Perhaps not rent. But the following list is of churches in the Unitarian Universalist Association I identified that meet other people’s space. This is temporary-use space; I’m not including rented storefronts. In part, I wanted to know if the old stereotype of Unitarian-era fellowships meeting at the Y hold true — I’ve preached in one! — and to see if any of the home-based fellowships have survived. (One has; I’ve written about it before, but even they rent space occasionally.) I also to see what kind of space might be available for new churches.
Here’s the list of key words I used — yes,
grep -f, for those who know. The first ones are searching for synagogues; the one at the end assume negation (i.e. “not fixed” “no permanent address”). Then I had to hand-filter false positives, like the various Community Churches and churches in towns named Templeton and Bethel.
temple|sinai|b’nai|beth|israel|ymca|ywca|home|homes|center|community |senior|theater|theatre|hall|building|presbyterian|methodist|lutheran |club|school|library|room|rooms|fixed|permanent|moves
I would appreciate notes of corrections and additions.
I will also add links to those congregations that have websites, as time permits. Active website links up. Have noted a couple of location changes. Now, sites for the hosts, where available. The best links I have found are up.
|Juneau UU Fellowship
|Temple Sukkat Shalom 211 Cordova St
|Kodiak UU Fellowship
|Allegro Arts Center 1220 E Rezanof Drive [map]
|UU Fellowship of Jonesboro
|Temple Israel [info] Fellowship Hall 203 W. Oak
|Sedona UU Fellowship
|Sedona Creative Life Center 333 Schnebly Hill Rd
|UU Fellowship of Yuma
|First Presbyterian Church 598 S. 7th Ave.
|Live Oak UU Fellowship
|1300 Grand Street (in the Home of Truth Spiritual Center)
|Mission Peak UU Congregation
|First United Methodist Church, 2950 Washington Blvd. Cole Hall
|UU Community of Lake County
|Kelseyville Senior Center 5245 Third Street [street view]
|UU Fellowship of the Mendocino Coast
|Mendocino Community/Rec Center School and Pine St.
|UUs of Santa Clarita Valley
|Santa Clarita Valley Senior Ctr. 22900 Market Street
|UUs of Petaluma
|Petaluma Woman’s Club 518 B St.
|UU Congregation of Whittier
|East Whittier YMCA 15740 Starbuck
|UU Fellowship in Alamosa
|330 San Juan Avenue (north unit of the Presbyterian Church)
|High Country UU Fellowship
|Summit County Comm & Senior Ctr. Peak One Boulevard
|Namaqua UU Congregation
|Ferguson High School 1101 Hilltop Drive
|Prairie Crossing Elementary School 11605 S. Bradbury Ranch Dr.
|UU Fellowship of the Farmington Valley
|The Ethel Walker School 230 Bushy Hill Rd.
|UU of Central Delaware
|Congregation Beth Sholom 340 N Queen St
|UU Congregation of Lake County
|The Woman’s Club [Wikipedia] 227 N. Center St.
|Buckman Bridge UU Society
|Mandarin Community Club 12447 Mandarin Rd
|Community U U Church
|Dudley’s Memorial Chapel 1108 North Dixie Highway (US Rt. 1)
|New Smyrna Beach
|UU Fellowship of Sun City Center
|Temple Beth Israel 1115 Del Webb East
|Sun City Center
|North Idaho UUs
|Harding Family Center 411 N 15th
|New Garden Community Church – Unitarian Universalist
|United Electrical Workers (UE) Hall 37 S Ashland [street view]
|All Souls Free Religious Fellowship
|Culltural Center 9351 Michigan Ave [street view] [residential?]
|Shawnee Mission UU Church 7725 W. 87th St.
|UU Community of Frankfort
|3rd Floor, Mc Clure Building 306 West Main St [possibly]
|UU Meeting of South Berkshire
|Claire W. Teague Senior Center 917 S Main Street [street view, but more tree view really]
|Channing Memorial Church
|Northfield Elementary School 9125 Northfield Road
|UU Fellowship of Southern Maryland
|Chesapeake Charter School 20945 Great Mills Road
|Midcoast UU Fellowship
|Skidompha Public Library 184 Main St
|Community Unitarian Universalists in Brighton
|Brighton Education Community Center (BECC) 125 South Church Street [map]
|Keweenaw UU Fellowship
|BHK Head Start Center 700 Park
|UU Fellowship of Central Michigan
|ArtReach Center of Mid-Michigan 319 S University St.
|Northwoods UU Fellowship
|Nisswa Community Library 5533 County Rd 18 [street view]
|UU Fellowship of West Plains
|Yellow House Community Arts Center 409 W Trish Knight St
|UU Congregation of Tupelo
|Temple B’nai Israel 1301 Marshall St.
|UU Fellowship of Bozeman
|Bozeman Senior Center. 807 North Tracy
|UU Fellowship of Lake Norman
|Davidson College Tomlinson Res. Hall Conf. Room [info] Corner of Glasgow St & Patterson Count Cir
|All Souls Church UU
|Walltown Children’s Theatre 1225 Berkeley Street
|UU Congregation of the Sandhills
|Pinehurst Executive Center 300 NC Highway 5 S Ste 7/8
|Thermal Belt UU Fellowship
|Tryon Youth Center Route 176N
|Kearney UU Fellowship
|Campus Lutheran Ministry [map] 2715 9th Avenue
|Dorothea Dix UU Community
|Crosswicks United Methodist Church Intersection of Church St & Ward Av
|UU Congregation of the Palisades
|Flat Rock Brook Nature Center 443 Van Nostrand Ave
|UU Ocean County Congregation
|Holiday Mall Shopping Center 734 Route 37 West [street view] [storefront?]
|Eastern New Mexico UU Fellowship
|Greyhound Arena, Classroom #7 Eastern NM University
|Brockport UU Fellowship
|Brockport Exempts Club 248 West Ave [street view]
|Hornell Alfred UU Society
|Hornell Senior Ctr. 198 Main [street view]
|Delaware UU Fellowship
|Peale Chapel, Hamilton-William Center Ohio Wesleyan University
|UU Fellowship of McMinnville
|McMinnville Senior Center 2250 NE McDaniel Ln
|Wy’east UU Congregation
|Hollywood Senior Center 1820 NE 40th Ave
|Upper Delaware UU Fellowship
|Berlin Township Community Ctr. [map] 50 Milanville Rd.
|The Montgomery School (Bell Hall) 1141 Kimberton Road (Rte 113)
|UU Fellowship of Lower Bucks
|Pen Ryn School 235 South Olds Blvd.
|Joseph Priestley UU Fellowship
|Members’ Homes Lewisburg Area
|UUs of Puerto Rico
|San Juan Community Library Biblioteca BUCAPLAA Avenida Apolo at corner of Topacio Intersection of Rt 1 and Rt 199
|UU Fellowship of Beaufort
|Wardle Family YMCA 1801 Richmond Ave
|Black Hills UU Fellowship
|Canyon Lake Senior Citizens Ctr. 2900 Canyon Lake Dr.
|Foothills UU Fellowship
|Everett Senior Center 702 Burchfield St
|UU Fellowship of Murfreesboro
|Center for the Arts N 110 West College Street
|The UU Fellowship of St John
|St. John School Community Room Giftt Hill
|Cedars UU Church
|The Island School 8553 NE Day Rd
|San Juan UU Fellowship
|Mullis Community Senior Center 589 Nash Street