COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Response

Dear Beloved Members and Friends of OCUUC,

January 2022 update: Worship Service: Back to Online Only
Effective: Sunday, January 2, 2022

For the month of January, the Reopening Committee have decided to return to Online Only for our worship services and meetings. While the new Omicron variant seems to be very virulent, but far less serious, we are coming out of the holidays and we would like to minimize the spreading of the virus. We are looking forward to coming together again happy and healthy in February.

We have this amazing, beautiful, wonderful community that has fabulous services online. Please join us if you like! See you on Zoom!

Here's the link: https://zoom.us/j/3931579606

October 2021 update: We are back to full seating in Daniels Hall. We will continue with physical distancing in the Victoria Room and Suite 4 for those who prefer it.

Indoors - Masks are still required for all indoor activities.

Outdoors - Masks and physical distancing will be encouraged but not required outside on Sundays after the service. Coffee will be available. Each person must monitor and maintain their own comfort level.

Vaccine Status - We are requiring that anyone coming onsite at OCUUC to be fully vaccinated. This is the honor system, and no one will be asked to show their vaccination card. We will still welcome visitors, and children with their vaccinated parents.

Religious Education (RE) - This fall RE classes for PreK-7th Grade are meeting at Estancia Park, 1900 Adams Ave, Costa Mesa (a short distance from OCUUC). Youth Group meets in the Nursery in the Admin/RE Building at OCUUC.

Sunday's Worship Service

In-person worship has resumed. Online worship will be available to those not attending in person. Check out details about connecting with Zoom. The worship services are also recorded and the video recordings are available on our Sermon archive webpage for viewing as well as the OCUUC YouTube channel.

Please download the Reopening FAQs [pdf].

April 2021 Update - Coming back on site has lots of moving parts, and a task force is working hard to create a plan that gets us back on site safely and honors our principles and mission. On Sunday, April 11th, a Town Hall Meeting (click here for the video recording) described our progress and guidelines for reopening. A draft policy document is available here (OCUUC Reopening Guidelines 041121).

With love,

Your OCUUC Ministers, Staff and Executive Leadership
Rev. Sian Wiltshire, Minister
Karen Magoon Pearson, Director of Religious Education
Beth Syverson, Director of Music Ministries
Sarah Jones, Administrator

Nancy Loughrey, President of the Board of Trustees
Joel Ibañez, Vice President of Finance
Sarah Hunter, Vice President of Programs
Meg Wilson, Treasurer
Linda Spery, Recorder