Spiritual Events

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

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

Cozy Corner Now has Video of Service

Parents with small children have a warm inviting area where they can bring a crying child and still see and hear the service. It’s the cozy, southwest corner of the Fellowship Hall where parents can bring their child and see the sermon on the wall mounted TV. Please mention any ideas, e.g. activities for children, … 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

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

Taize Prayer Service January 8

Join us Sunday, January 8 from 7 to 8 pm for contemplative sung prayer in the Sanctuary, led in the style of the Taize Community of Taize, France. The service is led by vocal choir, guitar, viola/violin, and flute. It includes an anointing/laying on of hands for the purpose of healing for those attendees wishing … Continued

Holiday Services through January 1

Here is a summary of seasonal services At UUCS from December 21 through January 1.  Solstice Service December 21, 7:00 pm   UUCS Sanctuary. Join the Salem Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans as we celebrate the return of the light. A traditional calling of the four directions, songs, readings, and a story focusing on the Dragons of … Continued

Global Peace Dance December 31

Please join the Dances of Universal Peace for a Global Peace Dance in The UUCS Fellowship Hall Dec 31 at 8:30 pm.  Celebratory and ethnic dress encouraged.  Every dance is fully taught, and no partners are necessary.  We will begin dancing at 8:30 with a potluck break at 10 pm.  More dancing at 10:45.  If you can, please bring food to share.   … Continued

Begin Again, Learn Zen Again in January

Each Wednesday evening from 7-9 p.m. in January, we are offering a wonderful opportunity at UUCS to ‘begin again, learn Zen again!’ It’s a month of Wednesday evening meditations and lectures to help us begin or return anew to including the peace and stillness of daily meditation in our new year. It’s a series of … Continued

Dances of Universal Peace Celebrates Rumi December 15

This activity cancelled because of the snow and ice. Please join us in the UUCS Fellowship Hall at 7:00 pm Dec 15 for a special night of Dances of Universal Peace as we celebrate the Urs of Rumi, the night he passed through the veil.  Jelaluddin Rumi, the 13th century Persian poet, is currently the best … Continued