2nd & 4th Sundays
at 4 PM 
(except as noted)

From UUWorld


By Meg Barnhouse
I am a changed woman. I changed when I picked up the tent sack to put away our tent and found, sheltering underneath, a tarantula. It wasn’t any small tarantula, either. It was, with its legs, only a bit smaller than the palm of my hand, and I have big hands.

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UUCK and Grove Park Christian Church support Mary’s Kitchen, located at 110 North Independence Street in downtown Kinston, which provides daily nutritious meals to approximately 110 people. The all-volunteer staff serves six days a week (Monday through Saturday) to anyone in need.

UUCK proudly supports the Eight-Eighties Wounded Warriors Team
The Team which first assembled on August 14, 2010, has two main goals -- to help create jobs in America. and to minister to our nation's youngest Wounded Warriors, now returning from Iraq and Afghanistan.



We welcome you to the
UU Congregation of Kinston website
(formerly Grove Park UU Congregation)

Are you looking for a community where you can explore the common questions of humanity without fear or guilt? Then please visit our growing community -let us see if we can live up to our mission and covenant together!

"Our Mission is to love, encourage, and support each other on our spiritual paths."

"We covenant to affirm principles of UU faith, walking in harmony with our neighbor congregations, and humanity."

contact us:

Sunday Services are held at:   
                        Temple Israel
                        1109 W Vernon Ave

                        Kinston, NC 28501
for a Google map to Temple Israel

Our services are held every 2nd and 4th Sundays at 4:00 PM

Our next scheduled meeting is:

March 8:              Steven and Michelle Reines

"Let the Spirit Play"  Steven and Michelle Reines are musicians who live in Raleigh, NC.with their nine year old daughter, Faith.  This service will include original songs from their CD called "Spirit Play" and a sermon about their music and spirituality.  They will also give out free CDs at the service, and they look forward to meeting the Kinston UU family!

March 22:             A Tribute to Pete Leary

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GPUUC members in last year's HK on J Moral March on Raleigh.