Art for All

artist at workArt for All is an open, on-going, self governing group. Join at any time. Thursdays from 10-12 PM at UUCC, in the Social Hall. For adults interested in working on art (of their own choosing) together for support, encouragement, and feedback (no artists at workinstruction provided). Participants bring their own art supplies, including easels (as applicable). Participants are responsible for protecting tables and chairs and for clean-up after sessions. Each session is stand-alone. For more information, contact Connie Hudson.

Animal Ministry LogoAnimal Ministry Group

Do you have a love of animals? Would you like to know how our UU principles relate to the care of animals and their habitats? Interested in joining this group? Other questions? Contact Anita Grossman and she will be happy to assist you.

The Buddhist Insight Meditation Community of Columbia

The Insight Meditation Community of Columbia, a Vipassana Buddhist meditation practice group, meets at 6:30 p.m. on Mondays in the UUCC Library (the octagon shaped building on Heyward). Meditation instruction at 6:30 pm, silent sitting at 7:00 pm, and Dharma talk at 7:30 pm. Free and all are welcome. Contact Jessica Kross for more information.

Christian Heritage Group

The Christian Heritage Group meets monthly in the library. We usually bring a light lunch or snack and eat and chat after our hour-long meeting. For meeting dates and other information, call Rebecca Drennan at 415-377-1791.

Gaia’s Rising CUUPS

Join the Covenant of Unitarian Universalist Pagans (CUUPS) Thursday nights at 7:30 p.m. in the Library. Contact Candy.

Green Team

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Interested in the environment? Composting? Gardening? Nature walks? We are, too, which is why we’d like to invite you to join us. Check out our web page. Share your ideas, learn about our work, or just meet us!  You can also find out just how easy composting can be, and support the church’s program by signing up to help.  Ask a member, or sign up online: Share your ideas or pose your questions to Kevin McKinney, Chair, at

Knit or Not Group 

Do you knit or have other needle-craft you would like to share? If so, you are invited to join us for our weekly Knit or Not meetings on Mondays at 2:00 p.m. in the Ralph Waldo Emerson Room in the CYRE wing. Or if you are interested in learning to knit or crochet, we have folks who can help with the basics.

UUCC Book Club

The next UUCC Book Club is 4:30pm (note time change) Sunday December 8. Carolyn West will facilitate a discussion of Why Religion? by Elaine Pagels.. We will meet at a member’s home. The UUCC Book Club is open to all members and friends of UUCC. We welcome new and returning participants!  Please contact Ruthie Saunders if you have questions or would like more information at: or

UUCC Ladies LUUnch BUUnch

Our next gathering will be in January. Watch this space for date and place. If you haven’t joined this bunch for lunch you really should try it.  Please sign up at the Membership table or email Linda McLeod at This lunch gathering is open to all women of all ages. We have enjoyed many such occasions at different venues in the past. We look forward to seeing you all there.

UUCC Men’s Breakfast Group

The UUCC’s Men’s Breakfast Group meets at 9:00 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month (next one is December 12). This month we meet at the Lizard’s Thicket on Beltline. If you are interested, please let Phil Turner ( know so we can have space available.

Women’s Book Group

The Women’s Book Group will meet Tuesday, December 10, at 7:00pm in Room 10 to discuss I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzei & Christine Lamb. Anyone with questions may contact Sandy Chubon at 776-0784 or email Sandy Chubon