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Central Coast Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

A welcoming and liberal spiritual  community in Lincoln County, Oregon since 1984 .  Visitors Always Welcome.

  Our Fellowship weekly Sunday meetings are at the Visual Arts Center on Sundays, at 10:15 am. Sundays 10:15 a.m.–12:00 noon, Visual Arts Center, 2nd Floor, Nye Beach Turnaround, 777 Northwest Beach Drive, Newport, Oregon. 

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Spring 2016 Schedule of  CCUUF Programs & Activities

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January
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Sunday, January 3, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting:   Care for the Homeless: Speaker is Lola Jones, executive Director of Samaritan House.
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Sunday, January 3, Noon. CCUUF Administrative Board Meeting.
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Sunday, January 10, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting:  Mental Health, Child Abuse, and the Homeless. Presentation by Gerald Stanley.
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Sunday, January 10, 10:15 am. Monthly Book Exchange. Bring a book, take a book.
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Sunday, January 17, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting: Political Solutions to Homelessness. Speakers: County Commissioner Bill Hall and Executive Director or Samaritan House Lola Jones.
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Sunday, January 24, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting: We continue our January topic of homelessness. Speaker is William Kaufman.
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Sunday, January 31, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting: We complete our month long discussion of the topic of homelessness with a group discussion of concrete actions the Fellowship can take to help deal with the issue of homelessness.
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February
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Sunday, Feburay 7, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting: Soap Box Sunday – here is a chance to make your voice heard on any topic current or historical, for up to 3 minutes.
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Sunday, February 7, Noon. CCUUF Administrative Board Meeting.
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Sunday, February 14, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting: The Brain in Love.  A short video on the science of “love” by Helen Fisher, followed by discussion led by Cynthia Jacobi.
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Sunday, February 14, 10:15 am. Monthly Book Exchange.
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Sunday, February 21, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting. Notable UU Figures in History. Presentation by Brent Burford.
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Sunday, February 28, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting: The UUSC–The Unitarian Universalist Service Committee: A Layman’s View.   In an age of unrelenting human misery arising from numerous natural disasters and the short-comings of faulty social systems, many worthy benevolent organizations are in need of our moral and monetary support.  As Unitarian Universalists, many of us look to the UU Service Committee (UUSC) to help us make the world a better place.  Richard Crosby will present a narrated slide program describing the UUSC’s remarkable history and its notable humanitarian work in helping heal some of the world’s ills.
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March
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Sunday, March 6, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting:  Africa and the Masai. Presentation by CCUUF member Anne Siglio.
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Sunday, March 7, Noon. CCUUF Administrative Board Meeting.
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Sunday, March 13, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting: China. Presentation by CCUUF members Dan Gleason and Wendy Ware.
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Sunday, March 14, 10:15 am. Monthly Book Exchange.
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Sunday, March 21, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting: Cuba. Presentation by CCUUF President Virginia Gibbs.
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Sunday, March 28, 10:15 am. **We do not Meet**
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April
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Sunday, April 3, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting:  Wellness. Presentation by Christine Lacedra.
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Sunday, April 3, Noon. CCUUF Administrative Board Meeting.
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Sunday, April 10, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting. Topic & speaker TBA.
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Sunday, April 10, 10:15 am. Monthly Book Exchange.
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Sunday, April 17, 10:15 am. Annual Meeting of the Members of the Fellowship. Election of Officers.
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Sunday, April 24, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting. Topic & speaker TBA.

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 Additional Activities and Notes

Oregon UU Voices for Justice.  contact or join Oregon UU voices on social issues at: http://www.uuvoicesoregon.org/.

CCUUF recognized by the UUA as a “Welcoming Congregation.”   On July 27, 2012, Central Coast  Unitarian Universalist Fellowship received confirmation that we have been recognized by the Unitarian  Universalist Association of Congregations (UUA)  as a Welcoming Congregation and is now reflected as such on this list of UU congregations.

Wednesdays. 6:00 pm.  Benefaction Zen (Meditation) Community.   Zen meditation is held weekly at 6:00 pm at the South Beach Community Center.  Silent sitting and walking meditation with chants, reading/talk about practice, and optional bowing practice.  Free, but donations will be accepted to cover expenses.  For further information contact Jean Fredrickson, email: jeanconnect@aol.com

Our Mailing Address,  Website, Newsletter, & Donations:  Checks may be made out to CCUUF and placed in our donation box or mailed to:  Gary Lahman, CCUUF Treasurer, P.O. Box 111, Newport, Oregon 97365.  Receipts will be issued upon request or at the end of the year.  Our website is at www.CCUUF.org.  To contribute activities or announcements to the Newsletter or to add or remove people from emailing list, please contact admin@ccuuf.org We are a Welcoming Congregation.  All are equally welcome regardless of race, background, gender, or sexual orientation.

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