About Holladay UCC

Vision

As a community of faith we seek to challenge and transform the world, beginning with ourselves, and to celebrate the image of God in every person and in all creation.

Purpose

Responding to God’s love, we gather to be a healing, authentic, and empowered community who, through worship, education, fellowship and compassionate action, extend God’s extravagant welcome in the world.

Mission

Responding too God’s love, we gather to be a healing, authentic, and empowered community who, through worship, education, fellowship and compassionate action, extend God’s extravagant welcome in the world.

What's Happening at HUCC

Reflections from Sunday Worship Services

The Balance Sheet of Holladay Preschool

THE BALANCE SHEET OF HOLLDAY PRESCHOOL A reflection given by Max Chang at Holladay United Church of Christ on May 21, 2017 (Sixth Sunday of Easter/Preschool Sunday) 1 John 4:7-12 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Holladay United Church of Christ was founded in 1953 as Holladay Community Church – to minister to the needs of Protestant Christians living in

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Enduring Witness

ENDURING WITNESS/SHE PREVAILED A reflection given at Holladay United Church of Christ on May 14, 2017 (Fifth Sunday of Easter/Mother’s Day) Psalm 84 They went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia. 7When they had come opposite Mysia, they attempted to go

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Reconnecting with Nonviolence

Audio recording: RECONNECTING WITH NONVIOLENCE A reflection given at Holladay United Church of Christ on April 9, 2017 (Sixth Sunday in Lent/Palm Sunday) When they had come near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2saying to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately you

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Reconnecting with Compassion

RECONNECTING WITH COMPASSION A reflection given at Holladay United Church of Christ on April 2, 2017 (Fifth Sunday in Lent) John 11:1-45 (Jesus raises Lazarus from death) ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Many people in this congregation expressed a desire several months ago to deepen their spiritual lives.  So during this season of Lent that leads up to Easter,

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Reconnecting with the Light

RECONNECTING WITH THE LIGHT A reflection given at Holladay United Church of Christ on March 26, 2017 (Fourth Sunday in Lent) John 9:1-41 (Jesus heals a man born blind) ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ If you haven’t been with us these past few Sunday of Lent, this congregation expressed a desire several months ago to deepen their spiritual lives.  So

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Reconnecting with the Journey

RECONNECTING WITH THE JOURNEY A reflection given at Holladay United Church of Christ on March 19, 2017 (Third Sunday in Lent) John 4:5-42 (The story of Jesus and a Samaritan woman meeting at a well) ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ The title of the book we have been discussing during Lent is “The Rebirthing of God,” but author John

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Reconnecting with Love

RECONNECTING WITH LOVE A reflection given at Holladay United Church of Christ on March 12, 2017 (Second Sunday in Lent) Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. 2He came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God;

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Reconnecting with Spiritual Practice

RECONNECTING WITH SPIRITUAL PRACTICE A reflection given at Holladay United Church of Christ on March 5, 2017 (First Sunday in Lent/Communion Sunday) Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. 2He fasted forty days and forty nights, and afterwards he was famished. 3The tempter came and

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Dazzling Reign

DAZZLING REIGN A reflection given at Holladay United Church of Christ on February 26, 2017 (Last Sunday after Epiphany/Tranfiguration Sunday) Exodus 24:12-18 Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and his brother John and led them up a high mountain, by themselves. 2And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone

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Expanding Boundaries

EXPANDING BOUNDARIES A reflection given at Holladay United Church of Christ on February 19, 2017 (Seventh Sunday after Epiphany) Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18 “You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.’ 39But I say to you, Do not resist an evildoer. But if anyone strikes you

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Live With Hope

A reflection given at Holladay United Church of Christ on November 27, 2016 (First Sunday of Advent) – Isaiah 2:1-5 “But about that day and hour no one knows, neither the angels of heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. 37For as the days of Noah were, so will be the coming of the

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God With Us

A reflection given at Holladay United Church of Christ on December 18, 2016 (Fourth Sunday of Advent) Isaiah 7:10-16 Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy

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Vision of Peace

A reflection given at Holladay United Church of Christ on December 4, 2016 (Second Sunday of Advent) A shoot shall come out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots. 2The spirit of the Lord shall rest on him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel

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Water and Spirit

A reflection given at Holladay United Church of Christ on January 8, 2016 (First Sunday after Epiphany/Baptism of Christ) Acts 19:1-7 Matthew 3:13-17 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ The Christmas season has come to an end. Two of the gospels in our Bible tell stories of Jesus’ birth, but almost nothing is known of his childhood. There is only

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