Holidays and Traditions
USG has many special worship services and celebrations.
Our Community Ingathering service is the first Sunday after Labor Day and it often followed by a potluck lunch.
We honor the Jewish High Holidays in worship and have a Seder for Passover.
Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, is celebrated on a Saturday evening closest to Diwali. It includes a vegetarian feast, diya lighting, mandala making and music.
We have two services on Christmas Eve, a pageant especially for families at 4:00pm and a candles and carols service for all ages at 6:00pm.
Our New Orleans Jazz Funeral is celebrated the first Sunday after New Year’s with great music from a six-piece Dixieland jazz group.
We have a special service on Easter and the children often have an egg hunt and on Beltane we often have a May Pole.
And we have a service honoring our Child Spiritual Development program in June.