Category: Adult Learning

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Tuesday Vespers: Spiritual Practices

Tuesday, November 30, 7–8 p.m. in Nathan Johnson Hall Awaken spirit through creative and contemplative spiritual practices. During Vespers: Spiritual Practices we will gather to engage a variety of spiritual practices for centering, reflection,...

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Silent Retreat at Seabeck

December 1–8, at the Seabeck Conference Center UUC’s Zen Meditation group has arranged a small silent retreat at Seabeck Conference Center, December 1–8 (Wednesday–Wednesday). There are options to attend the full retreat, part of the...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, November 23, 7:00–8:30 p.m. via Zoom Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art by Rebecca Wragg Sykes is our next read. We will discuss the first half on November 23 and the second...

“EcoDharma” for the Eco-Crisis

Sunday, November 14, 12:45–2:15 p.m. in the King room Calling Buddhist-inspired UUs to join our UUC Zen group in person this Sunday. Then we’ll hop online to join like-minded others from around North America...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, November 9, 7:00–8:30 p.m. via Zoom On November 9 we will discuss the second half of Don’t Sleep, There are Snakes by Daniel Everett. Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art by Rebecca...

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Exploring UU Class in November

Saturdays, November 6 & 13, 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. in Knatvold Learn about Unitarian Universalism (UU) and University Unitarian Church (UUC) through Exploring UU, an introductory course. Our next class will be in-person in the...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, October 26, 7:00–8:30 p.m. via Zoom Our next book will be Don’t Sleep, There are Snakes, by Daniel Everett. It is a riveting account of the astonishing experiences and discoveries made by linguist...

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Women’s Book Group: “Open Enrollment”

Sunday, October 24, 4–6 p.m. in Knatvold & via Zoom The UUC Women’s Book Group is open to new members during the months of September and October. The group meets once a month on the fourth Sunday...

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Take a Tree Walk

Saturday, October 23, 10 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. in Ravenna Park UUC’s Climate Action Team (CAT) invites you to take a Tree Walk with Judith Leconte in Ravenna Park. Come get to know some of...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, October 12, 7:00–8:30 p.m. via Zoom We will discuss the second half of Flavor: The Science of Our Most Neglected Sense, by Bob Holmes (2017). Paula Bennett will again facilitate. (Thanks, Paula!) All...

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Science Book Group

Tuesday, September 28, 7:00–8:30 p.m. via Zoom The UUC Science Book Group is resuming after its summer hiatus. The book for our next two sessions is Flavor: The Science of Our Most Neglected Sense,...

UUC Zen Groups Online For Now

Until further notice, UUC’s Tuesday & Friday morning Zen Meditation & Study groups will meet online only, via Zoom. This is in response to heightened concerns related to COVID-19 and preferences of participants around...

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Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, September 1, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Knatvold room and via Zoom Topic: “Open Mic” We will have a general discussion of topics presented by those members who wish to bring what is...

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Beloved Conversations Within

Register by August 31 Online program begins September 21 Beloved Conversations is a program for Unitarian Universalists seeking to embody racial justice as a spiritual practice. In Beloved Conversations, we are here to heal...

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UUC Summer Read

Building Community by Reading the Same Book Sponsored by UUC’s Antiracism Study Group As part of UUC’s discernment process about what it means to be an antiracist congregation, UUC’s Antiracism Study Group is offering...

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Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, August 4, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. in the Knatvold room and via Zoom Topic: “Open Mic” We will have a general discussion of topics presented by those members who wish to bring what is...

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Zen Meditation Commuter Retreat at UUC

Thursday evening, July 29–Sunday noon, August 1 This summer, we are all practicing with the re-emerging experience of presence to and with one another. The Zen Practice Groups of University Unitarian Church  (UUC) and...