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Events

May 15, 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 currently meets on zoom weekly on Saturday mornings at 10am. This meeting is open to all and newcomers are welcome. Please contact us at stitchwits@ocuuc.org if you have any questions. Check out our Facebook page to see what we’ve been up to lately! Join Zoom…
May 16, 2021

Meditation Group

This is a group that meets twice per month (1st and 3rd Sundays) 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. First Sundays, Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/712721852?pwd=R1FMZkI1bW45OHljMXYyWjdyZEtDZz09 Meeting ID: 712 721 852 Passcode: 130470 Third Sundays, Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/967363505?pwd=U29JbERnYmlqQm1raWxrdjhTdm9zZz09 Meeting ID: 967 363 505 Passcode: 003378 One tap mobile +16699006833,,712721852# US (San Jose) +13462487799,,712721852# US (Houston)…
May 16, 2021
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Youth Group

Contact the Director of Religious Education at dre@ocuuc.org for details.
May 16, 2021
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RECY Committee Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Religious Education for Children and Youth.
May 16, 2021

Nonfiction Book Club

Currently, the Nonfiction Book Club is holding its meetings on ZOOM! For more information, check out the Nonfiction Book Club. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/92090078145?pwd=RnlwbjREYk13MzFXdDk5cm0wZ2ZBQT09 Meeting ID: 920 9007 8145Passcode: 631176One tap mobile+16699006833,,92090078145# US (San Jose)+13462487799,,92090078145# US (Houston) Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kblU3TchA0
May 17, 2021

What Do You Think?

“What do you Think?” is a monthly discussion group that will address a current event that is in the news but focused on one aspect. This lively conversation will be moderated by Dave Carlson and all are encouraged to join and speak up. We will also include reflections on how our seven principles could be applied. The topic for each meeting will be decided the Saturday before and announced as part of the church service on the Sunday before the Monday…
May 18, 2021
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Caring Circle

You are welcome in the Caring Circle, where you will find the caring support of others in our OCUUC community. Facilitated by Laurie Kluge. Usually meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Join Zoom Meetinghttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/84762186385?pwd=UVRqVlltS1RlYTV4b3pBQkFmc0x5Zz09 Meeting ID: 847 6218 6385Passcode: 224801One tap mobile+16699006833,,84762186385# US (San Jose)+13462487799,,84762186385# US (Houston) Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kdBNJYM0yN
May 20, 2021
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Orange Coast Choir Rehearsal

Weekly rehearsal of the Orange Coast Choir. Orange Coast Choir will be having hybrid rehearsals starting April 15. We’ll rehearse outdoors in the OCUUC courtyard from 6-7 pm, an earlier time than usual. Our rehearsals can be attended via Zoom as well. For more information on joining the choir, contact Beth. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/581556612
May 21, 2021

Social Hour

Join your OCUUC family and friends for a social hour on Zoom every Friday! Drop in anytime between 5:00pm and 7:00pm 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
May 22, 2021

Rainbow Movie Night

The LGBTQ Action Group brings a different LGBTQ-themed film to share on the 4th Saturday of every month.  At 7pm, we will gather on Zoom to view a film together, and then we’ll have a discussion afterwards. ALL are welcome.  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87215780018
May 23, 2021

Women’s Circle

Please join us by sharing what is important in your life and discussing our topic. We meet right after the service on the fourth Sunday of the month, to share meaningful stories of our lives. Feel free to grab your cup of tea/coffee, sack lunch, and join us.  For the time being, we are gathering on Zoom. The meeting ID and invitation link are listed below. Guests are always welcome. For more information, check out Women’s Circle. Join Zoom Meeting…
May 24, 2021

