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Oct 27, 2021

Afternoon book discussion group “How to Be an Antiracist”

This afternoon Book Discussion Group began on Wed., August 18th at 3:30pm to discuss How to Be an Antiracist, a 2021 Book to Action selection. Our conversation focuses on the central themes of the book, including definitions and examples of antiracism and racism, and discusses how to move from reflection to meaningful action on issues of racial equity. This Group meets on Zoom (every other week). *Please note, this group is in addition to the Monday evening group that started…
Oct 28, 2021
Choir folder with music

Orange Coast Choir Rehearsal

Weekly rehearsal of our wonderful Orange Coast Choir, currently taking place on Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/581556612). Contact Beth at musicdirector@ocuuc.org for more information.
Oct 29, 2021

Social Hour

Join your OCUUC family and friends for a social hour on Zoom every Friday! Drop in anytime between 7:30pm and 9:00pm to see what everyone is up to! Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82099524974?pwd=QjdNK1BHKzRoc3FzUytjZ3Jzd0ltQT09 Meeting ID: 820 9952 4974Passcode: 102157One tap mobile+16699006833,,82099524974# US (San Jose)+12532158782,,82099524974# US (Tacoma) Dial by your location+1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)Meeting ID: 820 9952 4974Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kbEjSnlgZ
Oct 30, 2021

Stitchwits

Do you knit, crochet, sew, or enjoy any other crafts? Do you believe in using your skills to help others? Then you might be a StitchWit! StitchWits is a group of crafters dedicated to creating handmade items for charity. Stitchwits will be meeting in the Victoria Room at OCUUC on 8/14/2021 at 10:30am. We will also be on Zoom for those who prefer to zoom. Bring whatever project you are working on, or finished projects so we can admire them!…
Oct 31, 2021
Child working on art project

Children’s Religious Education

Religious Education programming occurs in-person at Estancia Park nearby the church campus during the regular church service. All activities are outdoors and masks are required for all leaders and participants. Dropoff begins at 10:15 and pickup no later than noon. Ages: Pre-K through 7th-grade Nursery age children are welcome to attend the worship service in-person with their caregiver. Contact the Director of Religious Education at dre@ocuuc.org with any questions.
Oct 31, 2021
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.
Oct 31, 2021

Worship Service: We Remember Them

We have lost a lot this year: loved ones, opportunities, and a sense of normalcy. But on this Sunday, Samhain, in many earth-based practices, we take a brief moment to reflect on those who have joined the ancestral realm and the legacy that they leave be-hind as we move forward into our next normal. Mathew Taylor is the guest speaker. In-person worship has resumed! To ensure safety of those in-person, all people coming onsite must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.…
Oct 31, 2021

Spooktacular Costume Parade and Trick or Treat

Halloween falls on a Sunday this year. What a great opportunity to celebrate with our church family! The Religious Education Committee would like to invite everyone to join us at Estancia Park after the service on October 31st for some Halloween fun. Wear a costume, wear a (Covid-safe) mask, and pass out some candy (provided by us) to our Religious Education children and youth. Or just join us for the costume parade! If you have missed seeing our children on…
Nov 2, 2021

Fiction Book Group (Fall Meetings)

More details, including this month’s book title, may be found on the Book Group page. The OCUUC Fiction Book Group will meet on the first Tuesday of the month for the fall meetings: October, November and December and return to first Mondays in January 2022. Meetings are at 7:30 pm on Zoom, and all are welcome to join in the lively discussions. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81104695231?pwd=NVAwY3A5c1M1ak42U0RleE04YW1Tdz09 Meeting ID: 811 0469 5231 Passcode: 488175 One tap mobile: +16699006833,, 83849423328# US (San Jose)+12532158782,,…
Nov 6, 2021

OCUUC Writing Club

Are you interested in writing an article, essays, poems, short stories for OCUUC? There is a new OCUUC Writing Club that is open to all members and friends of OCUUC who are interested in writing written reflections about the monthly themes we use in worship (e.g. Beloved Community, Commitment, Play, Imagination, Curiosity, etc.). The group will gather once a month to go over the themes, discuss how we might write about them, share our writing, and be given support in our writing. Then, twice a year…