Minister: Rev. Clare L. Petersberger
A Welcoming Congregation


Our Vision

Towson Unitarian Universalist Church is a beacon for free-thinking religion fostering spiritual and intellectual growth for all ages while promoting an active commitment to the wider world.

Our Mission

TUUC celebrates a caring and diverse congregation while growing and changing to meet the needs of our members. Each day we are . . .

Dedicating ourselves to the free and responsible search for religious truth and meaning

Celebrating the Unitarian Universalist Principles

Attracting and welcoming all to our church home

Governing through involvement of the entire church community

Sharing our talents and resources with the church and greater community

Coordinating activities and programs toward clear goals.

Our Covenant

As we endeavor to achieve our vision and mission we do so in a spirit of mutual acceptance, openness and friendship. We make these promises as we carry out our work:

To respect one another

To learn from one another

To nurture an environment of direct and positive communication




Job Announcment : Church Administrator Position


For details and job announcement, please follow this link


Upcoming Service

December 21


10:30 AM

"I Have Faith In Nights"

Rev. Clare Petersberger, Joyce Duncan

It is the Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year. Today we reflect on our relationship with the dark              —both outside and within.

December 24

5:30 PM

"Elijah's Angel"

Rev. Clare Petersberger, Joyce Duncan,

and TUUC members who celebrate both Chanukah and Christmas

Tonight we celebrate stories of angels from the ancient story of the angel who awakened and fed Elijah in the wilderness to the familiar story of the heavenly host who sang to the shepherds abiding in the fields. And we celebrate the wisdom of angels not only in the ancient sacred texts of Judaism and Christianity, but also in a contemporary story of the friendship between a nine-year-old Jewish boy and a chronologically gifted Christian wood carver.

December 24

7:30 PM

"The Angel's Song"

Rev. Clare Petersberger

Tonight we retell the ancient story of the appearance of angels to shepherds; sing familiar carols about the angel's song; and reflect with contemporary poets on different images we see and messages we hear when welcoming or pushing away"angels."


Gallery Unicorn Presents

“Annual Members Show”

by various artists

January 11 - February 15, 2015

Calling All Visual Artists – Bring in that framed work for our Annual Members Show at Gallery Unicorn. Work should be delivered to the church at 11 AM on Monday, January 5. Please RSVP to Emily Tarsell if you plan to participate. Emily is in the directory. Two or three works per person are encouraged. The show will run from January 11 through February 15, 2015, and a reception will follow each service on January 11.



Community Events

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens

Saturday, Dec. 20, 4:00-7:00 PM:

The TUUC Readers' Theatre is delighted to present Charles Dickens' classic tale of transformation, "A Christmas Carol", on Saturday, December 20 from 4 - 7 PM. The production features TUUC's own Carol Mason as Mrs. Cratchit, and her husband, J.R. Lyston as Scrooge. Refreshments, including Karyn Marsh's pies, will be served at intermission.

Suggested donation of $15 per person at the door. All proceeds will go to TUUC. We also welcome donations of canned food for ACTC.

An Evening in Casablanca (at TUUC)

Saturday, March 7, 2015

TUUC offers a fundraising evening of food, booze, drama, jazz, and games of chance. Tickets will be available after January 4, 2015. For more information, see the flyer (PDF).

Church Office Administrator 30 hour a week position

Towson (MD) Unitarian Universalist Church has an opening for Church Administrator, a 30 hour per week position reporting to the Minister. The Church Administrator independently coordinates administrative details relating to facilities, purchasing, accounting, IT operations, Sunday service logistics and church member relations, and ensures efficient functioning of the church office. Responsibilities include: providing administrative support to the minister, lay leaders and committees; managing church calendar, use of building including rentals; managing IT operations; producing or overseeing production of church publications; maintaining member database; contracting for building maintenance and repair. Supervises part-time bookkeeper, office assistant and custodial services.  

  • Qualifications: Minimum of an associate degree from an accredited institution plus 3-5 years of high level administrative experience or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. Ability to work independently and resolve problems. Dependable and able to maintain confidentiality. Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. Ability to maintain positive and cooperative working relationships with the minister, other professional staff members, lay leaders, church members, vendors, and renters and tenants using TUUC's facilities.  Proficiency with current software including databases and with current technology trends and communication platforms. Experience supervising staff.  

Preference given to non-members of Towson Unitarian Universalist Church.

Submit resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Review of applications will begin immediately

Towson Unitarian Universalist Church

1710 Dulaney Valley Road
Lutherville, MD 21093-9705


Phone: 410-825-6045
Fax: 410-825-3427


Office Hours:


Monday-Thursday: 10 AM - 3 PM

Friday: not open


Email Addresses:


Church Office:

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Youth Religious Exploration:     

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Upcoming Events


Sat Dec 20 @ 4:00PM - 07:00PM
Sun Dec 21 @ 4:00PM - 07:00PM
Mon Dec 22 @ 7:00PM - 08:30PM
Wed Dec 24 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Wed Dec 24 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Thu Dec 25 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM