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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. , ...
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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. , ...
UUCV Then and Now
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Membership Committee
This class will explore how UUCV grew from the “little fellowship that could” to the multi-faceted church it is today. We will also look at ways to get involved in this community. , ...
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Rental: QiGong Practice
9:45 am - 10:45 am
  • Congregational Administrator
For questions about this group, connect with Margarete Davis. , ...
Facilities and Grounds Work Day
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  • Facilities and Grounds Team
Join us for a day of community to spruce up our campus.  Work inside or out.  There will be lots of projects to choose from. , ...
Meditations on Love, Wisdom, and Healing
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Ben Kessler
Please feel welcomed to join our small community for twice weekly guided meditation and discussion on a variety of spiritual topics. In this group we explore beginner friendly meditation topics drawing from a variety of spiritual traditions, without dogma or sectarianism. Most meditations include chanting and singing m , ...
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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. , ...
Ministry Support for G. Morgan
9:30 am - 10:30 pm
  • Congregational Administrator
Dining For Dollars Bidding
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Fundraising Committee
Bidding sheets will be available for Dining 4$ events. , ...
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. , ...
RE Teachers Meeting
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Director of Religious Education
RE Teachers from the 2023-2024 school year meet for lunch and to discuss their experiences, how the program can grow, etc. , ...
Mid Adult Percussion Jam
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Mid-Adult Friendship and Social Group
If you’re part of the Mid Adult group, come join us for a drumming/percussion jam session lead by Margarete Davis, and assisted by new member Ben Fisher. No need for any experience, they will show you how. , ...
Mid Adult Group Percussion Circle
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Mid-Adult Friendship and Social Group
Exiting High Demand Religion
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Join a conversation with others who have journeyed out of a high demand religious group, experienced the identity crisis which can ensue, and have come to a healthy spirituality on the other side of it all, and others who are in various stages of the process. Hosts have experience exiting the LDS/Mormon faith, Evangeli , ...
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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 Meeting
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Green Team
This is the monthly meeting of the Green Team. , ...
Rental: 49th LD Democrats
6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
  • Congregational Administrator
For questions about renting at UUCV contact office@uucvan.org and check out our rental information page. , ...
UU History & Theology
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Membership Committee
Learn more about the history of Unitarian Universalists and how it informs our present at UUCV. This class is a required step in preparation for UUCV membership. , ...
Rental: Vancouver Master Chorale
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Congregational Administrator
For more information about rentals, contact office@uucvan.org. , ...
Meditations on Love, Wisdom, and Healing
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Ben Kessler
Please feel welcomed to join our small community for twice weekly guided meditation and discussion on a variety of spiritual topics. In this group we explore beginner friendly meditation topics drawing from a variety of spiritual traditions, without dogma or sectarianism. Most meditations include chanting and singing m , ...
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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 , ...
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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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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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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Meditations on Love, Wisdom, and Healing
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Ben Kessler
Please feel welcomed to join our small community for twice weekly guided meditation and discussion on a variety of spiritual topics. In this group we explore beginner friendly meditation topics drawing from a variety of spiritual traditions, without dogma or sectarianism. Most meditations include chanting and singing m , ...
Rental: Wooten Family
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Congregational Administrator
Mid Adult Friendship and Social Group
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Mid-Adult Friendship and Social Group
If you’re in your 20s-50s and interested in getting to know other people at UUCV around the same age as you, please join us for our monthly gathering! Free childcare is available upon request, so please contact Caitlin Hanley if you’d like to use it. , ...
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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. , ...
Dining For Dollars Bidding
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Fundraising Committee
Bidding sheets will be available for Dining 4$ events. , ...
Social Hour
10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Coffee Coordinator
Join us for coffee, tea, and conversation. , ...
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 , ...
Social Hour
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
  • Coffee Coordinator
Join us for coffee, tea, and conversation. , ...
Exiting High Demand Religion
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Join a conversation with others who have journeyed out of a high demand religious group, experienced the identity crisis which can ensue, and have come to a healthy spirituality on the other side of it all, and others who are in various stages of the process. Hosts have experience exiting the LDS/Mormon faith, Evangeli , ...
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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. , ...
Meditations on Love, Wisdom, and Healing
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Ben Kessler
Please feel welcomed to join our small community for twice weekly guided meditation and discussion on a variety of spiritual topics. In this group we explore beginner friendly meditation topics drawing from a variety of spiritual traditions, without dogma or sectarianism. Most meditations include chanting and singing m , ...
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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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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 , ...
Wagner & Kong Strands of Compassion Concert
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Music Committee
Internationally-acclaimed concert artists Christoph Wagner, cellist, and Joanne Kong, pianist, weave together live music, reflections and imagery in an inspiring event that will illuminate how embracing the connections we have to the natural world and all beings can bring about transformative spiritual growth, positive , ...
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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 , ...
Entering Membership
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
  • Membership Committee
This is the final step in preparation for membership at UUCV. You can sign the membership book in preparation for the ingathering during worship. , ...
