanctuary. The holidays and frigid weather … read more.

CVUU members honored

By Jannie Marvel

Our own Elisa Dickon and Loretta Kahn were both honored Nov. 15 for their exemplary dedication to improving Social Justice during the annual Hampton Roads Gazeti’s Exemplar Award Ceremony.

Elisa was recognized for her 30-plus years of service to CVUU’s Social Justice Committee (SJC). … read more.

Gearing up for NEST

NEST planning is in high gear for this vastly different year. First Presbyterian Church in Norfolk is acting as host for the first 6 weeks of the NEST season starting in December.

We will support their very generous service in a few ways. Opportunities to do … read more.

CVUU is a River Star!

CVUU has just been awarded River Star status from the Elizabeth River Project for our commitment to stewardship of our challenging tidal location, demonstrated over and over again with the help of not only the general membership but 3 committees—  Environmental Initiative, Grounds, and Landscape. … read more.

Youth News 11/25/20


There is NO RE this Sunday. Instead, spend this week and weekend learning about the Indigenous people who originally called this land home and their National Day of Mourning which takes place on Thanksgiving Day. Please use the following resources to aid in your learning:

National Day of … read more.

RE Happenings 11/25/20

This past Sunday we reviewed the theme “Heal by Telling the Truth of Thanksgiving.” When it comes to healing, so many brave and wise voices have lifted up the importance of telling the true history of Thanksgiving. This search for the true history is reflected … read more.

Nov. 25, 2020

Dear Ones,

Thanksgiving is this week. I do not think any of us really thought that the pandemic would still be with us, at least not in the way that it is. Many of us have made hard choices to stay at home when we would … read more.


A recap of the Sept. 12 annual retreat

The Board of Directors conducted a virtual annual retreat, on Zoom, Saturday, September 12th. The retreat was facilitated by Carlton E Smith and Natalie Briscoe, from the UUA. The Board is looking forward to an exciting Fiscal Year … read more.

Sept. 16, 2020

Dear Ones,

It was wonderful to see all of you at the Homecoming service.  And may your return to the home that is CVUU serve to renew you.

Some of us have been paying attention to the wildfires on the West Coast because of family and friends … read more.

Sept. 9, 2020

Dear Ones,

I hope that you all had a wonderful and safe Labor Day Weekend.

As you may already know, this month’s theme for Worship and Religious Education is “Renewal.”  In these stressful times, we need to think about ways to renew ourselves.  Many of us have … read more.