Holidays & Special Services

We celebrate holidays and cherished traditions throughout the year, including these special services:  

Music Sundays
On these special Sundays, the service is entirely dedicated to music. Our church ensembles and area musicians combine their talents to create a very memorable experience each Spring and Fall. 

Maundy Thursday
During this Service of Communion on the Thursday before Easter, we remember and honor those we have lost as their names are read aloud in the sanctuary.  

Easter Sunday
Powerful themes of renewal of faith and resurrection of love lend weight and gladness to our Easter worship traditions. The Universalist Choir, Bell Choir and the Children's Choir contribute to this special service. 

High Holy Days
The High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are marked in a special service that celebrates these traditions. 

World Wide Communion Sunday
A global interfaith event marking our universal commitment to world peace.

Youth Sunday
This is an annual worship service led by members of our Senior High Youth Group.  

Children's Sunday & Carousel Event
This is an annual worship service led by the children of the Church School and featuring the Children’s Choir. A family outing to the historic Bushnell Park Carousel follows this service. 

Personal Celebrations
In addition to worship services on Sunday, our church performs services that honor and celebrate your life's most significant events: Weddings, child dedications, naming ceremonies, memorial services and funerals. Contact admin@westhartforduu.org for more information.

Christmas Eve Services - 
December 24
We offer two unique experiences in our beautiful sanctuary:  

  • 5 PM: Christmas Pageant Featuring the Universalist Children’s Choir
  • 9 PM: Lessons & Carols Featuring the Universalist Church Choir

New Year’s Eve Service
December 31 at 10 AM