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Family Promise Hosting
All Day
  • Family Promise
In partnership with Family Promise of Clark County, UUCV hosts families for week-long stays in our RE building. Church members provide meals as well as spend quality time with the families each evening before they sleep at UUCV. , ...
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Family Promise Hosting
All Day
  • Family Promise
In partnership with Family Promise of Clark County, UUCV hosts families for week-long stays in our RE building. Church members provide meals as well as spend quality time with the families each evening before they sleep at UUCV. , ...
Choosing Happiness Self Inquiry group
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Have you ever wondered why you can’t just be happy? In this group we will help each other learn how to use self-inquiry techniques that are designed to help us dig up and examine subconscious beliefs that make us feel stuck and unhappy with life. These entirely secular techniques, drawing from Byron Katie’s , ...
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Family Promise Hosting
All Day
  • Family Promise
In partnership with Family Promise of Clark County, UUCV hosts families for week-long stays in our RE building. Church members provide meals as well as spend quality time with the families each evening before they sleep at UUCV. , ...
Worship Service
9:15 am - 10:15 am
We come together to explore, discover, and affirm what is of deepest worth in life. Though we avoid imposing fixed answers to the eternal questions, we do address ourselves to them, and we apply our tentative answers in daily life. All are invited to attend worship services streaming online and in-person. , ...
Social Hour
10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Coffee Coordinator
Join us for coffee, tea, and conversation. , ...
Our Whole Lives (OWL) for 7th – 9th Grade
10:45 am - 12:15 pm
  • Director of Religious Education
During certain years, our RE program will offer Our Whole Lives sessions. Liberal religious sexuality education gives children, youth, and adults a safe forum in which to make meaning of their lives. Participants learn to feel positive about themselves and their sexuality while they clarify their values, apply their va , ...
Worship Service
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
We come together to explore, discover, and affirm what is of deepest worth in life. Though we avoid imposing fixed answers to the eternal questions, we do address ourselves to them, and we apply our tentative answers in daily life. All are invited to attend worship services streaming online and in-person. During this w , ...
Religious Education (RE) Classes
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Director of Religious Education
School aged children will start out in the sanctuary for worship.  After the story for all ages, we will sing the children out.  They will walk together to their RE Classes in the other building.  Parent’s please pick up your children after service in their classrooms upstairs. , ...
Social Hour
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
  • Coffee Coordinator
Join us for coffee, tea, and conversation. , ...
Crafts with the DRE
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Director of Religious Education
Come craft with Elise in RE Main during coffee hour! Crafters of all ages are welcome and celebrated- bring the knitting, the bubbles, the weird experiments, and we’ll craft together. , ...
Chalice Circle with De
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Chalice Circles
Chalice Circles are groups of eight to ten people who meet once a month under the guidance of a trained facilitator. The content and format are the same for all groups. After lighting the chalice and a brief check-in, there are readings on the session’s topic. There are questions to guide the discussion and deepen the , ...
Chalice Circle with Kate
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Chalice Circles
Chalice Circles are groups of eight to ten people who meet once a month under the guidance of a trained facilitator. The content and format are the same for all groups. After lighting the chalice and a brief check-in, there are readings on the session’s topic. There are questions to guide the discussion and deepen the , ...
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Buddhist Fellowship and Vipassana Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Sarah Quackenbush or Marvin Benson
This group meets every other Monday evening to meditate together and to have discussion related to Buddhism and meditation. , ...
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Gathering Wisdom Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Dawenwalker
The Gathering Wisdom Circle is a group meeting where people can learn about the many aspects and kinds of Pagan traditions and thought, and also exchange ideas and experiences regarding their Pagan spirituality. It is for Pagan folks and people who want to learn about Pagan spirituality to see if it resonates with them , ...
Green Team/Beyond Curbside Meeting
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Green Team
This is a regular meeting of the Green Team and Beyond Curbside groups. , ...
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Coping With Change
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Each member of this group is caring for a loved one with a chronic condition. The group gathers to offer emotional support and encouragement through sympathetic listening. Meetings focus on giving each person an opportunity to share, while others offer suggestions and resources as requested. Because of the sensitive na , ...
Pastoral Care Meeting
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Rev. Kathryn Bert
This is the monthly meeting of the Pastoral Care team.  If you are in need of pastoral care, please call the church and leave a message on extension 2. , ...
