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, 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.  Spiritual Intelligence. Using a list of eleven qualities and sources of spiritual intelligences, adapted by the UU minister, Kendyll Gibbons, we will see where or if there is resonance in your life.  Presentation by Karen G. Johnston, a candidate for the Unitarian Universalist ministry.  Karen spent her adolescence in Newport; she is a poet and maintains a Buddhist meditation practice.

Sunday, May 4, 10:15 am. A Bit of Psychology & Religion:  the righteous mind and faith is a verb.  Presentation by Brent Burford.

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 UU book discussion meeting, discussing Wild, by Cheryl Strayed.


 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: 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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