Category: Announcements

Crazed chapel window showing multitude of small cracks

Chapel Window

Last Saturday morning (August 6), one of the large clear windows in the UUC chapel spontaneously shattered in place. UUC pianist Dwight Beckmeyer had his back to the window while practicing, but the accompanying...

Need Help With Your Estate Planning?

A number of our members have already or are planning to include UUC in their wills, and have recently asked whether we can refer an estate planning attorney to help them make updates to...

Cover of the book, Desmond Gets Free, by Matt Meyer, illustrated by Khim Fam

Pages from the UUC Bookstore

Did you miss getting a copy of Matt Meyer’s book, Desmond Gets Free? Fear not, the UUC Bookstore has a few copies. Check out our other offerings for younger readers as well. For adults,...

Red knitted heart

Attention Handworkers

Would you be interested in joining the Care Shawls Knitting & Crochet Group if we were to start meeting in-person again? We are trying to gauge interest in moving from online-only to a hybrid...

Rev. Jon M. Luopa

Letter from Rev. Jon

Dear Members and Friends: When the pandemic arrived and we were not able to gather in groups, we had to postpone the Dedication Services for our newly renovated church complex. Now that we have been...

A crate of 30 or so labeled archive boxes

A Farewell to Archives

One of the post-construction projects that had to wait during the pandemic years was the effort to digitize the church’s paper archives. These are the paper records of the governance, correspondence, program work and...

Email Phishing Reported to UUC

On Tuesday, July 19, reports were received by the church that phishing emails were received by members of the church purporting to be from church staff. These emails are from non-uuchurch.org domains and do...

Cover of Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet by Thich Nhat Hanh

Pages from the UUC Bookstore

Are you looking for the Thich Nhat Hanh book, Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet? We have it in stock in the bookstore, along with several other Buddhist-themed titles. A note for...

Blue 3M N95 mask

Update to COVID Protocols at UUC

July 2022 As COVID vaccination and booster recommendations have become more complex for all ages and personal circumstances, it is no longer practical for UUC volunteers and staff to interpret proof of vaccination status...

Cover of Zen and the Art of Saving the Planet by Thich Nhat Hanh

Pages from the UUC Bookstore

The Bookstore will be closed on July 10, as the volunteers will be out and about. However, check back in on July 17. We’ll have copies of Thich Nhat Hanh’s last book, Zen and...

Juneteenth flag - June 19, 1865

UUC Office

Juneteenth Holiday, Monday, June 20 The church office will be closed on Monday, observing Juneteenth, now a national and local holiday. If Juneteenth is new to you, here’s an article from the Seattle Times....

No Gateway Enewsletter on July 15

Because of UUC staff vacations, no Gateway will be published on Friday, July 15. If you have notices for that week you would like to publicize, please submit them no later than 9 a.m....

2022 UUC Annual Meeting

Sunday, June 12, 10:30 a.m. ONLINE-ONLY The detailed materials on items of business for the 2022 Annual Congregational Meeting are available online. Members who will be attending the meeting are encouraged to review the...

Last Call for Artists for Members’ Show

It’s not too late to participate in the ever-popular UUC Members’ Art Show in June! UUC members and friends are invited to show drawings, paintings, prints, photos, collages, fabric art—or any other form of...

UUC 2022 Annual Congregational Meeting

Sunday, June 12, 10:30 a.m. through a ZOOM WEBINAR (members in good standing) or livestream (all others) Please plan to attend the 2022 Annual Congregational Meeting at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 12 following...