Youth Group
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Director of Religious Education
Youth Group is for those from 6th-12th grade.  Our educational focus will be on the 7 principles and how they compare to the values of Article II.  We will have games, snacks, volunteering and other exciting things mixed in. , ...
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UUCV Quilting and Fiber Artists Group
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Robbie Bertram
A chance to spend informal time together, talk, share talent, and work on your own projects. Bring your own materials, supplies, and any snacks you might want.  An ironing board and iron will be provided.  This group meets monthly on the first Thursday. , ...
Chalice Circle Facilitator and Planning Team Meeting
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Chalice Circles
Monthly meeting of the Chalice Circle Planning Team, for the purpose of preparing sessions for future meetings. , ...
Fiber and Craft “Work In Progress” group
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bring your “work-in-progress” knitting, crocheting, or craft for an hour of social time while we work independently on our own projects. All are welcome. , ...
Choir Rehearsal
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Allison King
Weekly rehearsal of the UUCV Choir, under the direction of Music Director Allison King. , ...
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Beloved Community Work Group
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Beloved Community Work Group
This is the regular meeting of the Beloved Community leadership team.  Reach us at bcwg@uucvan.org if you have questions. We promote UUCV’s work to be fair, just and equitable; to resist racist/oppressive systems; and be characterized by honest, heartfelt and right relationships. , ...
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Choosing Happiness Self Inquiry group
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Have you ever wondered why you can’t just be happy? In this group we will help each other learn how to use self-inquiry techniques that are designed to help us dig up and examine subconscious beliefs that make us feel stuck and unhappy with life. These entirely secular techniques, drawing from Byron Katie’s , ...
Mid-Adult Friendship Group kick-off potluck
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Congregational Administrator
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Touch of Class Chorale Concert
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Music Committee
The Touch of Class Chorale, a 50 year old non-profit community choir in Vancouver, WA, has performed at UUCV as far back as 2018. Their music is chosen from a variety of genres. The choir performs at a variety of local venues during December, April, and May and is directed by our Music Director, Allison King, accompani , ...
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Worship Service
9:15 am - 10:15 am
We come together to explore, discover, and affirm what is of deepest worth in life. Though we avoid imposing fixed answers to the eternal questions, we do address ourselves to them, and we apply our tentative answers in daily life. All are invited to attend worship services streaming online and in-person. , ...
Social Hour
10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Coffee Coordinator
Join us for coffee, tea, and conversation. , ...
Our Whole Lives (OWL) for 7th – 9th Grade
10:45 am - 12:15 pm
  • Director of Religious Education
During certain years, our RE program will offer Our Whole Lives sessions. Liberal religious sexuality education gives children, youth, and adults a safe forum in which to make meaning of their lives. Participants learn to feel positive about themselves and their sexuality while they clarify their values, apply their va , ...
Worship Service
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
We come together to explore, discover, and affirm what is of deepest worth in life. Though we avoid imposing fixed answers to the eternal questions, we do address ourselves to them, and we apply our tentative answers in daily life. All are invited to attend worship services streaming online and in-person. During this w , ...
Religious Education (RE) Classes
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Director of Religious Education
School aged children will start out in the sanctuary for worship.  After the story for all ages, we will sing the children out.  They will walk together to their RE Classes in the other building.  Parent’s please pick up your children after service in their classrooms upstairs. , ...
Social Hour
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
  • Coffee Coordinator
Join us for coffee, tea, and conversation. , ...
Trim Our Tree @ UUCV
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Director of Religious Education
Bring your families to help make ornaments for our beautiful tree! All the crafting supplies will be provided, and we’ll decorate together while we enjoy baked potatoes and hot drinks. , ...
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Young At Heart
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Patty Ingraham and Helen Hewitt
This is a monthly meeting for friendship, support and discussions of life issues, including but not limited to aging.  This group currently is multi-platform and you can join on zoom or in-person.  Contact lifelonglearning@uucvan.org for more information. , ...
Prose, Cons, and Popcorn Group
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Linda Mabry
Our purpose is to deepen our understanding of current and historical events and act on our values in building our beloved community at UUCV and in the wider world.  We’ll schedule a rotation of Non-Fiction and Fiction books along with pertinent presentations and videos.  This is an opportunity to read books explore con , ...
