Religious Exploration

Religious Exploration

Soto Zen Group

For all interested in zazen meditation and discussion, come sit with us in the Anthony Room on Saturdays 1:30pm-3:00pm (12:30pm for any newcomers) and Monday evenings 7:00pm-8:30pm. Reach out to group director Bill Mayhew at  or communications director Bret Crews at . Meetings available over Zoom as well.

30 Days of Love

Our mission is “By serving compassionately and connecting authentically we change the world.” Combine  that with “Love is the doctrine of this church” and you may be inspired to participate in the UUA’s “30 Days of Love.” This program, which runs from January 17-February 14, has individual learning paths as well as live Zoom events.  Check it out at Perhaps those of us who participate will be willing meet as a small group to re-energize our social action/social justice committee in the upcoming year.  Look…

Soul Matters Zoom Sessions

What does it mean to be a people of trust? Sure, the current pandemic has caused a lot of changes to our personal lives and our life together in faith. But we can still work together on transition themes and issues. This week Rev. Roberta will lead two Zoom sessions of the Soul Matters workshop on trust that she led in person just a few weeks ago. Those who participated found the sessions challenging and affirming. You will get the…

Go Teams: A new look at shared ministry here at UUCJ

Sunday, March 22, 12:30-1:30 p.m. “Go Teams: A new look at shared ministry here at UUCJ.” One of the three immediate goals that came out  of the Leadership Summit in January. An open time to talk, facilitated  by Rev. Marti and other congregational leaders.

Do Your Minding, Not your Mending!

Saturday March 21, 2-4 p.m.  “Do Your Minding, Not your Mending!” Join Rev. Marti in the parsonage (the living quarters of your two  transition ministers) for a Women’s History Month tea time and  thoughtful conversation about things that matter for female-identified  people. In the spirit of Margaret Fuller, 19th century writer and  activist for social justice. RSVP:.

Soul Matters Small Groups

The Transition theme for the month of March is trust. Rev. Roberta will be conducting Soul Matters small group sessions on Thursday, March 5 at 7:00 p.m. and Friday, March 6 at 10:30 a.m. in the Anthony Room. In order to participate, you are asked to experiment with one of the spiritual exercises that can be found via the link below or in the Sunday bulletin. Come to the session prepared to talk about your experience. Trust Exercises

LunaCon January 24-26

BBUUC has invited our youth to LunaCON on January 24-26. Beginning Friday 9pm with Opening Circle at midnight and ending 9am on Sunday with an open invitation to attend services at 10:30am. This CON will have a Social Action aspect: For every can of food an individual donates we will take $1 off the CON fee, up to 5 cans. The CON fee is $25. CON forms coming soon.

New Walenthorpe Schedule

Our new schedule for Walenthorpe (Youth Group) will be as follows: 12:15pm-1:15pm 1st Sunday – Meeting in Emerson 2nd Sunday – Meeting in Emerson 3rd Sunday – Hosting Social Hall and Family Time 4th Sunday – Meeting in Emerson

Path to Membership November 10

Interested in becoming a member and learning more about our community? Check out this month’s Path to Membership November 10, from 12:15 to 1:15 p.m. in the Anthony Room.