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April 2024

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Events

Apr 14, 2024

Meditation Group

This is a group that meets weekly prior to church services in order to share supported meditation together. There will be sitting and/or walking meditation, and a chance for members to share their experience along the mindfulness path. If you are joining in person, you can find them in the Youth Room at OCUUC. To join virtually, the Zoom link is below. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/712721852?pwd=R1FMZkI1bW45OHljMXYyWjdyZEtDZz09 Meeting ID: 712 721 852 Passcode: 130470 One tap mobile +16699006833,,712721852# US (San Jose)…
Apr 14, 2024
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Worship Service

Even though in-person worship has resumed, online worship using Zoom is still available. Find further details about Zoom and how to access this service from wherever you happen to be. Come be a part of our beloved community, and stay connected in this time of social distancing. Here’s the link: https://zoom.us/j/3931579606 These services are recorded and the video recordings are available in our sermon archive for viewing later as well as the OCUUC YouTube channel. Check out our COVID-19 response…
Apr 14, 2024
Youth working at an outdoor table

Youth Group

Youth Group occurs in-person on the church campus during the regular church service. All participants are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Ages: 8th-12th grade Contact the Director of Religious Education at dre@ocuuc.org with any questions or to have the zoom link emailed to you.
Apr 14, 2024

OCUUC Writing Group

The OCUUC Writing Group will meets on the second Sunday of each month at 12 noon in the Victoria Room and on Zoom. Whether you are an accomplished writer or just trying out your skills, you are welcome to attend! The meeting will last one hour and we will read and comment on four pieces previously submitted by Group members. If you plan to be there (or if you have questions), please contact Mifanwy so you can receive the work we’ll be reading. Thanks!…
Apr 14, 2024

Dream Group

We all dream several times a night, even if we do not remember them. What do they have to say to us? Some claim they contain hidden messages, are a source of creativity, and can give us insight about our lives. Yes, yes, and yes. If you would like to explore and decode the rich symbolism of your dreams along with other trusted OCUUC folks, please join Rev. Judy on a monthly basis to share dreams and their meanings. Please…
Apr 14, 2024

UUAM Meeting (UU Animal Ministry)

Meet in the Victoria Room, and on Zoom. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83168078581?pwd=dTJBR0F6ejVIYXhYbnhnRE5wNHE0QT09 Meeting ID: 831 6807 8581 Passcode: 232644
Apr 16, 2024
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Life Changes

Going through a big change in your life? Grief? Divorce? Starting a new job or leaving an old career? Feeling overwhelmed by it all? Change is an inevitable part of life, but navigating change is not always easy. This group meets to support all of us going through changes in our lives, in a loving and supportive environment. The group will meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every month, starting May 16 at noon on Zoom. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/84762186385?pwd=UVRqVlltS1RlYTV4b3pBQkFmc0x5Zz09 Meeting…
Apr 16, 2024

Science Fiction and Philosophy Discussion Group

The Science Fiction and Philosophy group meets once a month on Zoom to discuss philosophical aspects of famous science fiction books such as Robert Heinlein’s Stranger in a Strange Land and Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Dispossessed. To learn the name of the next book to be discussed and the next meeting date, contact Maureen. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81237769848?pwd=VWJlSXNINWhZY3JDZEJaTlFaWGF2dz09 Meeting ID: 812 3776 9848Passcode: 527172
Apr 18, 2024

Orange Coast Choir Rehearsal

Weekly rehearsal of Orange Coast Choir, in Daniels Hall and on Zoom. For more information, contact our choir director Jakob Swetland at jakob@ocuuc.org.
Apr 20, 2024

StitchWits

Do you knit, crochet, sew, or enjoy crafts? Do you like using your skills to help others? Join us! Saturday mornings at 10:30am on Zoom. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/791937380?pwd=MS9rTmdUZnFUK1NwZlF6YTQ1bzhGQT09 Meeting ID: 791 937 380Passcode: 985590One tap mobile+16694449171,,791937380# US+16699006833,,791937380# US (San Jose) Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kdzwQ56k8G
Apr 20, 2024

NEW to UU

NEW to UU gathering Saturday, April 20th from 2-4pm/ Victoria Room Are you new to OCUUC as a visitor or are you a friend of the congregation considering membership? If so we’d like to invite you to the NEW to UU event. This is a great opportunity for you to get to know Rev. Sian Wiltshire and to ask any questions you might have about OCUUC membership or the Church. Please RSVP to Membership Co-Chairs, Melanie Malaviya and Craig Preston…
Apr 23, 2024

World Religions Class

Rev. Liz Murphy and Rev. Sian will be offering a class twice a month on World Religions, on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, starting February 13th. It will be on zoom (same link as worship) at 7pm to 8:30, with approximately one hour lecture and opportunity for questions and discussion. While you do not need to RSVP, if you would like reminders and a link sent out ahead of time, please register with Rev. Sian at revsian@ocuuc.org. The first class will be…
Apr 27, 2024

Passover Seder

Unitarian Universalists draw wisdom from other world religions, to inspire us “in our ethical and spiritual life.” One of those religions is Judaism, and an important Jewish holiday is coming up in April: Passover, which lasts this year from sunset April 22 to sunset April 30. The Passover “Seder” is a ritualized meal which includes eating symbolic foods and telling the story of the Israelites’ escape from Egypt. For Unitarian Universalists, the meaning of the story extends to the liberation…
Apr 28, 2024

Women’s Circle

Please join us by sharing what is important in your life and discussing our topic. The Women’s Circle is open to all who identify as women. We meet at noon on the fourth Sunday of the month, to share meaningful stories of our lives. We meet in the Victoria Room at church, and on Zoom at the same time. The Zoom meeting ID and invitation link are listed below. Guests are always welcome. For more information, check out Women’s Circle.…