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 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 will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, July 16, at Noon in the UUCC library. Bring a light lunch or snack for yourself if you would like to stay and eat and chat after our hour-long meeting. We will consider the migration crisis on the southern border of the United States in relation to Christian values, as discussed by Episcopal Bishop Waldo of Upper South Carolina in a recent pastoral letter. If you are interested in our group, do come and join us. If you have questions, 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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UUCC Green Sanctuary Committee Meeting, Sunday, July 21 at 12:30pm  in Room 8.  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: 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 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 discussion is 6:30 pm on Sunday August 18. Alvin Steingold will facilitate a discussion on The Soul of America, by John Meacham. We will meet at the UUCC Social Hall. 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

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Lunch at Arabesque

UUCC Ladies Summer Luncheon

Please join us at Arabesque Mediterranean Restaurant (back room reserved) at 2930 Devine St, on Tuesday, July 23 at 1:00 pm. RSVP to by Friday, July 19. Please come to share or listen to others share stories of their summer travels.

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 August 8). 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, August 13, 7:00 p.m., Room 10. We will discuss Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens.  Anyone with questions may contact Sandy Chubon  or call 803 776-0784.