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.
Fall 2013 Schedule of CCUUF Programs & Activities
Sunday, September 8, 10:15 am. The Blending of the Waters. We begin our 2013-2014 season with our annual ingathering tradition of the blending of the waters. We share water that people have collected over the summer and a short time of reflection by each person.
Sunday, September 8, 12:00 noon. CCUUF Board Meeting. A meeting of the 2013-2014 board members of CCUUF.
Sunday, September 15, 10:15 am. A Skeptic Looks at the Bible. Why would a skeptic look at the Bible? Why should you care? Presentation by CCUUF member Brent Burford
Sunday, September 15, 10:15 am. Monthly Book Exchange. Bring a book that you wish to find a good home with other UU members. And find a book brought by others.
Sunday, September 22, 10:15 am. Small Plate Brunch Potluck. Bring a brunch food item. We will eat and chat as we discuss our topic in an informal discussion.
Sunday, September 22, 10:15 am. A Skeptic Looks at the Bible, Part 2. From where does the Christian view of the devil & hell derive? These are not prominent concepts in Judaism. Why do they become significant for much of Christianity? Presentation by CCUUF member Brent Burford
Sunday, September 29, 10:15 am. Cover Oregon. The Affordable Care Act and Oregon. Presentation by Gary Lahman.
Monday, September 30, 5:00 pm. Stone Soup. Feeding the poor. The UU fellowship will prepare and serve dinner for Newport’s poor. Location: St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church.
Sunday, October 6, 10:15 am. The Corvallis to Coast Trail. A discussion of the proposed Corvallis to the Sea Trail. Presentation by Gary Chapman. http://www.c2ctrail.org/
Sunday, October 6, 12:00 noon. CCUUF Board Meeting. A meeting of the 2013-2014 board members of CCUUF.
Sunday, October 13, 10:15 am. Health Care for All Oregon. Presentation by CCUUF treasurer and HCAO member Gary Lahman. For more information, go to the website for HCAO: http://hcao.org/
Sunday, October 13, 10:15 am. Monthly Book Exchange. Bring a book that you wish to find a good home with other UU members. And find a book brought by others.
Thursday, October 17, 1:00 pm. CCUUF Board Meeting. A meeting of the 2013-2014 board members of CCUUF.
Sunday, October 20, 10:15 am. Small Plate Brunch Potluck. Bring a brunch food item. We will eat and chat as we discuss our topic in an informal discussion.
Sunday, October 20, 10:15 am. Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Our Ethics Concerning Animals. Presentat6ion by CCUUF member Brent Burford
Sunday, October 27, 10:15 am. The Ethics of Immigration and Centro de Ayuda. Presentation by CCUUF Board Member Virginia Gibbs.
Sunday, November 3, 10:15 am. More Marine Photos. After a fascinating presentation last fall, Dr. Ralph Breitenstein is back for another presentation.
Sunday, November 3, 12:00 noon. CCUUF Board Meeting. A meeting of the 2013-2014 board members of CCUUF.
Sunday, November 10, 10:15 am. Monthly Book Exchange. Bring a book that you wish to find a good home with other UU members. And find a book brought by others.
Sunday, November 10, 10:15 am. Language and Thought. Presentation by CCUUF President Karen Wilson.
Sunday, November 17, 10:15 am. The Oregon Death With Dignity Law. Presentation by Ann Woeste of Compassion and Choices Oregon.
Sunday, November 24, 11:00 am. Annual Thanksgiving Dinner. CCUUF will have its annual Thanksgiving Dinner. Note that we begin at 11:00.
Sunday, December 1, 10:15 am. Wind, beach, and bacteria. Presentation by Phil Barbour of the Hatfield Marine Science Center.
Sunday, December 8, 10:15 am. The Origins of Religion, by CCUUF member Anne SIgleo.
Sunday, December 15, 10:15 am. What would What would James Madison Do? We often hear “What would Jesus do? when the question relates to ethical or moral values like feeding the poor or the death penalty. What would the principal author of the U.S. Constitution Do with our political situation today? What did the principal author of the American Constitution intend? By retired political science instructor and CCUUF board member John Aylmer.
Sunday, December 22, 10:15 am. Yule Log, Cookie Exchange, and potpourri. Presentation hosted by CCUUF Treasurer Gary Lahman.
Sunday, December 29, 10:15 am. Soapbox. Five minute limit per person on topics of the speaker’s choice.
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/.
CERG UU Disaster Relief Fund. http://www.cerguua.org/news/398-sandyrelief.html
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.