Vigil for the Common Good
Sunday, September 4, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, NE 45th St & 15th Ave NE
Each month, we will stand on the corner near our Seattle campus to celebrate and cultivate the common good in the public space. Bring a sign of what you are standing for, or we’ll have some on hand. Stop by for 10 minutes or an hour.
Intercultural Development Inventory Cohorts
Cohort 5: Sept. 25 – Oct. 9 on Zoomon our website.We are excited to offer a second round of Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) cohorts to church staff and lay leaders. No matter where you are on your personal anti-racism journey, this is a powerful opportunity to work together with others from UCUCC and delve deeply into personal and organizational cross-cultural capacity. More info and register for a cohort
UCUCC Men’s Group
Tuesday, September 6, 6:15 pm, in the UCUCC Turner LoungeWe are back in the building, and having our usual soup and fellowship, followed by a short video for discussion. All men and people who identify with masculinity are welcome!
Gathering Ground Event: Pinwheel Crafting Kits
Saturday, September 10, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, 5031 University Way NEStop by the University District Farmers’ Market to get a kit and make your own pinwheel. What might actually be fun about this time of turning points & transitions? What wind makes your personal pinwheel spin?
Sunday, September 11, 11:00 am, 16th Ave in front of our Seattle campus
Join us in celebrating our traditional HOPEcoming on Sunday September 11th! During the service, children, youth, teachers, and students of all ages can take part in the Blessing of the Backpacks. Dance along to the music from our guests, the Rainbow City Band and meet members who have joined virtually over the past two years. After the service we’ll bring the festivities outside where you can order a fancy beverage at the coffee cart and put together your own “bag of hope” with a grab-and-go style lunch. The ponies will be even be back along with other fun activities for children and youth. We’ll see you there, where hope unites us and joy surrounds us! If you would like to be a volunteer with this fun effort or for any inquiries, please contact Sarah Marshall firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special note: Parking lot A and Sortun Court will be available for parking. Parking Lot C will be hosting Tent City 3.
Gathering Ground Event: Make a Spinner to Find Your Center for Fall Equinox
Saturday, September 17, 6:00 – 8:00 pm on ZoomLost in the whirl? Wondering where all that Equinox balance went to? Join us for a session of reflecting and crafting online. You’ll get a chance to make a Spinner: a cross between a fidget, a toy, and meditation tool! Best of all, you can make it out of simple items around your home. Join Julia Field and Molly Ebert to play with crayons and ponder what keeps you centered.
Racial Justice Book Club
Tuesday, September 20, 12:00 – 1:30 pm on Zoom
In August began reading All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake by renowned historian Tiya Miles, which we are discussing over the next few months. The book traces the life of a single object handed down through three generations Black women. Please join us at these monthly discussions. Newcomers are always welcome. To get the link contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
UCUCC Church Council
Wednesday, September 21, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
The UCUCC Church Council meetings monthly on the 3rd Wednesdays from 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Guests are welcome to visit for non-executive session meetings. Email email@example.com to request the link.