A preview of some of our January events! Zoom links for hybrid or online-only events are available in your weekly email or by emailing email@example.com.
Tuesday, January 3, 6:15 pm, Turner Lounge
Please join the men in our community for a simple soup supper every first Tuesday of the month. All those identifying as male are welcome.
2022 Iona Pilgrimage presentation
January 8, 2023 after worship, Zoom and Ostrander Hall
Have you ever thought about going to Iona? Join the latest group of Pilgrims in O Hall or on Zoom as they talk about their journey. More info here.
Something to Say—A program for Children, Youth, Adults, and Families
MLK Weekend, various times
UCUCC is sponsoring a weekend of justice workshops and exploration with the organization Race and Faith, to support the growth of our minds and spirits. This weekend’s focus is the rise of antisemitism. More info here.
Building Beloved Community: Skills for Connecting Gifts and Assets
Monday, January 16, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at UCUCC.
Join us for a skills-building workshop in the spirit of Martin Luther King Jr.’s philosophy of the beloved community – a community shaped by love, justice, inclusion and peace. This workshop will be hosted by Christian Formation, Love and Justice, and the Asset Enhancement Task Force, and facilitated by Rachel Haxtema and Rev. Steve Jerbi. Lunch will be provided! More info here.
Wage Peace: a 4-week Adult Education opportunity
Monday evenings, 5:00 pm, January 16 – February 6
Using the book Dear Revolutionaries: a Field Guide for the World Beyond the Church, each week will involve discussion, Q&A with the author, waging peace exercises, and sacred encounter. Suggested by the Racial Justice Steering Committee and Christian Formation for Adults. More info here.
T3—Third Thursday Theologians
Starting January 19, 7:00 pm on Zoom
A new adult education opportunity! A variety of speakers are invited to engage our congregation in thoughtful and theological conversations. In January we will look at Celtic spirituality. More info here.
Racial Justice Activists
Sunday, January 22, 11:30 am, Choir Room and on Zoom
The Racial Justice Activists team meet every 4th Sunday after church.
AWE (All Women Extraordinary) Dinner
Monday January 23, 6:00 pm on Zoom
AWE’s lively dinnertime discussion is a monthly event on 4th Monday evenings. They have decided to continue as an online group, and particularly invite those who are further from Seattle and those who must stay home to join them!
2023 Women’s Retreat
Friday, January 27 – Sunday, January 29 (Silent Retreat, January 26)
We look forward to gathering again at Pilgrim Firs at the end of this month! More information and registration here.
PNC UCC Conference Men’s Retreat
Friday February 3 – Sunday February 5, 2023 at Pilgrim Firs
A retreat for all those identifying as men in the UCC Pacific Northwest Conference. The topic is “Gratitude and Practices to Enhance Gratefulness”. In the spirit of a back-to-normal retreat there will be music, singing, a wisdom circle and an optional silent retreat. To register, click here.