The regular column from Karen Magoon Pearson, Director of Religious Education. Karen may be reached by email at dre@ocuuc.org.

OWL Classes 4th-6th

Our Whole Lives for 4th-6th graders is now forming for Spring 2014! About OWL, “Grounded in a holistic view of sexuality, Our Whole Lives not only provides facts about anatomy and human development, but also helps participants clarify their values, build interpersonal skills, and understand the spiritual, emotional, and social aspects of sexuality.” Tell your friends and…

Changes at Orange Coast UU Church

Our Religious Education for Children and Youth (RECY) class times have changed this fall, and we are adding some new opportunities for children and youth to participate on Sundays! Here’s a list of details: RE classes for our Pre-K, 1st-3rd grades, and 4th-6th grades will be held during the 9:30am service. The Youth Group for…

Unexpected Summer Blessings: UndocuVan

The months of June and July have brought so many great events for our children, youth and adults at OCUUC. We had a wonderful 4th of July party in Irvine, our youth created a wonderful District overnight. Now we look forward to return visit from our scaly friends from Reptile Rescue on August 4th, bringing…

Summer Schedule

OCUUC Summer Schedule: Sunday Service at 10:30 am, with Religious Education for Children and Youth at that time. Read the RECY Weekly for more on what’s going on at OCUUC. June 23rd: OCUUC RE Teacher Appreciation Day!

Building a New Way at OCUUC!

We have had a great deal of change in our church lives over the past few months. It is wonderful to have called our new minister, Rev. Sian Wiltshire, this past weekend. I am finishing up the RE unpacking and getting our classrooms ready to resume our regular curricula on Sundays from the Tapestry of…

Moving Into Mesa Verde!

What will the new RE spaces look like at our new building?  We have been working diligently to prepare RE rooms with clean carpet, bright windows, and gleaming indoor hallways linking everything together!  The classrooms will seem familiar and at the same time, completely new. You’ll recognize the books, toys, and furniture but we think…

Co-Creating Our UU Community

It’s moving time at OCUUC! Please join us for Religious Education Pack ‘n’ Move on Friday November 23rd from 10am – 3pm. We will need people to help us pack at the Victoria church and move boxes and smaller items to our new Mesa Verde church site. This will help burn off those holiday calories.   Snacks, lunch and…

OCUUC Pride, A Church on the Move!

I am so proud of OCUUC for following through on our decision to move to a new location. I feel this move is crucial for our congregation.  We have so much to offer Orange County! Our expanded space and parking will provide a strong home base to assist us in getting the UU message of…