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 Ruthie Saunders at RuthPSaunders@outlook.com or rsaunder@mailbox.sc.edu or call (803) 776-6608.

Animal 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 at anitaj48@aol.com and she will be happy to assist you.

Christian Heritage Group

The Christian Heritage Group will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, January 15, at 12:00 noon in room 8. Bring a light lunch or snack for yourself if you would like to stay and eat or chat after our hour-long meeting. The goal of the contemplative life was considered to be knowledge of or union with God, in contrast to practical ethics and activity. Rebecca will lead a discussion of issues such as meditation and contemplative prayer. If you are interested in our group, do come and join us. If you have questions, call Rebecca Drennan at 415-377-1791.

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The Green Team invites all interested folks to join us for our monthly meeting in room 9/Murray on January 13, 2019, at 12:30 p.m. We’ll be talking about current and future Green Team projects; sustainability and the protection of the environment; and related opportunities, concerns and trends in the community around us. Meet some interesting folks and help us figure out some practical ways to be friendlier to the environment. Join us! Contact Kevin McKinney, kdmsooboy@gmail.com.

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.

Meditation Group

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). Sittings are free. Contact Jessica Kross at jkross943@gmail.com.

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Getting cabin fever? We have just the right medicine! Join us for a Riverwalk on Saturday, February 9, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The exact meeting place will be announced later. When done walking, we will gather at Mary and Morgan Maclachlan’s house for a potluck. Please R.S.V.P. at membership@uucolumbia.org with the number of guests and if you plan on bringing a salad, appetizer, dessert, or other item.

UUCC Book Club

The next UUCC book club discussion is 6:30 pm on Sunday, January 20. Carolyn West will facilitate a discussion on Lincoln in the Bardo by George Sanders. 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: rsaunder@mailbox.sc.edu or RuthPSaunders@outlook.com.

Women’s Book Group

The Women’s Book Group will meet Tuesday, February 12, at 7:00 p.m. in Room 10 to discuss Hiddensee, by Gregory Maguire. Anyone with questions may contact Sandy Chubon at sjchubon@sc.rr.com  or 803 776-0784.