Author: UUC Staff

New loft risers

Returning Home

Loft Organ Will Not Return At the start of our building project, our intention was to dismantle, store and then re-install our chapel organ, with minor improvements, at a cost of about $150,000. For...

Varied Thrush, Bellevue, WA

From the Climate Action Team

Let Us Love Back the Birds According to a recent survey by a team of university researchers, government agencies, and non-profit organizations the bird population has dropped by 2.9 billion in the last 50...

Solidarity with Muslim Communities Team

Tuesday, October 1, 7 p.m. at a member’s home When our team meets next Tuesday, our Small Group Ministry Reflection will be on the play People of the Book currently showing at the ACT Theatre....

Caroline Heege speaking into a PA system at a climate protest

UUC Eighth Grade Climate Activist

Caroline Heege, an 8th grader at UUC, was included in a Newsweek article interviewing youth climate activists around the world: https://www.newsweek.com/our-futures-are-risk-meet-kids-skipping-school-join-global-climate-strike-1458514. Caroline was also profiled recently in Seattle’s Child.

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, September 24, 7-9 p.m. in the UUC interim office conference room We will finish our discussion of Never Home Alone: From Microbes to Millipedes, Camel Crickets, and Honeybees, the Natural History of Where We Live (2018) by...

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Naomi Klein: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal

Tuesday, September 24, 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall Seattle Join members of UUC’s Economic Justice Team as Naomi Klein and Teresa Mosqueda discuss Klein’s new book, On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New...

Sign showing wheelchair icon and reading "Accessible Entrance"

Returning Home

Features for Equal Access and Participation The vision for our church renovation from the beginning included a welcoming home that’s accessible to each person coming through our doors. Now we have: An elevator that...

Marchers with a sign reading "There is no planet B"

Climate Strike with Youth

Friday, September 20, 11:30 a.m. UUC meet up for march; 9 a.m.-noon Climate Justice Fest Join the Climate Action Team and other UU’s as we join youth worldwide in marching for a livable future....

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Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, September 18, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Magnuson Brig Garden Room We will be having general discussion including synopsis of Oregon Senator Merkley’s new book America is Better Than This covering the detained...

UUC kitchen under renovation

Returning Home

21st Century Kitchen Awash in Natural Light Our church kitchen has been relocated from the west side of Nathan Johnson Hall to the east side.  This provides us with two advantages.  It creates a...

Crowd of kids in front of government building with sign reading "Kids Want Climate Justice" - photo by Lorie Shaull

From the Climate Action Team

We Are Counting on You Every Friday for eight months, teenager Greta Thunberg sat outside Sweden’s parliament with her sign declaring a school strike to call for greater action on climate change. [1] Ms....

Hearts tumbling into a red backpack

Next Sunday, September 15

Sunday, September 15, 10 a.m. worship at the Meadowbrook Community Center Rev. Jon Luopa, Melody Moberg and Aria Curtis will be leading the service. Music by the Intergenerational Choir. Bring your bags, backpacks, and briefcases...

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Zen Fall Book Study

The UUC Zen Meditation and Study Group will engage the book Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love and Liberation this fall. The group meets on Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. The first half of the time...

Abstract painting of dark-skinned figures in animated conversation; bright, warm colors

Beloved Conversations Interest Form Open

Beloved Conversations, a small group ministry program on race and ethnicity, will be offered again at UUC in 2020. We hope to form three circles of ten, each with two facilitators. The circles will...

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David Lynch – Stories and Photos from the Border

Sunday, September 15, 7- 8:30 p.m. at University Congregational Church, 4515 16th Ave NE UUC’s Immigrant Justice Team, along with the University District Immigrant Justice Hub and The Church Council of Greater Seattle, invite you to join them...

Blessing of the Backpacks

Blessing of the Backpacks

Sunday, September 15 during the service (10 a.m.) Bring your bags, backpacks, and briefcases to church on Sunday, September 15! The beginning of the traditional school year is a natural time to celebrate the...

Keep Calm it's moving day

Draft Move Plan

(As of September 5, 2019) While we all wait excitedly through the final stage of our construction project, we know many of you are curious about the plans for Returning Home. We want to...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, September 10, 7-9 p.m. in the UUC interim office conference room Our first book, as we resume meeting this fall, is Never Home Alone: From Microbes to Millipedes, Camel Crickets, and Honeybees, the...