“How to Be an AntiRacist” book discussion group

Join us as we discuss Ibram Kendi’s book, How to Be an AntiRacist.  The discussion will be led by Alex Bailey.  Meetings will be on the 4th Monday of the month 7-8:30pm on zoom.  Please read the chapters listed below before the first meeting on May 24.  You can attend one/all monthly meetings.  Space is limited, contact Alex Bailey to sign up or with questions.  alexbailey4@gmail.com  May 24 – discuss introduction and chapters 1.definitions, 2. dueling consciousness 3. power June 28 – chapters:…
May 30, 2021

Worship Service: Widening the Circle

The Unitarian Universalist Association has done a study on how we can become a better multicultural and anti-oppression denomination. Come hear what we have learned! Rev. Sian Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have suspended in-person worship at OCUUC for the time being. Rev. Sian and Beth, along with dedicated musicians and singers, and many others, are working hard to offer virtual worship services through Zoom. Find further details about Zoom and how to access this meeting on Sundays from wherever…
Jun 5, 2021

Racism Workshop

Let us meet the challenge of dismantling white supremacy culture. Racism is not only a justice issue, but also a public health issue. Everyone is invited to join a Congregational Conversation to share our feelings, opinions and hopes for the future of OCUUC on this topic. Rev. Sian will facilitate, and breakout groups will be used so all voices can be heard. Contact: Phyllis Daniel, 657 212 5995, phyllisdaniel@sbcglobal.net.
Jun 5, 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…
Jun 6, 2021

Worship Service

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have suspended in-person worship at OCUUC for the time being. Rev. Sian and Beth, along with dedicated musicians and singers, and many others, are working hard to offer virtual worship services through Zoom. Find further details about Zoom and how to access this meeting on Sundays from wherever you happen to be. Come be a part of our beloved community, and stay connected in this time of social distancing. These services are recorded and the…
Jun 6, 2021

Atheist/Humanist Group

For more information, see our web page for Atheist/Humanist Group. The AHA Group is now meeting on ZOOM! See meeting details below. Time: 12:15 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)        Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system. Monthly: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/tJMsde-qqjsqGNwpfZyU2LUtAEiY-uS7bqpM/ics?icsToken=98tyKuCvrzksGNCVsBuPRowEBYjoM-rwiGJfjY1KjBnfGhUBTjbiF8dLC_9qI4_S Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/97126240028?pwd=b0lTT2dkYWs5ZVFUcWtUbm9LOE1zQT09 Meeting ID: 971 2624 0028 Passcode: 482839 One tap mobile+16699006833,,97126240028# US (San Jose)
Jun 7, 2021

OCUUC Fiction Book Group

More details, including this month’s book title, may be found on the Book Group page. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/135875036?pwd=cENBQXNtZVJaNjZxMFhQeGNwY1lvQT09 Meeting ID: 135 875 036 Passcode: 657210 One tap mobile: +16699006833,,135875036# US (San Jose)+12532158782,,135875036# US (Tacoma) Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kCwU8dx1t
Jun 11, 2021

Artists UUnite

The Artists UUnite group has been given the green light to meet in person for the first time since we closed down the church campus last year. We are the “test case” for the reopening task force to make sure everything works out OK before opening up the flood gates for all of the groups. Contact lindaspery@gmail.com for more details.
Jun 12, 2021

Exploring OCUUC

Visitors and Friends: You are cordially invited to attend an “Exploring OCUUC” class held once a month on a Saturday morning at 10:00 via Zoom. We would like to get to know you and introduce ourselves to you, in a small group setting. We will discuss Programs that OCUUC offers, ways you can volunteer or get involved (if you want), a brief history of Unitarian-Universalism, how to become a member (absolutely no obligation!), and answer any questions you may have.…
Jun 12, 2021

LGBTQ Action Group

LGBTQ Action Group usually meets on the 2nd Sunday of every month but the June 2021 meeting was moved to Saturday, June 12 so as not to conflict with the Annual Congregational meeting. We usually have an LGBTQ+ speaker who shares their story, followed by Q&A from the group. We also plan outreach and action events to do as a group. All are welcome to all LGBTQ Action Group Action Group events. We appreciate and honor our allies’ contributions and…