Chalice Circle with Mark
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Chalice Circles
Chalice Circles are groups of eight to ten people who meet once a month under the guidance of a trained facilitator. The content and format are the same for all groups. After lighting the chalice and a brief check-in, there are readings on the session’s topic. There are questions to guide the discussion and deepen the , ...
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Acoustic Jam Group
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Clancy Kelly
We are a jam group featuring folk, country, blues and bluegrass music.  All skill levels are invited.  Bring songs to lead and share or play along as able.  We meet monthly on the 2nd Tuesday. , ...
Executive Team Meeting
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Board of Trustees
Closed session of the Board of Trustees Executive Team, for preparation for the upcoming monthly board meeting. , ...
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Council for Collaboration and Communication (CCC)
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Congregational Administrator
he Council for Collaboration and Communication (CCC) helps ensure that we offer quality programs of the church that align with the mission.  They facilitate the development of programs in accordance with the mission for the future of the church.  The CCC proposes an annual program budget to the budget committee.  They , ...
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Chalice Circle with Sue
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Chalice Circles
Chalice Circles are groups of eight to ten people who meet once a month under the guidance of a trained facilitator. The content and format are the same for all groups. After lighting the chalice and a brief check-in, there are readings on the session’s topic. There are questions to guide the discussion and deepen the , ...
Fiber and Craft “Work In Progress” group
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bring your “work-in-progress” knitting, crocheting, or craft for an hour of social time while we work independently on our own projects. All are welcome. , ...
Choir Rehearsal
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Allison King
Weekly rehearsal of the UUCV Choir, under the direction of Music Director Allison King. , ...
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All Ages Game Night
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us for an evening of board and card games and socializing.  Come for whatever time works for you. We will bring a variety of games.  Feel free to bring a game of your own that you would like to play with new friends and old. To keep things simple, we are asking you bring your own snacks and beverages – for yourse , ...
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Litter Pickers
8:30 am - 11:30 am
Join the Litter Pickup Crew – protect wild animals and our waterways from litter – individuals or families with children 13 and older welcome to join after a little bit of training.  This is part of the Adopt-A-Road program, a Clark County initiative to beautify the roads we travel each day. The 3rd Saturday of the mon , ...
Good Grief
9:30 am - 11:30 am
We welcome newcomers and past grief group attendees to participate in this caring and compassionate group.  We request for those interested in attending to please email goodgrief@uucvan.org. , ...
Pageant Dress Rehearsal
9:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Director of Religious Education
Let’s spend some time running through our wonderful pageant! We’ll be performing the next day, so this is our chance to take care of all the logistics. If your family is in the pageant, you gotta be here! , ...
Choosing Happiness Self Inquiry group
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Have you ever wondered why you can’t just be happy? In this group we will help each other learn how to use self-inquiry techniques that are designed to help us dig up and examine subconscious beliefs that make us feel stuck and unhappy with life. These entirely secular techniques, drawing from Byron Katie’s , ...
Celebration of the Life of David Hastings
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Rev. Kathryn Bert
Join us to Celebrate the Life of David Hastings.  A reception will follow in RE Main. , ...
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Christmas Pageant Worship
10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Rev. Kathryn Bert
We come together to explore, discover, and affirm what is of deepest worth in life. Though we avoid imposing fixed answers to the eternal questions, we do address ourselves to them, and we apply our tentative answers in daily life. All are invited to attend worship services streaming online and in-person. During this w , ...
Social Hour
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Join us for coffee, tea, and conversation. , ...
Crafts with the DRE
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Director of Religious Education
Come craft with Elise in RE Main during coffee hour! Crafters of all ages are welcome and celebrated- bring the knitting, the bubbles, the weird experiments, and we’ll craft together. , ...
Cookie Baking Party
12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Jessica Sand
Private event for winners of the Dining for Dollars auction item. , ...
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Buddhist Fellowship and Vipassana Meditation
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Sarah Quackenbush or Marvin Benson
This group meets every other Monday evening to meditate together and to have discussion related to Buddhism and meditation. , ...
Chalice Circle with Penny
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Chalice Circles
Chalice Circles are groups of eight to ten people who meet once a month under the guidance of a trained facilitator. The content and format are the same for all groups. After lighting the chalice and a brief check-in, there are readings on the session’s topic. There are questions to guide the discussion and deepen the , ...
