Central Coast Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship
A welcoming and liberal spiritual community in Lincoln County, Oregon since 1984 . Visitors Always Welcome.
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.
Spring 2014 Schedule of CCUUF Programs & Activities
Sunday, March 2, 10:15 am. Bill Hall. Our speaker will be Bill Hall, Chair of the Lincoln County Commissioners. http://www.co.lincoln.or.us/board/bill_hall.html
Sunday, March 2, 12:00 noon. CCUUF Board meeting.
Thursday, March 6, 1:00 pm. Fellowship Book Discussion Group concerning The New Jim Crow, by Michelle Alexander. Location TBD. http://newjimcrow.com/
Sunday, March 9, 10:15 am. Corporations and Democracy. Presentation by Bill Wiist. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1522093/ http://wiistpublichealth.wordpress.com/posts/
Sunday, March 9, 10:15 am. Monthly Book Exchange. Bring a book, take a book, or both. Find a beloved book a new home at our monthly book exchange at the fellowship meeting on Sunday morning.
Sunday, March 16, 10:15 am. The Christian Agnostic. Presentation by CCUUF member Brent Burford.
Sunday, March 16, 10:15 am. Small Plate Potluck. Bring a snack, appetizer, or brunch item to share, and we will snack as we discuss our presentation topic.
Sunday, March 23, 10:15 am. My Sister’s Place. Presentation concerning My Sister’s Place, a Lincoln County non-profit provisding support to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and abuse. Presentation by Jamie Irwin.
Sunday, March 30, 10:15 am. Food Share of Lincoln County. Presentation concerning the services of the local non-profit Food Share. Presentation by the organization’s director, Nancy Smith. http://www.foodsharelincolncounty.org/
Monday, March 31, 5:30 pm. Stone Soup Supper. Our fellowship will volunteer to serve the stone soup supper, at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Newport.
Sunday, April 6, 10:15 am. Samaritan House. Presentation concerning Samaritan House Family Shelter. The organization is a Lincoln County non-profit providing transitional shelter and support services to local families. Presentation by Samaritan House director, Lola Jones. http://www.mysistersplace.us/
Sunday, April 6, 12:00 noon. CCUUF Board meeting.
Sunday, April 13. *We do not meet. *
Sunday, April 20, 10:15 am. Flower Ceremony and Sacred Flowers. Presentation by CCUUF member Richard Crosby. http://www.uua.org/worship/holidays/174534.shtml http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flower_Communion
Sunday, April 20, 10:15 am. Monthly Book Exchange. Bring a book, take a book, or both. Find a beloved book a new home at our monthly book exchange at the fellowship meeting on Sunday morning.
Sunday, April 27, 10:15 am. Presentation on the Bill of Rights. Presentation by CCUUF Board member John Aylmer.
Sunday, May 4, 10:15 am. Presentation TBD.
Sunday, May 4, 12:00 noon. CCUUF Board Meeting.
Sunday, May 11, 10:15 am. Newport Food Pantry. Presentation by Jim Myers.
Sunday, May 11, 10:15 am. Monthly Book Exchange.
Sunday, May 18, 10:15 am. Annual Meeting. Our fellowship will hold its annual meeting of members. We will have a brunch potluck and discuss the past and future plans of our fellowship.
Sunday, May 18, 10:15 am. Brunch Potluck. Bring a brunch or lunch item to share, and we will eat a common meal as we have our annual meeting of members.
Sunday, May 25, 10:15 am. Soapbox. Those present to speak in turn on topics of interest.
Sunday, June 1, 10:15 am. the ethics of Oppenheimer and the bomb. Presentation by CCUUF board member John Aylmer.
Thursday, June 4, 1:00 pm. Quarterly book discussion meeting.
Additional Activities and Notes
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: 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 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, 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: 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
We are a Welcoming Congregation. All are equally welcome regardless of race, background, gender, or sexual orientation.