Covenant Group Offerings This Fall

You’re invited to join a covenant group for the 2017-18 year, beginning this fall. Whether you’re a long-time member with lots of connections, a newcomer beginning to make those connections, someone returning after an absence and looking to reconnect, or anywhere else in between, you will enjoy this connection. Covenant groups are an opportunity to … Continued

Youth (8-12 grade) Programming, Fall 2017-Spring 2018

Our youth, 8th – 12th Grade will be led by advisors with each Sunday having a focus.  This year, on the first Sunday of the month, the youth will focus on UU Identity.  The second Sunday of the month they will attend the Soul Matters Theme Sunday in the Sanctuary with their class.  The third … Continued

Looking Ahead to Fall Religious Exploration Programming

FIRST SERVICE:   We have an exciting new religious exploration offering this fall!  Our first service RE will be a kinesthetic multigenerational experience, (all ages are encouraged to participate) led by staff.  All participants will meet in the RE Commons, gather for chalice lighting and reading and then have the opportunity to participate in a thematic … Continued

Summer RE Programming Starts June 25

SUMMER PROGRAMMING: starts June 25.  (NO individual RE classes on June 18.) In addition to our singing hymns and sharing a story to continue our exploration of the UU principles and purposes, our summer program will include working in the RE garden, helping clean up other areas of the UUCS grounds, visiting with roosters, enjoying … Continued

Should UUCS Become a Sanctuary Congregation?

This is the important question that we’ve been considering in a series of meetings and services during April and May. The last Sanctuary Congregation Discernment discussion groups will be held this Sunday, May 14. On May 21, we will vote on the resolution at our May 21 Annual Congregational Meeting. To get more information: You … Continued

Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse Training June 4

Arrhiannon Kirkpatrick is generously offering her time to offer our new annual training, Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect, from 12:00 – 2:00 pm on June 4, 2017. Plan to attend this training if you serve in our Religious Exploration program or work with children or youth. The training will follow the Appreciation Potluck. … Continued

Documentary “Tig” Sunday, March 26

As part of our Welcoming Congregation process, we will show the movie “Tig,” a documentary about  the lesbian stand-up comic Tig Notaro and her personal journal of facing crisis with honesty and grace. Join us at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 26. At the heart of our Welcoming Congregation status is the first principle – affirming … Continued

Celebrate Spring with Sangha in March

From Lee Ann Nail Every night before zazen, I notice the tiny plot of land around the Buddha beside our front door. It’s never the same!  We are this way moment to moment. Come celebrate Spring with Sangha in March: 8th: One Plum Blossom 15th: To be in the Mountains is a Flower Opening in … Continued

General Assembly 2017 New Orleans, LA

Registration and housing reservations open March 1  for the 2017 Unitarian Universalist Association General Assembly, June 21-25 in New Orleans. General Assembly (GA) is the annual meeting of our Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA). Attendees worship, witness, learn, connect, and make policy for the Association through democratic process. The goal of GA this year is to … Continued

Aztec Dance – Titlakawan – Begins February 7

Titlakawan (The Flowering Of The Self) Aztec Dance begins February 7. The group meets on Tuesdays from 7 pm to 9 pm beginning on February 7. All are welcome to attend.  The teachings of the Aztec Dance are tied to the Pre-Hispanic roots of ancient Mexico. It serves to connect the dancer to a universal … Continued