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Chalice Circle with Bonnie
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Chalice Circles
Chalice Circles are groups of eight to ten people who meet once a month under the guidance of a trained facilitator. The content and format are the same for all groups. After lighting the chalice and a brief check-in, there are readings on the session’s topic. There are questions to guide the discussion and deepen the , ...
Drumming Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Dawenwalker
The Drumming Circle is a loose drumming session with people who gain spiritual comfort or energy from drumming, rattling, and other percussion instruments. , ...
Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Board of Trustees normally meets every month on the 3rd Tuesday evening. All are invited to attend board meetings. , ...
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Fiber and Craft “Work In Progress” group
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bring your “work-in-progress” knitting, crocheting, or craft for an hour of social time while we work independently on our own projects. All are welcome. , ...
Choir Rehearsal
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Allison King
Weekly rehearsal of the UUCV Choir, under the direction of Music Director Allison King. , ...
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Yule Rite and Celebration
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Dawenwalker
Yule ritual with pot luck feast and white elephant gift exchange. , ...
Poker Night
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us for a friendly poker game with good company.  We meet each month on the 4th Friday and welcome new players. , ...
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Choosing Happiness Self Inquiry group
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Have you ever wondered why you can’t just be happy? In this group we will help each other learn how to use self-inquiry techniques that are designed to help us dig up and examine subconscious beliefs that make us feel stuck and unhappy with life. These entirely secular techniques, drawing from Byron Katie’s , ...
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Christmas Worship Service
10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Rev. Kathryn Bert
We come together to explore, discover, and affirm what is of deepest worth in life. Though we avoid imposing fixed answers to the eternal questions, we do address ourselves to them, and we apply our tentative answers in daily life. All are invited to attend worship services streaming online and in-person. During this w , ...
Religious Education (RE) Classes
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
  • Director of Religious Education
School aged children will start out in the sanctuary for worship.  After the story for all ages, we will sing the children out.  They will walk together to their RE Classes in the other building.  Parent’s please pick up your children after service in their classrooms upstairs. , ...
Social Hour
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Join us for coffee, tea, and conversation. , ...
Candlelight Christmas Worship Service
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Rev. Kathryn Bert
We come together to explore, discover, and affirm what is of deepest worth in life. Though we avoid imposing fixed answers to the eternal questions, we do address ourselves to them, and we apply our tentative answers in daily life. All are invited to attend worship services streaming online and in-person. This will be , ...
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Young At Heart
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Patty Ingraham and Helen Hewitt
This is a monthly meeting for friendship, support and discussions of life issues, including but not limited to aging.  This group currently is multi-platform and you can join on zoom or in-person.  Contact lifelonglearning@uucvan.org for more information. , ...
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Worship Associates Meeting
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Rev. Kathryn Bert
Worship Associates and Rev. Kathryn meet monthly on the 3rd Tuesday. , ...
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Leadership Discovery and Development Meeting
6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
This is the monthly gathering of the Leadership Discovery and Development team. , ...
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Personnel Committee Meeting
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Congregational Administrator
This is the monthly meeting of the Personnel Committee. , ...
Fiber and Craft “Work In Progress” group
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bring your “work-in-progress” knitting, crocheting, or craft for an hour of social time while we work independently on our own projects. All are welcome. , ...
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Choosing Happiness Self Inquiry group
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Have you ever wondered why you can’t just be happy? In this group we will help each other learn how to use self-inquiry techniques that are designed to help us dig up and examine subconscious beliefs that make us feel stuck and unhappy with life. These entirely secular techniques, drawing from Byron Katie’s , ...
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Worship Service
10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Rev. Kathryn Bert
We come together to explore, discover, and affirm what is of deepest worth in life. Though we avoid imposing fixed answers to the eternal questions, we do address ourselves to them, and we apply our tentative answers in daily life. All are invited to attend worship services streaming online and in-person. During this w , ...
Religious Education (RE) Classes
10:30 am - 11:30 pm
  • Director of Religious Education
School aged children will start out in the sanctuary for worship.  After the story for all ages, we will sing the children out.  They will walk together to their RE Classes in the other building.  Parent’s please pick up your children after service in their classrooms upstairs. , ...
Social Hour
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Join us for coffee, tea, and conversation. , ...
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