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Events

Aug 6, 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
Aug 7, 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 10:30 am. 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!…
Aug 8, 2021
Child working on art project

Children’s Religious Education

This summer, religious education will be using a special curriculum perfectly suited for our outdoor meeting space, Circle of Trees. 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…
Aug 8, 2021
Youth working at an outdoor table

Youth Group

This summer, religious education will be using a special curriculum perfectly suited for our outdoor meeting space, Circle of Trees. Youth Group 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: 8th-12th grade Contact the Director of Religious Education at dre@ocuuc.org with any questions.
Aug 8, 2021

LGBTQ Action Group

LGBTQ Action Group meets on the 2nd Sunday of every month at 12:15 pm and we are now having hybrid meetings – in person and on Zoom! We meet in Suite 4 and on Zoom at the same time. 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…
Aug 13, 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.
Aug 15, 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. Currently, we are meeting in person in the Youth Room at OCUUC and on Zoom as well! 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…
Aug 15, 2021
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RECY Committee Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Religious Education for Children and Youth.
Aug 15, 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
Aug 16, 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…
Aug 17, 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
Aug 22, 2021
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Worship Service

In-person worship has resumed in Daniels Hall! For those preferring in-person, socially-distanced worship, seating is available in the Victoria Room or Suite 4. Even though in-person worship has resumed in a limited capacity, 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. These services are recorded and the…
Aug 22, 2021

Women’s Circle

Please join us by sharing what is important in your life and discussing our topic. We meet at noon 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.  We meet in the Victoria Room at church, and on Zoom at the same time. The meeting ID and invitation link are listed below. Guests are always welcome. For more information, check out Women’s…
Aug 23, 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. May 24 – discuss introduction and chapters 1. definitions, 2. dueling consciousness 3. power June 28 – chapters: 4.…
Aug 28, 2021

Rainbow Movie Night

The LGBTQ Action Group brings a different LGBTQ-themed film to share on the 4th Saturday of every month.  At 7:30pm, 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
Sep 5, 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)
Sep 6, 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
Sep 11, 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.…
Oct 2, 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…