Zen Buddhism in a Nutshell

Zen is a word we’ve all heard. But, what it actually is, is often not clear.  If you’ve ever been curious about it, here’s your moment. Here is a chance to learn about an ancient spirituality and its disciplines.  This three-session class will be led by UU minister and Zen teacher James Ishmael Ford, assisted…

Meditation Group

This is a group that meets once per month 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.

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 bring your cup of tea/coffee, sack lunch, and (if you want to) any nibbles to share. Guests are always welcome.…

Blue Cliff Zen Sangha

Led by UU minister and Zen teacher James Ishmael Ford, assisted by Jan Seymour-Ford & Chris Hoff.

Fall Auction

Come ready to fill your social calendar and socialize with friends at this twice-annual fundraising event. The final auction catalog is available. For more information check out the auction page.

Thanksgiving Dinner

Annual Thanksgiving Dinner at OCUUC Thursday, November  23rd at 2pm. Turkeys will be provided – you bring the side dishes, desserts, and drink. We need volunteers to help coordinate the event – email programs@ocuuc.org if you can assist. Everyone will pitch in with set up and/or clean up afterwards.  What will you bring? Sign-up sheets are on the…