UU History & Theology
10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Membership Committee
Join Reverend Kathryn to learn of the general histories of Unitarianism & Universalism and the theologies that have defined our movement. Childcare is available upon request. This class is a required step in preparation for UUCV membership. , ...
Meditations on Love, Wisdom, and Healing
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Ben Kessler
Please feel welcomed to join our small community for twice weekly guided meditation and discussion on a variety of spiritual topics. In this group we explore beginner friendly meditation topics drawing from a variety of spiritual traditions, without dogma or sectarianism. Most meditations include chanting and singing m , ...
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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. , ...
Global Majority Gathering
9:15 am - 10:30 am
  • Global Majority
Exploring Code Switching , ...
Dining For Dollars Bidding
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Fundraising Committee
Bidding sheets will be available for Dining 4$ events. , ...
Social Hour
10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Coffee Coordinator
Join us for coffee, tea, and conversation. , ...
The Reflecting Pool: Delve Right In!
10:15 am - 11:00 am
  • Beloved Community Work Group
Share responses to the Sunday message Delve into a question or two Practice listening deeply to one another Join us in RE Room 5 (upstairs)* in the R.E. Building immediately after both services.  Ramp access on the 18th St.  side of the building.  April 14   Who Am I?  April 21   How Did We Get Here? April 28   What , ...
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. , ...
The Reflecting Pool: Delve Right In!
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
  • Beloved Community Work Group
Share responses to the Sunday message Delve into a question or two Practice listening deeply to one another Join us in RE Room 5 (upstairs)* in the R.E. Building immediately after both services.  Ramp access on the 18th St.  side of the building.  April 14   Who Am I?  April 21   How Did We Get Here? April 28   What , ...
Social Hour
12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
  • Coffee Coordinator
Join us for coffee, tea, and conversation. , ...
Budget Information Meeting
12:15 pm - 1:10 pm
  • Board of Trustees
Join the Budget Director and Members of the Board of Trustees to ask questions about the proposed budget for the July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025 church year budget.  This budget will be voted on at the June 2nd Congregational Meeting after worship. , ...
Growing a Nurturing Community through Leadership
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Leadership Discovery and Development (LDD)
Educating ourselves on how to lead a healthier congregation. , ...
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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. , ...
Meditations on Love, Wisdom, and Healing
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Ben Kessler
Please feel welcomed to join our small community for twice weekly guided meditation and discussion on a variety of spiritual topics. In this group we explore beginner friendly meditation topics drawing from a variety of spiritual traditions, without dogma or sectarianism. Most meditations include chanting and singing m , ...
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Personnel Committee Meeting
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Congregational Administrator
This is the monthly meeting of the Personnel Committee. , ...
Church Potluck Centering Love, Family, and Food
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Rev. Kathryn Bert
Enjoy some mid-week fellowship with dinner in the sanctuary and a short vespers service. All ages are welcome. Activity: Rev. Kathryn will lead a short vespers service, with music and readings. What to bring: Dinner will be a taco bar , ...
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. , ...
Endowment Board Meeting
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Congregational Administrator
This is a closed meeting of the Endowment Board. , ...
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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. , ...
Budget Information Meeting
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Board of Trustees
Join the Budget Director and Members of the Board of Trustees to ask questions about the proposed budget for the July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025 church year budget.  This budget will be voted on at the June 2nd Congregational Meeting after worship. , ...
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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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Meditations on Love, Wisdom, and Healing
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
  • Ben Kessler
Please feel welcomed to join our small community for twice weekly guided meditation and discussion on a variety of spiritual topics. In this group we explore beginner friendly meditation topics drawing from a variety of spiritual traditions, without dogma or sectarianism. Most meditations include chanting and singing m , ...
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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. , ...
Summer Worship
10:30 am - 11:30 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 at 10:30 am.  , ...
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. , ...
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 , ...
Summer Social Hour
11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Join us for coffee, tea, and conversation. , ...
Conversation and Reflections with Alex Dang
11:45 am - 12:45 pm
  • Beloved Community Work Group
Join us for a post-service discussion with featured guest Alex Dang. , ...
Exiting High Demand Religion
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Join a conversation with others who have journeyed out of a high demand religious group, experienced the identity crisis which can ensue, and have come to a healthy spirituality on the other side of it all, and others who are in various stages of the process. Hosts have experience exiting the LDS/Mormon faith, Evangeli , ...
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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. , ...
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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Worship Associates Meeting
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Rev. Kathryn Bert
Worship Associates and Rev. Kathryn meet monthly on the 3rd Tuesday. , ...
Meditations on Love, Wisdom, and Healing
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Ben Kessler
Please feel welcomed to join our small community for twice weekly guided meditation and discussion on a variety of spiritual topics. In this group we explore beginner friendly meditation topics drawing from a variety of spiritual traditions, without dogma or sectarianism. Most meditations include chanting and singing m , ...
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Endowment Board Meeting II
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Congregational Administrator
This is a closed meeting of the Endowment Board.  They will be discussing grant applications after the May 22nd meeting. , ...
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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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