Central Coast Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

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

We meet weekly Sunday mornings at the Visual Arts Center, at 10:15 am, at the Visual Arts Center, 2nd Floor, Nye Beach Turnaround, 777 Northwest Beach Drive, Newport, Oregon.

A map to our location can be found here: https://ccuuf.org/map/

For information about our congregation, contact us at info@ccuuf.org


Fall 2016 Schedule of  CCUUF Programs & Activities


Sunday, October 2, 9:00 am. Fellowship Meeting. Marine PreservesNote: This meeting is held offsite. The Central Coast Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will host a presentation by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s Kelsey Adkiissen on the Offshore Marine Preserves on Sunday October 2nd.    The presentation will be held at the Otter Rock Community Center  on First Street. A pancake Breakfast will start  from (:00 am to 10:00 am Ten followed by the presentation from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.  Cost is free but donations encouraged.  Parking will be at the State Park at the far west on 1st St.

Sunday, October 9, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting. Sharp’s War. The presentation and discussion will be a on Ken Burns’ “Defying the Nazis:  the Sharp’s War.”

Sunday, October 9, 12:00 noon. Board Meeting. CCUUF Administrative Board Meeting.

Sunday, October 16, 10:15 am Fellowship Meeting.  Legislative Ballot Measures will be discussed and explained. CCUUF Treasurer Gary Lahman will lead the discussion.  Bring any info you can which explains the various positions on the key measures.  CCUUF as an organization takes no position on these ballot measures, the presentation is informational only.  

Sunday, October 23, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting.   Capitalism  and Democracy, an uneasy partnership. CCUUF board member  John Aylmer will lead the presentation and the discussion of this topic.

Sunday, October 30, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting.  When the Big One Hits.  A discussion of the effects of a massive earthquake or Tsunami on our home and the need to prepare in advance.  Kay Wyatt will lead.  

Monday, October 31, 5:30 pm. Stone Soup Dinner. The UU fellowship will prepare and serve the community meal. First set of volunteers need to arrive at 4:30 pm. Location: St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, Newport.  For more information, contact john Aylmer at JohnAylmer (at) gmail.com


Sunday, November 6, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting.   “In Good Faith:  Exploring Religious Difference in Oregon.”  A Conversation Project from Oregon Humanities.
Writer and former chaplain, Elizabeth Harlan-Ferlo, will lead participants in examining tools we use to talk about religion without dismissing others ‘ beliefs or flattening the beautiful and sometimes harrowing complexities of our experiences.   Read more at http://oregonhumanities.org/programs/conversation-project/   And read the Unitarian Universalist Association Seven Principles at:

Sunday, November 6, 12:00 noon. Board Meeting. CCUUF Administrative Board Meeting.

Sunday, November 13, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting. UU Voices for Justice.  A presentation on the UU Voices of Justice  meeting and goals.

Sunday, November Nov 20, 10:45 am.   Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner. [Note, time change from normal fellowship meeting time.]

Sunday, November 27, 10:15 am. Topic  TBD


Sunday, December 4, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting. Forks Over Knives. Presentation by CCUUF member Linda Roggenberg.

Sunday, December 4, 12:00 noon. Board Meeting. CCUUF Administrative Board Meeting.

Sunday, December 11, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting.  Liberation Theology.  Presentation by CCUUF Board Member Virginia Gibbs

Sunday, December 18, 10:15 am. Fellowship Meeting. Topic  TBD

Sunday, December 25. We do not meet.


 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.

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.