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Central Coast Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

Welcome back to Fellowship, Everyone!  Our 2022-23 program occurs each Sunday at 10:15 am.  We will be meeting in person and by Zoom.

A welcoming and liberal spiritual community in Lincoln County, Oregon, since 1984, Unitarian Universalism is a religion welcoming science and reason while honoring mystery and wonder.  Visitors Always Welcome.

Next Service: Sunday, October 2, 10:15am

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This Sunday, October 2, join Virginia Gibbs with Celebrant Mary Ann Beggs for Experiencing Awe

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This Sunday we will discuss the experience of awe and how it guides our spiritual lives.


“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom the emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand wrapped in awe, is as good as dead – his eyes are closed. The insight into the mystery of life, coupled though it be with fear, has also given rise to religion. To know what is impenetrable to us really exits, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty, which our dull faculties can comprehend only in their most primitive forms – this knowledge, this feeling is at the center of true religiousness.” Albert Einstein

Music by Rand Bishop

Location: This program will be held in person at the Newport Visual Arts Center and virtually on Zoom.  See below for Zoom details.

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For more information about our congregation, contact us by email
at ccuuf.programs@gmail.com or by phone at (541) 224-8818.  Also, see the NUUsletter .
A calendar of our upcoming events is always found on this webpage www.ccuuf.org
Fellowship events will also be announced on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CCUUF.org/

If you use PayPal, CCUUF can now receive your pledge$ via PayPal!  Please note that connecting you PayPal account to a credit card can result in a charge.  Consider connecting to a bank account instead.

In PayPal, use the Send button and type in CCUUF Treasurer or ccuuftreasurer@gmail.com or PayPal.me/CCUUF

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Due to COVID-19 health concerns, our regular Sunday services are both in person and online.  To register for ZUUM meetings, go to https://zoom.us/meeting/register/   

 

September 2022 Services & Activities

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This Sunday, September 11, join Wendy Ware and Dan Gleason for The Spirit of Water

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As we gather together after the summer to start our next fellowship year, members, friends, visitors and guests are all invited to bring water from places that have meaning to them. We will combine the waters together in a ceremony of reunion and renewal.

 

Music by Rand Bishop

 

Location: This program will be held in person at the Newport Visual Arts Center and virtually on Zoom.  See below for Zoom details.

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This Sunday, September 18, join Mary Ann Beggs with Celebrant Virginia Gibbs for Regeneration/Awakening

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The past few years have been extremely challenging because of a pandemic, Putin’s war, the US Supreme Court, and more. Consequently, we need “Regeneration”, which is important because it can give birth to hope, nurture the spirit, renew compassion, cultivate wisdom, and return us to life stronger.

Regeneration puts life at the center of every decision and action, but regeneration is difficult if we are not awake. This awakening is first to ourself, and it is often prompted by the question, “Why?” Why is my life like this? Why are things like this? We must also awaken to those around us. Finally, we must awaken to the world.

Awakening is not a single event, rather it is an ongoing process that challenges and changes us.

(from the Touchstone Project Journal)

 

Music by Rand Bishop

Location: This program will be held in person at the Newport Visual Arts Center and virtually on Zoom.  See below for Zoom details.

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This Sunday, September 25, join Alex Llumiquinga with Celebrants Rebecca Cabral and Denise Ross for Arcoíris Cultural

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Arcoíris Cultural is a cultural center that focuses on celebrating and supporting our underserved Latina/o/x and indigenous Mesoamerican populations in Lincoln County. Arcoíris Cultural strives to foster whole-person wellness through a hybrid of resource navigation, arts, culture, and community building. This is accomplished through a variety of cultural programming, including music and dance performances, art exhibits and art classes, traditional cooking classes, artisan markets, and more.

Additionally, staff are available to assist with navigation of health care systems, Oregon Health Plan (OHP) applications, and language accessibility and development. Additional OHP and health resource navigation help is available through our Community Health Program.

Music by Alex Llumiquinga

Location: This program will be held in person at the Newport Visual Arts Center and virtually on Zoom.  See below for Zoom details.

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 Additional Activities and Notes

Our Mailing Address, Website, Newsletter, & Donations:

Donations. Checks may be made payable to “CCUUF” and placed in our donation box or mailed to: CCUUF Treasurer, P.O. Box 111, Newport, Oregon 97365. Receipts will be issued upon request or at the end of the year. For questions, contact info@ccuuf.org 
Newsletter. To contribute activities or announcements to our email newsletter, please contact our newsletter editor CM at editor.ccuuf@gmail.com
Emails. To add or remove your name from the email list for our Fellowship’s newsletters and our Google Groups, please contact CM at editor.ccuuf@gmail.com

Welcoming Congregation. We are a Welcoming Congregation. All are equally welcome regardless of race, background, gender, or sexual orientation.
Website. Our website is at www.CCUUF.org. For questions or comments concerning the website, contact the website administrator at ccuuf.org@gmail.com. 
Facebook. Fellowship events will also be announced on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CCUUF.org/  as well as posted on this website.

–Monthly meeting of the fellowship’s Board of Trustees is usually on the first Monday of the month. Contact our board president at info@ccuuf.org for confirmation of location and of time.

–The monthly UU Ladies Lunch, is usually on the 2nd Thursday of the month in Newport at 11:45 am. The location varies. For location and confirmation of time, contact info@ccuuf.org. RSVP requested if you are going to attend so that a reservation can be made for the proper number.  *** We are not having Ladies Lunch events at this time. ***
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–The monthly UU men’s breakfast is usually on the third Friday of the month in Newport at 9:30 am. This month it is Friday, July 23rd at the Pig ’N Pancake in Newport at 9:30am. Please RSVP to ccuuf.org@gmail.com.

Oregon UU Voices for Justice.  Our congregation is a member of 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.”   Since 2012 Central Coast  Unitarian Universalist Fellowship has been recognized by the Unitarian  Universalist Association of Congregations (UUA)  as a Welcoming Congregation.