Category: Adult Learning

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Wednesday Forum – February 19

Wednesday, February 19, 11:00-1:00 p.m. in Knatvold Climate Change and the Global Order We will be revisiting this article in the Great Decisions booklet and showing the program which accompanies the article as well...

Poster for the documentary, Meeting Gorbachev

Wednesday Forum – February 12

Wednesday, February 12, 11:00-1:00 p.m. in Knatvold Lynne Walker will show and discuss Werner Herzog’s documentary Meeting Gorbachev. Lynne, who recently joined our group, has a background in Russian history and Russian literature. Bring...

Cover of The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution by Richard Wrangham

Science Book Group

Tuesday, February 11, 7-9 p.m. in Channing We will begin our discussion of Richard Wrangham’s The Goodness Paradox: The Strange Relationship Between Virtue and Violence in Human Evolution (2019). We will discuss chapters 1-7...

Book and cup of tea

UUC Women’s Book Group Open

Sunday, February 23, 4-6 p.m. in the Knatvold room The UUC Women’s Book Group is open to new members for three months of the year, December, January, and February and is then a closed...

Person wearing a paper breathing mask while driving in a smoggy area

Wednesday Forum – February 5

Wednesday, February 5, 11:00-1:00 p.m. in Knatvold Climate Change and the Global Order For the first presentation of the Great Decisions program our speaker is Scott Montgomery. He is an author, geo-scientist and affiliate...

Genesis The Deep Origin of Societies - cover

Science Book Group

Tuesday, January 28, 7-9 p.m. in Channing Since we had to cancel our previous meeting, we will discuss E.O. Wilson’s Genesis: The Deep Origin of Societies (in its entirety) this time. We will also select the...

Poster for Michael Moore's film Where to Invade Next

Wednesday Forum – January 29

Wednesday, January 29, 11:00-1:00 p.m. in Knatvold We will take up the second half of Michael Moore’s film, Where to Invade Next where he looks at family leave, childcare, vacation time and other benefits in other...

All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception, and the Spirit of I.F. Stone

Wednesday Forum – January 22

Wednesday, January 22, 11:00-1:00 p.m. in Knatvold All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception and the Spirit of I.F. StoneIndependent journalists assert that powerful interests have been creating super charged fake stories for decades to advance...

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Announcing UUC Women’s Retreat

May 2-3, 2020, at the Dumas Bay Center The UUC 2020 Women’s Retreat will be held at the Dumas Bay Center, 25 miles south of Seattle. Janine Larsen, UUC’s Director of Ministries, will be...

Register Now for Exploring UU Class

Plan Ahead: Exploring UU and UUC

Saturdays, January 11 and 18, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Nathan Johnson Hall This two-part course is for those considering membership at UUC, and highly recommended for current, former, and emerging leaders too. Team-taught by...

Great Decisions Program

The Great Decisions 2020 panel at the Foreign Policy Association (FPA) has announced its program for the next year. UUC has been hosting this program through our Wednesday Forum group since its beginnings more than 50 years ago. The topics...

Sledding at Frogeseteren, 1906

Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, December 18, 11-1 p.m. in the Magnuson Brig Garden Room ‘Tis the Season This session will be devoted to holiday sharing with participants bringing favorite foods, poems, songs or readings to share. Tell...

Pleasureable Kingdom cover showing two smiling pigs leaning their heads together

Science Book Group

Tuesday, December 10, 7-9 p.m. in Channing We will wrap up our discussion of Jonathan Balcombe’s Pleasurable Kingdom: Animals and the Nature of Feeling Good, from Chapter 7 to the end. Paula Bennett will again...

microphone, old-fashioned

Wednesday Forum

Wednesday, December 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Magnuson Brig Garden Room Open MicThere will be an open discussion of current events on the local and international scenes. Bring your sack lunch or snack....

Pleasureable Kingdom cover showing two smiling pigs leaning their heads together

Science Book Group

Tuesday, November 26, 7 p.m. in the UUC Channing Room Our first meeting back in our newly renovated building at 6556 35th Ave NE! We will begin our discussion of Jonathan Balcombe’s Pleasurable Kingdom: Animals...

The Language Instinct - cover

Science Book Group

Tuesday, November 12, 7 p.m. at Susan’s house We will be wrapping up our discussion of The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language by Steven Pinker, covering chapters 10-13. Because the church is not yet available, we will meet at Susan’s: 12732...

Ferns growing on trunk and broad limb of maple tree

Wednesday Forum

November 6, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Magnuson Brig Garden Room Seattle’s Trees: Our Legacy and our Treasure Steve Zemke will discuss the need to update and strengthen the City’s tree ordinance. With all...

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UUC Information Session – November 3

Sunday morning, November 3, 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. (just after the service) in the Meadowbrook Community Center Room 11 New to UUC or been around just long enough to know what questions you’d like to ask?...

Rohatsu Sesshin: Awakening self and world in each moment

Plan Ahead: December Zen Retreat at UUC

December 5-8; registration is now open UUC’s Zen Meditation and Practice Group, along its sibling group at the Woodinville UU Church, will sponsor a 4 day “commuter retreat” at UUC in early December. Registration is open...

The Power of We

Conversations for Liberation

Sunday, October 27, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Meadowbrook room 21 Following services on October 27, small-group conversations will be convened for people to share their reflections about their Unitarian Universalist faith and...