Central Coast Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship
A welcoming and liberal spiritual community in Lincoln County, Oregon since 1984 . Visitors Always Welcome.
Summer 2013 Schedule of CCUUF Programs
Sunday, June 2, 10:15 am. Fellowship Finale. Potluck, Music, and more. The final regular Sunday morning meeting of the season. A festive wake for our 2012-2013 meeting year with food, drink, & music. Regular Sunday meetings will resume the Sunday after Labor Day.
Sunday, June 2, 10:15 am Monthly Book Exchange. The final book exchange of the season. Have a book you no longer need but think others might want? Bring it to give to others in the fellowship. We have a “book exchange” at the fellowship each month. Any books that you have that you wish to give away to others in the fellowship to read, bring the second Sunday
Sunday, June 9, Noon. Informal meeting of the new 2013-2014 Board. There will be an informal meeting of the new board at Brent’s home at noon on June 9th.
Sunday, June 23, 10:00 am. A visit to the UU fellowship in Florence. Florence UU Fellowship meets through the summer, and has services at 10:00 am at 87738 Hwy 101 at Heceta Beach Road, Florence, OR. Those interested can join us for a “field trip” to one or our closest UU fellowship neighbors.
Thursday, June 27, 8:45 am. Seaweed Field trip at Seal Rock State Park. Meet at the parking area of the park at 8:45 am, will last until about 11:00. Led by Gayle Hansen who will discuss the history of the area and then venture down to the beach to look at the wide array of seaweed species that occur between the high and low tide levels. Seaweeds are an important part of the marine ecosystem since they provide food and shelter for many of the near-shore marine animals. They are also edible for humans, but Oregon Parks and Recreation restricts their collection in public areas like Seal Rock to 1 gallon bucket/person/day (3/year). The low tide is at 10 am. The walk will take about 2 hours. Please wear rubber boots or shoes that can get wet. Lightweight gloves are useful to avoid scraping your hands if you slip on the rocks.
Sunday, July 7, 10:00 am. A visit to the UU fellowship in Corvallis. The Corvallis UU Fellowship meets through the summer with services at 10:00 am. Those interested can join us for a “field trip” to one or our closest UU fellowship neighbors. The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Corvallis meets at 2945 NW Circle Blvd., Corvallis, OR 97330.
Sunday, Aug 11, 11:30 am. Summer Social Event. Meet at 11:30, eat at noon. Gary & Cindy will host their yearly summer social event for the UU fellowship. A potluck, bring a food item for food, drink, & social time.
Sunday, August 18, 2:00 pm. Picnic for the Welcoming Congregations of Lincoln County. Hosted by Oregon Central Coast PFLAG. Picnic to be at The picnic will be held at the Yaquina Bay State Park, located at the NW corner of the Hwy 101 crossing the Yaquina River in Newport, in the picnic area south of the Yaquina Bay Lighthouse.
Upcoming CCUUF Activities
Sunday, September 8, 10:15 am. Fellowship weekly Sunday meetings resume at the Visual Arts Center.
Weekly fellowship meetings will resume after Labor day and will be Sundays 10:15 a.m.–12:00 noon, Visual Arts Center, 2nd Floor, Nye Beach Turnaround, 777 Northwest Beach Drive, Newport, Oregon.
Additional Activities and Notes
June 19-23. UUA General Assembly, Louisville, KY. The annual meeting of the Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations.
Oregon UU Voices for Justice. Priority legislative issues for 2013 are (1) Health Care Reform, (2) Climate Change, and (3) Death Penalty & Criminal Sentencing Reform. If you are interested in being in the working group for any of these issues. being on the email list for updates from any of these groups, or contributing to these causes, contact or join these Oregon UU voices on social issues at:
CERG UU Disaster Relief Fund. Help Our Congregations Affected by Hurricane Sandy
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 Yurt on SE John Nye Rd. 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, tel. 541-270-4018, email: email@example.com
Our Mailing Address, Website, Newsletter, & Donations: Checks may be made out to CCUUF and placed in our donation box or mailed to: Richard Fetrow, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
We are a Welcoming Congregation. All are equally welcome regardless of race, background, gender, or sexual orientation.